A plethora of flower tattoo styles and designs! Geometric, traditional, black and grey, color, pastel, and more!
The Kitsune is a mythical creature in Japan’s legend. It's sometimes seen as a deity and other times as a demon. So is the fox good or bad? Explore the different kinds of foxes and view designs for your tattoo inspiration.
With this particular tattoo lesson, I will discuss the importance of knowing your tattoo machine and its mechanics so you may better understand its operation. Maintenance and repair are two main points of this tattoo lesson.
Considering an octopus tattoo? Here, you'll find lots of information and inspiration for your next ink project and discover what an octopus tattoo might represent, historically and figuratively.
The rose is an enduring symbol of beauty and love, but why is it a popular tattoo design and what does each design represent?
Hannya masks are popular symbols in Japanese tattoo culture. Learn about their intriguing history and their significance. Browse through unique hannya tattoo designs for inspiration.
Whether you are thinking about getting your first piece or you have a few already, here are some bits of advice and wisdom that I've collected about getting tattooed. Some of these are from personal experience, while others are from the experiences of other people or tattoo artists themselves.
While tattoos are permanent, the ink pigments that form your art can degrade to look dull and lifeless with time or improper care. Although fading is an inevitable process (just like aging), learn the dos and don'ts to slow the process.
Last year I got my nostril pierced, and I wish someone had told me all about nose piercings before I had it done. Here are fifteen things to know about getting pierced and living with a nose ring.
Latin is a language we can all relate to, as many modern words are derived from it. It's a dead language now, but it was once spoken throughout Europe and is still widely used in tattoos.
I share my tattooing expertise here and offer tips on how a power supply machine works, how to choose one, use it, and tune it like a professional.
My tattoo artist Frank Lopez and I had a candid talk about what attitudes or practices might make or break a tattoo artist's career. This is a candid interview with one of LA's best tattoo artists.
Everything you want to know about birds to help you design your bird tattoo project. Don't get inked before you read this!
Not that I regret it, just that there are things I know now that would have been very nice to have known ahead of time. Here is a list of the things I wish I'd thought about before I got the tattoo.
Traditional American nautical tattoos have a long history behind them. If you want a maritime tattoo for yourself, check out the meanings and history, and you might find some informative gold nuggets.
This is a story of a prolonged belly piercing fail. Hopefully, this experience helps others who may be considering this type of piercing.