Tat Talk

Bloodline Tattoo Opens Second Location

Bloodline Tattoo Opens Second Location

By | November 12, 2015 at 4:32 am | No comments

By Amanda Dorta The Coachella Valley is rich with opportunity and a few of our neighbors have recently appreciated from her harvest. CV locals Chris Reyes and Daniel Slaughter have come together to provide us the expansion of a Bloodline Tattoo second location. The new shop...

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Rich Pineda – Ink Master

Rich Pineda – Ink Master

By | July 9, 2015 at 2:02 am | No comments

By Esther Sanchez This weekend, July 10-12, Sullen Clothing and Art Collective, TG Tattoos and many other fantastic sponsors will kick off the second annual Palm Trees and Tattoos Convention at the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs. Last year’s convention ended up becoming a...

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Adam Normand

Adam Normand

By | November 27, 2014 at 11:56 am | No comments

Tat Talk with Phil Lacombe Name: Adam Normand Where you tat: Humble Tattoo Society (Palm Desert) Why you started tattooing: I started out making home-made machines as a teenager & tattooing friends & others on my street. I don't remember ever thinking that...

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Joshua “Tree” Sipe

Joshua “Tree” Sipe

By | February 12, 2014 at 6:08 pm | No comments

With Phil Lacombe Name: Joshua “Tree” Sipe Where do you tat: I currently work from my private studio space by appointment. It’s located in Bermuda Dunes. I have had the pleasure of working in almost all the shops out here in the valley, really blessed they had me....

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Elias Moreno of Bloodline Tattoo

Elias Moreno of Bloodline Tattoo

By | February 5, 2014 at 8:07 pm | No comments

Tat Talk with Phil Lacombe Name: Elias Moreno Where do you tat: Bloodline Tattoo Why did you start tattooing: Art has always run in my family. I started teaching myself and didn’t get very far. Everything I know and learned I’ve gotten from my boss, Chris Reyes, and...

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Rickey Carnahan of Tg Tat

Rickey Carnahan of Tg Tat

By | January 29, 2014 at 5:24 pm | No comments

By  Phil Lacombe Name: Rickey Carnahan Where you tat: Tg Tat Why you started tattooing: I was always into drawing and had some tattoo artist friends who talked me into being an apprentice. What style of tattooing do you enjoy the most: I love American Traditional,...

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Chris Reyes From Bloodline

Chris Reyes From Bloodline

By | January 1, 2014 at 5:47 pm | No comments

By Phil Lacombe Name: Chris Reyes Where you tat: Bloodline Tattoo Why you started tattooing: I was 15 years old and hanging out with the wrong crowd, mostly gang members and addicts. As part of the culture we would tattoo each other with homemade tattoo guns. I never...

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Ken Lightcap from Body Accents

Ken Lightcap from Body Accents

By | December 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | No comments

By Phil Lacombe Name: Ken Lightcap Where you tat: Body Accents Tattoo Why you started tattooing: I started tattooing because I’ve always had a deep love for art and the subculture of Tattooing. I have been drawing since I was around eight years old and finally decided...

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Savage (aka Raymond Gomez) from Art & Ink

Savage (aka Raymond Gomez) from Art & Ink

By | December 18, 2013 at 3:19 pm | No comments

By Phil Lacombe Name: Raymond Thi Gomez .... I go by (SAVAGE). Where you tat: I currently tattoo out of Art & Ink Tattoo Studio in Coachella and Indio. Why you started tattooing: I’ve always drawn, but I started by drawing pics for people when I was 17 and they...

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James Haun from Adorment

James Haun from Adorment

By | December 11, 2013 at 5:31 pm | No comments

By Phil Lacombe Name: James Haun Where you tat: I currently tattoo at Adornment in Palm Springs. Why you started tattooing: When I was 15 years old I got a tattoo by a girl who was also 15 and I remember seeing her "kitchen magician" tattoo setup and thinking to myself...

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Adam Normand from Killuminati

Adam Normand from Killuminati

By | December 4, 2013 at 6:18 pm | No comments

By Phil Lacombe Name: Adam Normand Where you tat: I tattoo for Killuminati, private tattoo studio. Why you started tattooing: I started making relay machines, homemade, when I was about 17 and have been drawing since I can remember. When I was 18 my best friend’s...

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Tony Francois from TG Tattoo

Tony Francois from TG Tattoo

By | November 27, 2013 at 2:01 am | No comments

By Phil Lacombe As an avid tattoo enthusiast I felt it was time to shed some light on some local talent. Name: Tony Francois Where you tat: The Tattoo Gallery (TG Tattoo) 68186 Ramon Rd Cathedral City, CA 92234 Why you started tattooing: I started tattooing 10...

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Jay’e Jones

Jay’e Jones

By | November 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm | No comments

By Phil Lacombe Name: Jay’e Jones Where you tat: Strata Tattoo Lab, owner & tattoo artist Why you started tattooing: Tattooing sort of discovered me by accident. At the ripe old age of 16, I had graduated high school and began attending college. I majored in...

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