Tattoo Angus Blog

So You Want To Be A Tattoo Artist/Piercer

Blog By M. Mitera The body modification industry is not an easy business to break in to. While the industry is a lot more welcoming to new people than it used to be, it's not just a matter of walking in to a shop and being offered a job as a piercer or tattoo artist....

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Five Oldest Tatoos In The World

Blog By M. Mitera Even though there is still a negative stigma surrounding tattoos, they have been a part of many societies for hundreds of thousands of years. Cultures all around the world have utilized not only tattooing but body piercing as well as scarification to...

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Five Steps To Help That Irritation Bump

Blog By M. Mitera In the past, we've gone over what irritation bumps are when it comes to piercings. Many people think that any sort of bump is a keloid and it isn't, we promise. Chances are that you just have an angry piercing. Unfortunately, the internet has a whole...

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Job Stopping Tattoos

Blog By M. Mitera There isn't a spot on the human body that hasn't been tattooed at this point. Some of these tattoos are done just for the hell of it but some people do want tattoos in places that just aren't the best spot. Some areas just don't hold ink, like the...

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The Sun Versus Tattoos

Blog By M. Mitera When getting body modifications, many people don't consider all of the outside factors that will be trying to get in the way of the healing process. Our world is full of contaminants and dangerous situations for your new mod. Many people are aware...

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Remembering Bill Rhine

Blog By M. Mitera As many of you know, we recently lost an amazing person and tattoo artist, Bill Rhine. He was a wonderful part of the tattoo community and an all around great guy. In his tattooing career, he left a mark on hundreds of clients, both in the form of...

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Meet Our Tattoo Artists

Blog By M. Mitera Here at Tattoo Angus, we have a team of six tattoo artists that absolutely love what they do. Their love for their art shines through in their amazing tattoos and the way that they interact with their clients. With more than twenty five years of...

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Five Important Things To Know About Tattoo Cover Ups

Blog By M. Mitera Every day, we see clients come in to our shop that have tattoos that they aren't fond of anymore. Many clients don't simply want to get rid of their tattoo but instead, turn it in to something that they love again. Many times, they're covering up a...

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Impact Of Social Media On the Tattoo Industry

Blog By M. Mitera The tattoo industry has remained pretty much the same for a long time. Only recently have artists begun to really surge forward, looking for ways to improve their craft, connect more with their clients, and create a comfortable environment while...

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Tattoos For Breast Cancer Patients

Blog By M. Mitera It may not be breast cancer awareness month anymore but that doesn't mean we stop thinking about all of our clients that are effected by this terrible disease. This year, Tattoo Angus offered free shirts to anyone who got a pink ribbon tattoo in our...

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Lettering In Tattoos

Blog By M. Mitera One of the most complicated (and yet basic) types of tattoo is lettering. It can be extremely difficult to execute correctly and is one of the most sought after styles of tattoo today. Lettering can be used to remember a person, a favorite quote, or...

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Watercolor Tattoos & Their Life Span

Blog By M. Mitera Recently, Pintrest/Tumblr/Facebook have been flooded with videos of lovely tattoos that look like a watercolor painting. They are soft and colorful, with drippy looking details that people have fallen in love with. While tattoos usually focus on...

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How To Make Your Tattoo Live Forever

Blog By M. Mitera Realistically, a tattoo is the only thing in your life that you're going to buy and have forever. Not only does this mean that you should absolutely cough up a little extra cash to get that new piece ($20 tattoos look like they cost just that), it...

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Spider-Bite & Tattoo Angus Go Digital

Blog By M. Mitera   Being in sync with the times is incredibly important, especially now in 2018. Everything is lightning fast and people carry small computers in their pockets. Looking something up takes mere seconds and communications between people on opposite...

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What To Do If You Have Regrettable Tattoos

Blog By M. Mitera We have to be honest with ourselves and each other; we all have tattoos that we wish we didn't get. Whether they were done badly, faded terribly, or it's just not a popular part of life anymore (you might hate Tweety Bird at age 30 but thought he was...

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Spider-Bite Limo Valentine’s Day Couples Package

Blog By M. Mitera With the most couples' orientated holiday fast approaching, you definitely don't want to be caught without a special surprise for your significant other. We've already told you what MALS has in stock for your special someone (if you haven't, check it...

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Getting Through Long Tattoo Sessions

Blog By M. Mitera Some people prefer to get their tattoos as little flash pieces, building a larger piece bit by bit. This patchwork style has become very popular, allowing people to get numerous tattoos of the objects or people they enjoy. Even though this style of...

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Tattoo Styles

Blog By M. Mitera There are many different kinds of tattoos these days. With many new artists  emerging, it's wonderful to see such an explosion of talent in such a variety. Even in an industry with more and more artists, there are tons of variations of tattoos....

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Tattoo Pricing

Blog By M. Mitera           At Spider-Bite, we're always happy to answer questions regarding our artists and the kinds of tattoos that they specialize in. If you call and tell us a rough idea of what you're thinking of getting, we can point...

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5 Things To Consider When Picking a Tattoo Artist

Blog By M. Mitera Picking a tattoo can be overwhelming. There's so many different images to choose from, both on the internet and within your own mind. It can be daunting to try to settle on a single design, especially if it's your first piece. Some people spend years...

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How Tattoos Work

Blog By M. Mitera It's more common than not these days to see people with tattooed skin. For us, we see each other (and ourselves) every day so we're extremely used to it. But some people aren't! And some people want to become used to it, so they visit us for their...

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Tattoo Angus Joins Spider-Bite

  Blog By M. Mitera For many years, both Tattoo Angus and Spider-Bite have operated in separate locations In Manchester under the same ownership. Tattoo Angus has always strictly been tattoos while Spider-Bite offers both tattoos and piercings, as well as having...

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Theatrical Contacts

Blog By M. Mitera Disguising your eyes can make or break a costume. If you spend hours putting together a costume for Halloween (or perhaps you're a fan of cosplay), the finishing touch is definitely to pick up a pair of special effects contacts. It's important to get...

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Ink-tober Tattoo Specials

Blog By M. MItera         It's our favorite time of year here at Spider-Bite! The leaves have started changing and the closer we get to Halloween, the happier we get! Soon, our shop will reflect our spooky moods with some festive decorations as we...

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Children In The Shop

Blog By M. Mitera Being an artist requires a certain level of concentration. When you come to our shop, you're trusting us to pierce you or tattoo you and we want to give you our utmost attention to ensure that you get exactly what you want. There's a lot of technical...

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Preparing For Your Piercing/Tattoo

Blog By M. Getting a new piercing or tattoo is such an exciting experience! This can be especially amplified for those who are getting their first one. Heading to a shop for the first time to get a professional tattoo or piercing is such an amazing thing and people...

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Interview With Raymvnd

  Blog By M. Recently, Spider-Bite acquired a new artist! With our larger work space, we can accommodate far more artists than we used to and we are happy to add a very talented individual to our already awesome team! Raymvnd hails from the snowy north and...

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Spider-Bite; The Move

Blog By M. Mitera Spider-Bite has been a presence in Manchester for more than two decades, helping people beautify their bodies with piercings and tattoos. The shop started out as a small spot in front of SOPHA on Elm St, containing tanning beds, tattoo equipment...

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Tatt2Away: A Spider-Bite Exclusive!

  We all have regrets in life. Maybe your regret was getting a less-than-perfect tattoo when you didn’t know Spider-Bite Tattoo & Body Piercing could do it right the first time. Or maybe you want to...

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Interview With Dave McCormick

On a sunny October day, I visited Spider-Bite Tattoo & Body Piercing to interview Dave McCormick, one of the talented tattooers at the shop. Spider-Bite is getting ready for the Halloween season, and they had the lobby decked out with these wicked spider webs...

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Interview With Jeff Lindh

I met with Jeff Lindh, a tattoo artist in the newly renovated Spider-Bite shop located at 179 Elm Street in Manchester, NH. We talked in the open and inviting lobby filled with custom artwork and Spider-Bite merchandise. They even have a cool bar area for the...

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Spider-Bite Loves The Manchester Animal Shelter!

So many precious furry friends are left behind and abandoned to fend for themselves. All they need is a little love and care and they will devote their lives to the human that loves them. Thankfully, Manchester New Hampshire is blessed to have an amazing no-kill...

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