Body Modifications Bordering on Self-Mutilation

Why? We’re seriously asking, because we can’t really think of a reason for these terrible piercings. Speaking of, when do body modifications become so bad they count as self-mutilation instead? Don’t follow in these people’s footsteps. There are better modifications you can get than these pointless piercings. And if you’re going to get a body …

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It’s Finally Shark Week

Remember when we talked about Shark Week last week? Well it’s finally here! Shark Week is in full swing and we found another gallery of shark tattoos that are too awesome not to show off. We’re sure you’ll love these shark tattoos as much as we do. Please keep in mind that sharks are not …

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Artist Spotlight – Carlos Montilla

Carlos Montilla @closmontilla Carlos Montilla graduated with honors from Massachusetts School of Art and Design in 2013 and currently tattoos at Visible Ink in Malden, Massachusetts. He specializes in colorful new school tattoos but, as you’ll see in the gallery below, is no strangers to black-and-grey tattoo design either. Montilla is a budding, eclectic tattoo …

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Devastatingly Delectible Dagger Tattoos

Daggers actually predate human history. They’ve been used for close combat confrontations for about as long as the human race has existed and continue to be used today. In many ancient cultures, they were also used for ceremonial and ritual purposes, and even today there are art knives that people put on display simply for …

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Artist Spotlight – Victoria Benea

Victoria Benea is a phenomenal tattoo artist who creates designs in a variety of forms and styles. Any sort of tattoo you could possibly want is within her range of abilities, and she’ll even take your moderate or poor tattoo and turn into a wonderful work of art. If you have a chance to get …

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Be A Pineapple!

Being a pineapple means standing tall, wearing a crown and being sweet on the inside. (We’re choosing to ignore the prickly outer shell in this analogy.)   Many people find the pineapple’s unique look quite appealing. Being a tropical fruit, it represents areas of the world that are often known for white sand beaches and …

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The Risks of New Tattoos . . .

It’s the moment of truth. Your tattoo artist has wiped way the cleanser and you are looking in the mirror or down at your fresh tattoo.  Most of us have total satisfaction with this event.  The time, thought, energy, physical endurance and the financial investment all comes to fruition in this single moment of the …

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Artist Spotlight – Jhon Rodriguez

Jhon Rodriguez @jhonrodriguez Before moving to the US, Jhon Rodriguez owned one of the first tattoo shops in Bogota, Colombia for 16 years. He moved to the US in 2012 and started Rosa Negra in 2015. The walls of the studio is full of paintings created by Jhon and various other tattoo artists over the …

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