Author Archives: Danny

About Danny

Daniel Michel is the owner and founder of NY Body Art. New York born and bred, and originally from Spring Valley, he has lived for years at a time in every borough in the City and has no plans to move anywhere else. As a tattooed tattoo enthusiast, he founded NY Body Art in January of 2011 as a resource focusing on his two greatest loves.

Tattoo by Hal Sawyer

Hal Sawyer is an extremely talented tattoo artist based in Newburgh, New York who specializes in freehand, realism, and portraiture. A true artist, Hal not only tattoos but enjoys creating in any medium from graphite and oil painting to sculpture. His personal preference in style lies in the darker areas of the imagination. He comes highly recommended by us, but don’t take our word for it. See Hal’s work at . But before

Tattoo in the Photography of Christopher Ewers

Christopher Ewers is a fine art and commercial photographer and cinematographer based in Brooklyn, New York. He describes his work as a marriage between the cinematography and photography disciplines. His work includes tatooed portrait photography in an inspiring style that is truly enjoyable. See more of his portfolio  here

Nature’s Ink

In today’s changing world, tattoos are less the permanent label of nonconformity they once were and have instead become another unexploited canvas in the performer’s portfolio. While many artists are choosing to “up the ante” with increasingly larger and impressive displays of unique and colorful body art, some are choosing to keep their identities off of their skin. When we asked experimental musician/performance artist Kevin Blechdom whether she already had or planned to

Upcoming Interview with Hattie Watson

We are proud to announce that model Hattie Watson has agreed to do our first interview. After its official launch in mid-December, our site will serve as the premiere source for body art and related content for New York area artists, models, and shops. We will feature interviews and exclusive photos and videos. Shops will also be included in a local area directory. We are very excited about the support and enthusiasm we