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Yes we are open but...

Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio will be re-opening on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 for Tattoos and Piercings by Appointment only and with some restrictions. Both will be operating with our normal hours listed below. 

The Following Restrictions will be applied:

  1. We are only tattooing and piercing by appointment.

  2. Only the person with the appointment will be allowed inside. Unless you have mobility issues and require assistance. If you are a minor child getting pierced, please bring a guardian.

Friday the 13th & Other Offers - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast S02 EP24

Submitted by DaVo on Sat, 11/21/2020 - 17:32
Friday the 13th & Other Offers - Q&A in the Kitchen Podcast S02 EP24 - https://youtu.be/byM8uunm-h8

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 24, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, discuss Friday the 13th Specials and Other Promotions. This comes from a question submitted by a viewer:

Vanessa Esp-Isi :

"Here's a topic, talk about Friday the 13th. Have y'all done it? If so, how was it? Would y'all do it again? Is it worth doing it (from an artist/shop perspective and a client). :)"

Piermeres on Sunday, November 21st, 2020 at 3 pm CST

Are Tattoos and PIercings Still Modern Primitive? Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP23

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 11/08/2020 - 14:34
Are Tattoos & Piercings Still Modern Primitive? Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP23 - https://youtu.be/uepAIqJg3ls

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 21, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, discuss if Tattoos and Piercings are still part of the Modern Primitive Movement and the underground or if they are just mainstream. This comes from a question submitted by a viewer:

Kels Herselves:

"Do you feel that body modification still represents an act of rebellion against colonial body politics, despite its increasing social approval? Or has body modification as a rebellious act been acculturated by the forces of capitalism?

Viewer's Tattoo & Piercing Questions - Q&A In the Kitchen S02 EP21

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 10/18/2020 - 14:48
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In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 21, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, answer 4 of the viewer questions:

  1. Can you have too sensitive skin to get Tattooed?
  2. What Program would you suggest an artist use if they don't have an Ipad?
  3. Is it OK to get certain piercings when you have to wear a mask for work?
  4. Artists, you would you suggest doing seminars?

Watch the Video Version at https://youtu.be/jypUm3uAcIA

Relationships with Tattoo & Piercing Clients - Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP20

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 09/20/2020 - 17:55
Tattoo and Piercing Artists talk about their relationship with their clients - Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP20 - https://youtu.be/lpMSDkIvxMI

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 20, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, talk about how their relationships with their clients affect them. 

Q&A in the Kitchen is a series where Professional Tattooist and Body Piercers discuss common subjects relating to the Body Arts. If you have a question that you would like us to cover in the future, please comment below or send an email to davo@axiompiercing.com.

Should Tattoo & Piercing Suppliers Sell to Anyone? Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP18

Submitted by DaVo on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 13:30
New Q&A in the Kitchen - Should Tattoo & Piercing Suppliers Sell to Anyone? S02 EP18 https://youtu.be/5l9MrqMkF18

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 18, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, answer another question submitted by our viewers, 

Vanessa Esp-Isi Asked:

"Should manufacturers not sell equipment & needles to the general public unless they have an apprenticeship from a reputable shop?"

Refusing To Do A Tattoo or Piercing Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP16

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 14:06
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In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 16, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, answer another question submitted by our viewers, 

Vanessa Esp-Isi Asked:

"What are some reasons clients get turned away for tattoo projects? Have you guys turned anyone away and why?"

Watch the Video Version - https://youtu.be/fEUC7I2y90w

Refusing To Do A Tattoo or Piercing Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP16

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:37
New Episode of Q&A in the Kitchen answers the question "What are some reasons clients get turned away for tattoo projects? Have you guys turned anyone away and why?" - Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP16 - https://youtu.be/fEUC7I2y90w

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 16, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, answer another question submitted by our veiwers, 

Vanessa Esp-Isi Asked:

"What are some reasons clients get turned away for tattoo projects? Have you guys turned anyone away and why?"

Tattooing & Piercing Etiquette - Q&A in the Kitchen S02 EP14

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 05/24/2020 - 14:58
New Episode of Q&A in the Kitchen Premiers Sunday, May 24th at 5 pm CST. Tattooing & Piercing Etiquette S02 EP14 - https://youtu.be/Dh9dNNkcN4E

In Q&A in the Kitchen Season 2, Episode 14, with Jack Lowe, Westley Dickerson, Jimmy St John, and DaVo, we discuss how your artist and yourself should act during a piercing or a tattoo.

Premiers Sunday, May 24th at 5 pm CST

Q&A in the Kitchen is a series where Professional Tattooist and Body Piercers discuss common subjects relating to the Body Arts. If you have a question that you would like us to cover in the future, please comment below or send an email to davo@axiompiercing.com.