June 18, 2019

Archive: Rich Hardy (@rich_hardy) for TTTism Issue 2
An archived interview with tattooist Rich Hardy excerpted from TTTism Issue 2.

June 17, 2019

Denis (@dsmt)
Denis is a Ukrainian tattooist based in Kiev. He works in a strong graphical style, utilizing imagery adopted from cyberpunk and other dystopian aesthetics. In this interview, Denis tells us how he went from law school to a career in tattooing and more.

June 4, 2019

Archive: Gerhard Wiesbeck (@gerhardwiesbeck) for TTTism Issue 2
This interview with tattooist Gerhard Wiesbeck is excerpted from TTTism Issue 2.

June 4, 2019

Martin Jahn (_martinjahn)
Martin Jahn has developed his skills by working at some of the best tattoo studios around the world. His tattoos are both striking and poetic, as he draws influence from both nature and architecture, harmonizing this dichotomy.

May 29, 2019

Spider (@spiderxdeath)
Spider is a tattooist based in Melbourne, Australia. His no-nonsense style is rooted in American Trad, amalgamated with influences from his wide-ranging travels and heavily laced with punk references.

May 27, 2019

Aron Dubois (@aronjohndubois)
We interview Los Angeles-based tattooist Aron Dubois, whose work combines folk art iconographies and elements of abstraction. Dubois describes his start as a tattooist as well as the impact that literature and philosophy have on his practice.

May 27, 2019

Michelle Wanhala (@mwanhala)
Michelle Wanhala works in Chicago, driven by the achievement of fulfilling her goal to make a living as an artist. Influenced by references from comic books to retro décor, Wanhala’s art also encompasses a multitude of media including sculpture, embroidery, and painting.

May 20, 2019

Tiago De Oliveira (@dongekotattooer)
We interview Porto-based tattooist Tiago de Oliveira, who works at and co-owns Heavy Handers Tattoo. De Oliveira’s work offers a compelling take on all things traditional, a consistent body of figural tattoos that maintain a penchant for realism.

May 16, 2019

James Tran (@visualamor)
James Tran is a San Diego-based tattooist who currently works at Full Circle Tattoo. He specializes in pieces incorporating dotwork and combines multiple illustrative styles.