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Tattooer - 30 years

General questions answered about jared Preslar push for tighter health controls

This post is forward from a comments found elsewhere, and is my response to a series of questions. Hey Jim, Please tell me first, what is not sufficient with the current regs. and why they need to be changed. Just … Continue reading

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Tattoo Profession- Public Notice

The problem exists because at this time in history there are so many gypsy tattooers traveling around the country, working under the table at international Job-Fairs, that are being disguised as professional conventions and gatherings, that they are both uncountable … Continue reading

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Tattoo Profession Definitions

Professional Tattoo Convention; An Event produced, for the Promotion and Advancement of the Art and Business produced by the Tattoo Profession; Not for financial gain by any private Person or Business. An Event that is supported by more than 80% … Continue reading

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Is the APT changing your Tattoo Regulations?

Here they come, and they’re telling us they’re coming. Mike Martin VP, from the “Alliance of Professional Tattooists” has published an official APT statement in the Nov, 2011 #114 issue of Pain Magazine. First off, Unless Mr Martin is talking … Continue reading

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Conventions- good conditions vs bad

One of the most important aspects of a well run convention is wether or not the convention is set up to promote the art of TATTOOING, or wether it was set up to promote the ART of tattooing If the … Continue reading

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Letter to; Bob Tyrrell, Jeff Gougé, Shawn Barber, Chris Dingwell and Durb,

Dear Bob Tyrrell, Jeff Gougé, Shawn Barber, Chris Dingwell and Durb, You Guys are getting more arrangant every Con-vention. I recently read a blog from Big Gus, http://tattooartistmagazineblog.com/2011/10/11/big-gus-off-the-map-at-the-paradise-tattoo-gathering-tattoo-artist-magazine-blog/#more-6433 he was proud to have been invited to attend a seminar at … Continue reading

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