Shows Tattoo Age

Thom deVita - Part 5

A series about the craft of tattooing.

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  • Thom deVita

    Thom began tattooing in the mid 60s in New York City's Lower East Side when it was illegal. There isn't much information out there about him. So we interviewed Ed Hardy and others to tell his incredible story.

  • Valerie Vargas Bonus: A Visit with Lal Hardy

    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 is also an amazing storyte…

  • Thom deVita - Trailer

    Thom is an artist on many levels, and tattooing is just one of the ways he expresses 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 hear from Don Ed Hardy, Nick Bubash, Scott Harri…

  • Mutsuo

    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.

  • Mutsuo - Trailer

    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.

  • Valerie Vargas

    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 since 2007, so she's pro…

  • A Short Film from Tattoo Age

    Here is a short film brought to you by 'Tattoo Age.' Shot on location in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn, it stars Troy Denning and Dan Santoro in a Film Noir- and James Bond-inspired scene.

  • Season 2 Trailer

    'Tattoo Age' is back. We traveled to London and Osaka and even all the way to stinky Manhattan to interview three talented tattooers, including old master Thom deVita, who was working in New York City back when tattooing was illegal in all five boroughs.

  • Freddy Corbin

    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 chance to speak with anoth…

  • Trailer: Freddy Corbin

    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 sometimes reflected in the

  • Mike Rubendall

    Mike Rubendall is different than all the artists we've featured so far on Tattoo Age.

  • Trailer: Mike Rubendall

    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.

  • Series Trailer

    Tattoo Age is the new series that takes an inside look at the craft of tattooing.

  • Troy Denning

    In Part 1 of the Troy Denning Tattoo Age series, we strive to keep up with Troy as he struts around town with his new drinking vessel. We also learn about the unique artist that is Troy Denning, and how he has taken his personality and manifested it into one of the best tattoo p…

  • Troy Denning Teaser

    Troy Denning is a tattoo artist who is not afraid to speak his mind. Luckily for us, what he has to say is both hilarious and insightful. Episodes begin Wed. September 7.

  • Grime

    In the first installment of Grime's series we hear from tattoo luminaries, Civ and Chris O'Donnell, as they put in perspective how revered and unique Grime's style is.

  • Dan Santoro

    Part One of Tattoo Age finds us at Smith Street Tattoo Parlor getting to know Dan Santoro.