Empire State Tattoo Expo 2015 Coverage
The Empire State Tattoo Expo was GREAT; as to be expected. First, we would like to thank the event organizers for the hospitality and allowing us to cover such an awesome event. As soon as we hit the convention floor we were met with the sound of buzzing tattoo machines and the smell of green soap. Anyone who has ever attended a convention can tell you those two things go together like warm apple pie and ice cream.
On Sunday some lucky tattoo collector won a tattoo collaboration with Paul Booth and Nikko Hurtado – what a lucky guy!
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Myke Chambers Seven Swords Tattoo Company
In keeping with our promise to bring you the best artists from around the globe we our proud to bring you this week’s Artist Spotlight. Our Artist Spotlight is on Myke Chambers of Seven Swords Tattoo Company in Philadelphia, PA. Myke Chambers is truly a master of the craft of tattooing, making his mark in the style of traditional tattoos with a side of Japanese. Myke’s bold, bright and saturated tattoos will surely stand out in a crowd.
We caught up with Myke in between appointments and before heading out to his next convention.
I remember briefly meeting you by Philadelphia Eddie’s booth at the 2nd Annual Asheville Tattoo Fest and remember you saying that you started to tattoo in the early/mid 90’s; how did you decide that tattooing was your life’s calling? Continue reading Myke Chambers Seven Swords Tattoo Company
Danny Bayron Black Lotus Tattoo
Our Artist Spotlight is on Danny Bayron of Black Lotus Tattoo in Maryland. Danny Bayron has been tattooing for a short period but has an impressive portfolio which includes a multiple of different styles. We caught up with Danny between appointments at Black Lotus Tattoo.
How long have you been tattooing?
I’ve been tattooing for almost five years now, almost three years of those have been full time. The first two years I was tattooing part time and splitting my week with my other career as a barber. Continue reading Danny Bayron Black Lotus Tattoo