Natural History Museum La X Luke Wessman

The Natural History Museum and Luke Wessman. Who would have thought tattooing would have come this far! This fall, I will be involved in a ground breaking exhibition in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles that is 5,000 years in the making.  Myself and a hand selected group tattoo artists from around L.A. created Museum-inspired flash (sheets […]

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Luke Wessman at the Apollo Theater NY

Yep, you heard me right I’ll be preforming at the world famous Apollo theater in Harlem.  Now I’m using the term “perform” a bit loosely, I will be tattooing alongside a handful or the worlds best tattooers (Chris Garver, Mike Rubendall,Virginia Elwood and a few more) we will be tattooing those affected by the events […]

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Tattoos And Stories For Life

Tattoos and stories are what you get when I tattoo you. Here are some recent tattoos I made at Elm Street in Dallas and at my private studio The Summertown Inn. I’ve been tattooing almost 20 years and I love the conversations I get to have with my clients. Tattooing has always be about more […]

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Recent Tattoos By Luke Wessman

Some recent tattoos made at The Summertown Inn (private studio), Invisible Nyc in New York City, and at True Tattoo in Hollywood California.

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Unfinished Business

The art of tattooing has a long history, full of traditions and old ethics. The ideals of tattooing cover a range of practices for artists to uphold. Although the history of tattooing has developed from taboo to mainstream, certain principles have remained. Some areas are often discussed, like the hand and face tattoo stigma, but […]

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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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PennyPacker Skull

Anytime I do a skull with a hat like this I call it a Pennypacker skull, out of respect to my dear friend Morgwn Pennypacker who has perfected this style gangster skull.

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Roses All Day Long

I don’t think I could ever get tired of doing rose tattoos.  Heres another one from this week at the new Love Hate NY shop. In progress.

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Rose Tattoo In Progress

A rose tattoo is timeless and any intelligent tattoo collector has at the very least one rose tattoo

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Luke Wessman Rose Tattoo LA

A nice big Rose from the other day at True Tattoo in La.

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