Issue 18

The talented Giannis Piperakis, known as Dr Pepper, spoke to HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine for his beginning and course, the importance of working with his own standards, the "addiction" that tattoo causes, the existence of tattooers for all tastes,...
It was at the age of sixteen, just before the exams of high school's second grade... I sitting in our living room with my mother, in Volos city, drinking coffee while the TV was on. Eventually this holy woman said: "If you don't fail your school...
Mikaël De Poissy became globally well know with his acclaimed and unique tattoo work, which includes vitro along with historical elements from various cultures as well as religious themes. HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine had the chance of meeting the...
7th Sense Tattoo Saloon opened its doors in 2012. Jim Vasileiadis (JIMAS) did not want to open “another” tattoo studio. He wanted a place for people to relax, to be able to discuss with the tattoo artists so as to remember the whole tattoo...
The 9th Athens International Tattoo Convention took place last Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Tae Kwon Do sports venue at Faliro, with the participation of numerous tattoo artists of the local scene, as well as tattoo artists from abroad, such as...
I have been meandering and evolving based on my ego, situations and people of my present life. My love with ink and the artistic piece of tattoo started at quite early age, taking under consideration that I was raised into a pretty closed up society...
Editions Reuss worked their magic again! This time, the publisher Matthias Reuss teamed up with Edgar Hoil, the renowned Chicano photographer. The result of this cooperation is “Tattoo Masters Flash Collection – Part I” and “Tattoo Masters Flash...
My name is Sofia, I'm twenty-six and I studied at the School of Early Childhood Education in the Special Education Department at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. I had my first tattoo done at the age of eighteen and I remember how many...
After the completion of each new tattoo, an aftercare is required in order for it to heal properly. HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine tried the specialized Greek series Panthenols Tattoo products and spoke with the mastermind of the company, Stefanos...
This was what we call a “politically incorrect” interview. The Growlers are they guys you want to sit down and drink beers or hang out at a bar. Pure rock’n’rollas. Matt, the guitarist lying on the couch in a hangover state following last night’s...
I got my first tattoo done at the age of seventeen. It was a lot of fun! After that there was no return. I decided to go on pension without "empty" skin. My collaboration with Proki and other artists at Proki Tattoo Studio certainly is helping this...
Handpoke tattoo seems to be gaining nowadays more and more fans and supporters. "Handpoke Tattoo" book's publication could be characterized as necessary and as a natural result of the "revival" of hand tattooing outside the traditional context....
HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine had the honour of meeting the truly unique Buddhist calligrapher Tashi Mannox under the Acropolis. Tashi's mantras and calligraphy have been used in numerous tattoos until today. Among many other things, he talked to us...
“All my tattoos have a meaning, my body is my journal and all my tattoos are my stories”. Name: Femke FataleProfession: Alternative Model / Festival Hostess.Residence: Loppem, Belgium. My name is Femke Fatale and I am an alternative model and...
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