Explore the dark subculture of 1950s tattoos!In the early 1950s, when tattoos were the indelible mark of a lowlife, an erudite professor of English--a friend of Gertrude Stein, Thomas Mann, Andre Gide, and Thornton Wilder--abandoned his job to become a tattoo artist (and incidentally a researcher for Alfred Kinsey). Bad Boys and Tough Tattoos tells the story of his years working in a squalid arcade on Chicago's tough State Street. During that time he left his mark on a hundred thousand people, from youthful sailors who flaunted their tattoos as a rite of manhood to executives who had to hide their passion for well-ornamented flesh. Bad Boys and Tough Tattoos is anything but politically correct. The gritty, film-noir details of Skid Row life are rendered with unflinching honesty and furtive tenderness. His lascivious relish for the young sailors swaggering or staggering in for a new tattoo does not blind him to the sordidness of the world they inhabited. From studly nineteen-year-olds who traded blow jobs for tattoos to hard-bitten dykes who scared the sailors out of the shop, the clientele was seedy at best: sailors, con men, drunks, hustlers, and Hells Angels. These days, when tattoo art is sported by millionaires and the middle class as well as by gang members and punk rockers, the sheer squalor of Bad Boys and Tough Tattoos is a revelation. However much tattoo culture has changed, the advice and information is still sound:
A fun, witty and sharp look on expressing yourself through tattoos and the celebrities famed for their body art.
This is the full colour version to assist with visual aids. An Angel for Cosmetic Tattooists contains everything you will require to enter the field of becoming a permanent makeup technician. It may also help existing Cosmetic Tattooist improve some of their skill. After 50 years of training others, Robyna has now retired. All her hand written notes have all been compiled and placed into training manuals. Robyna asked her students to assist with the book and tell her what they needed. The book was given a trial run several times to see if students could work through the book and use it as a reference and how to guide. With their input the book was revised 20 times before it was released for sale. Robyna first produced the book called "Cosmetic Tattooist Permanent Makeup Micro-pigmentation Training Manual" in 2007. Without hesitation we recommend this book, to both professional tattooist and students. You would be well advised to have this book in their collection. Robyna was proud to be chosen to sit on the committee to rewrite the Australian Standards in the Early 1990s and again in 2007 - 2010 for the Hair, Health and Beauty industry. To add to her credits Robyna has been presented with several industry awards. This book was written in 2010 and has since been revised.
Angela Tewksbury was a mystery writer. Twelve of her novels had been published, several of them best sellers. As she attempted to get started on number thirteen, she realized she was bereft of new ideas. Could it be that she was suffering from triskaidekaphobia, fear of the number thirteen? She decided to ask Pittsburgh private investigator Magro Heff and his comely assistant, Kneesa Thighson, for help. She invited them to her home in Williamsburg, Virginia, hoping to get some ideas for a fictional story based on some of the cases they had been involved in. Their input helped her get started, but as she wrote, her story and her life encountered unforseen problems. Would book number thirteen be the victim of triskaidekaphobia? This is the second in a series of Magro Heff mysteries.
A Great Tattoo starts with a great Tattoo Design, Learn Step by Step easy steps and you can become the next tattoo artist. Flower Tattoo book for you. Start with basic simple and artistic Tattoo designs and you will be drawing wonderful and cool tattoo designs in no time! The Step by Step Tattoo drawings give you room to practice your drawing talent. Many different Tattoo designs for you to try. This Book Includes: Learn To Draw Flower Tattoo 14 Characters: Learn To Draw Dahlia Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Daphne Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Easy Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Freesia Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Gardenia Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Hawaiian Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Lily Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Lotus Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Lupine Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Magnolias Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Peace Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Peony Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw Rose Flower Tattoo Learn To Draw SunFlower Tattoo
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