Bez, of Triplesix tattoo shop in Sunderland, has just brought out a new DVD. Unlike a lot of those stupid crappy ones you see on the likes of eBay, this isn’t a ‘how to tattoo’ DVD at all. This one focuses on the more technical aspects of planning tattoos, within the design and layout. On … Read more
Those of you who read this blog know I’m a little bit obsessed with using my phone. What can I say, I use the bus a lot! Nothing makes those long bus journeys fly by like some great music and apps to occupy myself with. Today, I’ve found three more really great tattoo apps for … Read more
I know I’ve already mentioned an iPhone app this week, but I found this one and I knew you guys would really love it. Horiyoshi III has his own iPhone app now, which is absolutely fantastic. The app shows off his work, the Yakohama Tattoo Museum, and some information about the man himself. It’s a … Read more
Well, it’s the holiday season, so I thought we should have a bit of fun today. I’m way too much of an iPhone geek these days, and I love having a look to see which tattoo themed apps are out there. Most of them suck, but this one is fun. Knuckle Tattoos (available for free … Read more
This screencap shows a picture from Hayley Parkin‘s feed. She is a beautiful tattooer and I encourage you to look at her work. Hello friends, and happy thanksgiving. I thought I would write this now, because Black Friday is approaching our American friends. I can see many of you guys buying the new iPhone, and … Read more
While Melissa Hayward and Puppy Love still being fresh in our minds since Facebook took away Melissa’s Facebook profile last week, I’d love to be able to bring you all some good news, but no luck I’m afraid. In fact, things are getting even worse. Photographer Adelheid Walsh, who is one of the super cool … Read more
With some tattoo artists, you just want to take their portfolio everywhere with you. Whether you’re wishing you had facebook in the pub to show a mate, going crazy without computer access or you’re just bored and want to see what your favourite artist is up to, having their portfolio in the palm of your … Read more
Two new iPhone applications just hit Tattoosday UK yesterday. One is the new Tattoo Ink: Hollywood, which bears a striking resemblance to the career of Kat Von D, and the other is iTattoo, by Guinness World Record Holder Jeremy Swan. We’ve taken a good look at them, so you don’t have to. I know, we’re … Read more
Among the many different iPhone applications there are for the tattoo collector these days, we’ve found one worth its money. Workhorse Irons has brought out some reference books available to read over iPhone applications. Right now there aren’t too many, but what they have is wonderful. You might be wondering when the hell you’ll ever … Read more
When we’re currently living in a world full of throwaway “tattoo designs” on everything from t shirts, perfume and even energy drinks, this makes a really refreshing change. Thomas Hooper has teamed up with a website called Case Mate to make some awesome iPhone covers.
I know most of you guys love to have new and interesting ways to access information about tattoo art and culture, especially through the iPhone application store. This week we’ve noticed a few new contenders in the busy world of the iPhone- as always, some are great, some not so much. After the jump, four … Read more
Let’s face it: we all love something that’s free. Especially when it links to something we’re actually interested in. Well, podcasts can be just that! However, for some reason they’ve really gone under the radar in the tattoo world. Here’s how to get to know tattooing even more from the comfort of your comfy computer … Read more
TatTap is an iPhone application Visonsync Ink that aims to be a one- stop application for anything to do with the art form. It features many tattoo designs, including celebrity tattoos, users’ tattoos and “virtual tattoos”. Sounds promising, right?
This weekend, gadget site Gizmodo took a look at tattoos representing old gadgets of the not-so-distant past. The majority of these tattoos are really great, and it just goes to show how much people can become attached to inanimate objects they used to use (still listening to The Cure’s Boys Don’t Cry on my old … Read more
It seems there are many iPhone apps we’ve been talking about lately that get the latest tattoo news straight to your phone. Tattoo Junkie is my favourite- and we’re now also featured in it!