Tipping Your Tattoo Artist

Tipping Your Tattoo Artist Lets talk tips. Like a server, bartender, hairdresser, etc tips are apart of the service industry. They are not expected but very much appreciated. The article “Tipping your Tattoo Artist” by Hamptons Ink perfectly outlines tipping in the tattoo industry. Not by percentages yet based on your overall experiance with the…

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Tonk The Tattooist!

Bringing Back Tonk! If you have followed this sight over the past year, you have already met! Back in Febuary 2022 we released the Zine, “Tonk the Tattooist”, ‘the first asshole of skin scribing”. As I noticed Tonks popularity rising again I figured I’d reintroduce him to everyone. I’ve Linked our original article in the…

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Memorial Tattoos

Are There Mental Health Benifits to Memorial Tattoos? Experts Say Yes Memorial Tattoos…Lets talk about em’ Whether you’re the artist or the client there are mixed opinions on memorial tattoos. Leigh Weingus focuses on therapists views, in the article ‘Are there Mental Health Benifits to Memorial Tattoos? Experts Say Yes.” The reader will find memorial…

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Professors View on Tattooist

Behind the Needle: Professor Explores the World of Tattoo Artists This week we look at Kara Snyder and Dr. David Lane’s take on the world of tattoo artists! Dr. David Lane Dr. David Lane is an assistant professor of criminal science that grew up in the world of tattooing. Many of his peers pushed for…

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Horimono: Traditional Japanese Tattooing

Look what Gaël wrote! Engraving of Kyumonryu Shishin (九紋龍史進) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 国芳) | Image from Kuniyoshiproject.com Gaël wrote an impressive article titled: “Horimono: The History of Traditional Japanese Tattoos”. This writing takes the reader through Japanese tattoo culture dating back to 1603, up into more recent days. The author does a comprehensive dive…

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