10.03.11

Gunnar Gaylord: It Really was ‘Paradise’

Paradise Tattoo Gathering Review 2011 Gunnar

A few weeks back, I wrote my first blog for TAM. I wrote about the internal paradigm shift I was making in my views toward life and about dropping the ego and being more open-minded. I then discussed the profound effects those changes had created in my sense of community. The response was amazing. It seemed that the idea of a positive paradigm shift in the tattoo community was something hordes of people desired. They were sick of the ego’s and attitudes and like me, were just saddened by the state of the tattoo industry…

Shortly after writing the blog, I had the chance to attend the Paradise Tattoo Gathering. I had been asked before to attend, but had missed my opportunity in the past. However this year I decided to attend and I am so glad I did. Gabe and the crew from Off the Map, created one hell of an artistic environment to feel comfortable in. It seemed to be the perfect environment to see some of the changes I have been ranting about be acted out... Read whole article on the Tattoo Artist Magazine Blog.