LYON 12-13-14 December

HELLO DARKNESS1
I’m really happy to announce that I’ll be working in France for the first time. During the days 12-13-14 I’ll visit Hello Darkness Tattoo in Lyon. I’m glad to work on custom ideas and also to do my own prepared designs. Please, if you want to get tattooed, just write me an email.

Merci beaucoup!

HELLO DARKNESS TATTOO 
Lyon, France
12-13-14 December
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

ADVENT

advent1Advent T-shirt is finally printed. Once again it has been done down at Newtownlab headquarters in Barcelona. When it comes to limited, handmade printed editions for your clothes, they are undoubtfully on the top. The design is based on an old imperial prussian coat of arms. I just added some of my favourite touches. This T-shirt will be for sale for the first time at the Brussels Tattoo Convention 2019. Afterwards it will be available online too. Don’t doubt to take a look to our shop.

I’ll bring with me as many T-shirts as possible to the convention, but also my books, patches and prints. As you may know, I work on a limited edition basis so…once they are gone, they are gone. Don’t be late at the convention if you want any of these things.
Thank you very much again! See you in Brussels.

BRUSSELS TATTOO CONVENTION
Brussels, Belgium
8-9-10 November
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

Dortmund, Brussels and the woodblock thing.

November is getting closer and the Brussels Tattoo Convention is almost here. As I mentioned in my previous post  I’ll be travelling alongside my friends and coworkers at Eclipse Tattoo. This year I’ll be alongside Carlo, Rotor, Nacho Eterno and Anana Tattoos. I have only a few spots open to tattoo during the afternoons, so please, get in touch as soon as possible if you want to get tattooed there. I’m accepting ideas to prepare or any of my flash. Both are welcome! If I have free time at the convention, I’ll be glad to do some walk ups too.

brussel-tattoo-convention-2019
Also, as I published before in my travel dates, I’ll be guesting once again at the best studio in Dortmund: Mind at Large  But this time I won’t be travelling alone from Barcelona. My coworker and friend also at Eclipse Miriam will join me for the first time. I wanted to show some of her work here in my blog cuase it’s really special. Miriam not only focuses on handpoke tattooing but her way of working with the stencil process is unique. Take a look:

Miriam has been working for years in the process of stamping cloths by hand. Later on she started to use the same woodblocks to do it on the skin. If you want to get tattooed in this unique and special way, don’t doubt to reach out the studio and book your appointment. I’ve been tattooed by her and I can guarantee you a painfree experience for sure!

I can only suggest everyone to follow her work on instagram both for her tattoos and clothes : woodblocktattoo and woodblocktextiles  .

I’m really thankful for the oportunity of travelling again with my friends to do what I love most. Don’t doubt to come to the studio or the convention to say hi.
See you all!

MIND AT LARGE 
Dortmund, Germany

5-6 November
Please contact the studio to book your appointment.

BRUSSELS TATTOO CONVENTION
Brussels, Belgium
8-9-10 November
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

Summer tattoos

A little selection of my recent works done in Barcelona, Switzerland and Dortmund. Summer, as always, is getting too long…hopefully September will arrive by the end of august so, London is closer! I’m really glad to focus on this kind of tattoos and getting them to a new size (bigger) dimension would be great. Please don’t doubt to send me an email if you are willing to investigate with me this kind of ideas.
My next stops:

DHARMA TATTOO
London, England
25-26 September
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

THE LONDON TATTOO CONVENTION
London, England
27-28-29 September
Not tattooing. No bookings. Merch selling under Eclipse’s Tattoo Barcelona booth.

MIND AT LARGE 
Dortmund, Germany

5-6 November
Please contact the studio to book your appointment.

BRUSSELS TATTOO CONVENTION
Brussels, Belgium
8-9-10 November
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

And if I’m not travelling, I’m always at home : Eclipse Tattoo Barcelona. I’m always glad to have a chat live at the studio. By far is the best way to get things started. Thanks again for keeping an eye to my work!

Dharma Tattoo and The London Tattoo Convention

The London Tattoo Convention 2019 poster designed by Rose Hardy
So! I’m really pleased to announce that I’ll be visiting London once again this year. This time I’ll be working at Dharma Tattoo alongside my friend and time traveller Olracle. After my guest at Dharma, I’ll join Carlo at the worldwide famous London Tattoo Convention under Eclipse’s banner. I will not be tattooing at the convention. I will take care of all Eclipse’s goodies for you to buy. So please, feel free to drop by our booth and buy something, chat and of course get tattooed by El Carlo.
It’s always a pleasure to visit London, by far one of my favourite cities around. Please feel free to contact me asap if  you have any idea in mind for your collection. I’ll be glad to answer!
See You all in London!

DHARMA TATTOO
London, England
25-26 September
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

THE LONDON TATTOO CONVENTION
London, England
27-28-29 September
Not tattooing. No bookings. Merch selling under Eclipse’s Tattoo Barcelona booth.

Travel dates

FUN TATTOO STUDIO 
Maia, Porto – Portugal

19-20 july
Please contact the studio to book your appointment.

MIND AT LARGE 
Dortmund, Germany

13-14-15 August
Please contact the studio to book your appointment.

DHARMA TATTOO
London, England
25-26 September
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

THE LONDON TATTOO CONVENTION
London, England
27-28-29 September
Not tattooing. No bookings. Merch selling under Eclipse’s Tattoo Barcelona booth.

MIND AT LARGE 
Dortmund, Germany

5-6 November
Please contact the studio to book your appointment.

BRUSSELS TATTOO CONVENTION
Brussels, Belgium
8-9-10 November
bookings: david@davidtejero.com

I’ll also be alongside El Carlo at The London Tattoo Convention during the days 27-28-29th September to take care of all our Eclipse’s merch. Don’t doubt to come and say hi!

Book of Drawings

After two years of gathering and selecting many old and recent drawings, my book is finally here. Printing suffered some unexpected delays due to technical problems but we made it in the end!
This books contains 128 pages of sketches, tattoo line drawings and preparatory illustrations. My intention was to mix up a personal selection of work that has driven me through 14 years of tattooing experience. A lot has happened during this time and it’s been really funny to search and find old stuff that I was able to link with my most recent work. Somehow, noticing a technical evolution but remaining the same in many creative ways. In those pages, old timers are alongside new comers…precisely for this purpose.

This project has seen the light under the production of Okulus Bookshop and Publishing . I’m really happy to contribute to their own catalogue after many years of beign a client and sharing with them a lot of international conventions. I still think that this kind of close collaboration with your local book dealer is extremely important if you want to keep bookstore culture alive. In this case, as Okulus is maybe the best tattoo specialized bookstore in Europe (and maybe one of the best in the world), the choice goes beyond friendship. As a distributor, Okulus will make sure the book is represented in some countries and not only in the internet, so maybe you’ll have a chance of taking a look at it at some tattoo convention or bookstore before buying it. That’s priceless in the amazon era. Thanks Lorenzo and Javi for supporting my work over the years, it means a lot.

I have also wanted to put up an special edition of this book, consisting in 15 selected packs that include the cover illustration as a print and also a limited edition embroidered patch. I hope it will be interesting enough to those collectors out there! All 15 books will come signed and with some extra too that only buyers will know once the sealed packs are open. For this special edition I’ve worked again with Artplus for the screenprinting and La Frivé for the packaging. Every print inside comes with it’s own folder as you can see in the pictures. Lettering on the book cover and the packaging has been done by the master Ivan Castro…thanks again for your art! Finally, the final tuning and overall book design is a work by Terry Sucrana at Black Bible Books. I want to give thanks to all of them for putting their best into these pages and pack.

The list of professionals involved and their area of work for those interested :

Okulus Bookshop and Publishing

Publishing and distribution

Terry Sucrana
Graphic design

Ivan Castro
Cover lettering

Artplus
Screen prints and packaging printing

La Frivé
Packaging and print folders

Flaix Ofset
First printing tests

You can buy the book, the collector’s pack or both the patch and the prints by separate through our online store or directly at Eclipse Tattoo Barcelona. It’s been a hell of a way to see the end of this project, but really funny too. I can tell you I’ve put all my energy, mind and heart to make it happen. Thanks again for keeping an eye to my work and remember…griffins lead the way.