My tattoo may suck, but you know where the tattoos DON'T suck? At the Miami Ink tattoo studio. Miami Ink is a rockin tv show on TLC. Miami Ink is centered around some of the best tattoo artists in the world all working together in one tattoo parlor in South Beach, Florida (the Miami area). Each of the hour long Miami ink episodes shows these tattoo artists performing their work on the lucky customers that that actually get an appointment at this highly sought after tattoo parlor. The tatoos on Miami Ink each have a story behind it and this Miami Ink tv show goes into detail of the significance behind each tattoo and the motive behind getting it.
All the Miami Ink tatoos are phenomenal and are all true works of art by this overly-creative and talented Miami Ink cast.
Miami Ink Tattoo Shop Cast
Meet the cast from the Miami Ink tv show:
Chris Garver from Miami Ink is the oldest tattoo artist on the show. At 34, Chris is considered a tattoo master and is recognized as one the best tattoo artists in the world. Chris Garver got his first tattoo at 15. When he was 17, he sold his guitar to buy his first tattooing equipment.
Originally from Israel, Ami James brings a bit of the "tough guy" attitude to the Miami Ink tv show. Ami James of Miami Ink has been tattooing for 20 years and received his first tattoo - a dragon tattoo - at the age of 15.
This 32 year old Miami native has the smooth "ladies man" persona which is a big hit with the female viewers of Miami Ink episodes! Chris Nunez of Miami Ink got his first tattoo - his parents name - at 16.
Darren Brass gives off a warm and comforting 'nice guy" attitude that helps the customers at the Miami Ink Tattoo Shop feel at ease. Darren is originally from Connecticut and received his first tattoo when he was 18.
This Tokyo native is fills the apprentice role on Miami Ink and puts up with a lot of hazing and torment similar to a freshman in a fraternity. Yoji puts up with it all in good spirit and knows that to be the best, you have to learn from the best. Yoji gave himself his first tattoo!
Kat Von D
Meet Kat from Miami Ink. Kat Von D is a relative new-comer to the Miami Ink cast originally brought in on a temporary basis. At 24, Kat is now known as the Miami Ink girl, as she continues to wow Miami Ink viewers with her creativity and talent.
Kat gave her first tattoo when she was only 14 years old and went on to start working in a tattoo parlor at the ripe "old" age of 16. With her years of experience, tattooing talent, AND good looks it's no wonder we like to see Kat on Miami Ink as much as possible!
Miami Ink Episodes
Enough talking about the Miami Ink show - let's watch some Miami Ink episodes.
Best Miami Ink Episodes:
In this Miami Ink episode, Kat gives a woman a portrait tattoo of her daughter. Also a sneak peak at the famous rotten apple tattoo picture from Miami Ink. The Miami Ink theme song rocks, too!
This episode of Miami Ink shows Kat giving as AWESOME cross tattoo covering the entire back of a really tall guy - he is 6'9" ! This is one of the best Miami Ink episodes, and shows one of the best Miami Ink tattoos from concept to completion.
Lloyd Banks-Miami Ink Customer
Lloyd Banks of G-Units fame recently got the title of his soon to be released album, Rotten Apple, tattooed on his entire back. Many have seen the rotten apple tattoo picture from Miami Ink, but check out this video of Lloyd Banks Miami Ink.
Miami Ink Apparel-Miami Ink Videos-and More!
We're loving the Miami Ink tv show on TLC! Naturally, we're on the look out for cool Miami Ink shirts - and Miami Ink videos and DVDs so we can watch each season over and over. Somewhere we read that one in seven adults have a tattoo - it is awesome to see a real-life example of where the really cool tattoos are coming from and the tattoo masters behind the art. We here at MyTattooSucks will be watching Miami Ink - will you?