Monthly Archives: September 2012

Czech Republic could elect First Tattooed President

Vladimir Franz, 53, is a Czech drama professor, a talented painter and a prolific opera and theater composer. But Franz wants to move out of the arts and into politics. If he can win his longshot bid to become president … Continue reading

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Tattoo Fight Club squares off on Instagram

Las Vegas Weekly released an interesting article today on a “Tattoo Fight Club” which is taking place on Instagram. What started as a joke between two tattooers is now trending on the photo app. It’s a great concept and we … Continue reading

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Undercover – Skin Deep Issue 216

Issue 216 of the UK’s “Skin Deep” magazine is currently on the shelves. Check out what’s ‘undercover’ and pick up a copy this October. Artist Profiles: Joe Capobianco, Scott Move, Shodai Hokuo, Sefano Alcantara, Pooch, Toni Moore Articles: “Behind Closed … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed reports on “Skinvertising” – Would you sell your face?

Now we just posted on what life would be like if you had a face tattoo. Now imagine that your face tattoo was an advertisement for a company that was no longer around? That seems to be happening to a … Continue reading

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VICE Does Interesting Face Tattoo Experiment

  VICE Magazine put out an awesome social experiment where a writer got a face tattoo for one week and documented how he was treated by his family, friends, co-workers, and strangers. In “I Had a Face Tattoo for a … Continue reading

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Free Tekken Tattoos for Video Game Fanatics

Yesterday we posted about Valerie Vargas who happens to work at Frith St Tattoo in London – well now they seem to be in the news again with a special promotion they are doing for a NAMCO video game release … Continue reading

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Valerie Vargas on Tattoo Age

You can’t much cooler than VICE, especially now that they have come out with Season 2 of “Tattoo Age”. This is the first in a series of episodes that will be released each Wednesday on the Tattoo Age website. The … Continue reading

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Arizona Supreme Court Rules that Tattoos are “Freedom of Expression”

Tattoos are a form of expression protected by the First Amendment, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled in an opinion in favor of a couple who sought to open a tattooing business. The decision conflicts with other court decisions that … Continue reading

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Advocate Video features Connecticut Tattoo Artists

CT.com put together this video to compliment their “Connecticut Stories” series and featured Joe Capobianco and Christian Perez from Hope Gallery! The video was nicely shot – What do you think?

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Needles and Sins to Host Seminar at Paradise Tattoo Gathering

The Paradise Tattoo Gathering is happening September 13th – 15th in Keystone, CO and there are tons of seminars and events planned over the weekend. One of those seminars is taking place Saturday at 5pm and is titled “Controlling, Protecting … Continue reading

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