Synopses & Reviews
Tattoo: From Idea To Ink, is an indispensable resourse for tattoo artists and collectors alike. The book traces the origin of a tattoo from its initial inception through the process of design and finally implementation in the hands of talented artists. The book offers, artwork, artists, and suggestons for anyone looking for that perfect piece of art. In addition to a full section filled with original artwork from master tattooists, the book features work by industry legends.
About the Author
Joy Surles is the editor for Art and Ink Publications, a tattoo magazine syndicate publishing Skin Art, Tattoo Revue, Tattoos For Men, Tattoos For Women, and Tabu. With a M.A. in English and a tattoo-artist husband, Joy is the ideal person to author this book. Before making the switch to journalism, Joy taught college writing at Long Island University and Stern College for Women. A poet as well as a writer and editor, Joy’s poems have appeared in Lungfull and Si Senor.