Tattoo Life July/August 2017
TATTOO LIFE July/August 2017
TATTOO LIFE July/August 2017

TATTOO LIFE July/August 2017

Reading is the foundation for all our knowledge and potential. The more we keep ourselves informed, the better we are able to live in this daily jungle full of demands and a media frenzy which creates lots of spin through the constant launching of images that often have been given no context. The only way we can make conscious decisions is by informing ourselves and following our own path in choosing the channels which communicate and – as a consequence – deliver the messages we receive…

Pietro Sedda

We’re in Milan, in a beautiful tattoo shop with soft music in the background, a coffee table covered with art books, and loads of drawings and works on the walls as far as the eye can see. It is the Saint Mariner, the kingdom of Pietro Sedda, and we sat down with him for a pleasant chat…

Pietro Sedda
Pietro Sedda

Sam Clarck

Imagination, before everything else, to create something unique for each client. And also plenty of expertise in using color to mold shapes and give a personal touch to the subjects of his tattoos. These are just two things which Sam Clarck told us about, after we crossed a river so we could discover his world of art.

Sam Clarck
Sam Clarck

Bologna Tattoo Expo 2017

We’re glad to present the second edition of one of the Italian conventions which has made tattoo history in this country. Don’t miss our photo report and the interview with the organizer: Marco Leoni himself tells us everything all about it!

Bologna Tattoo Expo 2017
Bologna Tattoo Expo 2017

International Tattoo Convention Frankfurt 2017

Twenty-five years of tattooing: this is how the Frankfurt Tattoo Convention ushered in its 2017 edition. This is a significant milestone which few conventions around the world can boast. Our photos will tell you all about the convention, as it allows the biggest protagonist to speak for itself: tattooing! Sit back, and enjoy!

International Tattoo Convention Frankfurt 2017
International Tattoo Convention Frankfurt 2017

22nd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo 2017

In Detroit (Michigan), the annual date with tattooing is at the Motor City Tattoo Expo. The twenty-second edition was held this year at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit. Discover more about it on this issue!

22nd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo 2017
22nd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo 2017

Paintings

Heather McLean’s creative sphere is like lava flowing from her mind into the world. Once it touches reality it finds its shape, made up of personal thoughts, realistic visions, and words: a kind of amazing alchemy between the inner world and earthly life.

Who’s Who

An American artist who is highly popular on social networks, CT Nelson is completely self-taught, and very proud of having created his own highly personal style. Non Objective Realism: this is how he defines it.