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News Archives - Modern Body Art



Can I cover a scar with a tattoo?

By | July 18th, 2020|Tattoos|

The short answer is yes. You can cover a scar with a tattoo. Jo Harrison, co-owner of Modern Body Art and tattoo artist of 25 years specializes in tattooing to cover scars. She knows that it can be a little more complicated working on damaged skin. But loves to transform peoples bodies with her beautiful [...]

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The Birds of Modern Body Art.

By | March 6th, 2018|News, Tattoos|

Bird tattoos are a classic in the world of tattooing, but it's no longer just swallow tattoos on sailors anymore (as much as we love those), and it can be way more interesting than just little bird silhouettes. From eagles to cranes, owls to sparrows, to all manner of exotic birds; and ranging in style [...]

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Tattoo Conventions 2017

By | February 13th, 2017|News|

It's been a busy year so far in Birmingham at Modern Body Art, and the next few months look like they're going to be just as hectic (not that we're complaining!). We are still offering 3 for 2 on all laser tattoo removal sessions, body piercing with a selection of sparkly jewellery from QualiTi and [...]

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Arianna Fusini and Paulina Szoloch – Guest Artists at Modern Body Art, January 2017

By | January 18th, 2017|News|

We have two awesome guest artists with us in Birmingham next week. Arianna Fusini and Paulina Szoloch both have a very distinct tattoo style and we're really looking forward to having them at the studio.   Arianna is travelling over from Rimini, Italy. She produces awesome traditional tattoos and will be here from the 23rd [...]

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MBA news

By | December 12th, 2016|News|

Welcome to the monthly catch up from Modern Body Art.We'll be covering Christmas and New Year opening hours, MBA gift vouchers, some exciting convention announcements from a few of our artists and a new member of the MBA team that will be joining us in January. We know it's not quite the end of the [...]

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Oh my god, tattooists are so arrogant….

By | November 25th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

The realities on tattooing certain body parts, or, do tattoos on fingers last? Tattoos on fingers (inside and outside), knuckles, palms and even soles of feet are more popular than ever. Some of this is definitely down to Instagram and the tendency it has to popularise the shocking, the new or the different. This is [...]

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Tattoos that bring about transformation

By | November 8th, 2016|News|

Jo originally wrote this blog post for Un1ty, her private studio in Shrewsbury, where she tattoos from if she isn't here at Modern Body Art, Birmingham. We are really grateful that Lianne was happy to share her experience of covering scars with tattoos, and allowing us to show photographs of her journey for this blog [...]

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MBA News

By | November 1st, 2016|News|

It's been a busy few weeks here at your favourite Birmingham tattoo studio so this blog post is a little catch up with the artists to see what they've been up to. Christmas is fast approaching and if you find yourself struggling to find that perfect gift for a loved one, why not get them [...]

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A look inside MBA

By | September 20th, 2016|News|

Good friend of the shop and amazing photographer, Steve Gerrard recently spent an afternoon at the studio. He captured some of the team at work and gives anyone who hasn't been through our doors an insight to what Modern Body Art really looks like. You can check out more of Steve's work and what he [...]

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MBA News

By | September 3rd, 2016|News|

Hi Everyone. Here's a round up of what's been happening at your favourite Birmingham tattoo studio, along with exciting things coming up in the future.   MBA Updates For the past few weeks all the artists here have been working on a sleeve project. They have almost finished their contributions and we can't wait to [...]

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