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Large Tattoos

Large TattoosLarge tattoos are continuing in popularity. Although large tattoos are a big decision, we continue to create extensive pieces on the arms, back and legs which vary from one continuous piece to individual and varied designs linked together.Due to the size, complexity and time required for such pieces, we often receive many queries about [...]

By |2020-09-18T06:53:20+01:00September 17th, 2020|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Large Tattoos

Tattoo Glossary D to N

Tattoo Glossary - D to N D Dotwork — a style of tattooing entirely made up of dots of different sizes and different distances from each other. Where they are closer together, the tattoo will be denser. Where they are further apart, it will be more spacious. Sometimes it encompasses linework to create contours, [...]

By |2020-09-10T20:35:32+01:00September 10th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Tattoo Glossary D to N

Tattoo Glossary – A to C

Tattoo Glossary - A to C  Ever felt like you need to Urban Dictionary some of the things you hear around a tattoo studio? Or on blogs like this for that matter? We decided to do a thorough run-through of all the jargon and terminology you may come across while hanging around a tattoo shop, be that [...]

By |2020-09-08T10:36:06+01:00September 8th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Tattoo Glossary – A to C

Realism Tattoos

Realism Tattoos One style that has come leaps and bounds over the past couple of decades is that of Realism. Now, Realism is a general term from the art world, and it means, not surprisingly, that the artist tries to represent the subject truthfully, and make it as accurate a representation of real-life imagery as [...]

By |2020-09-02T19:16:41+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Realism Tattoos

White Ink

White Ink  Over recent years there has been a surge in tattooing with white ink and we have continuously been getting more and more requests about these tattoos and whether this is something we are able to do. The low down: the reality is that this is down to our artists and their discretion, [...]

By |2020-09-02T17:23:06+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on White Ink

How to prepare for your tattoo

White Ink Over recent years there has been a surge in tattooing with white ink and we have continuously been getting more and more requests about these tattoos and whether this is something we are able to do. The low down: the reality is that this is down to our artists and their discretion, however, [...]

By |2020-09-02T17:22:19+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on How to prepare for your tattoo

Pioneering Women in Tattooing – Jacci Gresham

Pioneering Women in Tattooing - Jacci Gresham The first African American female tattoo artist, Jacci Gresham, is the stuff of legends. A true pioneer and an icon, Gresham is now 72-years old and has been tattooing for over four decades. Her shop, Aart Accent Tattoos & Body Piercing in New Orleans, is Louisiana’s oldest tattoo [...]

By |2020-08-31T08:45:16+01:00August 30th, 2020|tattoo history|Comments Off on Pioneering Women in Tattooing – Jacci Gresham

Portrait Tattoos

Portrait Tattoos All tattoos should be unique. Each and every single one brings together the life story, dreams, and preferences of the person whose skin they live on, and the countless hours of work, practice and ideas that have gone into perfecting the craft of the artist that put them there. But perhaps nothing is [...]

By |2020-08-27T19:03:08+01:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Portrait Tattoos

90s Tribal vs. Neo-tribal Tattoos

90s Tribal vs. Neo-Tribal Tattoos When people hear the words ‘tribal tattoos’ today, their first thought is usually of the black sort of sharp and pointy mid-to-late 90s style of, among others, Wesley Snipes’ vampire superhero Blade. And also seen around Mike Tyson’s left eye, for that matter.  Although they could be quite impressive when [...]

By |2020-08-24T07:41:32+01:00August 23rd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 90s Tribal vs. Neo-tribal Tattoos