Results tagged “Timothy Hoyer”

Dec201221
04:12 PM


The final installment of Vice's "Tattoo Age" series focusing on Thom deVita has been launched (and it's quite a viewing, clocking in at over 24 minutes).  Watch the installment above and don't forget to check out the entire series on the Vice website.

In conjunction with the end of this wonderful, five-part film, Kings Ave Tattoo and Vice will be hosting an art show/sale on January 11-13th.

(Via the @kingsavetattoo Instagram account):

Thom's one of a kind creative rubbings from tattoo stencils, art boxes, signed books, and more will be available for purchase.  The legendary artist himself will also be present to talk about his art and Scott Harrison will be tattooing deVita inspired tattoos Saturday and Sunday [...] Chris O'Donnell, Timothy Hoyer and [Mike] Rubendall himself will be present and working in the city alongside the everyday crew.

Kings Ave Tattoo is located at 188 Bowery at the corner of Spring St. (on the second floor) in NYC. We'll see you there!
Mar201230
02:21 PM
TimothyHoyerLiberation.jpgArtwork by Timothy Hoyer

Over the years, when interviewing renowned tattooists about the greatest influences on their work, the name Eddy Deutsche is constantly being dropped. As part of the first crew of artists at Ed Hardy's legendary Tattoo City and later working with Horitaku of the Horitoshi family, Eddy developed a style that has inspired other artists to go beyond traditional tattoo tenets and experiment in their compositions and techniques, to meld various artistic influences and create unique works of tattoo art. 

Eddy is a consummate innovator, and his latest project, featuring the fine art of tattooists, is another exciting example of this:  Raking Light Projects is an online art gallery featuring fine arts and collectible prints created by stellar tattoo artists. With co-owner Andrew Fingerhut, Eddy invites a select group of artists to create a work of fine art based on their interpretation of a theme, along with several single-edition prints to showcase their individual artistic style and creative perspective. The work is then made available for viewing and purchase exclusively on RakingLightProjects.com.

The first theme is "Liberation," interpreted by Guy Aitchison, Jondix, Timothy Hoyer, Bert Krak, Carlos Rodriguez and Derrick Snodgrass. It's fascinating to see the vastly different approaches to the theme. Andrew offers more on this:

The overall collection successfully showcases the diverse perspective and the true depth of talent found among a select group of working tattooists.  Some art proudly reflects the expressive, bold elements long associated with the best tattoo work.  Other work reveals alternative facets of creativity that are as uniquely suited to paper and canvas composition as they are distinct from ink on skin.  The tattoo commonality among participating artists can be celebrated, critiqued or ignored because the body of work stands strongly on its own.   

Andrew also explained more about the process:

A variety of traditional and digital printmaking techniques were utilized to create the prints.  Each participating artist created original artwork that served as source material for a single edition of 20 or 25 prints.  Once the prints were produced, the original artwork was destroyed or cancelled to preserve the underlying value of the edition and to ensure that the prints are objectively considered limited edition works of art.  All prints are signed, numbered and include an artist-verified Certificate of Authenticity.  Each artist was closely involved in the printmaking production process and their time, attention to detail and effort is proudly reflected in the resulting artwork.
 
I can personally attest to the print quality, having a hand-signed mixed media print on canvas of Timothy Hoyer's "Void," which hangs near my desk as I write this. As noted on the Raking Light site, it is giclee on gallery-wrapped canvas with silk-screen overlay; printed on Lyve fine art canvas using Epson archival pigmented inks; coating applied and pulled by hand on silk-screen machine using Glamour II varnish. The result is a powerful piece that is worth much more than its $250 price.

To view all available works, check the Raking Light gallery.

TimLehiKindaBattleRoyale.jpgTim Lehi laser etched wood print (above).


JondixHolyMountain.jpgMixed media print by Jondix.

May201031
01:22 PM
tim hoyer tattoo.jpg
We've had our BBQs and enjoyed the sunshine of this weekend, but it wouldn't be Memorial Day in the US without giving pause to think on those who have lost their lives in serving our country.

Memorial and patriotic artwork is often tattooed to ensure that the fallen are remembered every day -- work like this chestpiece by Timothy Hoyer of NY Adorned, and the neck rocker below by Jerrett of Monarch Tattoo in Washington.

flag tattoo by monarch tattoo.jpg
For more military & memorial tattoos check the Shock.Military.com galleries and MilitaryTattoos.us.

Nov200913
01:06 AM
body_mod_800.jpgThe other day I stumbled upon this great little comic from traveling pal Nick James: illustrator, graphic designer, creepy mask-maker. But what's kinda funny is that the comic's subject, artist and tattooer hopeful Dan Bones, was actually tattooed by Timothy Hoyer over at Brooklyn Adorned. Nick, however, was not tattooed by Johnny Piranha; his leg is still intact. Nick's blog is also really fun. Check it.

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