The Illustrated Monk: Brother Andre Love Can't Leave His Tattoos Behind but Can Move Forward in Pursuing Sanctity

The Illustrated Monk: Brother Andre Love Can’t Leave His Tattoos Behind but Can Move Forward in Pursuing Sanctity

Brother Andre Love in museum at Mt. Angel Jo Garcia-Cobb “Hold Fast,” reads the tattoo on the knuckles of Brother André Love, OSB. It’s one of the few tattoos that marks a change of heart in the former Bobby Love, tattoo artist and lapsed Catholic, turned Benedictine monk at Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon.… Read More

Tattoos may not be the best idea in the residence halls

Tattoos may not be the best idea in the residence halls

By Monica Bradburn | Staff Photographer Sophomore Hailey O’Brien gets a tattoo on her ribs by tattoo artist Jessie Villasenor on Wednesday at Evolved Artforms Tattoo. Tattoos are a regular fashion trend. Nearly every student seems to have a little ink.  What many students don’t know is that these permanent pieces of art may be risky… Read More

Scottish voters queue up to receive free 'YES' tattoos

Scottish voters queue up to receive free ‘YES’ tattoos

Patriotic tattoo artist is a passionate supporter of the Yes campaign Spaghetti Tattoos in Kirkcaldy inundated with requests by voters All the money owner has made has been donated to the Yes campaign  | Updated: 09:33 EST, 18 September 2014 Patriotic Scots have been flocking to a tattoo parlour in Kirkcaldy to get free ‘YES’… Read More

Corporate dress codes relax in an age of tattoos, piercings

Corporate dress codes relax in an age of tattoos, piercings

Starbucks, Wal-Mart and PetSmart ask themselves whether letting workers dress more casual will help with retention – or scare off customers. If your Starbucks barista had an arm tattoo, would it stop you from ordering your daily espresso? Probably not, but Starbucks, at least for now, won’t allow baristas to have tattoos that are visible… Read More

Melbourne tattoo artists share their most skin-tinglingly awesome work

Melbourne tattoo artists share their most skin-tinglingly awesome work

Mitchell Toy — Department of Internet Herald Sun Roll up your sleeves. Roll up your sleeves. THEY’RE needle-slinging artists, body canvas masters, shooting smart blasts of brilliance nobody surpasses. You think you’ve seen skin sleeves meaner than these? The most supremely pretty ink this city’s ever conceived. The Herald Sun Department of Internet brings you… Read More

Decoding Russian criminal tattoos – in pictures

Decoding Russian criminal tattoos – in pictures

From the 1960s to the 1980s, Arkady Bronnikov visited correctional facilities all over the Soviet Union and photographed thousands of tattooed inmates to decode their body art – and helped solve many crimes by identifying criminals based on their ink. Here, you can learn what roses, snakes and cowboys really mean … Russian Criminal Tattoo… Read More

Tattoos in the workplace: a kiss of death or no big deal? Huntsville residents sound off

Tattoos in the workplace: a kiss of death or no big deal? Huntsville residents sound off

Loading Photo Gallery HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Are tattoos still a "kiss of death" in today’s workplace? Although one in five Americans now has a tattoo , a 2013 report by  researcher Andrew Timming suggests visible body art continues to hold a stigma in offices across the world. But John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of… Read More

Flash Tattoos by Miranda Burnet

Flash Tattoos by Miranda Burnet

1 Meet Miranda Burnet, the Genius Entrepreneur Behind Flash Tattoos Temporary tattoos used to be those cheap-looking, kitschy body decorations we sported as kids during birthday parties or teenagers at football games. Flash Tattoos has changed all that. By upping the aesthetic and using the tattoos in place of jewelry, these commitment-free tats have become… Read More

11 Things We Need to Stop Saying to People With Tattoos Immediately

11 Things We Need to Stop Saying to People With Tattoos Immediately

11, things, we, need, to, stop, saying, to, people, with, tattoos, immediately, The number of Americans lining up for tattoos is growing. According to estimates last year, more than one in 10 Americans now have at least one piece of ink. And yet Americans’ perceptions of tattoos continue to differ drastically from those around the… Read More