Get up close and personal with Southern Californias most legendary and trend-setting tattoo artists. Join Skin & Ink magazine editor, Bob Baxter, as he drives from shop to shop in his 94 azure-blue Mustang. Follow along as he chats it up with Southern Californias living tattoo legends. Gather the inside info. Hear the spicy gossip. See the gorgeous gals and lusty men sport their traffic-stopping ink. Turn the pages. See their work in 565 color photos. Meet the artists. Take the trip! The Tattoo Road Trip! Featured artists include: Dave Gibson; Danielle Oberosler & Robert Atkinson; Shannon OSullivan; Mike Pike & Jojo Ackerman; Bob Roberts, Bryan Burke & Joe Vegas; Pat Fish; Jack Rudy; Judy Parker; Baba & Odie; Dottie M.; Corey Miller; Greg James; Patty Kelley; Fip Buchanan; Ethan Morgan; Steve Smith; Emelio Cusidor & Kerri Hodsdon; Kari Barba & Jeremiah Barba; Tennessee Dave James; John Saletra & Colin LaRocque; Riley Baxter; Shawn Warcot; Juan Puente, Mark Mahoney, Small Paul, & Chris Conn; Rori Keating; Baby Ray; and Eric Maaske.
Bob Baxter and Mary Gardner live in Hood River, Oregon. Together they run tattooroadtrip.com, remaining committed to keeping the tattoo community connected with their unparalleled shop directory. Bob was the editor of Skin&Ink magazine for fifteen years.