Nov 21, 2012
While Thom has been tattooing and creating art for almost 50 years, there isn't much information out there about him. He began tattooing in the mid 60s in New York City's Lower East Side—tattooing was illegal in the city from 1961-1997—and quickly began t…
Nov 7, 2012
When we filmed the Valerie Vargas 'Tattoo Age' series, she took us to meet the legendary English tattooer Lal Hardy. Lal has been tattooing since 1975 and is generally considered to be one of the people who elevated tattooing in the UK in the 1980s. Lal i…
Oct 30, 2012
Thom is an artist on many levels, and tattooing was just one of the ways he expressed himself. He began tattooing in New York City in the late 60s, when the practice was illegal. In this episode, which starts on November 21, we will here from Don Ed Hardy…
Oct 10, 2012
This series revolves around an artist named Mutsuo who tattoos at the world-famous Three Tides Tattoo in Osaka, Japan. Mutsuo went from being one of the shop's first customers to its first apprentice, and now he is considered its most senior tattoo artist…
Oct 3, 2012
Mutsuo tattoos at Three Tides in Osaka, Japan. In his episode, you'll hear from Chris Garver, Masa Sakamoto, Hiroshi Hirokawa, and Nami about how Mutsuo learned to tattoo in pretty much every style.
Sep 12, 2012
Valerie Vargas grew up in Scotland, but has lived and worked in London for the last five years. You can find her at Frith Street Tattoo in SoHo, where she's known for doing the prettiest "lady heads" in the world. Valerie has only been seriously tattooing…
Sep 4, 2012
'Tattoo Age' is back. We traveled to London and Osaka and all the way to stinky Manhattan to interview three talented tattooers, including old master Thom deVita, who has been working in New York City since tattooing was illegal in all five boroughs.
Nov 1, 2011
In the first installment of the Freddy Corbin series, we get familiar with Freddy's tattoos and see his two Oakland tattoo parlors, Temple and Tattoo 13. Freddy's style is explained by his right hand man and fellow tattooer, Jason Mcafee. We also get a c…
Oct 25, 2011
The subject of the Tattoo Age season finale is none other than Freddy Corbin. Freddy has been tattooing for over 27 years and was at the vanguard of modern tattooing. He's known throughout the tattoo world as a spiritual person, and his spirituality is so…
Oct 5, 2011
Mike Rubendall is different than all the artists we've featured so far on Tattoo Age.
Sep 28, 2011
In this teaser we hear from Frank Romano, Mike's tattoo mentor, about how Mike has achieved his success. Part 1 airs on Wednesday, October 5th.
Sep 20, 2011
Tattoo Age is the new series that takes an inside look at the craft of tattooing.