Tattoos are for life
Joe Haasch has been tattooing for 13 years; the majority of the first 7 years working in Ft. Worth, TX at Liberty Electric Tattoo. In 2012, Joe Haasch started at Elm Street Tattoo in Dallas, TX. In October of 2016 Elm Street opened a private studio location where Joe has worked by appointment only since then. The new studio Heart in Hand Gallery accommodates large scale appointment work in a private setting.
“I will not do any tattoos that won’t hold up over time. One thing you need to remember when getting tattooed is that black outline and shading are the heart and soul of the design. Without the black the color will have nothing to contrast with, leaving it weak and dull as it ages in the skin.”
About 3 years ago, Oliver and Dean asked me, and several of my coworkers at Elm Street Tattoo, if we would be interested in working at a private, appointment only, Tattoo studio. A lot of the artists at the street shop were beginning to get heavily booked with...