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  1. A tattoo artist (also tattooer or tattooist) is an individual who applies permanent decorative tattoos, often in an established business called a "tattoo shop", "tattoo studio" or "tattoo parlour". Tattoo artists usually learn their craft via an apprenticeship under a trained and experienced mentor.

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      A tattoo artist traditionally earns the title by completing...

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      Tattoo artists can create original tattoo designs for their...

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      Some of the tools of the trade have greatly evolved while...

  2. Florida based tattoo artist, featured on TLC's Miami Ink. Don Ed Hardy: b. 1945 American Known as "the godfather of modern tattoo." Hardy trained under Sailor Jerry and Japanese masters, Hardy is a noted proponent of the use of Japanese tattoo designs and techniques in American work. He founded Tattootime.

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    1968 b. 1968
    American
    Tattoo artist and painter based in ...
    1966 b. 1966
    American
    Chicago, Illinois based artist featured ...
    1909–1993
    American
    a.k.a. Samuel Morris Steward.
    1963 b. 1963
    American
    Comic book creator formerly based in ...
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    A realism styled tattoo depicting an owl and dreamcatcher. A tattoo is a form of body modification made by inserting ink, dyes, and/or pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to form a design. The art of making tattoos is tattooing .

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    Preserved tattoos on ancient mummified human remains reveal that tattooing has been practiced throughout the world for millennia. In 2015, scientific re-assessment of the age of the two oldest known tattooed mummies identified Ötzi as the oldest example then known. This body, with 61 tattoos, was found embedded in glacial ice in the Alps, and was dated to 3250 BCE. In 2018, the oldest figurativetattoos in the world were discovered on two mummies from Egypt which are dated between 3351 and 3017 BCE. Ancient tattooing was most widely practiced among the Austronesian people. It was one of the early technologies developed by the Pre-Austronesians in Taiwan and coastal South China prior to at least 1500 BCE, before the Austronesian expansion into the islands of the Indo-Pacific. It may have originally been associated with headhunting. Tattooing traditions, including facial tattooing, can be found among all Austronesian subgroups, including Taiwanese Aborigines, Islander Southeast Asians,...

    British and other pilgrims to the Holy Lands throughout the 17th century were tattooed with the Jerusalem Cross to commemorate their voyages, including William Lithgowin 1612. In 1691, William Dampier brought to London a Filipino man named Jeoly or Giolo from the island of Mindanao (Philippines) who had a tattooed body and became known as the "Painted Prince". Between 1766 and 1779, Captain James Cook made three voyages to the South Pacific, the last trip ending with Cook's death in Hawaii in February 1779. When Cook and his men returned home to Europe from their voyages to Polynesia, they told tales of the 'tattooed savages' they had seen. The word "tattoo" itself comes from the Tahitian tatau, and was introduced into the English language by Cook's expedition[citation needed](though the word 'tattoo' or 'tap-too', referring to a drumbeat, had existed in English since at least 1644) It was in Tahiti aboard the Endeavour, in July 1769, that Cook first noted his observations about the...

    Throughout the world's different military branches, tattoos are either regulated under policies or strictly prohibited to fit dress code rules.

  5. Scott Campbell (born May 13, 1977) is a New York–based American artist and tattoo artist whose clients include Howard Stern, Sting, Robert Downey Jr., Courtney Love, Orlando Bloom, Josh Hartnett, and Marc Jacobs.

    • May 13, 1977 (age 44)
    • Tattoo, Mixed media
    • 2
    • Lake Bell, ​ ​(m. 2013; div. 2020)​
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    At the age of fourteen, Greg began drawing flash for his brother, Tennessee Dave, and eventually apprenticed with him in 1976.From single-needle black-and-gray work to classic Americana tattoos and ultimately the large, custom Japanese artwork for which he has become famous, Greg tattooed continuously in Los Angeles (on Main Street in downtown L.A. and also the Pike, in Long Beach) for nine years as he continued to hone his craft.

    Skin Deep: Sunset Strip Tattoo
    Tattoo! Beauty, Art, and Painon the Discovery Channel.
    Tattooedby Brandon Green, an independent film currently in production by Evergreenimages.
    Greg hand-painted a custom bass for Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe after tattooing the band while on tour with them. It's installed as Memorabilia in the Hard Rock Cafe of Tampa, Florida.
    Guitar Pick Guard artwork for The Illustrated Note.
    The Tattoo Encyclopedia: A Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo(with Terisa Green, published by Simon & Schuster, 2003) - Greg illustrated hundreds of tattoo designs for this popular book, sold globally i...
    Skin & Ink Magazine(2003 - 2005) - Featured column "What Tattoos Mean" with Dr. Green.
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