History of American Tattooing

History of American Tattooing

History of American Tattooing Tattooing as an art form has been alive and well for centuries in certain parts of the world, but the West was a little slow in adopting skin art in any type of way. It really wasn’t until the late 1800’s that tattoos began to show up in...
Japanese Style Tattooing

Japanese Style Tattooing

Japanese Style Tattooing A major part of the tattooing process is choosing the exact image that you would like to have permanently inked on your body. The next step after that usually involves deciding which particular style you would prefer, with American traditional...
History of Tattooing

History of Tattooing

History of Tattooing If you know anything about the art of tattooing, you probably know that it has been around for quite some time. What may come as a surprise, though, is just how old the art form really is. What may also come as a surprise is that the Western world...
The Thing About Cover-Ups

The Thing About Cover-Ups

The Thing About Cover-Ups One of the dirty little secrets of the tattoo industry can be found by looking at what type of work the average artist has to do on any given day. You can almost guarantee that there will be at least one person visiting a tattoo shop each day...
Proper Tattoo Placement

Proper Tattoo Placement

The Importance of Proper Tattoo Placement If you are serious about getting a good tattoo, you will have probably taken the time to track down a good artist, and then spent some time getting the perfect design created. This is a great first step, but there is still one...
What’s a Job Killer Tattoo?

What’s a Job Killer Tattoo?

What’s a Job Killer Tattoo? There can be no denying that tattoos are becoming more socially acceptable than ever before, but that does not mean that everyone is open to the idea of working or dealing with someone who is inked. There is still a little bit of a...