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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Blossom Ball With Courtney

For the past 3 years I’ve gone to my dear friend Padma Lakshmi’s Blossom Ball.  This year I brought my lovely girlfriend Courtney. It was a great night for a great cause.  I have someone in my family with Endometriosis so this charity hit close to home.

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Tattoos At Musink Hockey Style

A few of the many hockey tattoos that were done at the Violent Gentleman booth this year at Musink.  George Parros,  candle, mask and roses, drop em gloves, and flash.

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Horiyoshi III And Luke Wessman

I had the great honor to spend the day with Horiyoshi 3 on his birthday in Yokohama last week.  I consider that day an extremely important day that I won’t forget.  I came up in tattooing in the 90’s before internet and google.  We had books, magazines, and stories… Horiyoshi 3 was in all three […]

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LW / UVT Classic Legends Japan

I did this design for my dear friends at Us Versus Them, we are going to Japan together next week. Classic Legends Car Show Nagoya

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The Gentlemen’s Voice By Luke Wessman

I started writing a blog for Inked Mag’s online site called “The Gentlemen’s Voice” check monthly for new post.

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Straight Outta Compton- Movie Trailer

Universal Pictures just released the NWA Straight Outta Compton trailer. I grew up in Southern California in the era of NWA – gangs and gangster rap were in my back yard. I can not wait to see this movie, incredible soundtrack guaranteed.

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Sao Paulo Brazil Trip w/ H2O

I had the pleasure of traveling with my good friends H2O to Sao Paulo Brasil this past weekend.  Spent some time at my friend Mauro Landim’s shop,  hung with one of my favorite people/tattooers Maneko, and watched my dear friends rock a sell out show full of old and new fans.  Perfect trip (except American […]

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