Issue 12 - 13

Ozone, aka Dimitris Tentzeris, spoke to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine about his longtime relationship with painting, the art of tattoo for the sake of which he dropped out of the Athens School of Fine Arts, the difficulties of realistic tattoo, the...
Christ, aka Christos Zacharopoulos, gave HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine an interview for his passion about the tattoo, life in Cyprus, whether his identity as a tattooist has been influenced by the fact that he is a father, the growing popularity and...
Tattoo is a kind of worship for me, which started about seven years ago. I begun with something small in order to make two - three tattoos more, but I lost count on the way... I love Neo Traditional and Old School tattoos, but that doesn't mean...
Tattooing is a unique habit. When you start with your first tattoo, you already think about the next one. And this is what is happening on both occasions; whether you make a tattoo, or you get it done by someone else. I had this experience...
Before I got my first tattoo done, I have been completely opposed to the idea. However, at the age of twenty-four, I decided to show my love for a girl by getting her name tattooed, which at that time was the most far-fetched thing in my life. Of...
Deftones' live appearance in Athens on Monday the 23d of June at Heavy By The Sea Festival left really good impressions. Within their several days lasting visit in our country, the HeartbeatInk team had the opportunity to meet the popular band...
“Tattooligans” tattoo studio was founded in 1999 by George Mavridis. The studio was initially named “Magic Needles” until 2004 when it was renamed to “Tattooligans”. The last years Tattooligans have been traveling and participating in some of the...
I always wanted to have a tattoo and I enjoyed seeing “colored” people, especially in my style. The decision to start getting tattooed was made ten years ago, without much thinking! I wanted it very much because it was going to mark an era that...
I don’t know where to begin from, because tattoo for me is tied to the story of my life and the way that I see it, is changing and varies according to the “seasons” I am into. Tattoo for me is ''art'' and art cannot be described by words.  It...
"My tattoos are like a "second skin" to me. A skin which emphasis who I am. Each tattoo represents an interest, a part of my personality or simply a journey of my life". Name: Kassandra Powell Profession: Director / Videographer.Residence:...
I am a grunge lover and a big Nirvana fan. That's why my first tattoo was Nirvana’s emoticon. I was eighteen then. After a two year break, I decided that I wanted to get tattooed. Coincidentally, it was then that I met Tzenios and he tattooed the...
The 8th Athens International Tattoo Convention was held at Tae Kwon Do stadium on May 23d, 24th and 25th.  This is the second part from HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine's photoreportage. Photos by Victor Malkievic.
The 8th Athens International Tattoo Convention was held at Tae Kwon Do stadium on May 23d, 24th and 25th.  This is the first part from HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine's photoreportage. Photos by Victor Malkievic.
When I first came across the "Kalinga Tattoo" book – while visiting London Tattoo Convention - I was highly impressed and I immediately desired to study it in depth. The documentation of historical importance and the valuable information in...
HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine celebrated its first year with a big party on Saturday 17th May at the brand new FOUAR in the “heart” of Athens, with the support of HAVANA CLUB. The event began at 20.00 with the opening of “Stigmata” exhibition by Ino...
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