Entries by SDT Staff

FOO DOG TATTOO: IMPERIAL LION

There’s a reason why so many have referred to artist Robert Pho as a master tattooist. Asian style tattoos have long been a staple in the world of tattoo. Regardless if the work is done in black and grey or color, it’s not necessarily the medium which dictates it’s impact, but the style. Asian art […]

THE ART OF COVER UP TATTOOS.

  Cover up tattoos by Andy Pho. I used to dread cover up tattoos, but not now.   I won’t lie. There was a time when I used to dread cover up tattoos, but not now. I’ve learned to love them and as of late, it’s become one of my specialites. There’s a certain art and […]

COVER UP TATTOO ARTIST IN VEGAS.

  A cover up tattoo is an art in itself. Looking for a good cover up tattoo artist? Look no further. Cover up tattoo I completed a few days ago.  Before getting into the process of the cover up tattoo, here’s how the story initially began.  At the age of 16, Anthony wanted to get his first […]

THE DAILY BATTLE.

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths. In this lifetime nothing comes easy. The trials and tribulations, the sleepless nights, and the self doubt are all a part of the struggle, but in the end […]

HANNYA MASK TATTOO

Oriental tattoos by Andy Pho Asian tattoos, Oriental tattoos, call it what you’d like but this style is simply timeless. The tattoo above was done by tattoo artist Andy Pho, and the full wrap around leg sleeve came out absolutely incredible. In addition to adding the clouds and the Hannya mask, the tattooed leg sleeve […]

MEMORIAL TATTOO OF KAHLUA

Dog portrait tattoo by Andy Pho When Erica’s dog, a 7 year old Golden Retriever named Kahlua, passed away in her sleep, the owner decided she was going to get a memorial tattoo done in memory of her beloved friend. That’s when she decided to catch a flight from Washington to Las Vegas, to get a black […]

FOO DOG TATTOO

Foo Dog tattoo by Vegas tattoo artist Fernie Andrade A symbol of protection, or the protection of fortune, these Chinese Guardian Lions or Imperial Guardian Lions, are know traditionally as Foo Dogs. Sometimes referred to as “Shi” in the Chinese culture, the appearance and pose of the Foo Dogs did not become formalized during the Ming […]

SIDDHARTHA GUATAMA TATTOO

Fresh tattoo by Andy Pho.  Tattoos of buddha are pretty popular, but ask around about Siddhartha Gautama, and many will have no answer. This tattoo which was just completed by Andy Pho is of Siddhartha Gautama and here’s how his story unfolds. Siddhartha lived in northern India in the 6th century C.E., and was born […]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! Even though Thanksgiving is a time to gather around friends, family and loved ones, we hope that you celebrate each and every day with the same passion as today. The bottom line is life’s short and most of us should be grateful for all that we have been abundantly blessed […]

PORTRAIT TATTOO WORK.

Portrait tattoo by Fernie Andrade.  There’s a reason why Fernie Andrade is highly regarded as a premiere black and grey, portrait tattoo artist. His distinct style makes him one of the most sought after in Vegas, and his work speaks for itself. Aside from being a humble and level-headed artist, Fernie has already captured some […]