Learn the proper techniques in creating and applying a tattoo stencil through an illustrated step-by-step guide. A gallery of original illustrations created by the authors for their clients, displays the new direction of skin art from an artist's perspective. This takes the reader on a journey of the designs in the street shop tattoo studio looking at Old School designs, New School, and New Old School styles that have driven tattoo design to a new level that combines styles to create new forms. Skulls, crosses, hearts, flames, knives, creatures, machines and adaptive designs are featured here.
Brian Johnson and Chris Alexander are the owners of Underworld Tattoo, a custom tattoo and piercing shop in Pennsylvania, They have been professional tattoo artists for over 20 years, and both live in Southeastern Pennsylvania.