Many things happened last year from the Egypt Facebook Revolution, Occupy Wall Street, Steve Jobs death to name a few. These artists capture everything that happened throughout the year and one way to show events that made great impact is through ink. Watch the process with needles, artistic skill, world events and how they come together making art that sums up the year 2011. Via: Behance.net
Warning! Profanity in video! Since I’m going with some themed Los Angeles posts for now I thought I would give everyone a nice video of KassemG who interviews people walking around Venice Beach in LA. This particular interview has to do with tattoos and the stories why people have them. Myself, I was laughing at the conversations between KassemG and Venice passerbys with stories of religious, misinterpreted and screwed up tattoos with [...]
Straying out of the Christmas theme for a bit, here is a perfect example of beauty through tattoos. Not many would go to this level of dedication but those that do have great work done from the best artists who can make ink on skin look amazing. Watch the process and skill from Bill Canales making this rad back piece.
The Biggest Tattoo Show On Earth was held this year in Las Vegas and showcasing everything from trends to different techniques. Check out Sullen TV with their host Bernadette Macias interviewing various tattooers and their latest work!
I’m a big fan of tattoos and Halloween so during the scary month I thought why not find pictures that put those two great things together. I looked though my favorite tattoo sites and found some good examples of putting a mark on the Halloween spirit! F Yeah, Tattoos Tattoo Snob
On June 16 of this year a Paris based tattoo artist came up with the first ever animated tattoo. The process is the same as any tattoo but ends differently then any normal session.
If you’re in the Los Angeles area from now to August 6th go check out the “ALWAYS” exhibition on Fairfax at the Known Gallery. The exhibit opened July 16th with rad work from NORM and special guests STEEL, TREVELEN and LANI LEE. I’m making my way down there soon and I can’t wait to see all the amazing work. http://www.knowngallery.com/ http://willrisestudio.tumblr.com/
Image from http://tlc.discovery.com/ Been watching a new show on TLC and it has a familiar face, Ami James who is from Miami Ink! Now he’s taking his craft to New York’s Soho district with a rad crew to open up his new shop Wooster Street Social Club. The episodes are good so far and all the artists are different in their own way and that’s not a surprise. I loved Miami [...]
Here’s some more random pictures I’ve gathered. Enjoy!
Check out this session of a tattoo being done in a span of 3 days and the brave individual sitting a total of 24 hours in the chair to get this beautiful piece. The artist Russ Abbott from Atlanta tattooed a full sleeve from shoulder to hand in his Ink And Dagger Tattoo Parlour in May of 2010. The outcome looks awesome and Abbott has some true talent! The time that [...]