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Tattoo stories

Re-Opening on Sat. May 16th

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.

Live Back Tattoo by Jack Lowe of the Skin Kitchen

Submitted by DaVo on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:26

Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo https://skinkitchen.com doing an outline of flowers on a client's Lower back on June 16th, 2020. This is the start of a piece that will run from the upper back and down onto her right leg.

Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio are located at 3800 Douglas Ave./Des Moines, Iowa 50311 Tattoo hours are Thursday - Monday 1-8pm Piercing hours are Thursday - Monday 2-8pm

Tattoo Healing First Week - Cigarette Sacred Heart Tattoo Stories EP 02 Part 03

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 12/29/2019 - 17:08
The Finial Part of Tattoo Getting Tattooed by Jack. In this episode, DaVo shares the first week of healing the tattoo. https://youtu.be/kBAH_sNjCIU

The 3rd Episode in Our Series Tattoo Stories Part 2. In this episode, DaVo shares the first week of healing his new tattoo.

The tattoo was designed by Justin "Birdman Crawford - https://axiompiercing.com/justin-birdman-crawford-tribute-page

Tattoo by Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo - https://skinkitchen.com/jack

The other videos in this series:

DaVo Gets Tattooed - Footage and Commentary of Cigarette Sacred Heart Tattoo Tattoo Stories EP02 P02

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 12/22/2019 - 15:10
DaVo Gets Tattooed - Footage and Commentary of Cigarette Sacred Heart Tattoo Tattoo Stories EP02 P02 - https://youtu.be/MM3c2jBNf6U

Premiers at 7pm CST on Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

The 2nd Episode in Our Series Tattoo Stories Part 2. In this episode, Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo and DaVo discuss getting tattooed and tattooing while watching sped-up tattoo footage. This is the finishing of a tattoo started almost 20 years ago and was designed by Justin "Birdman" Crawford and tattooed by Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo.

Cigarette Sacred Heart Tattoo - DaVo Gets Tattooed by Jack Lowe - Introduction - Tattoo Stories EP 02

Submitted by DaVo on Sun, 12/15/2019 - 16:20
Cigarette Sacred Heart Tattoo - DaVo gets a tattoo finished that he and Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo Started 20 years ago. Also, they talk a little about the time period and share a few stories about Slipknot - Tattoo Stories EP02 - https://youtu.be/1CoURitYHsI

The 2nd Episode in Our Series Tattoo Stories. In this episode, Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo. completes a tattoo on DaVo of the Axiom Body Piercing Studio that was started nearly 20 years ago. That design is by former Axiom Tattoo Artist Justin Crawford aka Birdman and is a tribute to him. In this in-depth series we will cover the actual tattoo process, tattoo aftercare and the day to day progression of the healing in three parts over the next three Sundays. We will also be posting real-time raw footage of the tattooing itself.

RAW FOOTAGE - Day of the Dead Skull Tattoo by Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen - Tattoo Stories EP 01

Submitted by DaVo on Mon, 06/10/2019 - 18:12
Over 5 hours of raw tattoo footage of Jack Lowe tattooing a day of the dead skull

This is the real-time raw Tattoo Footage. This video includes slight over 5 hours of Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo, tattooing a Day of Dead Skull. For the short version and back story watch this video - https://youtu.be/ZK3q1i8gKDIraw  

The 1st Episode in Our Series Tattoo Stories. In this episode, Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo, give a brief intro and explains the process that went into designing this tattoo followed by speed up footage of him doing this Day of the Dead Skull Tattoo. 

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Day of the Dead Skull Tattoo by Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen - Tattoo Stories EP 01

Submitted by DaVo on Mon, 06/10/2019 - 18:02
Day of the Dead Skull Tattoo by Jack Lowe. Tattoo Stories EP 01

The 1st Episode in Our Series Tattoo Stories. In this episode, Jack Lowe of Skin Kitchen Tattoo, give a brief intro and explains the process that went into designing this tattoo followed by speed up footage of him doing this Day of the Dead Skull Tattoo. To watch all 5 hours of the raw real-time tattoo footage -  https://youtu.be/TDUAdzG5k08

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