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The Art of Tattoo: An Insider's Look at a Tattoo Artist's Inspirations, Designs, and Hard-Won Advice

The Art of Tattoo: An Insider's Look at a Tattoo Artist's Inspirations, Designs, and Hard-Won Advice

Megan Massacre, one of the world's most popular tattoo artists, alternative models, and reality TV stars presents a colourful book on the inspirations, art, and practice of a tattoo artist.

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ISBN 9780399578786
Barcode 9780399578786
Release Date 16 July 2019 by Random House
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Massacre, Megan
Availability Available for pre-order, ships once released

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ISBN-13 9780399578786
ISBN-10 0399578781
Stock Release date is 16 July 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Random House
Imprint Ten Speed Press
Release Date 16 July 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Massacre, Megan
Category Art Styles: C 1960 -
Drawing & Drawings
Body Art & Tattooing
Art Techniques & Principles
Popular Culture
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 229mm
Weight 367g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 924019

Description of this Book

Tattoo artist Megan Massacre presents a beautiful collection of her best work, with instructive how-to and inspiration for both professional tattoo artists as well as tattoo aficionados. With a personal behind-the-scenes peek into the making of a tattoo, from concept to execution, plus fan favorite tattoos and tattoo cover-ups, this approachable, full-color paperback will feature everything Massacre has learned over the years. Part idea sourcebook, part tattoo opus, this is an art book that tattoo fans will be eager to read and display.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

MEGAN MASSACRE has been tattooing since 2004, has appeared on TLC's America's Worst Tattoos and NY Ink, and is currently filming the second season of Fuse's Bondi Ink. She is a cofounder of New York's Grit N Glory, where she and the all-girl team sell fashion and lifestyle items with a rock n' roll edge, and provide one of the best tattoo services in the city. Massacre, one of the most popular alternative models working today, is the only person in the world to have been featured on the cover of every major tattoo magazine, including Von Guttenberg, Inked Magazine, and Tattoo Life. She is also the author of the adult coloring book Marked in Ink.

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