CHS Ink | Eric’s hands

Name: Eric Eye
Location: Dark Age Tattoo
Artist: “A very good friend did both at different times. I put them on my hands so that they’re always staring at me and sort of keeping me in line. The right hand keeps me striving to be better and the left hand keeps me staying in the moment. Some tattoos I get just for style or because they’re cool. Also, my name’s Eric Eye.”

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CHS Ink | A special edition with Hugh, a Broadway regular

(Image: Tiffany Fetters)

Frequent CHS Flickr Pool contributor Tiffany Fetters shared some details of a recent Capitol Hill tattoo session that makes for a very “special edition” of CHS Ink. Meet Hugh, a Broadway regular who recently got his first tattoo after decades on Capitol Hill. Continue reading

CHS Ink | Miki’s arm

Name: Miki Sodos, owner at Cafe Pettirosso
Location: 11th Ave
Tattoo artist: David Choe at Laughing Buddha donated his time, equipment, and space for a fundraiser to help out Yuki Sodos’s husband Shawn Kock after he was in a motorcycle crash and broke both hands, a wrist, his elbow, a leg, and six ribs. A dozen people got the Broken Stick Man tattoos — including Miki.

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CHS Ink | Seth and Danielle, for a good cause

Names: Seth and Danielle
Location: 12th and Pike

We’re dusting off one of our favorite old CHS “shows.” CHS Ink is a semi-regular photo feature showcasing local tattoo work. To kick off the return, we visited Dark Age Tattoo at 12th and Pike over the weekend as the shop hosted its annual fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness month with $50 tattoos and all proceeds going to charity. This year, Dark Age and Restorative Tattoo Arts teamed up to benefit Northwest Hope and Healing, an organization that provides financial assistance to women undergoing cancer treatment at Swedish Cancer Institute. Seth and Danielle were part of Saturday’s scene. Seth’s mother survived breast cancer and the couple said they were free of their kids for a night and decided this would be a good way to spend their time and money. Continue reading