November 10th - We are thrilled to preview the artwork for our 16th annual Northern Ink Xposure Toronto Tattoo Show poster by the Darkwater Tattoos tattooist Jose Perez Jr. Also check out the latest Sullen TV video with a time lapse of his work in it’s own unique style. We also came across this blog which explains the closure of the Amsterdam Tattoo Museum
November 6th – We have posted some photos from last weekends Dead Things III Art Show, at Citrus City Tattoo. We have added new artists to the line up for Northern Ink Xposure, the Toronto Tattoo Show and are excited to have world renowned Tattoo Archaeologist Lars Krutak do a presentation on indigenous tattooing as well as a slideshow and book release for our artists and VIP’S. Lars is a Research Collaborator in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and has devoted his life to devoted to recording the lives, stories, and experiences of tattooed people around the globe.
October 30th – We are getting ready to attend the Ottawa Tattoo Expo from November 15 – 17 and will be there covering the show that will also host seminars by tattoo legends Bob Tyrrell, Jack Rudy, Brian Everett and Tony Olivas with so many great Canadian artists we know this will be an epic year. Been busy putting together a new website for Louis Tapp and the crew from Darkside Tattoo in Quebec, the latest member of the Tattoos.com family. Lastly, we have been posting new photos to our artist galleries and updating the convention calendar, yep, been a busy couple days.
October 28th - Lucas ford and his crew at Classic Tattoo co. of Red deer Alberta are part of the Tattoos.com family along with Toronto’s Distinktive Tattoos. We also added a bunch new work to our Artist Galleries today for you to check out.
October 26th – We are stoked to welcome 4 new shops to the Tattoos.com Family today! Steve Peace at Immaculate Concept in Calgary, Alberta, Jessica Wright and the crew from Capital Tattoo in Edmonton, Alberta, Rob Jobe from Pinz Tattoo out of Salmon Arm, British Columbia and the team at Dark Side Tattoo in Saint-Georges, Quebec!
October 16th – We are in Calgary, for the Tattoo and Arts Festival this weekend and will be bringing you video photos, interviews and convention coverage for the entire weekend. We are having a great time at the festival and there is a huge line up of stellar artists at the show this year. The 10th anniversary has truly been an epic show. The doors opened yesterday to record numbers and we are ready for day two.
October 10th – We are stoked to welcome Anam Qureshi of Kustom Kulture Tattoo, in Montreal, Quebec, as the latest member of the Tattoos.com Family. We are also doing a massive update on our conventions page. We verify that these show are established and professional so you don’t have to waste your time searching. That said, make sure you check the work portfolios of any artist and think before you ink. Here is a good little reference article of what a professional tattooist is.
October 8th - We have posted photos from the art show “Sacred-Religious, Icons and Imaginations” presented by Seven Crowns. We also welcome JP Decker and the his studio, Confessions Tattoo to the Tattoos.com family.
October 4th - On Oct 12th, Our friend James Kern will be doing his seminar, “Tattooing the Impossible” at the Portland Tattoo Expo! We have added another couple of artists and studios to the tattoos.com family. A great artist from Europe, Robert Witczuk, just moved to the Waterloo, Ontario area. Check out his awesome work and get an original tattoo from a new Canadian, it’s what made the country great! Also, we welcome Mr. Halter and the crew of Steveston Tattoo Company in Richmond BC, they do great work and I am sure we will be showing some of it here when we meet up with them at the Calgary Tattoo and Arts Festival Oct 18th – 20th! The crew from Tattoos.com will be there bringing you photos and videos form the floor daily. Last but not least, our friend Robbie Ripoll just opened Chapel of Love Tattoo in Florida. Check out his new studio if you are in the sunshine state!
October 2nd – Stoked to have Cottage 13 Tattoo of Hamilton, Ontario Canada as part of the new Tattoos.com family of professional Studios. They have been pumping out great work and supporting the professional tattoo community and conventions in Canada for many years. We also welcome Motor Ctiy Tattoos in Oshawa, Ontario to the ever growing roster of studios that are part of the Tattoos.com family.