Tattoo News - April 2010
The new book, The Polynesian Tattoo Today, has been released ahead of schedule! See http://www.thepolynesiantattoo.com/tattootoday.htm for ordering information. Please note: International orders do require additional postage, so please e-mail for a shipping quote.
If you are on O'ahu there will be a book release party & tattoo contest at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana on April 24th from 8-10 pm. Enter your tattoo in any one of 4 categories: Traditional Polynesian, Tribal, non-Polynesian or color. Please arrive & register for the contests between 7:30- 8 pm.
ON THE WEB
An excellent article on scarification in Papua New Guinea is online at http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/ecology/when-men-become-crocodiles-extreme-tribal-scars/1261
There are a lot of tattoo related events coming up in Hawai'i (including Molokai), Seattle, Santa Monica, San Clemente and Carlsbad. A new EVENTS page has been added to my website, see http://www.thepolynesiantattoo.com/events.htm
The NZ Tattoo Convention in New Plymouth is the 27th & 28th of November & looks like an excellent event! Check out the website at http://www.nztattooart.com/artists.html and plan your next vacation!
Mar 27 - Apr 4 East San Francisco area
Apr 9 - 12 Tattooing in Seattle
Apr 15 - 18 NATIONAL TATTOO CONVENTION, Seattle, WA
Apr 22 - May 20 Home on O'ahu
If you are interested in an appointment, please call me while I'm on the mainland at (510)576-3410, or in Hawai'i at (808) 734-8677, or e-mail me at email@example.com, but please include your phone number, as I far prefer the phone since I talk far faster than I type.
NEXT TRIP DATES:
May 27th Lecture and book signing at Santa Monica College
May 29th San Onofre Hawaiian Surf Club Lu'au in San Clemente
May 31st Tattoo photo exhibition reception at Vinaka, Carlsbad
June 1 - June 6th Oceanside
June 10 - 20th Los Angeles
June 26th - July 10th East SF Area
The deadline for deposits from new clients for guaranteed appointments for the June/July trip is May 10th, but the sooner, the better as it allows us more time to correspond on your design. Call me at home at (808)734-8677 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Late sign-ups are taken on a space-available basis, as usual.