Style + Beauty

The Art of the Tattoo


Michelangelo had his chisel and stone. Picasso had his paints and canvas. And some of the most prominent artists these days have … ink and skin.

Behind every great tattoo, there’s a great tattoo artist. What does it take to become one?

We asked some of the most talented in the business to share their stories about what inspires them, who they learn from, and how they made it to the top in an ultra-competitive industry.

Read each of their interviews by clicking their names under the "In This Series" header on the right.