Mar 16, 2018

Check out our interview with John F. Garancheski III, tattoo artist and owner of Tattooed Heart Studios.

Mar 11, 2018

Whang-od, at 101 years old, is the last traditional Kalinga tattoo artist. Learn more about the history and culture around the Kalinga batok .

Mar 09, 2018

Tattooed Heart Studios is committed to quality, customer service, and teamwork. Read all about PainfulPleasures's recent visit to John F. Garancheski's shop!...

Feb 25, 2018

Being mindful of cultural appropriation is important. Learn what it is and how to avoid committing this social faux pas.

Feb 16, 2018

A great cover-up comes at a price.

Feb 14, 2018

Read up on some of our friends' healing experiences with Recovery aftercare, found at

Feb 11, 2018

Every year thousands of people gather at a monastery in Thailand to partake in a ceremony that rejuvenates the magic and power of their tattoos.