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The awesome art of Andy Ardaseer

The awesome art of Andy Ardaseer

Andy Ardaseer is one of the world's best tribal tattoo artists and a member of the Yayo family. He loves to travel, taking his unique artwork across the globe, but home is Holland. Yayo packed Matt Haddon-Reichard's over night bag and stuck him on a plane to the Netherlands to meet Andy and talk all things tattooing.  
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Harley Quinn and the tale of the terrible tattoo

Harley Quinn and the tale of the terrible tattoo

Margot Robbie has been making waves on the tattoo scene by admitting she tattooed friends and colleagues with a cheap tattoo machine she bought off Ebay. Tattooing at home is not only dangerous its illegal. Yayo went deep undercover to find out the truth about unlicensed tattooists and the latest fashion fad for cheap tattoos.
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Give for the love of giving, at the Old Smithy Tattoo Parlour

Give for the love of giving, at the Old Smithy Tattoo Parlour

The tattoo industry isn't a community, its a family. Shining examples of this family spirit can be found at the Old Smithy Tattoo Parlour in the picturesque town of Leek, Staffordshire. Yayo sent flash virgin Matt Haddon-Reichardt over to Leek to talk to the staff at Old Smithy about the fantastic charity work they are doing.
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Chips, beans and a hot mug of tea; the tattoos of Simon Cooke

Chips, beans and a hot mug of tea; the tattoos of Simon Cooke

Simon Cooke has been there, done it and bought the T.shirt. An award winning artist who has survived the rigors of reality TV he is a jewel in the crown of the Yayo Pro Team. Matt Haddon-Reichardt headed over to Newcastle-Under-Lyme to meet one of tattooings true icons. 

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No more pocket watch tattoos! Interview with Vesso Alexiev

No more pocket watch tattoos! Interview with Vesso Alexiev

Vesso Alexiev is one of the newest additions to the Yayo Pro Team and he's making waves in the industry with his professional attitude and top class realism tattoos. On a cold winters day Yayo affiliate Matt Haddon-Reichardt headed up to York to meet Vesso and talk shop over a hot coffee or two.
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