Please Vote for me for the Rockstar Energy, Sullen Art collective and Inked Magazine #13thArtist design A can contest! Voting ends July 25th and they announce the winner July 31st, You can Vote once per day per email so please vote everyday until then! I really appreciate it!! Thank you all that have voted and those of you who continue to vote daily! It means the world to me! follow the link below to Vote or Visit http://www.inkedupworldtour.com
I am entered in the Rockstar Energy, Sullen Art Collective and Inked Magazine 13th Artist Design A can contest. If you could please Vote for both of my designs, you can vote once A day per email so please do so I really appreciate the love and support. I consider myself more of an aspiring artist then I do an artist. I have A deep love and passion for Art in all of it’s many forms. This is the first time I have ever entered in anything like this. I actually made this design using my Samsung Galaxy S3. Winning this contest will be an opportunity of A lifetime for me. I consider myself the underdog in the contest cause all the other artist have extensive backgrounds with their Art to where im just A simple Aspiring Artist and Tattoo Artist. I hope I can get your Votes I highly appreciate them.
California tattoo legend Edward “Chuco” Caballero died on November 2008 following a battle with an aggressive form of cancer; just as he had become one of the nations most familiar faces in the tattoo and lowrider scene. Thousands of family and friends mourned his loss as the “walking canvas” was laid to rest at the All Soul’s Cemetery, in Long Beach, California on Friday, November 7, 2008.
He was known to many as El Chuco and simply Chuy to others. Many considered the southern California native the true grand daddy pachuco with a natural zoot suit persona. He was remembered for his Calo dialect as he told stories about his life growing up as a pachuco in the in the 1960’s. He remained true to the style all the way to his recent death.As a pioneer of the tattoo community, Edward “Chuco” Caballero spent many years touring tattoo conventions worldwide. Just like tattoo legend Ed Hardey, Chuco too has become an legacy in the world of tattoos.
He earned a good reputation in the tattoo & lowrider scene, and was a popular representation ofGreenspan’s, the last original clothing store that sell vintage style pachuco clothing and other hard to find items.
Just like tattoo femme fatale Kat Von D, Edward “Chuco” Caballero became an immediate celebrity and gained the respect of tattoo aficionados around the world. Fans mourning his recent death have gone as far as tattoo portraits of Chuco on their bodies, as well as sport T-shirts with his image. His body’s monotone black and gray tattoos reflected cultural, religious and prison themes. Chuco was a true fan of Hollywood gangster Robert De Niro and confirmed his admiration for the celebrity by tattooing a portrait of De Niro on himself. Chuco was also known for his tattoos of American actresses Susan Hayward, Marilyn Manroe and the Statue of Liberty.”I grew up in the 60’s,” quoted Chuco, at the Body Art Expo in 2005 prior to his death, “when you could own a tattoo only if you were a gang member, a drug addict, or in prison. Now, celebrities and movie stars have made tattooing mainstream.
“We are honored to share all Chuco has achieved and present this page in his eternal loving memory. Enjoy!
For years people saw tattoos as a sign of rebellion. A middle finger salute to the rest of the world. Outlaw bikers got tattoos. Sailors on leave in Singapore got tattoos. Lifers in the joint got tattoos. But now in the United States one out of every three adults under forty has a tattoo! So what happened? How did tattoo go from something that was put on you to an expression that comes from within you? Tattoo Nation tells the story of a few people who helped transform the world of tattoo, and the way we think about tattoos, forever.
TATTOO NATION tells how a few incarcerated but very talented Chicano artists changed the world of ink forever. It follows three tattoo pioneers, Charlie Cartwright, Jack Rudy and Freddy Negrete, and shows how a new, fine line style using detail and shading to achieve a remarkable realism revolutionized the world of ink.
Myself At the Premier of Tattoo Nation
Me and Jack Rudy
Myself at the Premier of Tattoo Nation
Myself with Freddy Negrete
Myself with Freddy Negrete, Jack Rudy, Goodtime Charlie and Uncle Jeremy of Sullen at the Premier of Tattoo Nation
The 5th Annual INK FOR A CAUSE will take place September 13th-15th, 2013 at Ventura County Fairgrounds in the San Miguel Hall in beautiful Ventura, CA. The Fairgrounds are located at 10 Harbor Blvd. Ventura, CA 93001. $12/Day $7/Military ID
$30/Weekend Pass $5/Kids 12 and under*Kids Only* Free with non-perishable food donation to the VC Food Bank! Tickets can be purchased at the box office at any time throughout the duration of the event. Event Parking is $5 Come see: All Else Fails, The Chimpz, Static Fiction, Lords of Ruin, and King
Huss baby, Freddy Negrete and Booboo Negrete will all be tattooing this weekend at the 5th Annual Ink For a Cause! Come on down to Ventura and get tattooed by one of these fantastic artists!