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  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Brits Abroad   Dear Skin Deep, Whilst recently travelling around the far East, I was luckily enough to be in Bangkok for the international tattoo convention. It was a convention over three days, with some of...
  • Well, it's the end of April, and as promised, the confirmed list of artists readying themselves for Tattoo Jam is now live and kicking! Enough of our waffling, just head to the Tattoo Jam site and see for yourself!
  • To celebrate Tattoo Jam 2010, we’ve teamed up with authentic Mexican tequila HORNITOS to bring you, the tattoo community of artists, aficionados and body art enthusiasts, an exclusive competition to design a limited edition tequila bottle, plus win a whopping £3,000! The Competition To be in with a chance of bringing...
  • In association with the Liverpool Tattoo Convention 2010 comes an exhibition of contemporary tattoo design entitled “Tattoowhoo”, which will be held at the Novas Contemporary Urban Centre in the city from the 3rd to the 27th June.     The exhibition will comprise of two main elements: Firstly, it will...
  • Ladies and gents, we’d like to introduce you all to Anthony Parker and Lisa Crawley, proprietors of the most unique and quirky boutique we’ve ever encountered: Skeleton Heart. With a long and varied in television and film making monsters and assorted weirdness for clients, Anthony and Lisa have taken the decision to...
  • Durb Morrison and his Hell City minions have announced the release of a publication packed full of petit paintings, all 2” x 3” in stature: Pint Size Paintings. Showcasing miniature ministrations from the hands of Guy Aitchison, Thomas Kynst and Aaron Bell (amongst many others), Pint Size Paintings is set for release...
  • From the guys at Presto comes the latest instalment of Jime Litwalk’s sketchbook series: Monsters, Maidens and Misfits. They say, “A great addition to the growing Jime Sketchbook series, this time round he has created a fierce collection of creepy creatures and ghostly ghouls - well worth the wait!” Monsters, Misfits...
  • Over the bank holiday weekend of 29th- 30th May, Bournemouth International Centre will play host to the second tattoo convention held in this delightful southwest coast resort. Last year was a huge success so the organisers have moved to a bigger, more fitting space for this year’s frivolities. Come and join us for a...
  • Laden with hard rock and outstanding tattooing, the MusInk convention took place in Orange County last weekend and the initial wave of photos have already made their way to cyberspace. LA Weekly have uploaded galleries from the first two days of the show for your perusal HERE and HERE. Enjoy!
  • The Ink Explosion is a brand new tattoo show and is the brainchild of Andy Schmidt from Andy’s Body Electric tattoo studio. Andy has tried to bring not only a truly international selection of the best artists available but is also adding an extra day to the convention to give artists the chance to further their...
  • We know, we’ve made a lot of noise about Henry Hate’s Cube In A Cube installation, but with it being such a groundbreaking piece of art, we can’t help but share his exploits some more! Last Tuesday (9th February), Henry set about carving Japanese tattooing motifs into blocks of ice surrounding Nissan’s new Cube...
  • From the stables of GK Editions comes another exciting prospect, and we don’t doubt that as two of the world’s greatest purveyors of tattoo art books, Grime and Horitaka have produced another thrilling publication. The Ulysses Guide To The Los Angeles River explores the culture of Los Angeles via its hardiest and...
  • Henry Hate of Prick Tattoo, London, is gearing up for an ambitious installation on the South Bank on February 9th whereby he will emblazon an ice cube with Japanese motifs as part of the launch campaign for the Nissan Cube - a Cube in a Cube, taking 8000 litres of water, filtered, and then frozen for 240 days. The...
  • Your passes for the UK’s biggest tattoo convention are available from today, and we can promise you that you need to be in Doncaster this August 6th – 8th! Tattoo Jam has gone from strength to strength and was recently voted ‘Favourite Convention’ by Big Tattoo Planet’s forum members – quite an accolade! The show...
  • All aboard, folks! If you’re heading to the seaside this weekend, it really should be for the Brighton Tattoo Convention. The third instalment of the south coast show arrives on Saturday at Brighton Racecourse and promises another wonderful weekend of tattoos, social gatherings and generally partying as though it...
  • Henry Hate is set to take the Tate Modern by storm as he carves tattoo designs into a block of ice with Japanese samurai chisels. Intrigued? We certainly are… Henry, of Prick Tattoo, London, will make history on February 9th with his chilly creation - the first tattoo-esque ice sculpture on record - and it’s set to be...
  • Today, we bring you an assorted bag of tattoo show photography, video and roving reporting that reaches right around the globe! Highlights come from Bangkok from Toronto Sun and from CNN, Fox covering the Austin show, and assorted sources for a day in Telford, all heralding the start of the convention season for 2010...
  • We brought you news of another tattoo-related finger tapper just a matter of days ago, and now it’s finally arrived. Billed as a means to construct your own gaming tattoo empire, Tattoo Tycoon allows you to set up a perfectly furnished studio and prove your skills at handling both your employees and a tattoo machine,...
  • I’ll keep this short, sweet and to the point today, as Marisa from Needles and Sins explains a fantastic idea… 'Just received the message below from Dr. David J. Ores and Michelle Steckert of Dare Devil Tattoo who have joined to create Ink4Haiti -- an initiative that unites tattooists to raise money for the Red Cross...
  • Sunday 17th of January saw people turning up in droves, wristbands doled out in the blink of an eye, and a LOT of exquisite, retina-scorching tattoos materialising! Tattoo Freeze featured tattooists from all over the globe, an amazing array of custom bikes and cars, airbrushing, graffiti, skateboarding and BMX...
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