Category Archives: Tat Talking

Featured – Tattoo Artist – Andrew “Tat2Dru” Stone – Royal Skins Designs – Indianapolis, Indiana

First, Last Name: Andrew “Tat2Dru” Stone

Shop Name & Location: Royal Skin Designs Indianapolis, Indiana Continue reading


Post Tattoo Care

The thrill of a new tat fades pretty quickly, especially once the pain starts to set in. I find we tend to care for a new tat well into a few weeks after, yet we lack the drive to continue to apply daily care after the tat ‘heals’. In my case, after my first 2 tats I  just plain thought that after the healing process there was no need to apply a long term care regiment to my tats. This was the case for about a year or so, until I discovered the Olio’s Skin Care products —specifically their tattoo oils and balms. Continue reading


Featured – Tattoo Artist – Carmelo (Melos Tattoo Studio ) Rodriquez – Brooklyn,NY

melFirst, Last name: Carmelo (MELO) Rodriguez

Shop Name & Location: 

Melos Tattoo Studio
1699 Pitkin Ave
Brownsville, Brooklyn
New York 11212
Established 1999
Contact info:
Instagram @melostattoostudio
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Featured Tattoo Artist – Jason Phillips / Detroit Ink Spot – Detroit, MI

Jason Phillips 4First, Last name: Jason Phillips

Shop Name & Location: Detroit Ink Spot
19845 W. McNichols
Detroit, MI 48228

Contact info: Shop: 313 202-9737

When did you start tattooing: 2011

Who was your first client, what type of  tattoo did you do: One of my best friends, P.
It was the Detroit Tigers logo with the tiger coming out the “D”.

How long have you been doing tattoos: Almost 6 years. Continue reading