Category Archives: Design

Interview with Tattoo Artist Peggy B |

Tattoo artist Peggy B creates magical blackwork tattoos out of Grace Neutral’s Femme Fatale tattoo studio in London. We chatted to Peggy about her beautifully recognisable style and the energy she brings to her work… Photo by @alien_ink_ How did you start tattooing? I was getting tattooed a lot at uni, and over the years I

Apprentice Love: Hannah Elizabeth Gehrke |

We just can’t get enough of new tattoo artists, and this is what fuels our Apprentice Love series. A selection of posts and interviews in which we like to showcase new talent in the industry. Hannah Gehrke is a tattoo apprentice at Broadside Tattoo in Swansea, UK, who our editor Rosalie was lucky enough to

Still Not Asking For It Tattoo Flash Event |

Still Not Asking For It The worldwide tattoo charity event is back on Sunday 9th June 2019 Born in 2015 by tattooer Ashley Love, Still Not Asking For It, an annual tattoo event, aims to bring people together to support and speak out about sexual assault and abuse. In their own words the charity fundraiser is

Apprentice Love: Lucy Alice |

Here at Things & Ink we like to share our love for finding new tattooists and support those who are making a name for themselves in the industry. Lucy Alice is a tattoo apprentice and true cat lady, who tattoos out of Cat’s Cradle Tattoo Studio in Rawtenstall, Lancashire UK.  How long have you been tattooing and how did you start

Tattooing for Mental Wellbeing |

In this post Dr Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray discusses the important relationship between her mental health and her tattoos… Disclaimer: I want to make it clear that I speak only for myself and my own experiences. I do not generalise or speak for anyone else. I also do not prescribe or recommend things that I do. If others find

CBC Arts: Art Hurts |

CBC Arts is part of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and it’s home to the most surprising, relevant and provocative stories featuring artists from diverse communities across Canada. In light of this, producer Lise Hosein, recently launched a digital series on their feed called Art Hurts. The series features some of the most innovative tattoo artists in Canada, who are

Tattoo Artist: Laura McLean |

Tattoo artist Laura McLean works out of South City Market in London, creating blackwork, blast overs and minimal styled tattoos. We caught up with Laura to find out more about the tattoos she creates and how she chooses to decorate her own body… What drew you to the blackwork style of tattoos? I love tattoos that