Crackdown on illegal tattooing

Getting a tattoo can sometimes be a major decision, especially if it’s your first.  If you’re doing it the right way, you call or visit a licensed tattoo parlor, discuss your options, and make an appointment for the procedure.  Many, however, decide to get their tattoos from an unlicensed

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Horihide still practices the dying art of hand tattoo

Hand tattoo artist Horihide is one of the few tebori practitioners who remain, as body ink carries a stigma in Japan and young apprentices are few.

GIFU, Japan — Hidden away in the backroom of a modest apartment in this central Japanese city, one of Japan’s last remaining hand-tattoo

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Ben Shaw

The Duke City Tattoo Fiesta at Isleta Casino 2014. The Guild of Ethical Tattooists inspecting the Tattoo Fiesta.

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William Doolittle Video

Tattoo Artist Video Interview

William Doolittle

williamdoolittle.com

Instagram: @williamdoolittle

williamdoolittle@hotmail.com

Shop:

Studio City Tattoo

11032 Ventura Blvd.

Studio City, CA

studiocitytattoo.com

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National Tattoo Association

By Jason Sweet

http://freaksandgeekstattoo.com

Professional associations; most professions have them. Tradesmen have unions, Doctors have the American Medical Association, Dentists have the American Dental Association, the National Basketball Association, the Professional Golf Association, The

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Unicycle Brand|Artist Coalition

Unicycle Brand|Artist Coalition Presents: Derek Noble

From Jeff Gogue

Unicycle Brand | Artist Coalition is proud to present Derek Noble. The first of our Coalition Artists to be featured. This is a brief
introduction to Derek and the art work we will be featuring on unicyclebrand.com. We hope

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FiligreeTutorial: Jeff Gogué

Practice makes perfect!  Knowing what to practice always helps.  Hopefully this will be a good place to start when it comes to filigree.  Having an understanding of the basic elements and a solid working process, we hope, will give you a new perspective on art.  Keep on keepin

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I lost a job because of my tattoos

From http://www.bbc.com

Readers have been getting in touch about their experiences of terminated job interviews, losing out on promised promotions and leaving jobs because of their tattoos.

It followed a Magazine article which asked whether discrimination against people with tattoos

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Orge Kalodimas: Heartbeat Ink Interview

Orge Kalodimas’ love and devotion on geometric tattoo led him to his recent book publication “Solstice Mandala”. Orge spoke to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine about his transition from realistic to geometric tattoo, the reason why he “avoids” colour, how he met with Sake, his influences, his

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I lost a job because of my tattoos

I’ve even had an employer hang up the phone on me when they found out I had tattoos.

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