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Ed Hardy Tiger Painting

December 18th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Artist | Friends | Painting | Trips - (Comments Off)

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While I was in California I stopped at Hurley to visit with my friend Ryan Hurley.  He showed me this amazing Ed Hardy painting of a tiger he bought from Ed recently.  Its a very large piece and a very important piece for any art collector.  I felt fortunete to get a peak of this master piece as Ryan was measuring it for the framer.  Ed Hardy is one of the most important men in tattooing and has played a huge role in its merge with the art world.  He is a living legend.  Thanks you Ed.  (I think this thing was close to 4′x12′)

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The Pigeons at the top of La Rambla, Barcelona Spain

December 6th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Trips - (Comments Off)

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I had such a amazing trip to Spain.  So much culture, good food, and so many good people.  This picture here was from a spot at the top of La Ramblas street.  I seen a large group of pigeons and a little girl in the mist, so I went over to see what was going on.  There was a lady selling bird feed for a couple euro and the pigeons would just flock to you if you had some.  I ask the little girl if it was safe as she sat on a step with birds all over her. she said yes and I proceeded to pour bird seed in my hands and stand next to her.  We got this cool pic together.  feeding the birds turned out to be very cool. It was a unlikely highlight of my trip.

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Oliver Pecks Friday 13th Tattoo Marathon Dallas

September 12th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Artist | Celebrities | Events | Press | Trips - (Comments Off)

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I’m very honored to announce that I will be tattooing non stop at Oliver Peckers friday the 13th annual tattoo marathon this friday starting at 12am. See you there.

One of the ideas of getting a 13 tattoo is that getting one tattooed on you wards off bad luck because it tricks bad luck as it approaches and thinks you already have it, in turn making it good luck.

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Oliver Peck’s Friday 13TH Marathon September 13TH

August 27th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Artist | Celebrities | Events | Tattoo | Trips - (Comments Off)

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Every year I hear from friends how great our friend Oliver Peck’s “Friday 13th” tattoo party is.  Every year I secretly hope to be invited to such a event, well this is the year, Oliver called me to be a part and I’m so excited ! Staring at 12am friday September 13th I will be joining tons of friends and peers down in Dallas to do 24 hours of straight tattooing.  I’ll be tattooing as many “friday the 13th” themed tattoos in the period of 24 hours.  Up until now I think about 14 or so is the most I have ever done in a day.  I hopping the get close to a hundred, but having never done this event I’m not sure how it’s gonna go down.  See you there.  13$ tattoo 7$ tip for good luck !  Check this video out – 13th Tattoo-a-thon

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End Of An Era And The Beginning…

July 9th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Events | Friends | Trips - (Comments Off)

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The end of a era and the beginning of a new empire. On this day Tim and Brian came with me to clear out all my things from Luckys Tattoo Parlor in San Diego, where I learned how to tattoo (the original Dave Gibson’s Lucky’s tattoo parlor) and held a partnership with a very old friend for around 10 years.

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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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A great photo taken by our friend Lani Lee at Dan Smith’s opening reception of Captured Tattoo in Tustin California.

From Left to right Lindsey Carmichael, Chris Stuart, Dan Smith, Tim Hendricks …I am very proud to call this group of gentleman friends and fellow tattooers.

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Dan Smith and I at the opening of his Captured Tattoo Parlor

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Friendship At The LACMA In LA

April 1st, 2013 | Posted by admin in Events | Friends | Trips - (Comments Off)

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Spent a lot of time with my brother Brian on my last trip to cali as well as our good friend Jason.  We spent this day up in La at the LACMA as well as doing a lot of RD for some future work.

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Swallow Crown Diamond Foot Tattoo

March 4th, 2013 | Posted by admin in Tattoo | Trips - (Comments Off)

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Did this little number during my last trip to Love Hate London. A swallow, crown, and a diamond foot tattoo, was almost too much to fit on a normal foot luckily this guy had a large foot.

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Ami James And I At Magic In Las Vegas

February 23rd, 2013 | Posted by admin in Clothing | Events | Friends | Trips - (Comments Off)

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Always good to spend time with my dear friend Ami James,  we just did two days of the show and headed back to the east coast.  Im not a gambler but I like the energy of Vegas and like being there with friends.  I also like the Magic show, even though it has changed a lot over the years, I do my best to keep one foot in the fashion/ apparel industry at all times.  magic is twice a year and I like to go at least once and see what all these people are trying to do.

 

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