We love showcasing tattoo artists that push the envelope with artistic styles askew from what we're accustomed. The Summer 2021 Edition of Skin & Ink Magazine is a prime example of just how many new, inspiring, and innovative features and artists we can cram in between our covers!
Daria Pirojenko brings her vibrant graphic design and pop culture mashups to S&I. We had the honor of visiting Allen Williams, the legendary artist behind many of the extraordinary characters in Guillermo del Toro's movies such as Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy. We sat down to chat about the many perspectives of sacred geometry with Dillon Forte. Jake Karamol discusses how he suddenly became a Tik Tok Superstar. Dan Henk interviews more tattoo icons than you can count on your fingers and toes about the tools they prefer to create their masterpieces. We interviewed the queen of tattooing, 40+ year tattoo veteran, Kari Barba. We also packed in a ton of artist spotlights to satisfy your burning desire for new art! Check out: Brando Chiesa, Amayra, Franky Lazano, Posco Losco, Tommy Lee, Isnard Barbosa, Caleb Stephens, Manh Huynh, and Natsi all stuffed into this issue!
Our Music&Ink editors sat down with The Lonely Ones and Jack Russell's Great White to chat about their tattoos.
We took an in-depth glimpse at the new Amazon Prime Documentary, Eternal Ink: Tattoos From The Spirit World with a reflective article penned by director, Maellyn Macintosh.
Electrum's Rob Smead reflected on the hurt business in this edition's look at the business side of tattooing throughout the pandemic.
This and so much more available May 15th at every Walmart, Target, BAM, Barnes & Nobel! Also available in digital formats on Amazon Kindle and Google Play Books.