Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sailor Jerry

It was clear from an early age that Norman was destined to leave his mark. Born on the west coast in 1911, Collins soon gained the moniker “Jerry” after his father noticed a similar disposition between the young troublemaker and … Continue reading

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Comparing Tattoo Schools

When it comes to finding a trade school for a tattooing career, we know how difficult it can be. The tattoo industry for the most part is a struggle to get into when you don’t have any experience in the trade. … Continue reading

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Kat Von D – The Lady Superstar

Kat Von D’s grandmother and the Latino culture of Los Angeles were major influences on her tattoo art and style. She began listening to the Ramones, Misfits and other punk rock bands at the age of 12. She got her … Continue reading

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10 Most Popular Tattoos of all Time

Hi Everyone, A.R.T. is bringing you the 10 most popular tattoos of all time! They line up from tenth down: #10. Stars #9. Tribal #8. Crosses/Rosary Beads #7. Strength #6. Angels/Wings #5. Butterfles #4. Love #3. Skulls #2. Phoenixes #1. … Continue reading

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History of Tattooing

Hi Everyone, We here at A.R.T. wanted to share a little History of Tattooing. Tattoos have been used for all kinds of purposes ever since the dawn of time. Over the years, they have served as symbols of rights, symbols of … Continue reading

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Tattoo Prices

modification to your body such as a tattoo is important, yet don’t trade good in for cheap. You want to make sure you are getting the highest quality of work for what you’re paying for, afterall, it doesn’t just wash … Continue reading

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Tattoo Highway

The artist that electrified audiences in A&E’s hit series Inked is in a new tattoo series that takes us beyond the shop. Tattoo Highway™ follows artist Thomas Pendelton as he travels the country in a mobile tattoo parlor of his own design, a … Continue reading

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Dave Navarro; Host of Ink Masters

Dave Navarro’s respect for the art and culture of tattooing makes him a decent pic to host and judge Ink Master. With his six-string skills best described as a merger between heavy metal, psychedelia, and modern rock, Navarro is one of … Continue reading

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Ami James – One Colorful New Yorker

James lived in both Israel and Egypt as a child, and spent much of his childhood without his father who left the family when James was four years old. Suffering from severe attention deficit disorder, James explains that he was … Continue reading

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Tattoo Lettering: Choosing The Right Font

Tattoo Lettering is a growing trend. Whether you want a quote, a prayer, names, dates, poems, or symbols, the font and size for your body art plays an important role. When it comes to choosing a font and size, it … Continue reading

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