Violent Gentlemen Friends And Family Sale

This weekend my friends at Violent Gentlemen are having a big warehouse sale from 10-4pm on saturday.  I will be there with my LW gear for sale. Everyone is welcome, stop by and say hello and grab some gear.  Everything is on sale and I will be leaving for back surgery the next day.

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The Best Fourth Of July Fireworks

Every fourth is different for me from rooftops in Manhattan to beaches in Malibu to alleyways in LA.  The company is all that matters, not the quality of fireworks.  We had the weakest fireworks that I had ever seen this year and I thought they were perfect I know the company was. I hope you […]

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A Back Fit For An Outlier

Most of you have caught wind of my injury by now. If you haven’t let me explain… The lowest disc in my spine L5S1 is completely shot and what’s left of the disc has pushed its way 11mm into my #sciaticnerve causing constant pain up and down my right leg. I spent most of my […]

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Little Quickies Tattoo Designs

Since I’ve been injured its been hard to sit for longer than 20 mins or so at a time. It’s hurts to sit for long periods due to my spine injury so I’ve decided to do these “little quickies” every night.  I actually shake a little from the sciatic pain so I’ve adjusted the art style […]

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Do’s and Don’ts for your Next Tattoo.

The tattoo client has changed a lot over the last 10 years or so; back in the day when tattoo shops were more mysterious, clients were aware of their own ignorance. Now, due partially to television shows like “Best Ink” and “Inkmaster”, many clients have a false sense of discernment when it comes to the […]

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Best Barber Shop In California

My dear friends just opened up an amazing new barber shop called The Dover Honing Co.  The Dover is by far one of the nicest barber shop I have ever been in.  It is located in downtown San Diego on 8th and G. Great shop and great barbers.

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Hear No Evil Crew Neck Sweatshirt

The “No evil” sweatshirt also comes in a tee shirt but this one on my lady is my favorite.  She does this thing where she cuts the bottom of it and it sits perfectly on her.

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Adventures In Tattooing Podcast

I sat down recently with our friend Mark Brickey to do episode 195 of his podcast Adventures In Design.  A great podcast based on graphic design talk and artistic growing pains.  You can download it on iTunes for free for the first 30 days its up. Adventures In Design 

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Panther Eating Rose Tattoo

This was a fun one I made last time I was in NY.  Great tattoo on a great client.

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Tattoo Culture: The Name Jinx

Like the rest of the tattoo community, for years I thought about the significance of a name tattoo.  When it comes to getting the name of a significant other, the normal consensus was unanimous: jinx. (I even tried it out in my late teen years, hoping the jinx was true.  My side now reads Holly..wood.) […]

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