Two Dudes Talk Tattoos

Two Dudes Talk Tattoos

2 Dudes Talk Tattoos is a podcast about tattooing, science, and art. Join our hosts Brian Mathew and Rian Othus as the discuss modern tattooing, interview world famous guests from science, art, and tattooing, and fight over which way is better to get things done. We answer listener mail, take tips for new research, and waste time arguing over things that may seem simple yet oftentimes are very complex.

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August 6, 2022 127 min
We are back this week with a 2 hour make-up episode! Have a listen to a long format, traditional 2-Dudes talk. We cover so much we can’t put it into the episode description! This is what happens when they have a week off… WE ARE SPONSORED BY DRAGONHAWK! https://www.dragonhawktattoos.com/?ref=TWODUDES Use the promotional code – TWODUDES – at checkout to save 10% on every order! Check out everything we do! Find us on Apple P...
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Brain and RIan are on the road working so we don’t have a new episode this week. See you in August for a whole load of fun!   WE ARE SPONSORED BY DRAGONHAWK! https://www.dragonhawktattoos.com/?ref=TWODUDES Use the promotional code – TWODUDES – at checkout to save 10% on every order! Check out everything we do! Find us on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/two-dudes-talk-tattoos/id1617550094 Spotify: ht...
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In this episode, we skip the professionals and go back to just us talking about tattoo-related stuff.  Things we cover:
  • Tattooing dead pigs
  • Tattooing Fake Skin
  • Rotary Machines
  • DRAGONHAWK
  • Our Family comes for a visit
  • Bob The Builder Setup
  • Blood wind
  • Listener Questions
  • WE ARE SPONSORED BY DRAGONHAWK! https://www.dragonhawktattoos.com/?ref=TWODUDES Use the promotional code – TWODUDES – at checkout to save 10% on every order! Check out...
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    This week, the dudes sit down with Dr. John Swierk. Dr. John is a Ph.D. chemist working out of Binghamton University in New York State. His work focuses on the analysis of bottled tattoo pigment and how pigments degrade under light-energy interaction. Currently, his group is testing bottles of pigment to see how the labels match up with what's really inside them. Surprisingly (or maybe not at all), they don't match up at a...
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    On this week’s episode, we again talk with Mr. Jim Forman, owner, and curator of The Art Collective Gallery in Rogers, Arkansas.  We get to talk about art, owning a gallery, the difference between tattoo art and fine art, abstraction and what Mr. Jim would have wanted to know before he opened the gallery! Mr. Jim can be found at these links as well: home – Artcollectivegallery Com The Art Collective Gallery – Home | Facebook th...
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    On this week's episode, we talk with Mr. Jim Forman, owner, and curator of The Art Collective Gallery in Rogers, Arkansas. Brian showed up a bit late because of his day on the river but comes in around the 20-minute mark. When he shows up, he brings the heat! We get to talk about art, owning a gallery, the difference between tattoo art and fine art, why Brian likes to cook meat but doesn't eat it, and a bunch of other stuff...
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    June 24, 2022 77 min
    This week Brian and Rian finish their chat with Carl Schwartz! Carl's been in the tattoo game for 11 years and is one of the coolest dudes in the industry. We chat about all aspects of his career and approach to tattooing as well as what keeps him going. You can check out Carl's work on Instagram at @carl_tattoos or his website www.carltattoos.com. Come have a listen a laugh or a cry as we get to know carl a little more...
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    Dropping this week, Brian and Rian chat with Carl Schwartz! Carl's been in the tattoo game for 11 years and is one of the coolest dudes in the industry. We chat about all aspects of his career and approach to tattooing as well as what keeps him going. You can check out Carl's work on Instagram at @carl_tattoos or his website www.carltattoos.com. Come have a listen a laugh or a cry as we get to know carl a little more. ...
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    In this episode, Brian and Rian talk about:
  • Composition, Body Mapping, and Skin Tone.
  • While it may be difficult to discuss layouts and how the body works with an image, Brian and Rian take a few minutes to discuss the oftentimes overlooked skill of body mapping. They also talk about composition and how it can make the application of tattoos easier... if you get the gist of how the body works first.     WE ARE SPONSORED BY DRAGON...
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    In this longer-format episode, Brian and Rian talk about:
  • Rian is working through some things connected to apprenticeships.
  • Brian describes and defines a lot of art stuff
  • Becoming an apprentice, or hiring one, is a big deal! Rian has been working out the final touches on a book about the philosophy of apprenticeships and takes a stab at connecting a few ideas into what is good or right when entering into the tattoo world. After tha...
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