Tattoo exhibition at the National Maritime Museum opens

The tattoo exhibition at Cornwalls' National Maritime Museum has opened and it seems it's getting some well deserved attention, the BBC have reported on...

Jessie Knight – Britain’s first female tattoo artist

A few months back I posted about an exhibition on British tattooing at the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall.  Well one of the stories...

Tattoo machine porn

Stumbled across this machine frame today, hand engraved by Rick W. Simmons, a beautiful piece of craftsmanship,  engraved for Joey Desormeaux of Infinite Irons. One...

Getting tattooed at an art show

An interesting article coupled with a short video clip of an art exhibition of flash, with tattooers there to allow for the public to...

Japanese Art Exhibition at the William Morris Gallery

Japanese Art seems to be making the rounds in British Museums this year. Sheer Pleasure - Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan is on...

Happy Birthday Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta (born Frank Frazzetta; February 9, 1928 – May 10, 2010) One of the first fantasy artists that blew my mind.  I remember reading a...
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Happy Birthday Norman Rockwell!

Happy birthday Norman Rockwell! 3 February 1894 – 8 November 1978 http://www.nrm.org/about/about-2/about-norman-rockwell/
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Hokusai comes to the British Museum

If you've been in tattooing for any amount of time or love Japanese art you have without a doubt come across the work of Katsushika...
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Tattooing’s guide to symbolism

NeverSleep Publishing have released a new book, Tattooing's Guide to Symbolism Volume I (Cor Mysterium). The first volume consists of what looks to be 197...
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Copperhead Editions

I came accross Copperhead editions completely by accident but glad I did. The online store for of Valerie Vargas and Stewart Robson featuring their prints,...

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