Issue 6

I had my first tattoo when I was eighteen, though I was in love with them and wanted one since I was thirteen. My first “meeting” with the needles and the world of ink happened to be in my small city in Italy where I used to live before moving to...
Thomas Gramm (Nico Tattoo Crew) started tattooing my leg in 2007; it is a Tibetan skull in Japanese style. A year later and following about eight sessions, it was completed with a hannya demon and a Japanese flower. It won the 3rd place as "Best...
HeartbeatInk met the talented Pawel Gawkowski during his sort stay in Greece. Amongst others Pawel spoke to us about his “hybrid” tattoo style, the Polish tattoo scene and its acclaimed “blooming”. Is this your first time in Greece? How is your...
Committed to rock n' roll and with having just released  a fantastic new album, The Darkstar spoke to HeartbeatInk about their journey through the Greek music scene, their album “Our Darkest Secrets”, as well as their tattoos. What kind of...
I have always been a big fan of tattoos from a young age. Every birthday and Christmas my Mom would ask me what I wanted and my response would be “I want a tattoo”. Her response would either be "over my dead body", "you're too young" or she will...
As a make up artist, I did a lot of body paintings. Then I realized how much it beautifies the body. Therefore, I decided to start having tattoos on my body. Each one represents something really important from my life. I adore them all. The artist...
The charismatic and one of a kind Tas Danazoglou spoke exclusively to HeartbeatInk, while tattooing at his booth at London's “Into You” Tattoo Studio, about the art of the tattoo with absolute honesty and humour. When did you first get involved with...
I had my early tattoos done at Tattooland and Nico Tattoo in 2007 and 2009. However, my "serious" relationship with larger tattoos started in late 2009 at Dirty Roses, with Kostas and Alex. Kostas tattooed me a skull and the logo of Professional...
Eightball Tattoo Studio was founded in 1999 by Tolle', aka Tolis Tsiamis. It is based in the centre of Athens; 128 Patission Str. shopping centre “Soto” and has been recently renovated.. The whole crew consists of 8 people and 5 tattoo artists work...
HeartbeatInk visited the 9th International London Tattoo Convention, held at the Tobaco Dock on September 27th, 28th and 29th. Three beautifully long days, full of tattoos, tattoo artists and tattoo collectors. There was also further entertainment...
HeartbeatInk visited the 9th International London Tattoo Convention, held at the Tobaco Dock on September 27th, 28th and 29th. Three beautifully long days, full of tattoos, tattoo artists and tattoo collectors. There was also further entertainment...
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