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Vivid Ink During Covid-19

New Normal As the world begins to return to some sense of normal – the new normal that is – we know many of our clients have questions, worries and uncertainties. When it comes to returning to the studio and what the experience will be like during this pandemic. We know that our customers have [...]

By |2020-10-01T17:27:50+01:00July 30th, 2020|Tattoo News|Comments Off on Vivid Ink During Covid-19

Booking With Vivid

5 Steps to Booking We understand that booking a new tattoo is a huge step – that you want to know you are in good hands and will be taken care of, from the conception of your idea all the way through to its creation. At Vivid we constantly tell our customers that we are [...]

By |2020-10-01T17:33:38+01:00July 30th, 2020|Tattoo News, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Booking With Vivid

Tech and Tattoos

Tech and Tattoos The evolution of Artificial Intelligence — AI — from something menacingly coming at us in various shapes and sizes from distant futures in sci-fi movies, to something that is a major part of our everyday life has been swift. Assisting, chartering, calculating and developing, it is hard to imagine life today without [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:35:29+00:00January 24th, 2020|tattoo technology, tattoo trends|Comments Off on Tech and Tattoos

Sacred Geometry Tattoos

Exploring Sacred Geometry Tattoos Drawing on the knowledge of symmetry found in nature, such as in honeycombs, nautilus shells, sunflowers, peacocks, snowflakes etc, Sacred Geometry Tattoos use repetitive patterns in order to emulate the sense of ease and harmony that these natural phenomena project. Expressing an admiration for how these shapes work in creating our [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:36:12+00:00January 20th, 2020|tattoo technique, tattoo trends|Comments Off on Sacred Geometry Tattoos

Preparing for a Tattoo

No matter if you are getting your very first piece of body art, or if you are already covered in ink from head to toe, each experience is unique. And some slightly more… intense than others. In any case, it pays off to set yourself up as well as possible beforehand in order to make [...]

By |2020-10-26T10:57:57+00:00January 16th, 2020|tattoo technique|Comments Off on Preparing for a Tattoo

Tattoo Laws Europe and USA

Tattoo Laws Europe and USA Denmark, as stated in a previous entry, was one of the first countries in Europe to embrace tattoo culture, when its king was seen on the cover of LIFE magazine bare-chested and with numerous tattoos from local Copenhagen artists in 1951. It is therefore ironic that it has the only [...]

By |2020-10-26T10:58:37+00:00January 14th, 2020|tattoo history, tattoo laws|Comments Off on Tattoo Laws Europe and USA

Tattoo Laws Worldwide – Part II

Thai amulet or "Yantra" While the state laws on tattooing are not so harsh, should you get a traditional (and considered magic) Sak Yant tattoo by a Thai Buddhist monk, there are a number of rules of conduct to follow post-needle. The Sak Yant tattoos were originally done on warriors seeking strength and [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:01:15+00:00January 10th, 2020|tattoo history, tattoo laws|Comments Off on Tattoo Laws Worldwide – Part II

Tattoo Laws Worldwide

Tattoo Laws Worldwide: Part I — Asia Already in the 4th century, fishermen along the coast in what is today known as South Korea would get tattoos that were thought to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck. Then, as it was in many other places in the world, tattoos were used as a [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:03:57+00:00January 6th, 2020|tattoo laws|Comments Off on Tattoo Laws Worldwide

Tattoo Trends 2020

Just last week, renowned tattoo artist Fuzi released the first issue of Seulment Pour La Vie, a magazine dedicated to contemporary tattooing. It sets out to show how tattooing has come to embrace almost every other area connected to the arts, such as photography, graphic design, graffiti, and architecture. 1990's Ignorant Tattoos Fuzi [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:06:26+00:00December 30th, 2019|tattoo trends|Comments Off on Tattoo Trends 2020

A History of Tattooing Tools

A History Of Tattooing Tools — Ancient Tools and Techniques The oldest preserved tattoo kit, found on the island of Tongpatu in Tonga, is a somewhat more quiet ancestor to its modern counterpart. Dated at 2,700 years old, the tools have been identified as ‘bone combs’, flat pieces of bone that have been shaped to [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:07:50+00:00December 27th, 2019|tattoo history|Comments Off on A History of Tattooing Tools