Tiger Tattoos:

Tiger’s make a fantastic design and can be done in many different styles including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, American traditional, neo traditional, black and grey, photo realism, dotwork, geometric style, and watercolor. Tiger tattoos can also carry many different meanings. When done in an Asian style a tiger represents strength, courage, long life, and are also … More Tiger Tattoos:

Artist of the Month: Ryan and Matthew Murray

Ryan and Matthew Murray are identical twin tattooers who do brilliant dark, blackwork tattoos in Salem Massachusetts working out of Black Veil Studio. Being in Salem the two are drawn to the darker side of life. The two men do fantastic, realistic horror and death related artwork. Their pieces are brilliantly realistic and detailed. Be … More Artist of the Month: Ryan and Matthew Murray

Swallow Tattoos

Swallows are a staple of American traditional tattooing, and were first tattooed on sailors. They are as popular as ever to those who love travel and the sea, and are now done in other styles such as black and grey, realism, linework, dotwork, surrealism, and watercolor. The meaning of a swallow tattoo was firstly to … More Swallow Tattoos

Tattoo History 1

Ötzi the “iceman” as he is known, is a 5,300 year old mummy who was found in Oetz Valley, Austria in 1991. He has a total of 61 tattoos. The tattoos are made up of crosses and lines throughout his body. It is still unknown whether his tattoos were for decoration, for religious reasons, or … More Tattoo History 1