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This year my dear friend Tim Hendricks and I will be working together again at the Ink n’ Iron in Long Beach on the Queen Mary.   Tim and I will be doing some tattooing, saying hi to friends, and selling some of the things we sell.  I will also be releasing the Rose Book that I have been working on for the last year.  Please stop by and say hello, will see you guys there.

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Luke Wessman Featured In Deadbeat Magazine

May 29th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Events | Press - (Comments Off)

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Deadbeat a kustom kulture magazine is running a great feature on me in their latest issue, issue #26. In Stores and on iTunes from June 1.

Deadbeat is a quarterly magazine featuring the best of the best in kustom kulture globally. The magazine features the best hot rods and customs, the most beautiful pin-ups, the coolest lowbrow artist, tattoo artist and bands.

Also featured in this issue is a artist named Micky Hora, whom I have been a fan of.  Cool to share a issue with him and the lovely pin-ups: Masuimi Max, Lisa Love, and Marylynn Mayhem.

Special thanks to my friend Sabina Kelly

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The Rose Book

May 17th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Artist | Celebrities | Events | Friends | Press - (Comments Off)

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After almost a year this sketchbook “The Rose Book” went to the printer.  Thanks to Tim Hendricks and Guy Waisman for really helping me pull it together.  For its grand release, I will be selling it at the Ink & Iron this year on June 7th, 8th, and 9th, which is a great place to pick it up and have it signed by some of the guys in it.  It’s 100 pages and will go for only $80.00 

Some of my friends include; Steven Huie, Chops, Tommy Montoya, Chris Garver, Morgwn Pennypacker, Mike Wilson, Daniel Abrigo, Horikitsune, Ben Grillo, and so many other legends.

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Art Show At Wooster Social In Soho- Left To Right

April 9th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Artist | Celebrities | Events | Press - (Comments Off)

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NYC get ready—the finest of the Golden State has to offer is hitting Soho streets this week.California boasts some of America’s most intriguing homegrown arts. From pin striping to black and grey tattooing, the scene has birthed an innumerable amount of talent pushing local vernacular into the national conversation.

Artists featured: Estevan Oriol, Risk, OG Abel, Chuey Quintanar, Sal Elias, Maxx 242, Franco Vescovi, Tim Hendricks, Carlos Torres, Steve Soto, Placaso, Gustavo Rimada, Johnny Quintana, Manuel Cisneros, The Deadend Brothers, Ben Grillo, Alex Garcia, Tattoo Tony, Luke Wessman, Big Checho, Flaks, D.A. Garcia, Latisha Wood, Mr. Rhythm, Jae Bueno, Brown, Morgwn Pennypacker, Boog, Carlos Macedo, Big Tiny, Tommy Montoya, Bobby Tribal, and “The Wooden Crosses.”

Left to Right opens on April 11, 2013, with an event running from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Music by Aly Asha will soundtrack the party. To RSVP please email woosterartshow@gmail.com.    Thanks Nick At Complex (more…)

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Fernando Mazza Photography At Wooster Social Aka Ny Ink

April 7th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Friends | Photos | Press - (Comments Off)

My friend Fernando Mazza is from Brazil, he has been spending this past month in town and has become a friend and client.  Fernando is the cousin of my friend Rodrigo who works with me at Wooster Social.  I was really impressed with his work and it was a honor to put some of mine on him.  He came to Ny to work on a project for a magazine called Mens Moments Magazine and I’m proud to say I was apart.  We shot a full day at Wooster aka NYInk.  It was nice to be shot by a friend which whom I have respect for.

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Feature In Winter Issue of YRB Magazine

March 6th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Events | Press - (Comments Off)

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I have a nice feature in the winter issue of  YRB Magazine.  YRB Magazine is a lifestyle publication that focuses on fashion, music, art, and related cultural subjects.  Thanks to Kimberly Harris for introducing me to Darius Baptist.

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Game Of Thrones Season 3 HBO Trailer

February 24th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Events | Press | Videos - (Comments Off)

I’m not a big TV watcher these days, but I’m beginning to value a little time to just shut off and relax.  I’ve gotten into a couple shows, one of them being Game Of Thrones on HBO,  I always say “if you liked Gladiator or Braveheart you’ll love this show”. If you have not seen this show yet, lucky you because you can watch all 2 seasons that are waiting for you.   (more…)

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A Day In The Life Of An LES Sons Of Essex Regular

December 19th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Press | Videos - (Comments Off)

One of my favorite restaurants in New York City , more particularly the lower east side  “Sons Of Essex”  Just did this “A day in the life of ” video on yours truly, and released it today. (more…)

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Dave Navarro on his radio show “Dark Matter” Featuring Oliver Peck and Tattoo Forrest discussing Inkmaster contestant jamie and his elimination.  Dave quotes me on quoting a Mahatma Gandhi quote  “To believe in something, and not live it is dishonest” on the radio show, thanks Dave.

Dark Matter     Elm Street Tattoo    Tattoo Forrest 

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If you happen to find yourself in Miami this weekend check out the new shop Handcrafted with us. Art Basil is going on and I know a bunch of you  will be down there. come though.

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