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Dec 10, 2018

p { line-height: 30px; margin: 0 0 30px 0px; } Unless you’re a well-established tattoo artist with a long wait list and a schedule booked for months in advance, most tattoo artists find...

Jun 13, 2016

Instagram has become a powerful tool for tattoo artists all over the world. I love scrolling through my feed to see the latest posts by dozens of my favorite artists and mentally plan out my next 10...

Jun 06, 2016

Two tattoo books came to my attention and they are interesting examples of the two extremes in which women are represented in tattooing. The first is a full size, full color, hardbound coffee table...

Apr 22, 2016

Humans are a strange breed. We do all sorts of weird things and we have created an incredible catalogue of art throughout our existence. Tattooing is an example of our art, and it is a cross cultural...

Apr 15, 2016

It was just last fall that we were reading up on tattoos “coming to life” by way of ink mapping . The new thing with tattoos and technology now? An app for iPhones called Ink Hunter. We...

Mar 16, 2016

Top: Addison, Brian, Laurent | Bottom: Quintin, Meeseun (Left to Right) Hi. We’re the Creative Department at Painful Pleasures. I know we look like a promotion for a new sitcom on your local...

Mar 04, 2016

I Don't Want a Job That Doesn't Want My Tattoos . That little gem was waiting for me in my search terms a few weeks ago. For you non-bloggers out there (you lucky dogs), search terms are...