October 17, 2019
Raphael Voirol (@raf_vo)
Raphael Voirol is a tattoo collector who got his first tattoo, a dragon on his shoulder, on his 18th birthday. Voirol has now turned his own hand to tattooing and is grateful to be able to make the art he loves.
October 10, 2019
Self-taught tattoo artist Gotch grew up in the projects in Rousing, just south of Kyoto. He works in his own relaxed and private studio Harizanmai, and over his 20 years of tattooing has worked in Osaka and Paris.
Bay Area Tattoo Convention
December 3, 2018
Don Ed Hardy at the 2018 Bay Area Tattoo Convention
We are pleased to release a short video profile and interview with Don Ed Hardy on the occasion of the 2018 Bay Area Tattoo Convention.
February 1, 2018
Polaren Per (@per_tatuering)
We profile Swedish tattooist Polaren Per, dwelling on his eccentric style and his beginnings as a tattooist. Per expands on the shops in which he has worked and the things that he draws inspiration from.
January 26, 2018
H.B. Nielsen (@hbnielsentattoo)
We profile H.B. Nielsen, a Swedish tattooist whose monochromatic imagery and precise use of stippling creates work that’s worth watching out for.
January 11, 2018
We profile Dexter, a tattooer based in Pittsburgh who produces unique and compelling figurative tattoos. Dexter details the life experiences that led him to become a tattooer, how he developed a cohesive style, and the way that he acquired his first tattoo machine.
January 4, 2018
We profile Ryan Shaffer of East River Tattoo, Brooklyn. Shaffer discusses his origins in San Diego and his many influences–in addition to the production of his first tattoos, done as a five-year-old with washable Crayola markers.