Tips for Your First Tattoo

Tips for Your First Tattoo

Getting your first tattoo is a significant step. Whether you have thought about it for a long time, or are venturing into it spontaneously, it is important to understand that a tattoo is a permanent choice, one that is not easily undone. Find Your Inspiration: Invest...
My Horihebe Kamon

My Horihebe Kamon

Following on from my last post, about the Japanese tattooing title bestowed on me by my great friend Alex KŌSEI Reinke, aka Horikitsune, I wanted to share another update.  In the wake of this huge honour, I decided to commission a Horihebe ‘Kamon’ or traditional...
A Great Honour

A Great Honour

It is with huge pleasure that I can announce that I have been given a formal Japanese tattooing title, and will now be using the name Horihebi. The name is derived from hori (彫) or ‘to engrave or carve’ and hebi (へび) ‘snake’. All Japanese tattoo masters are...