LOKO T | BOSTON DECEMBER 2ND – 9TH | BLACK AND GREY REALISM TATTOOING

 

LOKO T WILL BE BACK WITH US DECEMBER 2ND, BRINGING HIS WEST COAST BLACK AND GREY STYLE TATTOOING TO BOSTON.  YOU CAN CHECK HIS WORK OUT ON THE WEBSITE HERE OR YOU CAN CHECK HIM OUT ON FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM.  IF YOU’D LIKE TO MAKE A APPOINTMENT WITH LOKO FOR A PORTRAIT, REALISM OR WHATEVER ELSE, FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE SHOP AT 617 418 5115 OR AT WAVENPAVE@YAHOO.COM

GUEST TATTOO ARTIST | PHILADELPHIA | ART MACHINE PRODUCTIONS

Carissa will be a guest tattoo artist October 9th til the 11th at #1 rated tattoo shop in PhiladelphiaArt Machine Productions.  The shop is located in the Fishtown area of Philly. Carissa is currently booking appointments for the dates listed above – if you are in the area and would like to get tattooed by carissa – please contact here at wavenpave@yahoo.com or call the shop at 617 418 5115

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Sulu’ape Pili Mo’o | Traditional Samoan Tatau | Boston guest artist

Mo’o is a Tatau Master, or te Tufunga ta Tatau Sulu’ape Pili Mo’o in the islands, a title that was given to him by chief Sua Sulu’ape A. Petelo, so needless to say when you get tatau by Mo’o you are getting tatau by the best.  Mo’o also tattoos marquesian style by machine as well.

Some nice tatau was done, we even got to show Mo’o and Penina around Boston this time – some fresh seafood and desert in boston’s north end!!

Mo’o is off to the world once again, but he will return for more tatau.  So if you missed out on it this time, he’ll be back at the shop next time he is in the states.  if you’d like to get tatau or marquesian tattoo by Mo’o next time he’s in Boston drop us a line and we’ll get the process started!

 

Loko T | Guest Tattoo Artist | Photorealism Tattooing

What can we say about our time with Loco T….We laughed, we ate, we drank we shot slingshots and oh yeah there were tattoos involved too!!  Boston if your looking for some insane tattoo work, i suggest you check out Loko’s portfolio, Loko is gone now….off to Cali, Maui, New Mexico, New Jersey, but he’ll be back in about a month, so don’t worry.  you didn’t totally blow it and miss out on the awesomeness

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Amsterdam Tattoo Convention | Boston Tattoo Artist in Amsterdam

We just returned from the 10th annual Amsterdam International Tattoo Convention, it was quite a trip.  Got to Work alongside some of the best tattooers Europe has to offer and see how they do a tattoo convention on the other side of the pond.  Rode the trains, trams, metros and buses…saw the van gogh museum, red light district, ate cheese saw a man light off fireworks from his butthole,  saw windmills and visited some bars and coffee shops……if you thought las vegas was the city of sin…it aint got shit on Amsterdam!!  A good trip and experience…i definately wasn’t in Boston anymore

June Guest Tattoo Artist | Loko T | Boston Black and Grey Tattoo

proteam-loko_tH2ocean Pro Team Tattoo Artist Loco T will be Tattooing at the shop June 11th to the 18th.  His Availability will be booking fast as he is only in Boston for a week and he is one of the Premier Tattooers in the tattoo game for his signature black and grey style!  You can check out some of his work under the guest artist menu or by clicking here.  Contact the shop to book a appointment

 

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Past and Present Events | Boston Tattoo Shop

We had a nice visit with guest artist Leo Darlin’ Guajardo, he did some tattoos then off to nyc and hawaii…. Safe travels leo!!  Carissa‘s been banging out tattoos – she recently did a Boston Strong Tattoo on Boston City Councilor Sal Lamatina – Sal was near the finish line at last years Boston Marathon when the Bombs exploded.

Carissa’s currently booking out a couple of weeks, so if you want to get in before she heads off to the Amsterdam Tattoo Convention on May 28th then get in here soon!!

And then on June 22nd Samoan Tatau Master Suluape Pili Mo’o will return for a week – spots are already filling up for this amazing experience – call the shop for more info!

Tampa Tattoofest 2014 | Boston Tattoo Shop | Tattoo Covention

It was our 3rd year attending the Tampa Tattoofest at the Manatee Convention Center in Palmetto Fl.  Our Boothmates this year once again were Mark Longnecker from Endless Summer Tattoo in Coco Beach fl and On Point Ink in Jacksonville Fl.

We did our usual tampa routine – lunch at the “the Pub“, check into the hotel then off to the convention to get set up

The Convention was alot of fun – tattooing, music, food and suspension shows.  Got tattooed by Bowery Stan Moskowitz - got to hang with him and Crazy Philadelpia Eddie….Heard some amazingly funny stories – would’ve loved to be a fly on the wall during their haydays!!   1st night of the Siesta Inn Tiki Bar after party was dj’d by the one and only DJ Longneck!  We spent most of the nights after the convention hanging with friends Tony Olivas, Loko T, Phillip and Crew from Lucky Draw Tattoo.  The stories from the tiki bar will be told for many years to come!!

We missed our flight on Sunday Night and because of the tornado warnings on Saturday we couldn’t get out until tuesday morning, so we drove out to Clearwater  and got a room at the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa.  We checked out the spa as well as the Tequila Sunrises and Rum Runners at their Tiki Bar…Yes!!

Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand | Guest Tattoo Artist | February 2014

It’s been a crazy month or so around here.  Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand Visited the shop in Boston for a week and a half.  We were blessed to have her, the knowledge and history that’s in her head is absolutely mind blowing – Everything from Sailor Jerry, Ed Hardy, Mike Malone to the ancient history of tattooing.  We got a private edition of the voodoo to vogue lecture that she had given at Columbia University

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