Author Archives: Jerry Martin

The Octopus Tattoo; Sailors, Colors, Placement

The Octopus Tattoo An Octopus is a mollusk with eight legs and a bulbous head. The octopus has been noted for their beauty as they swim through the water and the ferocity as they wrap their legs around their food source and draw it into their sharp beak and mouth. The octopus has it edible…

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Tattoo Art; Form, Gender Specifics and Full Body Tattoo Art

Tattoo Art Tattoo art or the art of tattooing has been around for hundreds of years. Even the ancient Egyptians practiced tattooing especially around their eyes. Poorer workers could not afford the rich inks and makeup that the royals had, so they made do with soot and ash tattooed into their skin. Tattooing has always…

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The Tattoo Book; Models, Protection, Covers and Organization

The Tattoo Book If you are a tattoo artist, you probably have your walls lined with stencils and tattoo designs for your customers to look at to choose a tattoo. This is fine and it gives customers something to look out while you finish with another customer. The wall displays are a great draw, but…

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Tattoo Ink – The Hard Truth

Tattoo Ink When you go in for a tattoo, the design is usually the thing that is on top of your mind in regards to the tattoo. Another thing to consider or think about is the tattoo ink. Tattoo ink is what is going into your skin and what will be on and in your…

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L.A. Ink Tattoo; The TV Show

L.A. Ink Tattoo Because of a dispute with cast members on the hit television show Miami Ink, Kat Von D transplanted back to L.A. California to open her own tattoo vision, a new shop. She was then offered a spin off from the original show.  Kat hired her good friend, Corey Miller as the tattooist…

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The Dragon Tattoo; Asian, Medieval and Other Famous Designs

The Dragon Tattoo Dragons are mythical creatures that conjuror up images of flying scaled reptiles the spit fire. Whether it is the Asian dragon that flies through the crowd during Chinese New Year or the monstrous beast that fought with the Knights of the Middle Ages, a dragon is a powerful symbol, especially if it…

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What is a Custom Tattoo?

What is a Custom Tattoo? If you are looking for a one of a kind, truly unique tattoo, you might want to consider a custom tattoo. A custom tattoo is a tattoo design that you come up with yourself. This can be done by drawing the tattoo free hand or finding an image on the…

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Body Tattoos, Finding The Right One For You

Body Tattoo When most people think about a tattoo that think about a small tattoo on the arm or leg. Others might think of a full or half sleeve tattoo. Few people, unless you are a tattoo enthusiast thinks about a full body tattoo. A full body tattoo or a tattoo that takes up space…

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What is the Best Tattoo for You?

The Best Tattoo When you are looking for the perfect tattoo, you have to find the best tattoo that fits both your lifestyle and your personality. The best tattoo for you might not be the best tattoo for everyone, but it should reflect what you want inked on your body and what you want it…

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The Star Tattoo; Basic, Pentagram, Navigation, Arrays, Shooting Stars and Places To Find Them

Star Tattoo When looking for that special tattoo, you might want to think about a star tattoo. A star tattoo sounds plain and boring, but there are many different variations of the star tattoo that can unique and interesting. The star is a thing of wonder from ancient man to today. They have many meanings…

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