This is the second post this week regarding Chris Jones. Any more and I’ll have the rights to set up a fan club. I just wanted to remind you guys about the Star Boards charity project. The spark notes version: Chris has given a load of tattooers skateboards, which they’re painting to reference Star Wars. … Read more
The other day I read a delightful comment on this site which I would love to share with all who may have missed it. It’s from DollTattoos.com, who you will have read about if you’ve been following this site for a while- if not, here’s the post! Well… here it is, 2011. Despite dire … Read more
When I was 10, I was spending my time collecting Pokemon cards, pretending I could skate like a pro and watching Thundercats religiously. Angel, on the other hand, is a lot cooler than me. This plucky 10 year old is already a tattoo blogger, with her own website, Tattoo Sprout! Angel’s mam is Kristel Oreto, … Read more
When it comes to tattooing, many people have regrets. Ideas that once seemed hip and cool when you were young just don’t seem to make sense any more, and these days studios are having to do more and more cover up work to hide these past mistakes.
What if you were 13 years of age? Do you think that at that time you would truly understand the implications of getting a tattoo? Do you think you’d really understand that that ink stays in your body for the rest of your life? There are many reasons why you have to be 18 to even set foot in a studio.
As a kid, I loved temporary tattoos. It’s safe to say that pretty much everyone has tried them at some point, from painted on designs to the ones you’d find in sweet wrappers. Showing off your newly “inked” tweety-pie, superman, and batman tattoos was just the done thing. Their only downfall? All of your friends could have the same … Read more
Yes, that really is a picture of a total idiot tattooing a 4 year old. As part of a new string of articles I’m doing about how eBay machines are ruining the industry, and innocent peoples’ skin, meet George “Hook” Jerutis. Full story and some links I found on tattooblog.com after the jump.
From time to time here on Tattoosday UK, we hear a story about how tattoos are being marketed to younger audiences every day. Some love the promotion of diversity, others hate the “invasion” of innocence. Either way, you can’t hide from the fact kids love tattoos.