In my humble opinion Meraki Fade is the most inspiring tattooist working today. An accomplished dot work tattooist, hand tap artist, business woman, film maker, anthropologist, adventurer and trapeze artist; Fade is in a league of her own. Yayo met up with Fade to get her opinion on the return of the tattoo convention and what it feels like to be lost at sea.
The tattoo convention is back and there are some new additions to the ranks. Yayo went out to meet Thomas Schwerdtfeger to get the low down on his new event the Blackwork Tattoo Convention.Read now
Lockdown means no tattooing. Lockdown means no tattoos. Lockdown means no tattoo conventions. Lockdown sucks. Can tattoo conventions survive the ravages of Covid-19? Yayo went out to investigate.Read now
2020 was tough on tattooing; 2021 looks like it's going to be just as tough. But don't let Covid get you down. Instead read out blog interview with the fantastically talented Jones N S larsen. Great tattoos will always brighten a dull day.Read now
Keety Mortem is a Yayo Pro Artist and one of the hardest working tattooists in the UK. She hasn't had an easy ride to get where she is but she was never going to let anything get in the way of fulfilling her dream of opening her own studio.Read now
With another lockdown looming we head out to Bristol to interview the fantastic Kat James. Kate has been in the industry for a few years now but her tattoos just keep getting better and better. She is a proud member of the Pro Team and what she doesn't know aboyut tattooing could fit on the back of a postage stamp.Read now
The corona virus Covid 19 is proving a real challenge to the tattoo industry. it could potentially shut down studios and put artists out of business. House bound writer Matt Haddon-Reichardt fired up his laptop and got on the phone to get the low down on how tattooing is fighting this insidious infection.Read now