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SOME of the BEST in the tattoo industry:

Post by Tattude » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:08 am

A list of “the who’s who” in the tattoo industry:
These are top notch artists, so don’t ask who the best is. One of these guys/gals can help you out! Type their name in google and you'll have all the info needed on these amazing artists.

Aaron Bell - Seattle, WA
Aaron Cain - Key West, FL
Adrian Lee - San Jose, CA
Andrea Afferni - Novara, Italy
Anil Gupta - Manhattan, NY
Asakusa Horiyasu – Japan
Bob Tyrell - Toronto, Ontario
Boris Zalaszam - Vienna, Austria
Brandon Bond - Atlanta, GA
Carlos Torres - San Pedro, CA
Chris O'Donnell - NYC
Corey Cudney - Buffalo, NY
Cory Kruger - Clinton, MA
Curtis Burgess - Ft. Collins CO
Dana Helmuth - Salisbury, Maryland
Darrin White - Asheville, NC
Dave Fox - Philly
Dave Martinez - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Deano Cook - Atlanta, GA
Filip Leu - Lausanne Switzerland
Grime - San Francisco, CA
Guy Aitchison - He travels the convention circuit
Heather McLean - Calgary, Canada
Henning Jorgensen - Denmark
Hiro - Japan
Horitaku - San Jose
Hori- Yen
Horiyoshi III – Japan
Jason Brooks - Austin
Jason Stieva - Whitby, Canada
Jeff Gogue - Grants Pass, Oregon
Jeremiah Barba - Dana Point, CA
Jesse Smith - Richmond, VA
Joe Capobianco - New Haven, CT
Josh Carlton - Indianapolis, IN
Josh Woods - ATL, GA
Kamil Mocet - London, UK
Kurt Wiscombe - Winnipeg, Canada
Larry Brogan - Lockport, IL
Marco Cerretelli - Hollywood, CA
Miami Burgess - Douglassville, GA
Mike Devries & his girl too, Kherstin(sp) same shop - Hesperia, CA
Mike Parsons - Tampa, FL
Mike Roper - Tempe, AZ
Miyazo - Osaka, Japan
Monte - Indianapolis, IN
Nate Beavers - Houston, TX
Nick Baxter - East Hampton, MA
Nikko Hurtado - Apple Valley, Ca
Paris Pierides - Nicosia, Cyprus
Paul Acker - Philly, PA
Paul Booth - NYC
Pavel Angel - Moscow, Russia
Petri Syrjälä - Helsinki, Finland
Rob Hernandez - Madrid, Spain
Rudy Fritsch - UK
Shane O'neill - Bear, DE
Shige - Japan
Stephane Chaudesaigues - France
Steve Moore – Vancouver, Canada
Tim Hendricks - Miami, FL
Tim Kern - Brooklyn, NY
Tom Renshaw - Livonia, MI
Tony Ciavarro - Kingston, MA
Victor Whitmill - Robert, MO


We don't want people's favorite local shop on here just cause they hooked someone up! lol :roll:
I don't want to see artists that ONLY do one type of tattoos either. As you can see from above we have too many of those already. I would delete one to add another if we find better ;)

If you see someone's work (all around work) that is better then any artists above I'll happily delete or add appropriate artists as needed
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Post by maggiemaggie » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:20 am

Absolutely love Mike DeVries' work.
Feel free to delete my post if you don't like my suggestion :wink: but I think you might want to check out Mike Parsons too. And no, he's not a local :wink: (www.MikeParsonsInk.com)

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Post by Tattude » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:24 am

I thought I put him on there?
he's there now. I sometimes type too fast lol
Yeah, Mike and his girl are awesome...she's FUCKING HOT too.
They've worked on me at a convention in S. CA

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Post by maggiemaggie » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:28 am

Tattude wrote:I thought I put him on there?
he's there now.
Yeah, Mike and his wife are awesome...she's FUCKING HOT too.
They've worked on me at a convention in S. CA
Yeah she's def. hot, for her I'd become a lesbian :D

I adore that man's work from the moment I've seen it! I might have to book an appointment since he's in Tampa - I'd probably have to wait a year to get in though... would you mind showing me what he did on you? Can never get enough MParons!

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Post by Tattude » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:29 am

No Parsons work yet...Mike's work and his girls I do have though. :)
I'm going to the Tampa show too. Book 3-6 months out and you'll be fine.

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Post by green_girl » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:31 am

How about we suggest people in the thread, and you can decide to add or not?

Steve Moore - http://www.getmooretattoos.com

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Post by maggiemaggie » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:31 am

Tattude wrote:No Parsons work yet...Mike's work and his girls I do have though. :)
I'm going to the Tampa show too. Book 3-6 months out and you'll be fine.
ok I "DUH" myself, thought you said "Parsons" :)

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Post by Tattude » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:40 am

green_girl wrote:How about we suggest people in the thread, and you can decide to add or not?

Steve Moore - http://www.getmooretattoos.com
Works for me!

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Post by Tattude » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:41 am

maggiemaggie wrote:
Tattude wrote:No Parsons work yet...Mike's work and his girls I do have though. :)
I'm going to the Tampa show too. Book 3-6 months out and you'll be fine.
ok I "DUH" myself, thought you said "Parsons" :)
I'm supposed to be getting work from Parsons this year though. We're emailing each other about theme. I'm not sure which one to go with Portrait of family or underwater theme. I'm leaning towards the underwater theme.

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Post by Tattude » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:43 am

Steve Moore is good, solid as hell. I would get work from him for sure but I'm trying to keep the list to people that blow me/us away.

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Post by maggiemaggie » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:44 am

Tattude wrote:
maggiemaggie wrote:
Tattude wrote:No Parsons work yet...Mike's work and his girls I do have though. :)
I'm going to the Tampa show too. Book 3-6 months out and you'll be fine.
ok I "DUH" myself, thought you said "Parsons" :)
I'm supposed to be getting work from Parsons this year though. We're emailing each other about theme. I'm not sure which one to go with Portrait of family or underwater theme. I'm leaning towards the underwater theme.
His portraits are first class but his underwater themes are out of this world! I'd say go for the underwater theme, they are fucking GLORIOUS!!!

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Post by caringiscreepy » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:49 am

I vote for the underwater theme as well. Anything underwater always peeks my interest.

Will there be a whale somewhere in it?

I don't really know any famous tattoo artists so I guess this is a good place to start.

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Post by reefdiver » Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:59 am

i vote underwater theme :D

and of course it will be a sperm whale

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Post by caringiscreepy » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:07 am

Any kind of baleen whale is okay by me. Sperm whale is also accepted.

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Post by ks1911shooter » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:16 am

Don't forget Dan Marshall, Liorcifer, and Ethan Morgan, who also recently left Last Rites (along with Tim Kern).

Also should add Nick Baxter, Chris O'Donnell, Tommy Lee, Robert Hernandez, and Tom Renshaw to the list as well, among others who I can't think of at the moment.

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