During this trip to California I put a little tattoo on CM Punk in our friend Toby’s office up in Los Angeles. CM Punk was the last member of the LYD- Crew (our crew started in NYC last year after the 6 of us went to see “Into the Abyss” one night, I personally didnt love […]
My dear friend Alyasha and his cool ass bike. Aly is one of my favorite people and Im honored and proud to call him friend. Bookmark his blog “Stack Aly” to see cool photos and learn about cool shit. He should charge for all the game he gives out for free on there.
A throwback photo of Norton, Brian, and D (Grand opening of new shop location circa 2009) That was a good time. but the best is yet to come. It was also my close friend Morgwn Pennypackers birthday that day and about 28 or so friends got a little cartoon head of him tattooed. It was […]
You can “Google” roses or buy flower books to get more reference, but nothing beats the observant eye. Look at this beauty on the side of the sidewalk in my old neighborhood in San Diego, California. Nothing beats the real thing. (no photo filter) amazing.
Diego, Brian, and I chilling on the stoop at my work in Soho. I love when my family visits from California. It really makes my week. Thanks Brian (and D) for coming out to spend new years with me and start this year off right. Family First. =GPxPCxCSxLYDxBTSxLTDxILMTxGxPV=
GP is Family, a Crew, a Fellowship, and an understanding. Made up mostly of quiet giants people you may have never heard of people who are constantly pushing independently, artistically and financially …Mostly fellas who have come from very humble beginnings and should never have made it as far as we have, dudes who have made it […]
Although “Festivus” is somewhat officially celebrated on the 23rd I always think of it on christmas eve or christmas day. I always get a little weird on holidays due to the fact Im usually traveling abroad or living away from my family and some of my favorite people to be around, so “festivus” is a […]
Amanda Lopez is one of my favorite photographers from California. She is best known from shooting Latina homegirls, street musicians, and family members. Her work has been published in Vibe, XXL, The Reed Pages, Essance, and many other magazines and books. Growing up in southern california myself around a prevalent Latino culture, Amanda’s photographs strike […]
I found this old photo of Dave Gibson and I (back then we didn’t take many photos, no Iphones), Im not sure exactly but I think this was about 1998 at the original Lucky’s Tattoo Parlor on 7th street downtown San Diego California, where I started my tattoo career. I owe a lot to this […]
Our Friend Ross Nagle will be stopping through our shop WSSC in Soho on his way to Oliver Peck’s shop in Dallas Texas Elm Street January 8-10th 2012. Come by and get a tattoo from him, he’s not only a super cool guy, he’s a great tattooist to get a piece from as well. […]