Saturday, October 9, 2010
I, Philip Barbosa will be at the Edmonton Tattoo Convention THIS WEEKEND! I will also have on my person several Two Dollar Tattoo Dare envelopes for professional tattoo artists only. So look for me helping out at the Body Art Pro booth all weekend. I will only have so many so it really will be first come first served, bring me your business card you get the dare! We even give you a circle maker (for when you cant find a twonee) inside the envelope courtesy of our project sponsors.
The last few months have been very busy for the folks who work on this project with me. We are still a little behind on submissions but will be making an effort now to get caught back up. The winter brings a slower schedule typically for the tattoo community (knocking on wood) and we are taking advantage of this. Idle hands after all... We also will have a guest Writer Rob W. helping get new submissions posted soon!
Next week look out for lots more submissions from:
This submission was super special for us to get. The recipient of this tattoo is none other then Doug Ford! For those who don't know Doug is the man who runs Good Guy Tattoo Supply and also one half of the Two Dollar Tattoo project's sponsors! Kai Saunders of
Co-founder of the Two dollar Tattoo project George Brown III and Fellow Tattooer Elless Mullen Did a little trade of two dollar tattoos with a theme. Now ask your self if you had an important decision to make would you go with: "What would George do? or What would Ellese Do?
You can post your decision in the comments bellow.
Saturday, July 17, 2010
There seems to be recurring popular themes popping up on two dollar tattoo. One of them is the Owl tattoo! I am not complaining I love owl tattoos and in fact I have been known to frequent the Owl Tattoo Blog. This little single needle hooter was brought to us by Ghandy (at Hell or High Water tattoo in Muncton new Brunswick). I was fortunate to meet Ghandy in person while he was at the Toronto Tattoo Convention and his pal Joel pictured was lucky enough to get this little two dollar tattoo!
Okay, first off I have to send huge personal apologies to Robyn Lee (of Ace Of Spades Tattoo in Toronto Ontario) for not posting this great spring time inspired tattoo when I got it. But there it is! spring and summer fresh strawberry picked or rather pricked with a single needle on her co worker and fellow tattooer Eugene. Remember We love your comments!
Its been a crazy few weeks for all of us and the hiatus has been put on hiatus. Between the my full time gig, Me starting a new company, Seven Crowns Tattoo renovating and expanding, The g20 fiasco, The Toronto Tattoo Convention and a whole host of other distractions caused us to fall way behind on extra curricular activities.
Back to business as usual and first things first. We have prizes to award to some of our contributers! A while back we got some donations from the kind folks at Good Guy Supply and Body Art Pro and wanted to have some prizes to make this project that much more interesting. The decisions where way too tough for all of us to decide so we wanted to ask a few friends to help us out and judge their favorite submissions.
Our esteemed Panel Of Judges!
Doug Ford, Owner and operator of Good Guy Tattoo Supply the folks that bring you some of the best in tattoo supplies with the friendliest service on the planet.
Badur Ramji, The one man show that is body art pro from R & D to bottling, labeling and shipping.
Marisa Kakoulas, Lawyer by day and writer and black tattoo officianata by night. Also the brains and the beauty behind the very popular tattoo culture blog needles and sins and is the publisher of the black tattoo book.
Shane Turgeon, Tattoo shop proprieter and the man who probably has forgotten more about starwars and GI joe then you will ever know. Shane also curates the fantastic online archive toys and tattoos and is the publisher of the force in the flesh book.
We contacted the judges some time after the project started and gave them each a few weeks worth of submissions to look over. They picked from what was posted up until this here post and where asked only to judge the pieces based on what they liked best. there was no criteria other then to say what was their favorite.
Now onto the winners!
The winners will be contacted via email and will get a gift box in the mail. We have assembled a mish mash of prize boxes and what you get will be very random. You may get ink, disposable tubes, a clipcord, after care, or just candy!
Keep checking in I have a lot of backlogged images to post this week so there will be a lot to look at again!
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Thursday, June 10, 2010
Hey, It has been a while since we have updated the site. There are a few images and some big news ready to be posted very soon. Conventions and New shop expansions have been eating up everyone's free time. We have about a week more of madness and then we are back onto a regular schedule.
Sincerest apologies from the TDT Staff.
Sincerest apologies from the TDT Staff.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
I was really happy to receive this submission for many reasons. First off the photographs documenting the event by
Sunday, April 25, 2010
Carrying on with more from our friend Chris Hall we have a lovely little Tudor Rose paired with an equally as lovely English ale. Chris by now is clearly no stranger to the The Two Dollar Tattoo Project as this is now his third entry. A true Renaissance man, Chris is also credited with being the first and only tattooer that submitted images to this project that has made his own single round needles (you can read all about in his first submission)! The wearer of the Tudor Rose is a man well familiar with needles,
To finally end our all Star Wars streak I present to you a little Spider Webb Flash Tribute! This little Muff Diver tattoo was single needled by Chris Hall (of Crown and Anchor Tattoo in Barrie Ontario). The lucky recipient is fellow tattooer and former apprentice of Mr Hall, . Aside from the great work on this tattoo I do have to say my favorite part of this set has to be the barrier used for the Twonee... More to come from Chris in the next entry.