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Watch a tattoo machine work in slow-motion

The title explains it all. This video, also featured on Tattoo Snob, shows a tattoo machine in action…but in slow-mo. The video really captures the power that escapes the naked eye. GueT is the man behind the machine. Slowmotion Tattoo

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A Tattoo That Makes Music

Tattoos are works of visual style. But what if they had other functions that can’t be detected by the eye? Such is the inkwork on Dmitry Morozov, a visual artist. He has a tattoo on his arm that serves as

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Tattoos in Movies: Johnny Depp, George Clooney, James Franco Get Inked

As reported by Tattoo Snob, a website called TastefullyOffensive.com has compiled clips of tattoos in film. The result is a video montage that spans from “Jaws” to “Lethal Weapon” to, of course, “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” The cast

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Married People Less Likely to Have Tattoos? Infographic on Getting Inked

Here’s a crafty infographic from the National Post. While it gives a general overview on tattooing as a whole, it’s more than just a review of basic material. It asks some intriguing questions like: 1. Are single people more likely

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Students Turn 3D Printer Into a Tattoo Machine

Has this given birth to the age of cyborg tattoo artists? As reported in New Scientist, a group of design students in France have hacked a 3D printer, turning it into an automated tattoo machine. This was done as part

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1000 Tattoos, a Visual Account of Body Art

Taschen, an art book publisher, is known for their collections of vivid images. The books cover a broad range of topics, everything from supermodel Kate Moss to expressionist painter Mark Rothko. Taschen is all about colors and visuals, and so

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