Tattoo Age

    • 5.11.17

      NBA Fans Fly 36 Hours for These Hyper Realistic Tattoos of Their Idols

      New Zealander Steve Butcher on how he gets the skin tributes so life-like.

    • 12.19.12

      Thom deVita

      In the final part of Thom deVita's 'Tattoo Age' series we have a lot of ground to cover. So please sit back and relax as we go from the days when tattoo artists didn't wear gloves while working up to Thom's current life as an artist. Enjoy.

    • 12.12.12

      Thom deVita

      In the new episode of the Thom deVita 'Tattoo Age' series we explore the neighborhood in which Thom lived and worked, the Lower East Side of Manhattan. We also go into the types of tattoos Thom did, and what it took to talk someone into getting a...

    • 12.5.12

      Thom deVita

      In part three of Thom deVIta's epic 'Tattoo Age' series, we take look at his personal history and how he came into tattooing. We also hear from tattoo legend Angelo Scotto on the history in tattooing New York City.

    • 11.28.12

      Thom deVita

      This part of the Thom deVita 'Tattoo Age' series focuses on the touching and often hilarious relationship Thom has with Nick Bubash. Thom and Nick met in the early 1970s, and soon after Thom started to tattoo Nick, he also started to teach him how to...

    • 11.21.12

      Thom deVita

      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...

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    • 11.7.12

      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...

    • 10.30.12

      Thom deVita - Trailer

      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...

    • 10.24.12


      Mutsuo wraps up his 'Tattoo Age' series by taking a little trip to his hometown. After a brief tour of the local temples, and a quick trip to his house, we sit down with Mutsuo for a philosophical take on what tattooing means to him. Enjoy.

    • 10.17.12


      In this episode of 'Tattoo Age' we delve into the history of Three Tides Tattoo. We hear from Mutsuo, Chris Garver, and Masa Sakamoto, as they give us insight into how western-style tattooing gained ground in Japan after the 1999 Tokyo Convention. We...

    • 10.10.12


      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...

    • 10.3.12

      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.