Issue 8

The talented and sincere Dobi Slavov, gave HeartbeatInk Tattoo Magazine an interview about his idiosyncratic past, the difficulties in his life and the tattooing that he loves so much. How did you get involved with tattooing? I began learning to...
I begun getting tattooed timidly, in the summer of 2012. I went rather randomly to Paul (Uncl Paul). However, our acquaintance proved to be “fateful". The second time I visited him consciously and after having studied his portfolio well. The truth...
For me tattoos are much more than just ink on the body. I've loved the tattoo world from a very young age. When I decided to get my first tattoo done, I visited the nearest tattoo shop to my house and I can say that I was lucky. Magaret was able...
Marisa Kakoulas is a lawyer and a writer. She has been writing about tattoos and US laws that impact the tattoo industry for more than a decade. Her blog NeedlesAndSins.com and her tattoo books are highly respected within the international tattoo...
My first “crush” on tattoos was at a really young age. When I was twelve years old I wanted to grow up so I can have “sleeves”. Because of the music that I was listening to, the people I was hanging out, the streets and especially my friend Jim P...
When I became eighteen years old, I started been involved with music professionally, as a DJ in clubs and also more private circles. My tattoos are influenced by my musical preferences as well as from my lifestyle. The Ganesha, the Aum, the Hindi...
Doctor Pepper Tattoo Studio was founded in 2012 by Giannis Piperakis, aka DrPepper, after twelve years of experience in tattooing. It is based in Agia Varvara in Egaleo, in 111 Megalou Alexandrou Street. The whole crew consists of 5 people and 3...
I had my first tattoo done when I was fifteen years old at Nico Tattoo Studio. My last tattoo is the sleeve, done by Alex Gotza (Dirty Roses Tattoo Studio). It is consisted of several designs by John Baizley taken from various album covers of...
Sometime back in 2002, I started getting tattooed. The beginning was initiated with the two nautical stars on my back, made by Vasso (Eightball Tattoo). Soon after I got more tattoos done... Since then, I haven't stopped “enriching” my collection...
"Tattoo is a wonderful art form. Of course I want to get more tattoos. But I have time, I'm young and I have a lot of patience". Name: Maris RemmelProfession: Proki Tattoo Studio Shop Manager / Body – Piercer.Residence: Athens. My...
The "fathers" of Greek stoner rock and "children of the sun" themselves, Nightstalker spoke to HeartbeatInk about the new tattoos they got after their recent trip to Cyprus, how "Children of the Sun" took its final form and became a song and about...
Unique, humble and conscious of himself, Yorg Powell spoke exclusively to HeartbeatInk, about his eighteen year-old career and traditional - classic tattooing. What lead you to get your first tattoo? I was born in London. My parents didn’t have any...
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