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More Carkayous stories from Jesse Smith…..

“The battle between the killer cocks and the rebellious rabbits has been going on for centuries.  They were once allies against the ever aggressive squirrel tribe but the cocks started craving more territory and eventually turned on the rabbits.  Up until recently the cocks were winning, but the rabbits newfound alliance with the octopi has [...]

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New Guest Artist: Nathan Evans…..

To book a spot with Nathan, email him at Killjoy-1@hotmail.com.  See more detailed images work here.

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“Diggle the Dumbo Octopus”

  “Diggle” took up residence in the Ayebeesea off of Ferchettes Island East, in the land of Carkayous.   He is considered to be one of the more intelligent cephalopods and quite docile.  But don’t cross him, he’s been known to conjure up elaborate plans of revenge.  

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“Psilocybin Snail”

  Great snail tattoo done recently by Will Gonzalez!  Looks awesome, Will.

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Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival 2014

We are all back at the shop after a busy weekend at the Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival.  If you’ve never been to this event, you should really make a point to do so.  It is an awesome time, with so many artists and vendors.  The shop brought home two awards, and our guys did some [...]

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CHATtoos Podcast

  Take a listen to this podcast on the difference between Old School, New School, and Neotraditional tattoos.   You can find it  HERE.  Jesse Smith and Jason Stephan are both mentioned quite a few times for their notoriety in the area of New School tattooing, and the shop gets a little shout out too!

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Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival

Jason, Will and Daniel will be tattooing this March 7th, 8th and 9th in Hampton, VA at the Hampton Roads Tattoo Festival.  If you are interested in booking with one of them, just send an email to the artist of choice with your tattoo idea. For Jason, click here For Will, click here For Daniel, [...]

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Jesse Smith is headed to Peru!

Jesse will be traveling to Peru this March 3rd-6th to do a guest spot at Stefano’s Tattoo, located in Lima.  If you are interested in possibly getting tattooed by him while there, send an email to here with the following information:           1) Where would you like to be tattooed (ie, [...]

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Congratulations, Jason and Ken!!!

Huge shout out to Jason Stephan and his client, Ken for bringing home Best Large Color and Best Back Piece last month at the DC Tattoo Expo.  Great job, and congratulations to both of you!!!!!  Thank you to Ken for taking the time to drive up and enter the contest.

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