Tattooer's Top KitWednesday 22 August 2018
In 2018, there are a wealth of tattoo products on the market - but what do the experts recommend? We spoke to world-class tattooers to find out their favourites, and their top tips for healing your tattoo without a hitch.
Meet Madame Lazonga - Seattle's First Lady of TattooMonday 30 July 2018
Vyvyn Lazonga recalls her ground-breaking beginnings in the male-dominated world of tattooing during the 1970's. Meet Vyvyn at The London Tattoo Convention this September 28-29-30th at Tobacco Dock.
Loretta Leu on the Leu family, neo-tribalism and Berber TattooingTuesday 24 July 2018
Loretta Leu relives her Moroccan odyssey and remembers the women who inspired her Berber Tattooing book.
Tattoo Artist Interview - NissacoFriday 30 March 2018
Japanese tattoo artist Nissaco is a true original; combining heavy blackwork, dotwork and detailed geometric patterns with a nod to traditional Japanese iconography, his work is complex and intriguing. Unafraid of bending the rules, Nissaco experiments with mixing styles and above all, having fun with his work. Spontaneity and artistic freedom is key to creating his unique designs. This week, The London Tattoo Convention caught up with Nissaco to discuss his ideas about tattooing, influences and plans for upcoming projects...
Tattoo Artist Interview - Juan PuenteFriday 30 March 2018
This week, The London Tattoo Convention chats to tattoo artist Juan Puente; with decades of experience, Juan followed in the footsteps of some of the greatest names in tattooing and has in turn paved the way for a new generation. Now based at San Francisco's legendary Black Heart, Juan has a wealth of tattoo knowledge and creative experiences to share, from building his own line of machines and power supplies to documenting the life of Horiyoshi 3 on camera...
Tattoo Artist Interview - Benjamin LaukisFriday 30 March 2018
Australian artist Benjamin Laukis travels and tattoos on the road, and will soon be bringing his painterly and sometimes provocative realism style to the 13th edition of The London Tattoo Convention. Benjamin, alongside his five 'Rat Pack' comrades, made convention history last year by scooping 'Best of Show' with an incredible backpiece tattooed by the entire group over the weekend. This year, the superstar team are set to return and work together on another impressive large-scale piece...