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Perth Tattoo Carnival 2010

To sum up the current tattoo climate in Perth is to say Perth people love tattoos. Rest assured tattoo artists, your work is well and truly appreciated here. The Perth Tattoo Carnival was held over 3 days from May 28-30 at the centrally located Perth Convention Centre. As this was the first PTAA(Professional Tattooing Association of […]

UV Tattoo on fingers

Singapore based tattoo enthusiast and blogger Noel Boyd continues his online video series Skin Art with episode 3 showing the process of getting a UV tattoo. These are applied just like regular tattoos and are virtually invisible in normal light but when viewed under ultraviolet(UV) light, it glows. Pretty amazing. UV tattoo expert, Richard at Body Decor Tattoo & Piercing(Singapore) explains UV inks generally have a […]

Piercing

Episode two of Skin Art with Noel Boyd takes a look at microdermal and surface piercings. These types of piercings are a little different from those through the nose, ear lobe or belly button as microdermal piercings use an anchor embedded in the skin to secure the stud. Resident piercer, Jason at Marc Pinto’s Primitive […]

Human branding

Singaporean tattoo guru and writer of A Tattooed Blog, Noel Boyd, presents this episode of Skin Art with expert Marc Pinto who demonstrates how human branding is done. As Noel explains, human branding is an artist burning a design onto someones skin to form a permanent scar.   Whilst this sounds like a pretty painful experience to go […]