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Flowers and Plants Tattoo

Zee’s Interview on Delicate Flower Tattoos

Zee, who started his tattoo career in South Korea in 2016, concentrates his work on the eternal theme of flowers. His fine-line art is sought after by domestic and international clients who see them as an aesthetic fit and flowing for any part of the body. The main issue with flowers is that around 90% […]

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Color Painting Tattoo

Hansan’s Tattoo Remakes of Famous Paintings

Hansan is a tattooist based in Seoul, South Korea. She lives with three cats which she regards as more than family; they are soul-mate creatures who provide her joy and health. And inspire her to tattoo cats, dogs, and other animals on the skins of her customers. While this is one of her primary themes, […]

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Animation Comics and Cartoons Tattoo

Mimi-Sama Discusses Manga and Anime Fine-Line Tattoos

Mimi-Sama is a native Frenchwoman who has tattooed in various locations, including Melbourne and Tokyo. She has subsequently relocated to San Francisco, where she has been employed since 2021 at the prominent Black Serum studio. With her husband’s support for travel and work, they share a similar style of life—enjoying new experiences, which led to 15 […]

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Animation Color Flowers and Plants Tattoo

A Conversation in Eden’s Tattoo Garden

Eden, her creative name, relates to a paradise of peace, abundance, and happiness. Eden, also known as God’s garden and Adam and Eve’s first home, serves as inspiration for this young Korean tattoo artist, who focuses on drawing leaves, snakes, and apples, all of which are related. Furthermore, producing remakes of Vincent van Gogh and […]

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Tattoo

The 2021 Golden State Tattoo Expo

The 2021 Golden State Tattoo Expo was one of the few to take place in California in 2021, and one of just a handful in the United States during a pandemic year. It was a pleasure to be back at a major event, as many tattooers saw each other for the first time in almost […]

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Conventions Conventions & Shows Tattoo

The 2021 Feather Falls Tattoo Expo

After the last year and a half without tattoo events, it was a breath of fresh air to be attending one, especially in California. Held on May 7 – 9, 2021, at Feather Falls Casino in Oroville, north of Sacramento, the expo was packed with spectators in the banquet hall—giving the impression that tattoo demand will […]

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Art Body Art Color Tattoo

Filip Fabian’s Watercolor Tattooing in San Francisco

Slovakian-born Filip Fabian got into tattooing at the age of 16 because of his cousin, who had a tattoo studio. Eager to get started, he bought a $20 coil machine and tried inking a rose on himself, but the device broke down. With practice, better tools, apprenticeships, and many guest spots, he became a professional […]

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Illustration Skulls Sponsored Tattoo

Design Bundles: Tattoo Graphics, Fonts, and Freebies

From retro typefaces to mandala vectors, Design Bundles has plenty of tattoo-related elements for your needs. Founded in July 2016 by Alex France and Andy Croft—Design Bundles is an online platform delivering over 800,000 products from illustrations, templates, photographs, add-ons, backgrounds, and more. Of course, not all of this is revolving around tattoos; there is […]

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Abstract Art Blackwork Body Art Drawing Experimental Portraits Tattoo Therapeutic

Jio’s Tattoos Express the Joy and Pain of Life

Jio was born in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, and emigrated with her family to the South of Portugal, where she spent part of adolescence and eventually studied in Lisbon’s prestigious university (Faculdade de Bela-Artes da ULisboa). Even though she still has a strong connection to Portugal, that country did not give the opportunity she deserved to become […]

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Art Body Art Photography Tattoo

Tattoo Love: Photography by Kaja Gwincinska

Known for her photographic work of “Faces of the Future”(curated by Hanumantra), Polish-Brit Kaja Gwincinska has focused on capturing the essence of tattooed people through her lens. In this photoshoot, she depicts the NR Studio tattooist Offline, and says, “Paul [Offline], has a kind and loving nature, and balanced approach to life.” Some of these […]