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Guest artist Clara Sinclair

Our recent guest artist Clara Sinclair seemed to enjoy her trip down here to sunny San Diego! We hope she had a blast. If you follow either @GuruTattoo or @ClaraSinclairTattoo on Instagram then you may have seen posts about her stay, but incase…

#3PaintingsFor5Days by Honkey Kong

Artists of all sorts have been challenging each other to post examples of their work on Instagram, and the latest #3PaintingsFor5Days to catch our attention was Adam Hathorn aka Honkey Kong. Here's the 5 posts he shared with this week! To see…
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Tattoo Prodigies 2

We were grateful hear that two of our artists in Pacific Beach are included in Mike Devries' latest creation Tattoo Prodigies 2. Congrats to Nate Banuelos and Tim McEvoy! There are a bunch of heavy hitters featured in this book, and these two…
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Getting Sketchy - Tom Haubrick

Drawing, sketching and other forms of illustration are a very common thing for tattooers these days. Consider it like target practice, and Tom has a favorite local "firing range" here in San Diego (other than Guru Tattoo) and it's called Donut…
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If you wanna play, you gotta pay.

In some circles they say "never trust a tattooer that doesn't have any tattoos", and while it might not be true in all cases, here is one good reason why a tattooer should have tattoos; the artists ability to truly empathize with their client.…
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#GettingSketchy-Eno

For our second installment of the #GettingSketchy series we decided to take a look at work from the one and only Eric Kuiken, aka Eno. He describes his artistic style as "pop surrealism" and around these parts he is certainly the go-to-guy for…
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Honkey Kong's BlkNgld

Adam Hathorn is a machine! There's no doubt about it. His illustrative twist on people's ideas will likely keep him a busy man for years to come. One of the signature parts of his creative process that we have come to love over the years is…
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Guest Artist Rus Laich

Watch out for these guys! Or good buddy Rus will be tattooing here in San Diego for a couple of days, specifically Feb. 20-22, 2014. You better get in when you can!     He currently tattoos at Alchemy Tattoo in Los Angeles, but hails…

#GettingSketchy - Kyle Walker

After browsing the 'ol Instagram feed I came upon a post from Kyle Walker of a drawing that he scheduled to tattoo the next day. That's when I realized how much I love seeing these sketches! It's like a sneak peek of what's to come after the…