Issue 19

The charismatic Vasso, aka Vaso Polymenakou, spoke to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine for her enthusiasm for tattoo since a very young age and why it was "inevitable" her subsequent involvement with it, her experiences and influences such as rockabilly...
My relationship with tattoo started somewhat when I was eighteen. My brother had begun tattooing (JIMAS) and I as the younger sister I entered the world of tattoo... And as he went on, I went on. Through him I met, I learned and I became involved in...
So it's my time to briefly tell the "big" story of my relationship with tattoos... It was about the beginning of 2000 that I visited a tattoo studio for the first time, after being urged by an acquaintance of mine. It was the studio of the...
I started getting tattooed eleven years ago because I was a "jackass"! I entered into any studio that was on my way and I did whatever came into my mind! Until one day I discovered Yorg (Honest Tattoo) and experienced the magic! Beyond his art,...
The tattoo artist and sculptor Jenny Skalkos spoke to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine for her tattoo "addiction" since prepubertal and the "rave" tattoo designs she was making for high-school kids when she was in junior high, her long-lasting contact...
It all started in 1995 when I got my first bicycle. Gradually I began to learn some tricks and this became a daily addiction. In 2000 I attended my first show where I got paid and then I started to think about it professionally. I “lowered” my head...
HeartbeatInk Team had the honour of doing an interview with the hardcore veterans Biohazard, just before their epic gig at the Athenian An club last week. The guys are hardcore, unpretending and 100% true. But most of all they are respectful. For...
Realistic tattoo is beloved by people both in Greece and abroad. There are many tattoo artists who specialize in it and in its various manifestations, such as photorealism, hyperrealism and surrealism. HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine presents forty-...
One of the oldest teams in the field of tattoo and body piercing, is based in Cholargos. Chronis "Uncle" Politis, Pantelis Michailidis, Tasos Xydeas, Simoni Gruber, Nastazia Terzoglou, Antonis Megas and Ilias Apostolakis can be found at the Uncle...
The weekend of 6 and 7 June, HeartbeatInk team had the chance to be in the city of Rennes, in the French Brittany, where we participated in Rennes Tattoo Convention with our own stand. This tattoo festival takes place for the second consecutive year...
It all started when I got involved with music and especially the extreme sound. You quickly start to get acquainted with the idea of tattoos as many artists have tattoos. In my opinion it is the destiny of each musician who finds another way of...
Back in 1932, in the June issue of Modern Mechanix, an old magazine featuring inventions, we discovered an article that many technology magazines will not even included today. One of the most detailed articles about modern -for that period-  tattoo...
For many of us, our first contact with tattoos during childhood was through some cartoon heroes. HeartbeatInk team “sifted” such childhood memories and brought together heroes from our years of innocence. Words & research by P.Z. Popeye the...
Top