Journals

Post date: 28 Jul 2015

There are a couple of disclaimers here – first off, this is by no means where I believe I'm at, but rather the direction I feel I'm going in, and a loose, fluid set of beliefs that grow by the day. My viewpoint is also by no means necessary to produce a good tattoo. This is my dialogue with...

Post date: 24 Jun 2014

The industry is booming these days, and becoming a competent tattooer is easier than ever - don't listen to those selfish and miserable people who already tattoo - you can draw! Drawing on skin is just like paper, but a little softer. So filled with self-belief, here we go:

1 - Get a...

Post date: 22 Jan 2014

You know, I do a lot of thinking. A lot of introspection, and a lot of thought around this craft, and its many manifestations. I also read a lot of tattoo related blogs, articles, and watch just about every non TV-show related tattoo video I can get my hands on. And while everybody is trying to...

Post date: 22 Nov 2013

(This might be a rant. Fucking sue me.)

Let me just say: I realise that not every tattoo needs to be epic, sometimes you just want a small banger, a memento, or whatever. Small tattoos can be great. Also, god knows most of us have at least one shit tattoo, possibly an upside down one,...

Post date: 20 Nov 2013

First off, I'd just like to thank the almighty Clutch for the title - which is in reality a small informative piece, for the benefit of our vegan and serious vegetarian clientèle.

As you may or may not know, some tattoo inks contain animal-based glycerine, and some blacks still make use...