Nice stream of tattooed ladies collected from various sources here.
Having moved inland to the countryside, rice fields replacing the salty breeze of my previous home, rural life is far more conservative than I’d come to expect. As a result my surroundings have made me step back and revaluate the opinions and stances that I’d thus far put on Japan […]
Japan’s concepts of the five elements are heavily influenced by Buddhism. The Chinese five elements are called gogy? (??), and the Japanese five elements are called godai (??). The following article explains the latter. The godai, lit. “five great”, of Japanese tradition is perhaps best known in the West for […]
Original hand made Tattoo flash by Horitama for sale here.
In Japanese Tattoo, Some people choose their designs based on the values they hold, the qualities they wish to inherit, representing their main strengths, based on heroes or stories, seasons or date of Birth, which would give them a theme, a guardian god, a letter (Bonji) and a mantra to […]
Great Crane Tattoo from Gotch, picture from Philippe’s stream of the tattooArtFest in Paris!
Great Collaboration from Gotch and Gakkin @ Harizanmai, Kyoto that is going to make it in our publication! Enjoy, and visit Harizanmai!
I am not going to say anything more than Check out Philippe’s Flickr profile, or jump directly to his pics of the tattooArtFest in Paris! Great Tattoo & People Pics! We hope he’s gonna contribute to our japanese tattoo inspiration Book! Well Done Philippe!
There are a few places where I go back to here and then to check out what’s the latest news they’re spreading. Needles & SIns is one of them. They kind of give a strange feeling of knowing all the latest stuff about the tattoo ‘cliche’. A nice read whenever […]
Pics from Tattoo Culture! Those Guys make some great work! Check out tattooculture.net and theirflickr photostream!
Pics from Tattoo Culture! Those Guys make some great work! Check out tattooculture.net and their flickr photostream!
Keeping this for reference & especially so that more people get reasonably good guidelines regarding tattoo aftercare. Not exactly the way I do it here in Japan. However, I find this quite a good guidance! too many rumours on the web regarding healing & Tattoos. Please be careful which product […]
Wonderful sun design by David will contribute to our Tamasii , Japanese Tattoo & arts Inspiration Book Edition! Such energy, Thank you David! This is healing art! :: Visit David’s website
Simply Beautiful, there is a magic about the quality one can find in painting when it is seen on the skin. Why exactly I do not know, excepting for maybe beauty itself. Thank you Amanda & Needles and sins you made my day! Really refreshing and inspiring :: Read more […]
Credit: Stan Horaczek (writer), Omar Cruz (photographer) Recent Interview with Inked Mag. It’s interesting how this show attracted haters and lover. In my view it was a great show as far as ‘commercial TV’ goes. Really interesting to see this get mainstream, Yes Sad that while opening the tattoo world […]
It’s out now! Read more here!
Great illustrations that are part of a new book recently published in Japan. Those of you who want to find out more about the book can click here!
Good night to all! Great shot from Meowth for our upcoming publication Tamasii volume 01. Yes we’re still working on it! Make sure you check Meowth flickr feed. She is available for Tattoo magazines as a photographer and fixer. Also for those of you who are interested in joining a Japanese […]
The complete Hokusai Manga Collection available in one volume! you can buy it from here!
For reference when I’ll need it! Some of you will find it useful. Quickly snapped this from other site as they are a few names I did not know. More to be said and to explore. Will try to compile everything when the time comes. Akaname Creatures that clean bathrooms […]