I love books. Books are great. If there’s one piece of advice I could give you all, it’s to never read a book that you wouldn’t be embarrassed dying in the middle of reading. Thankfully, I have some suggestions on some news ones you can buy (or will be able to buy in the future!) … Read more
And now, something for those of you who don’t care about TV but like the other screens in your living room entertaining you for hours on end. I wanted to review only the Rotary Tattoo website today, but as it’s trade only and I didn’t want to make anyone who doesn’t tattoo feel left out, … Read more
Lars Krutak knows his stuff when it comes to tattoos and anthropology. He has a PhD, a big ol’ brain and even his own TV show on the subjects combined called Tattoo Hunter. More importantly though, Lars Krutak knows his stuff because he’s Lars Krutak, motherfucker. This guy has ben poked, scratched and sewn … Read more
Just a small bit of news for you all today, lads and lasses! On Baxter’s Daily Blog on Tattoo Road Trip today, I found a lovely little history of tattooing which I thought I’d share with you all. It’s a really nice little read, so I thought you’d all like it! I especially like that … Read more
Well lads and lasses, I’ve failed my driving test! What a bad morning I’ve had! If you’ve had a bad day too, maybe I can cheer us both up with a round up of the news on Tattoo.TV today, eh? As always, Tattoosday UK is not affiliated with Tattoo.TV in any way, this is just … 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
The first time we post something in days, and it’s a link to another website- yes, we’re well aware we suck at this time of the year, but university assignments and work mean we can’t write as much as we’d like to- we have lots of stuff we’ll write about very soon, don’t worry! While … Read more
ABC News has a great photo montage on their website today which focuses on the tattoos of soldiers in Afghanistan. Military tattoos are a really important part of our culture, as they’re one of the most honest and poignant documents of history you’re likely to come across. To see the whole set, click here. (Above … Read more
I’ll apologise now, my posts lately have been links taking you to other places, but I’ve been really busy at the minute. I’m sure you’re getting your fix from my lovely writers =] Anyways! This page is a little old but I thought it was cool for you guys who are looking at tattoos from … Read more
Over the past 10 or so years, the tattoo community has changed. Far gone are the days of tattoo artists helping each other out, or being good to each other. This has instead been replaced with competition and jealousy. But, why?
If you want to really appreciate tattoo art, knowing about its history may be beneficial. In light of that, I’ve decided to run a new feature focusing on just that. Today’s lesson: Otzi The Iceman.