Tattoos once were the sole providence of convicts and sailors; now they’re as much of a fashion symbol as a pair of jeans, sunglasses or high heels. Many social networking ...
By Trip Albagdadi: Tat2X: How long have you been involved in the tattoo business? Jess Yen: It was back in 1987 when I did my first tattoo of a Kanji character, “love,” on my classmate’s arm by using a needle that was tied to a bamboo stick. This method is known as Tebori – traditional […]
By Trip Albagdadi: Tat2X: How long have you been involved in the tattoo business? Master Mike: I’ve been tattooing for about 16 years and opened Inkfiend Art Tattoo Studio in 2004. Tat2X: What made you decide to become a tattoo artist? Master Mike: I’ve always been fascinated by the art of tattooing, as a kid […]
By Matt Anton: Friends are forever – and so are tattoos. So, what better way to celebrate your great friendship, than to get a tattoo with one of your best mates so you can always remember them and the experience you had together. People have many valid reasons for getting a tattoo all of which […]
By Ashlee Harsh: Getting a tattoo is a life-changing decision. Once you get inked there is no turning back. There are certain things that you need to ask before that first prick lands on your skin. This is important because it could be a matter of life and death if you take things for granted. […]