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Upcoming Guest Artist at MBA – Alan Proctor

By | September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We have the awesome Alan Proctor coming from Twit Twoo Tattoo, Edinburgh on the 19th & 20th September with his 'Trippy Trad' style. Read on to find out about his tattooing style and keep an eye on his instagram for some cool, one shot designs! What is your earliest memory of tattoos or tattooing? Was [...]

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Guesting in September

By | August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Upcoming Guest Artist – Chris de Villiers Next month we'll have the super wonderful Chris de Villiers! He'll be back at the Modern Body Art Studio for a whole ten days. from the Sepember 2nd til the 12th. We decided to ask him some questions. Some of those questions were relevant to the world of [...]

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Upcoming Guest Artist at Modern Body Art – Black Sea

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This month the enigmatic and totally rad Black Sea will be in Birmingham and guestng at our studio from the 31st of July to the 5th of August. Based in the South East of England, Black Sea tattoos at The Circle, London and Bobinski tattoo, Kent. We decided to ask him some semi-serious questions to [...]

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Kristian Richards – Upcoming guest artist at MBA

By | February 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Kristian Richards - Two Rivers Tattoo We have Kristian Richards guesting with us from the 16th - 18th March. Hailing from Penarth, just outside Cardiff. Kris enjoys traditional and Japanese work, but can confidently lend his hand to all styles of tattooing. We asked him a few questions prior to his guest spot, to get [...]

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Best Of 2016

By | January 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Hello everyone. We hope all our customers - past, present and future, had an amazing Christmas and a happy New Year. This is a blog showcasing our favourite tattoos by all of our artists from 2016. We'll also post some links to some of our best blogs, which you may have missed the first time [...]

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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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Joe Spaven 11th – 12th November 2016

By | October 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Traditional Japanese Tattooing by Joe Spaven We have the talented Jo Spaven of Scarlet Rose Tattoo guesting with us on the 11th and 12th November. We're huge fans of his traditional Japanese style. We emailed him a few questions to get to know him a little better. What is you very earliest memory of tattoos [...]

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Mike Boyd Guest Spot Interview

By | August 30th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

We've had some great guest artists here at MBA over the past few months and from the 5th - 7th September, we have the extremely talented Mike Boyd. He has a very distinct style, and we're really excited about working with him. Here's a little Q&A we emailed to Mike recently.   What is you [...]

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Time-lapse tattooing by Matt Hunt

By | August 22nd, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

Matt Hunt recently posted a short time-lapse video on Instagram of a skull he tattooed. Here's the video in it's entirety. 3 hours of tattooing, compressed to just over 90 seconds.         Skull and geometry tattoo by Matt Hunt   In other news, stay tuned over the coming weeks for [...]

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