Issue 10

Lonis, aka Leonidas Skiadas, known for his distinctive painting style, spoke to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine about his artistic past, his love of classic painters, his years alongside Andreas Marnezos, custom tattooing and his “non-devotion” to one...
I can remember myself admiring the tattoo art since a really young age; when it wasn't yet widely known in Greece. When I was gazing at a tattoo, I was focusing on it and I was looking forward to the moment that I would get my own! In 2001 a...
I had my first tattoo done in 2007, mainly because I was curious to see how much it might hurt. I kept getting small non – colour tattoos, until I got the swallows on my carves at Happy Sailor Tattoo in London and I realized how beautiful...
For me, tattoos are closely related to my job. I am a hairdresser and since doing such a creative job, when it comes to appearance I have the "comfort" to be as "extreme" as I want. Ten years ago I had my first tattoo done at a friend's house. In...
Since my very first tattoo, I knew that this endless “ink journey" will not quite finish. When I arrived at Prive Tattoo and met Kostas Pliakas I was certain that this will be the place that my "psychotherapy" would take place. This sweet pain and...
Tattooland was founded in January 1996 by the Sanozidis brothers; Pavlos and Moses. The two of them started working in a small studio in Thessaloniki in 1 Ioannou Michael Street; Moses as a tattoo designer and Pavlos as a tattoo artist. In 2005 the...
The main influence regarding my tattoos is myself. Ever since I can remember me, I have the memory of that old - school chewing gum with the yellow piece of paper that gave a "tattoo" as a gift! I was also often attending with my mother many...
As a kid I was truly amazed by the older guys that were tattooed and weren't “afraid” to expose their tattoos in plain sight. Seventeen years ago, it really took guts to be tattooed. I got my first tattoo done by my cousin when I was sixteen. We...
“For some people, tattoo is perceived as a trend and for some others as ideology. Everybody has his own point of view. For me tattoo symbolizes sensuality".  Name: Tammy ArchiveProfession: Fashion Designer & Tattoo Artist.Residence: Athens...
HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine had a Valentine's date with Kylesa! HeartbeatInk had the chance to interview and photograph the "heavy" and easy - going Savannahians before their gig in Athens on the 14th of February. Kylesa spoke about the relation...
Jondix spoke exclusively to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine about his initiation into tattooing, his past as a tattoo nerd, the first tattoo he ever did; at Tas Danazoglou's neck, his experience in Greece while been Mike the Athens' apprentice and the...
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