Boston Tattoo Convention | Boston Tattoo Shop

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Carissa lee and Jen Beirola will be tattooing this year at the 2017 Boston Tattoo Convention.  The convention is held at the Hynes Convention Center on March 24th – 26th.  There will be live music, burlesque and freak shows, tattoo competitions and the miss and mister Boston ink competition. You can pre buy tickets here or the day of at the door.  Carissa and Jen will be doing walk up tattoos as well as tattoo appointments.  If you’d like to set up a appointment with carissa or jen email the shop at wavenpave@yahoo.com or cal at 617 418 5115

Amsterdam Tattoo Convention | Boston Tattoo Shop

Carissa will be making the trip from Boston to Amsterdam and will be tattooing again this year at the 13th International Amsterdam Tattoo Convention.  Check out her tattoo artist page on their site here.  She has a few spots still available, contact at wavenpave@yahoo.com for info

LOKO T | BOSTON DECEMBER 2ND – 9TH | BLACK AND GREY REALISM TATTOOING

 

LOKO T WILL BE BACK WITH US DECEMBER 2ND, BRINGING HIS WEST COAST BLACK AND GREY STYLE TATTOOING TO BOSTON.  YOU CAN CHECK HIS WORK OUT ON THE WEBSITE HERE OR YOU CAN CHECK HIM OUT ON FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM.  IF YOU’D LIKE TO MAKE A APPOINTMENT WITH LOKO FOR A PORTRAIT, REALISM OR WHATEVER ELSE, FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE SHOP AT 617 418 5115 OR AT WAVENPAVE@YAHOO.COM

Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand | Guest Tattoo Artist | February 2014

It’s been a crazy month or so around here.  Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand Visited the shop in Boston for a week and a half.  We were blessed to have her, the knowledge and history that’s in her head is absolutely mind blowing – Everything from Sailor Jerry, Ed Hardy, Mike Malone to the ancient history of tattooing.  We got a private edition of the voodoo to vogue lecture that she had given at Columbia University

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Tattoofest | Tampa Tattoo Convention | Florida Tattooing

It’s just about time to head down to Tampa, Fl. again to attend Tattoofest for the 3rd year with Mark Longnecker and the Endless Summer crew.  If you’re in the Tampa Florida area and would like to get tattooed by Carissa, e-mail her at wavenpave@yahoo.com for appointments.  We always have a blast in tampa, if you’re going to the show, swing by the booth and say hi!

Attention Tattoo Collectors | Febuary Guest Artist | Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand

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Whether you’re a serious tattoo collector or just like tattoos, you don’t want to miss this.  Shanghai Kate Hellenbrand will be visiting Boston this febuary from the 21st to the 28th. Here is her press release for her east coast tour.

Kate is a icon in the tattoo world – She’s been tattooing since 1972 and has worked alongside some of the most notable names in tattooing such as Sailor Jerry CollinsEd Hardy and Jack Rudy.  Wear a piece of history!! Appointments are booking up fast, contact the shop for more info or to get on the appointment list

Traditional Samoan Tatau | Hand Tapped Tatau | Boston Tattoo shop

Ever Dream of getting a traditional hand tapped Samoan tatau, but the trip to Samoa is just impossible.  NOW is your chance…..from Nov 13th until Nov 20th, Samoan Matai and Tatau master Sulu’ape Pili Mo’o will be in Boston tattooing at Wave n’ Pave.   He will be offering both traditional Samoan hand tapped tattoos, as well as Marquesean style made by machine. You DO NOT want to miss this amazing unique experience, not only for Boston or Massachusetts, but for the entire east coast!!  This will book fast!! call or email the shop info@wavenpave.com or 617 418 5115

      Pili Mo’o‘ was trained by the One” who will radically changed his life, the worldwide known Samoan Tatau Master, recognized as “The master of the Masters” “Sua Sulu’ape Paulo II” who took him under his wing almost 5 years. He taught him not only how to use the traditional tools, but how to build them, and the Philosophy of what he used to call “His Way of Life”. He gave to Mo’o the deepest Spirit of this philosophy until his tragic end in 1999. Transforming Mo’o as his “last pupil” , making him the keeper of the tools and philosophy, he asked him to continue the way he opened. Mo’o was accepting endless invitations to tattoo conventions and keeping alive this ancestral art, honoring his mission to move it all over the world still keeping in mind his “father’s” request to change his name from Mo’o to “Pili Mo’o” : the “Samoan Lizard”…
Pili Mo’o will not fail with the promises made to his “Father” and will not stop traveling. Having attended more than 300 tattoo conventions, disclosing the art of Tatau, delighting the public of 5 continents with this art, and giving seminars, he received other prestigious awards, defending with fervor and faith, the Spirit of his “Father’s Way of Life”, which now became his own, and his mission, Pili Mo’o was called to Samoa in 2001 by Sua Sulu’ape A. Petelo, now chief of the Sulu’ape Family to proudly receive the title of : “te Tufunga ta Tatau Sulu’ape Pili Mo’o”. Also being accepted and recognized as a Samoan Matai and Tatau master.

$31 Friday the 13th Tattoos | Boston Friday the 13th tattoo special

Here is the Boston Friday the 13th sheet….literally pick and stick tattoos! Simple shading and/or coloring for these set designs. No size or drawing alterations. First come, first serve, walk in’s only (sorry no appointments) this upcoming Friday the 13th between 3pm-9pm. Doors close at 9. $31.00 each Let’s have some fun! Feel free to share this post and tell your friends…Thanks!

End of Summer | Boston Tattoo Shop

Summer has come and gone and we’re gearing up for a busy fall in Boston.  We’ve been busy bees making tattoos and are booking appointments for the upcoming month of September.  We’re always looking for great tattooers for permanent positions or guest spots…if this is you please inquire @ info@wavenpave.com

Got to tattoo a elbow rose on one of our original groms who was home on leave from the army…we’re officially coming full circle with some of these guys we’ve watched grow from young punks to responsible adults! 🙂

We’ve been acquiring some unusual goodies to decorate the shop and Carissa has acquired a jonesy frame liner from Bowery Stan Moskowitz…Stan’s the real deal, learned how to tattoo from Bill Jones “jonesy” in 1946 and is a legend in the tattoo world

On the surf front, we’re getting stocked and ready for hurricane season if it ever happens.  If it doesn’t we have carver skateboards in stock – the ultimate surf trainer – be ready for when swell does hit!!    4/3 O’neill wetsuits will be in the end of the month and the winter stuff should start arriving the end of October.  Just grabbed some goodies straight off the plane from Maui (one of the boys just got back from a 2 week trip and returned with gifts for the boys!! thanks Chris!!!)  And if you’re at the Tides resteraunt in Nahant…look for our kids award winning artwork on the wall!!

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