Tattoo News and Events
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Tattoo restrictions approved
Two months after opening the Living Art Tattoo Studio downtown and inking 300 skin-piercing designs, Matt Schmidt must decide to either hire a physician or osteopath to oversee the business daily or close shop.
posted by WebMaster 7:14 PM
Sunday, January 15, 2006
A tattoo artist needs our help - Twisted Tattoos of Sebring Florida owner Chris Goggins, age 29, was severely injured on Wednesday April 20. He was on his way home from his shop on his motorcycle when a woman ran a stop sign and caused Chris to T-bone her car. He was life flighted from
posted by WebMaster 11:00 PM
Monday, October 03, 2005
Body Art: The story behind tattooing and piercing in Canada - $34 for a hole through the nostril. Navels and nipples, they cost $39. And if you are really experimental, you can get your genitals pierced for $73. Piercing isn't exactly mainstream, but in spite of the cost, it is growing in popularity. It's also causing concern for health authorities...
posted by WebMaster 9:18 PM
Sunday, April 03, 2005
Tattoo-less players are in minority
Steve Blake was ready to become a human billboard. He was ready to become a graduate of Tattoo U...
posted by WebMaster 6:04 PM
Thursday, March 24, 2005
Virgins and veterans get ink done at Tattoo Expo
Canaan Stanley was a bare-armed “virgin” Friday when she walked into the Tattoo Expo at downtown Reno’s Club Cal Neva...
posted by WebMaster 6:35 PM
Saturday, February 19, 2005
Revenge of the Tattooed Nerds
..."Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been talking to people with “nerdy” tattoos — computer logos, video game themes, science, math, and engineering imagery. Below you can read their stories in their own words"...
posted by WebMaster 11:12 AM
Thursday, December 23, 2004
Tattoo, With Love
Michael Becerra was 8 years old when his father, Miguel, passed away.
Little things were all he had left. The sense of humor. A presence that others could not match. And, a photo. Now he has something else - his father's face, copied from the photo, tattooed on his upper right arm...
posted by WebMaster 11:19 AM
Saturday, October 02, 2004
Under my skin: Cost of tattoo
$50 Cost of removal: $4,000
Twenty years ago, Kate, a hip university student who spent more time hanging out in bars and listening to rock music than studying, accompanied her boyfriend to a Queen Street basement where an artist tattooed a dragon's head on her behind...
posted by WebMaster 10:58 AM
Wednesday, August 18, 2004
Beckham's tattoo sparks debate
The Daily Mirror indicates its disapproval
Footballer David Beckham's latest tattoo has attracted fierce criticism from the UK's newspapers.
posted by WebMaster 9:43 PM
Sunday, July 25, 2004
Tattoo parlours to open in Canadian prisons
VANCOUVER - Corrections Canada is planning to set up tattoo parlours in six federal prisons this year. Health officials hope the parlours will reduce the spread of infectious diseases, including hepatitis C...
posted by WebMaster 11:09 AM
Monday, June 21, 2004
Tattoo artists arrested
Two tattooists appear in this week's news for illegal activity. One Florida cosmetic tattooist has been arrested for practicing medicine without a license,
posted by WebMaster 8:13 PM
Monday, May 31, 2004
A LOAD OF OLD TATT!
Britney's new neck art is gibberish. Britney Spears really needs to start learning from her mistakes, especially when the results are permanent...
posted by WebMaster 1:09 PM
Friday, April 23, 2004
Tattoo parlours to open in Canadian prisons
VANCOUVER - Corrections Canada is planning to set up tattoo parlours in six federal prisons this year. Health officials hope the parlours will reduce the spread of infectious diseases, including hepatitis C.
posted by WebMaster 8:20 PM
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
The New York City Tattoo Convention
In a generation, body art has gone from subversive to suburban, so it now takes a lot more ink to stand out. Choire Sicha and photographer Geoff Badner document the hardcore at this year’s Tattoo Convention...
posted by WebMaster 7:43 PM
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
House committee approves tattoo bill
...The bill prevents minors or those under the influence of drugs and alcohol from getting a tattoo. It also requires training and regulations for tattooists...
posted by WebMaster 8:12 PM
Friday, March 05, 2004
Tattoo artist charged with piercing minor's tongue
An Aurora man who authorities said appeared to be running an unlicensed tattoo and piercing parlor out of his apartment is facing a criminal charge of piercing the tongue of an underage Naperville teen.
posted by WebMaster 11:18 PM
Saturday, February 28, 2004
Tattoo to monitor diabetes
Scientists are developing a smart tattoo that could tell diabetics when their glucose levels are dangerously low.
Once perfected, the tattoo will allow glucose levels to be monitored...
posted by WebMaster 5:12 PM
Friday, February 20, 2004
The New York City Tattoo Convention
In a generation, body art has gone from subversive to suburban, so it now takes a lot more ink to stand out. Choire Sicha and photographer Geoff Badner document the hardcore at this year’s Tattoo Convention.
posted by WebMaster 12:04 AM
Sunday, February 08, 2004
Tat's the Way Mac Heads Like It
There's a clever hoax on the Web purporting to be the site of an advertising firm looking for people to become human billboards by getting corporate tattoos. The site is called Tadoos, and it has fooled dozens of Web surfers and at least one newspaper. But like all good hoaxes, it contains a nugget of truth.
posted by WebMaster 10:09 PM
Saturday, January 31, 2004
Tattooing robot unveiled at hi-tech trade fair
An Austrian electrician has invented the world's first tattooing robot. Tattooing robot unveiled at hi-tech trade fair. An Austrian electrician has invented the world's first tattooing robot.
posted by WebMaster 10:28 PM
Saturday, January 17, 2004
Disgruntled Asian Tattoo Artist Inks His Revenge
Symbols on the back of a Pitt Student inked by Sakai were originally meant to say, "princess." They really say, "prostitute."
posted by WebMaster 12:00 PM
Saturday, November 15, 2003
Tattooed wizard is a marked man
The morning newspapers had been full of Carlos Spencer-bagging headlines. "Get that snooty little guy with tattoos" blared one, a sure sign that the Australians...
posted by WebMaster 9:00 PM
Thursday, October 30, 2003
Angelina's tattoo miracle?
"I got tattooed in Thailand in that traditional way with the big needles and the hammer, and the strange thing is, I had it blessed by... not a monk, but he worked with the monks and he was kind of a monk but he was able to touch a woman..."
posted by WebMaster 8:17 PM
Thursday, October 23, 2003
A needle match
The wing with the most original lower body in world rugby should get plenty of exposure at Melbourne's Telstra Dome because the skin between his socks and shorts is almost completely covered with tattoos.
posted by WebMaster 10:22 PM
Thursday, October 16, 2003
KELLY OSBOURNE ANGERS PARENTS WITH NEW TATTOO
SHARON OSBOURNE is fuming with her teen daughter KELLY for secretly tattooing skull and crossbones designs on her ankles.
posted by WebMaster 8:55 PM
Saturday, October 04, 2003
Man arrested for possession of tattooing equipment
HULBERT -- A Hulbert man was jailed Wednesday after police there seized tattooing equipment at his residence.
posted by WebMaster 12:37 PM
Tuesday, September 23, 2003
Vietnam’s MTV generation change image of tattoos
Tattoos, once reviled in Vietnam as the preserve of prisoners, gangsters and common foot soldiers, are becoming increasingly popular among the country’s emerging ‘MTV generation’
posted by WebMaster 10:05 PM
Friday, September 12, 2003
Tattoos - How Much Do They Really Hurt?
The Pain Factor and the Fear Factor
The question has been posed time and time again, and I never seem to read a satisfying answer - How much does getting a tattoo hurt? Professional tattooists and long-time collectors sometimes tend to forget what it was like to be on the other side of the chair for the first time.
posted by WebMaster 11:56 AM
Thursday, September 04, 2003
Thornton Covers His 'Angelina' Tattoo
Billy Bob Thornton has erased Angelina Jolie from his body, but not from his soul. Inside his tour bus Tuesday night, Thornton rolled up the sleeve of his leopard-print bathrobe to reveal that he has covered up the left forearm tattoo of his ex-wife's name...
posted by WebMaster 9:13 PM
Sunday, August 24, 2003
Tattooed reservist cleared to re-ink with Army
Gilbert Ramos' quest to return to the U.S. Army is nearly complete. Ramos, who served in the Army as an infantryman from 1998 to 2002, said he was initially denied re-enlistment in July over a concern about a tattoo on his right arm.
posted by WebMaster 2:47 PM