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  • What is the Japanese Traditional Style of Tattooing?

    December, 2023

    Tattooing holds a deep-rooted significance in various cultures worldwide, and Japan boasts one of the oldest and most revered tattoo traditions globally. This art form, known as Irezumi, embodies a rich tapestry of history, symbolism, and technique that sets it apart. Delving into the essence of the Japanese traditional style of tattooing unveils a captivating…

  • Can I get a tattoo artist to design my tattoo?

    December, 2023

    Tattoos have transitioned from being mere ink on skin to powerful statements of individuality and self-expression. The traditional approach to tattoos often involved selecting designs from a catalogue or requesting slight modifications to existing templates. However, the evolution of the tattoo industry has welcomed a more collaborative and personalised process. Now, individuals can actively engage…

  • How to look after my new tattoo

    November, 2023

    Tattoos are more than just ink on skin—they’re statements, memories, and expressions of individuality. However, ensuring your tattoo heals well and looks vibrant requires diligent care. Here’s a complete breakdown of the steps needed to properly look after your new tattoo. Understanding the Tattoo Healing Process Tattoos are not an instant masterpiece; they undergo a…

  • Why Choose A Dotwork Tattoo?

    November, 2023

    Dotwork tattoos emerge as distinctive masterpieces, capturing attention with their intricate dot-by-dot creation. Exploring the Uniqueness of Dotwork Tattoos Dotwork tattoos, characterised by their creation through a series of dots, offer an unconventional appeal. This unique technique provides depth, shading, and an artistic perspective that distinguishes them from traditional tattooing styles. The Intricate Craftsmanship of…

  • Why Japanese Tattoo Designs Are So Popular

    October, 2023

    Tattoos serve as symbols of personal expression, art, and cultural identity. Japanese tattoo designs are revered for their intricate details, deep symbolism, and captivating aesthetics. But what makes them so popular? The History of Japanese Tattoo Designs The roots of Japanese tattoo art can be traced back to ancient Japan. It was during the Edo…

  • What Are Dotwork Tattoos? Unveiling the Artistry of Stippled Ink

    October, 2023

    tattoos are a canvas for self-expression. Among the myriad of tattoo styles, dotwork tattoos have risen in popularity, captivating ink enthusiasts with their stippled beauty. If you’re intrigued by the world of dotwork tattoos and curious about What Are Dotwork Tattoos?, you’ve come to the right place. This comprehensive guide will navigate you through this…

  • Lockdown

    March, 2021

    The studio remains closed for now, so back to lockdown paintings and printing. its been a good time to work on new techniques with the oil painting and trying out different things like making my own linocut press.

  • Ilkley Art Show 2018 & 2019

    March, 2021

    Until recently, the last time I had painted with oils was in university, tattooing full-time and running a busy shop meant that it was difficult to continue with it. However i have been able to get back in to oil painting, starting with animal portraits initially, and then landscapes – which i plan to continue…

  • Welcome to the new website!

    March, 2019

    Welcome to the new Gareth Miller website! We’ve brought it in line with both the Snake & Tiger and Chris Lambert websites so that we all have a consistent presence online, we hope you enjoy it. Over the next few months we’ll be adding even more content such as the latest tattoos Gareth has done…