The Manifestival

On May 1s, 2010 the Collective had a third event at Rumbo studios in Canoga Park. This million dollar recording studio is where No Doubt recorded tragic kingdom, Guns and Roses, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against the Machine, and many other … Read more

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Tattoo Science: My foot tattoo collaboration

This past weekend was one to go down in the history books. Three days surrounded by tattoo artists in an intimate setting, researching, studying, painting, and finally tattooing. Leading the project was Guy Aitchison, and the private event was hosted … Read more

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Bob Roberts Interview on BME

I went down to the Bob Roberts solo show at Canvas LA a few weeks ago and had the opportunity to see Bob’s work first hand as well as meet the guy. Although it was brief and I was admittedly … Read more

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Tattoos at Hot Dawgs and Hand Rails 2009

I made it up to Hot Dawgs and Hand Rails at Big Bear Mountain this passed weekend. The contest was fairly interesting, but I lost interest in watching other people snowboard after about an hour. Instead, I drank a lot … Read more

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Tree of life, from Earth to Heaven

I normally don’t do this, but I am too excited not to share. I drew this freehand with sharpee on Michelle’s back. I had to move the bottom of the tree trunk to better fit her back and with a … Read more

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Tattooing Pete

Here are a few pictures from my studio when I was tattooing Pete Malinger the other day. Courtney was nice enough to take a few. She is pretty amazing isn’t she? Just so happens to be the same Courtney that … Read more

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Shark Week Tattoo Tribute

Here’s a shark from Michael’s ocean sleeve. The shark is a few weeks old and is still healing a little which is why it looks so rough. The blood and teeth were done today, and gave the shark this awesome … Read more

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John Lennon portrait tattoo on Courtney

One day, a while back I was hanging out in Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas at 4 in the morning having a drink when I met Courtney. She was with a good friend of mine and we got to talking … Read more

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Phoenix Debrief

As always I had a great time in Phoenix working on my many friends and family. I can’t thank you guys enough for all of your support. Here are some pictures from the trip.

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Lettering Tattoos

When someone wants a lettering tattoo, be it a word, phrase or entire paragraph, I’ll usually give them a few font choices. I prefer to hand draw an fancy script for single words and choose a font from the computer … Read more

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