Gypsy Gentleman Travelling Tattoo Documentary Videos: Austin, Texas

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Tattoo artist Marcus Kuhn has been travelling the world to make 7 documentary videos about tattooing. Today… Episode 2: Austin, Texas.

Austin, Texas, USA.
Austin, Texas, USA.

Tattoo artist Marcus Kuhn has created a series of tattoo video documentaries called The Gypsy Gentleman

Marcus is a world renowned tattooer and painter who has been tattooing for 30 years. He spends half of the year traveling and tattooing all around the world to make video documentaries in many different countries and cities. 

There are 7 episodes so far and each gives a sense of the place it’s filmed in. New York, Austin, San Diego, San Francisco, London, Paris and Japan.

We want to introduce you to each of the videos, one by one. Today… here is Austin, Texas, featuring interviews with tattoo artists Tony Hundahl and Steve Byrne.

Tattoo artist at work in Austin, Texas.
Tattoo artist at work in Austin, Texas.

In this episode Marcus introduces us to the history of tattooing in America. 
Marcus takes local tattooers Tony Hundahl and Steve Byrne to the National Museum of the Pacific War to seek inspiration, before ending this episode with doing historical tattoos based on the old navy designs from World War 2

Tattooing in the old days
Tattooing in the old days

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