gogo.tattoo team attended the Saint-Petersburg Tattoo Weekend last year. Wow, that was exciting, but what's more to it? This year, we participated at another huge tattoo festival in Shanghai.
September 22 - September 24th, 2017. TAF, Shanghai International Tattoo Autumn Festival, which was organized by the Chinese tattoo society, kicked off a rainy autumn.
For the tattoo exhibition, a lot of famous tattoo artists came as judges and experts, and a variety of awards were made for the winners of the tattoo contests.
It's a very hot exciting tattoo/tattoo tech exchange/exhibition.
Artists from all over the world came to the exhibition, to watch the wonderful performances planned by the exhibition, and to work on competitions. All the way until 5:30pm.
The Samurai Skull tattoo was made for the competition on the first day.
The exhibition is divided into tattoo equipment exhibition area, tattoo artists booth area, stage area and other major areas, ... retail and tattoo dynamic propaganda.
If the purpose of the Shanghai Tattoo Extreme is to present something like "to restore the most comprehensive, mysterious tattoo world", then the Shanghai Autumn International Tattoo Art Exhibition's purpose is "let tattoo down to earth.".
In the tattoo festival, a variety of things which has never been happened in foreign tattoo exhibition happened here, such as tattoo machine experience on fake skin, Chinese tea exhibition spot, etc..
In addition to tattoo artists booths, there were also a special boothes for tattoo professional education materials.
The place for compitation registration.
As an international exhibition, judges have to be indispensable! Some tattoo Masters served as judges for the festival, like Hori HUI, the immortal of Craft (DiaoXian), Zhihua Lin etc.
[刺魔彫暉 Taiwan Hori Hui]
After the registration, we had chance to join the first day live tattoo compitition.
Many people came to have a peek of Aid after knowing that his tattoo is going to join the compitition.
Of course, the onlookers are not only for Valentine. In this tattoo festival, a big number of major tattoo supplies, and well-known tattoo artists, use all their tricks to attract eyeballs.
All cameras are facing to this beauty.
The girl is happily waiting fot being tattooed.
This work is going to compitition too.
What a brave work for realistic compitition.
是中国纹身产业的一个重要部分 — 纹身培训，所带来的副产品。
What are these hands for?
It's for the important part of China's tattoo industry - a by-product of tattoo training.
There are many young people who give up years of career, compare several tattoo training schools, then study and join professional tattoo artist team.
In this tattoo exhibition, the advitisment of tattoo schools can be seen everywhere.
Very happy to meet the Founder of 520Tattoo.
Indeed, being a tattoo artist has brought us a whole new life, and perhaps this is the way some people want to live and work.
The way of choosing when to work and when to wander, or work while wandering.
Although being a tattoo artist is hard, but when the art works are completed, it feels like you light up a bright torche for the world.
On the last day of tattoo exhibition, everyone was tired.
It's not easy to be a tattoo artist.
We saw the live performance of painting. Showing how good the painting skills of these tattoo artists are.
In the tattoo exhibition, you can see the tattoo artists working hard.
To maintain a posture throughout the day, with a heavy trembling machine.
The finished tattoos will be selected by the judges and voted by senior tattoo artists.
This is an interesting test for both the tattoo wearers and the tattoo artists.
Xizi's compitition tattoo.
In the end, we need to appreaciate the tattoo exhibition organized by the Chinese tattoo society, for letting us get more opportunity to participate and study.