2017 LATEST NEWS: LONDON TATTOO CONVENTION

Trader Spotlight - La Mort Clothing

London-based design duo David Underwood and Faye Winslade met at Wimbledon Art School in 2005. At the time, their styles were markedly different; David was heavily influenced by psychedelic poster art from the sixties and Faye had been exploring macabre subjects involving death and elements of witchcraft.

Over time, their shared love of printmaking drew them together and eventually their artistic ideas and styles merged to form ‘La Mort’, a unique clothing brand with a focus on the morbid and mysterious.  The London Tattoo Convention talked to co-founder David Underwood to find out more…

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Artist Interview - Big Meas

Justin "Big Meas" Wilson is an undisputed master of lettering. Big Meas hails from Dayton, Ohio but his work has a West Coast flair; his early roots in graffiti and pinstriping led him to develop a precise and skilful approach. The London Tattoo Convention caught up with Big Meas to find out more...

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Breaking News: April 2016

The 12th London International Tattoo Convention, the most exciting, anticipated, spectacular and resoundingly successful celebration of body art in the world, has been confirmed for the weekend of 23/24/25 September 2016 at Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, London E1W 2SF.

Over 200 of the world’s finest, most prestigious elite tattoo artists have already been accredited to showcase their sensational talents in public at this exhilarating extravaganza, including stars such as Tim Hendrix of NY Ink fame and Japanese legend Shige. Check out www.thelondontattooconvention.com/artists/2016 for the full list of prominent artists already announced to be working in a dazzling diverse range of styles over the weekend.

 

The FIRST EVER 2000AD ART EXHIBITION, featuring original artworks from the finest illustrators of the UK’s oldest and most iconic comic, will be on display, and attendees will be able to purchase numerous prints, books and other 2000AD merchandise at the convention. The full list of famous artists and illustrators who are set to be present at the exhibition, meeting fans and signing their unique prints, will be announced in due course...

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Trader Spotlight - Kerry Evans Art

Each year at The London Tattoo Convention, a variety of hand-picked traders fill the vaults of the Tobacco Docks. From taxidermy to fine jewellery, alternative apparel to a pop up barbershop, we provide a unique and varied shopping experience for convention patrons. 

This week we take a look at the work of fine artist Kerry Evans, who regularly exhibits at the show and creates exquisite tattoo inspired artworks... 

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Artist Interview - Joao Bosco

Joao Bosco has been tattooing for over 10 years; currently based at London's Black Garden Tattoo, he has a distinctive style inspired by fantasy art. We caught up with Joao to discuss his influences, inspirations and his newly released book, 'Genesis'...

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The Art of Christopher Lovell

Christopher Lovell will be attending The London Tattoo Convention 2016 exhibiting some of his greatest works. As well as appreciating his artwork you can purchase his limited edition prints.

Christopher Lovell is a UK based artist who specialises primarily in illustration for clothing companies and band merchandise. Christopher is self-taught and his influences started very early on in his childhood where he developed a deep interest in fantasy and sci-fi. He was captivated by toys, cartoons and films which helped to fuel his imagination and which still inspire him to this day.

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The Art of God Machine

The Art of God Machine, exclusive to The International London Tattoo Convention 2016.

Based upon the success of his book 'The Art of God Machine' The London Tattoo Convention has invited the UK artist to exhibit his latest work and limited edition prints. ‘Godmachine was born in Cardiff, South Wales, it was a difficult birth; his parents were in London at the time. He grew up on a steady diet of nothing, 2000AD comics, Santa Cruz skateboards and old library books of Klimt and Beardsley.

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The Art of Haris Nukem

Back by popular demand London Photographer Haris Nukem will be attending The International London Tattoo Convention 2016.

After receiving great feedback on both social media and the official LTC Website regarding his images of The Fuel Girls, The International London Tattoo Convention felt it was only right to invite Haris Nukem back again for 2016 to exhibit his jaw-dropping photography in his home town to the masses that attend The International London Tattoo Convention.

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Bibiana Atada

International Model Bibiana Atada will be attending the International London Tattoo Convention 2016, be sure to find Bibiana near the Pyrohex Stage where you can purchase her signed merchandise and photos.

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Artist Interview - Xoil

French tattoo artist Xoil is known for his unique 'Photoshop Style'; his work, inspired by collage, is modern and bold. The London Tattoo Convention talks to Xoil about his creative processes and thoughts on the future of tattooing...

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