• Art,  Events,  People

    Dutdutan 2011

    Dutdutan 2011 was held at the World Trade Center last August 26 & 27. My cousin”s other half, Michael and his brother & friends went there. Curious what Dutdutan festival is? I am too! It is actually the Philippines Tattoo Expo. They call it a celebration of art and ink. Also the nation”s biggest and grandest tattoo exposition. Michael worked for Tribal Gear Philippines which is the company behind the expo. Dutdutan 2011″s highlights include competitions of innovative and creative tattoo artists. They are also called premiere inkers. The competition has various categories and they also have the most coveted award so far – Tattoo of the Day. Dutdutan event…

  • Art,  crafts,  Friends,  People

    Don’t Let Fear Hold You Back

    INKED! I got my first tattoo yesterday. I found that I was spending the last couple of days looking on the internet trying to see how much pain this was going to cause me. After reading some testimonials it actually made me quite nervous. I alw ays thought they were a form of art and was curious about the process, but always backed down on the idea of shelling out money to pay some stranger to stab me and put me through many minutes of torture. However, when I was actually sitting in the chair and getting it done I realized that it wasn”t really that bad. There were parts…