A new study from John Rogers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign promises an exciting new tech-chic addition to the world of body modification: flexible, implantable LEDs that would radiate sub-dermal luminescence. Just imagine the possibilities.
Before you get your latest piece of ink, check out this great video on what you should be doing after you get your tattoo! Follow these steps and you'll have an amazing piece of ink that will last for years!
Julia Gnuse of California has been officially named the most tattooed woman in the world by the Guiness Book of World Records. Gnuse began her tattoo compulsion when she was first diagnosed with porphyria,a disease that causes the skin to blister when exposed to sunlight. When the only medicinal alternative could possibly lead to blindness, Gnuse decided to camoflauge the burns with tattoos instead.
Thinking about becoming a tattoo artist? This might be your video. In this four-part tutorial on tattoos, learn everything you need to know when it comes to skin & ink, technique, and equipment. Also learn about the profession of tattoo art and how much money one can make.
No joke, Heward Dental Lab offers customized tooth tattoos at a reasonable price. Plus, they only stay permanent as long as you'd like them to - "they can easily be removed in five minutes in the dentist’s office with just a little grinding with a rubber wheel."
See how to choose a tattoo that’s right for you. A tattoo is forever – unless, of course, you want to go through the pain and expense of removing it. So think long and hard before you get one!
This video will show you just exactly how you can go about tattooing yourself at home. There's not a lot that is cooler than a home made tattoo.
Do you have a tattoo you need to get rid of fast? This tattoo camouflage tutorial shows you how to cover your ink for the night with two simple makeup products in only 70 seconds.
Here are some simple face painting brush strokes to practice with the Angle Brush. I've used the large angle brush, but you can do these strokes with any size.
This video shows some simple face painting brush strokes to practice.
Learn how to make fake tattoos with a ballpoint pen and highlighters.
DOZ explains the setup for a tattoo session and steps you through it while he tattoo's his own upper right thigh.
This is a clip from the seven hour session in which David I. Herman, known as "Doz", tattoo's his own upper right thigh with a Tiger and Flame tattoo design. Warning: Please do not try this unless you are professional tattoo artist. Do not try this at home
This is a first hand step by step on how to tattoo ink art on your skin like a pro.
Kathleen Wrightis going to show you tips and techniques for a successful Henna Tattoo at home. She shows you how to mix the henna properly and prep, as well as how to practice designs, and then how to care for your completed tatoo so it lasts.
Expert tattoo artist Rick Wyckoff offers a wealth of knowledge on the history of tattoos, explains how the tattoo machine works, and offers tips on how to care for a new tattoo, how to preserve the pigment, and how to deal with the pain that comes with being tattooed.