(Header image by Rat) Hi guys, just a bit of news on some upcoming guest spots happening very soon! Firstly, our friend Rat will be guesting at Rawhide tattoo shop, in Bulkington, from the 28th of January. This is Rat’s first guest spot without a tattoo machine- this is all hand done stuff, this time … Read more
It seems like yesterday that our pal Rat said that he was leaving his shop at Real Art and hanging up his machines for an early retirement. Since then, he’s done a hell of a lot of paintings and guest spots, but there were no signs of another permanent spot anywhere. Then, in what was … Read more
So, I’m sure a lot of you guys remember Rat retiring from tattooing and leaving his beloved shop, Real Art. But what has he been up to since? Well, Rat has been doing really well since, doing guest spots all over the place. Here’s a great tattoo he did at Quantum Ink recently: … Read more
Well, it’s that time of year again, folks. Another time to kick back, relax and have a great time both reading the best posts of the year and laugh at my crappy Photoshop “skillz”. Fun times ahead! Thanks for another great year everyone, I promise 2011 will be even better.
Honestly, this news feels as if it’s come from nowhere, but it’s fantastic to see! The BBC has put their best reporters on the job to have a look at unlicensed tattooing, and how unsafe it can be. They’ve really pulled the boat out with this one, with an article, a few radio shows (one … Read more
I’m disappointed today. After talking with friends about a certain tattoo artist who I loved, I found out something that really changed my opinion of him- most of his pictures in his portfolios are actually photoshopped. And I mean, really photoshopped. I’m really disappointed in this, I thought this artist was one of the best … Read more
Today I have a little treat for you guys. Since I am still slaving away with university assignments, a good friend of mine has offered to let me post up a little something he originally wrote for a forum post in Tattoo.TV. This is Rat, the man in the know when it comes to anything … Read more