Check out Tattoo Artist Ben Shaw’s Dark and Dangerous Designs

Check out Tattoo Artist Ben Shaw’s Dark and Dangerous Designs

American tattoo artist Ben Shaw has been inking designs into skin since the turn of the century. He started out his career by travelling the United States, gaining experience in different tattoo parlors before finally settling down at Octopus Tattoo in Derby in the United Kingdom. Shaw’s style is a mix of traditional design elements […]

Mayhem & Muse
A bright orange watercolour squirrel leaps across this guy's shoulder in this artistic tattoo by Magda from Ink Miners

You’re Gonna Go Nuts over these Squirrel Tattoos

Squirrels are super cute rodents that have been firm favourites among human beings for centuries. They are so beloved, in fact, that British colonialists introduced European squirrels to parks and home gardens in the colonies of the 18th and 19th centuries. Unfortunately, these foreign squirrels often posed a threat to the local squirrel population but […]

Mayhem & Muse
Iconic tattoos of religious figures covered Artoria GIbbons legs

Tattooed Ladies: When Women with Tattoos were Scandalous Sideshows

In the early 19th century, circuses began to offer their visitors sideshow attractions in the form of tattooed men. The men would cover their bodies with tattoos and then present themselves to audiences for viewing. Many of these colorful performers would claim that they’d been kidnapped by savages and forcibly tattooed. Towards the end of […]

Mayhem & Muse
Berlin tattoo artist Mario Hartmann inks a photo realistic portrait of Jason from cult horror film Friday the 13th

Mario Hartmann’s Horror Tattoos will leave You Screaming for MORE

German tattoo artist Mario Hartmann has a talent for creating horror tattoos that glisten with all the gory blood, pus and rotting flesh that will make horror fans swoon. Employing a photorealistic style, Hartmann offers his clients photo replicas of their favorite horror film characters, or lifelike renditions of imaginary horror characters such as zombies and […]

Mayhem & Muse