first time tattoo advice

It’s been quite a long while since I have posted about tattoos on here.  But recently I have had a slew of tattoo related questions in my inbox! I just have to say, I’m so happy so many people have found solid and sound advice here.  I know entering the realm of the tattooed can…

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// caturday #14 // Wendy Pham

Wendy Pham (aka wenramen) is an INCREDIBLE tattooer based out of Conspiracy Inc in Berlin, Germany. She’s an all around amazing artist and tattooer, but I can’t help but love her for her awesome cat art and cattoos! I’ve only picked a handful to show you, but I strongly encourage you to look her up,…

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Caturday #03 // Horitomo

GAH!! I love Kazuaki Horitomo Kitamura so much!! Tattoos & cats, a match made in my personal heaven! Kazuaki Horitomo Kitamura tattooes at State of Grace in San Jose, California.  You can purchase his book, Monmon Cats online through select retailers.  If you’re on instagram, I STRONGLY recommend you give him a follow, dude loves…

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Mounted Triceratops Brooch by Hungry Designs

accoutrements des animaux

This weeks Wishlist Wednesday is going to be dedicated to animals…though not what you might expect. This one’s all about taxidermy (real & faux), mounted pieces, bones, tentacles, antlers & teeth. There are even some animal tattoos! I love animals, but I also love weird stuff, here is a perfect mix of both! I was…

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good tattoos

Good tattoos don't happen in kitchens

  When I was younger I had terrible taste.  Most of us do. All I knew is that I wanted to be covered in tattoos.  I was gothy and I thought spider webs, bats, moons & stars were the shizz. Okay, I still do, but I don’t want crumby stamps of them all over my…

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Don’t be a Tattoo Copy Cat

Imagine you come up with a really great concept for a new piece.  You’ve done your homework, found an artist you really love, pitched the idea and booked the appointment.  You trust your artist with your idea and wait until the exciting day your appointment arrives.  The design is perfect, even more than you imagined!! …

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Thinking of getting a hand or finger tattoo?

Let’s talk about tattoos, specially small tattoos on your hands.  This article is not for those that have “been there, done that” this is for people curious about getting a finger tattoo or something on small on their hand for the first time and have little to no work done. I work in a tattoo shop…

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