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we @ GOLDENTOUCHTATTOO are EXTREMELY excited to get thru this week — we’ll be attending the TEXAS TATTOO SHOWDOWN this JULY 4th WEEKEND in EL PASO, TX!!!!!

to find out more information on the Showdown (ie, times/dates, ticket prices, etc.) simply go here.

if you get the chance to attend this massive three-day event, drop by our booth and SAY HI!!! 😀

teeny tiny rat tattoo recently done on a client who told me this story:

where she comes from, they have an old wives tale where a pregnant woman who gets frightened while carrying child imprints that scare/event onto said child in the form of a birthmark. well, when my client was born she had this small birthmark on her leg – everyone called it her ‘rat’ since her mother had the bejeezus scared out of her by a rat while gathering eggs, pregnant with her daughter. 🙂

Dia de los muertos, aka Day of the Dead, images have recently become very popular in mainstream culture and tattooing.  As much of tattoo art has to do with memorial/tribute/remembrance, dia de los muertos falls right into that category as it has much about celebrating the dead as it is to continue living.

[Day of the Dead style are portrayed as skeletons; this is a way to accept that they are no longer among the living in the flesh. As a reminder that they are still alive in spirit…]