• WHY TATTOOS ARE SO EXPENSIVE?

    Why are tattoos so expensive? A lot of people wonder why tattoos are so expensive?! Even that little small cross on my wrist has to cost €60?! In this video, we tried to explain why tattoo studios have a minimum charge and why does it cost so much!!! Please note that everything we are going to write here will differ slightly from one studio to another. Rates also will be different depending on the artist and country. This is only to give you a general idea why your artist is not necessarily trying to rip you off by charging you what they charge. How much does a tattoo cost? Some…

  • CHARY HUURMAN INSPIRATIONAL STORY

    What can we all learn from Charles Huurman and his inspirational story? Watch this full video interview with Charly Utopian Tattoo Tribe Valencia/Kilkenny to learn about his tough beginning, big fall and beautiful way back to the top. Interview with Charles Hurmann: Inspirational story about becoming a successful tattoo artist – video interview stript. ‚’I was very lucky to get to start a business being so young because by the age I was 21 I had a mortgage, I had car loans, I had a business loan with workers, in a completely different industry. So I was really lucky, that all that collapsed and I lost everything because that made…

  • TECHNOLOGY IN TATTOOING

    TECHNOLOGY IN TATTOOING How technology helps artists in creating masterpieces. Charles Huurman from Utopian Tattoo Tribe Valencia / Kilkenny explaining why technology in designing plays such big role for him. ”We say that in our tattoos designing is like 60% more than the actual tattooing. This is the importance I give to the designing. For me technology is such a changing factor. Computers are better because most of the time when I start designing, I don’t actually know what exactly I am going to do. With the computer, I just can try many different things really fast. If I have to draw those things it would take me much longer.…

  • HOW 3D TATTOOS ARE CREATED?

     3D TATTOOS -HOW ARE THEY CREATED? What actually is a 3d tattoo? And do 3d tattoos really exist? Usually, designs, drawings, paintings and also tattoos are two-dimensional flat images. They have a length and width. So what happens if we add a third dimension? Depth? By using shading and highlighting, shadows, blur and recently also shapes and geometric figures artists create the illusion of the image being above the skin, coming out, or away of the body. Lighting and shading make the design appear rounder with highlighted areas appearing to be closer to the viewer. It creates an impression of the distance. Adding shadows, not only to the subject but…

  • Charles Huurman – Video Portfolio

    Charles Huurman Video Portfolio Charles Huurman is one of the artists work you just simply need to know. His incredible surrealistic tattoos will blow your mind and make you realize how tattooing progressed over the last couple of years. How can I get tattooed by Charles Huurman? If after watching this video portfolio you feel like you just need to get some tattoo work done by Charles you can contact him via his studio page; Utopian Tattoo Tribe   His studio is located in Valencia, Spain so it may give you a nice excuse to go and visit this cool city while getting tattooed by one of the best tattoo…

  • ROBERT BORBAS – interview

    Tattoo artist creates designs for Metallica – Interview with Robert Borbas aka Grindesign. The music he loves and used to make with his music band Sharon Tate, his tattoos and artwork he creates indicated that we were going to meet someone with darker personality… We were really surprised to find out he is one of the most lovely, open and positive people we have ever met in our lives. His artistic career developed pretty quickly. Rob, originally an animation director with diploma used to make short films or cartoons for children. But soon later known as Grinddesign switched to more traditional illustration and graphic design, that appealed to many music…

  • ISNARD BARBOSA – interview

    Use of historic art in 21st-century tattooing – Man behind Optical illusion tattoo-  Interview with Isnard Barbosa In this video we find out little more about this amazing tattoo artist born in Brazil, but raised in Portugal. Isnard started with spray painting and graffiti doing commission work for small businesses to finally end up tattooing in a very young age of 17. His big love to art history especially Baroque and Renaissance as well as years of studying paintings and painters from this period resulted in a creation of his very original tattooing style. A lot of his ideas also come from his favourite art nouveau and painter and decorative artist…

  • FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

    DREAM, PLAN, PROJECT AND MOVE YOUR ASS TO MAKE IT HAPPEN! Do you want to know how do we follow our dreams? After almost 10 years spent in Ireland, we decided to make a big step. So, how much does it take to make a big decision of changing your life and moving to another country in order to FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS? We didn’t need much and decision was made pretty spontaneously… One day in 2014 Thomas came back home to meet me crying my eyes out, fed up with life saying I want to leave Ireland. He asked me where I want to go and the first thing that…