Can you believe it’s already been 25 years of Tattoo Consortium?! Tattoos and tattoo technology have come a long way since we first opened in September 1992!
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White ink tattoos are a prime example of how body art is becoming more unique. These interesting tattoos are much different than a traditional tattoo. It is important to understand what all a white ink tattoo entails, and if it is right for you.
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The New Year is upon us! Many people may be planning on getting their first tattoo this year. If so, customized designs are the way to go, as they ensure you are getting exactly what you want. This increase your chances of being satisfied with the tattoo over the long-term. Getting ready to book your first appointment can be intimidating for those receiving their first tattoo. Here are a few tips to ensure you first tattoo experience is less nerve-wracking, and more fun.
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The holidays are upon us! Are you still looking for a gift for a friend or family member? Consider purchasing a gift certificate for Tattoo Consortium for your loved ones this Christmas!
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Ink is the new black. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it is estimated that 45 million Americans are tattooed, and a poll from Harris finds tattooed men are now outnumbered by tattooed women.
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Tattoos have become common in advertising and pop culture and have taken over the current media scenery. Many TV shows, commercials and ads are based on the tattoo industry. They are springing up on major networks, social media pages for tattoo culture are numbering in the millions of follows, and you would be hard pressed to take a walk on the street and not see several people sporting a tattoo or two. Tattoos have become a mainstream part of society, but it’s not long ago when tattoos were taboo and banned in many environments.
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Just like the Japanese style, Tribal is one of the most ancient design styles. Typically it is black and is used for symmetry and geometrical designs. The difficulty of this design requires an artist with good line work and steady hand.
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Tattoos have been around almost as long as man has walked the earth. Tattoos were used by tribal cultures to mark major life milestones for centuries. Even Mjoave Indians have tattooed their chins to ensure safe passage into the afterlife since time immemorial. Women in Myanmar’s Chin province began getting facial tattoos hundreds of years ago to discourage tyrannical kings from kidnapping them, but their facial art has since become a mark of beauty. For the past 200 years or more, Japan’s Yakuza mafia men have sported full-body tattoo art that to this day is applied with the primitive “hand-poked” method, which utilizes non-electrical hand tools and needs made of sharpened bamboo or steel.
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Getting a piercing with your newly made friends from Fish Camp can be a great bonding experience. While it can be scary, it’s also a fun way to try something new and different in an environment that doesn’t judge. Here are a few of the many different types of ear piercing options to choose from.
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