I spent quite a few days surfing with Donald, mostly just down the road from his shop on Oceanside Blvd. He was a Master surfboard shaper/designer and will be missed. RIP DT Hawaiian Pro Designs
I was just thinking to myself that I wasn’t going to post any music videos for a bit because I have posted a few lately, and then this great video is brought to my attention. (more…)
I will be spending some time with some of my good friends including Chris Nunez and Ross Nagle in the next few weeks. First I’m paying a short visit to my dear friends at Allstar Ink Tattoo in Limerick City Ireland. The only other shop I would visit besides Classic Ink in Dublin….
…Then we are off to Notting Hill London where our good friend Ami James will be opening his Love Hate Social Club Tattoo Parlor.
I will be working the opening week with Ross Nagle, Ami James, Chris Nunez, Tommy Montoya, Grant Cobb and Charlie Roberts. It’s going to be a mad house. Make sure you get booking your appointments to avoid disappointment. Also there will be some of the best tattooers from around the globe rotating through the shop including all from above plus Freddy Corbin, Greg Christian, Darren Brass, BJ Betts, Marco Serio and plenty more.
For inquiries please email > Bookings@lovehatesocialclub
Very few people in this world do I deeply and truly respect, Aly is one of the few. Alyasha personifies pure, authentic, american style, if you want to talk about fashion and stlye, and he’s a man of high standards and principles if you want to talk character, which is lacking in todays society. Cool video for the Posture Foundation. (more…)
I always take great pride in tattooing other artist, it is a sign of great respect. Now in this case the artist is my friend Chef Rick Tramonto and his art is food. (more…)
The Rock of Ages is one of my favorite classic tattoo images. I was very fortunate to be able to do this one on my friend Yanni Vera, he is a really good tattooer and a great person. It is always a honor to tattoo another tattooer but it is even more meaningful tattooing a tattooer who is a friend. (more…)
My friend Cm Punk’s new DVD “Cm Punk : Best in the world ” is set to be release on October 9th 2012 (today) a 3-disc DVD that has been called “one of the best WWE documentaries ever”. I happened to be in Chicago at the same time he was home and got a copy of his DVD last week. This documentary is a really great watch. It takes us through the long journey of his career and the many obstacles he has faced to get to the point he is at. (more…)
This year I made it back to London, I travelled with my good friend Forrest, owner of Cobra Custom Tattoo in Plymouth MA. We had a short trip but we most certainly made the best of it , and enjoyed every minute of it. It was good to be in a far off place and be surrounded with so many loved ones. I cant thank tattooing enough for all it has given me. Also special thanks to Mo and all his great staff at The Family Business for the hospitality.
For some time now I have been a fan of Amanda’s work, so when it came up to be able to do a shoot with her I was really excited. I don’t do “shoots” very often and I’m very proud to be a part of her body of work. I have done a post or two about her in the past, and its very cool to be a part of one now. Thanks Amanda your great.
There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer. ~Ansel Adams