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The Raven Tattoo

The Raven is a majestic creature that is often depicted in modern day culture. Traditionally the raven has negative connotations, usually associated with death; seen often on a battlefield with fallen soldiers. These connotations stem from the raven as a scavenger which, while true, only portrays a very limited portrayal of the grace of this […]

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Tattoo Conventions

Tattoo conventions have flourished over the last few decades in particular. With the growing commonness of the tattoo it only makes sense for the culture to expand and promote itself. Tattoo conventions are great places to mix amongst people with similar interests as well as check out some innovative tattooing technology, designs and artists. Both […]

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The Stick and Poke Tattoo

The more conventional ideas about tattoos involve ideas about tattoo guns but in reality there are other ways of tattooing. The ‘stick and poke” method is one such other way. This method is often used by amateur tattooists who don’t have access to professional tools, but real tattoo connoisseurs know that some of the rarest […]

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What Is Getting A Tattoo Like?

There is quite a great deal of inaccurate information floating around when people think of getting tattoos. There are many emotional as well as physical queries that people have with getting a tattoo. Frequent questions include: How much does it hurt? What if I regret it later? How do I know what to get? While […]

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The History of the Tattoo

Nowadays virtually anywhere you go you will see someone with a tattoo. They have become modern day staples of society. However, tattoos have a storied history dating back to 12000 B.C. The earliest recording of tattoos were dated to the ancient Egyptians during the construction of the pyramids and when the Egyptian empire expanded, so […]

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Tattoo Aftercare: Taking Care of Your Tattoo

So you’re thinking of getting a tattoo. You’ve done a lot of research and finally got tattoo the design you’ve always wanted. You’ve even visited some tattoo studios and finally picked the tattoo artist to do the job. But have you done or researched on the most important part of getting a tattoo? A lot […]

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The History of the Dragon Tattoo

Dragons are a part of myths and legends – seen as both legendary and powerful. The dragon tattoo has drawn upon this history to become a very common part of tattoo culture.  The true allure of the dragon tattoo though comes from its uniqueness – the fact that no other tattoo commands attention quite as it does. […]

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Ideas For New Piercings

Tattoos are great ways to express your ideas, but they are not the only way. As great as tattoos may be, piercings can be equally as great in expressing your abstract ideas in a unique way! Piercings are a pretty common thing nowadays. The ear is probably the most pierced part of the body, but […]

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Choosing The Right Dressing For Your Tattoo

After getting a tattoo there are two main kinds of dressings that an artist will offer you. The first and more common is a cotton dressing while used less often is a plastic wrap. Sometimes an artist will give you the choice to select which wrap you would like while others may simply use what […]

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