Archive for the ‘ Colin Dale ’ Category

Siberian Yupik Tattoo Revival

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

As I was thumbing through Colin Dale’s Facebook page I found this exciting article that was posted on one of my favorite tattoo blogs www.needlesandsins.com it is from the Anchorage Daily News which Features Yaari Kingeekuk and her beautiful ancestral tattoos. Check the article out here http://www.adn.com/2011/04/02/1788951/savoonga-artist-to-explore-traditional.html She tells of her life in this beautiful video clip [...]


Colin Dale in “Ancient Ink” Skin Stitch tattooing

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

The first time I seen this I was amazed and now even more so now that I am connected with it in such an intimate way. Watch as Colin tattoos a Nordic design with a needle and thread as my ancestors would have. I can’t wait to get a tattooed like this.


Colin Dale Skin Stitch tattooing

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

In my research the only person I have found who has revived the art of skin stitching is a Canadian born person of Scandinavian descent. Here are a few videos that show him working on a skin stitch tattoo and his inspiration for looking back into the history of tattooing to revive a few older forms. I would love the opportunity to [...]