living….

going to try and use this again, we will see how long that lasts….

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Japan

Here in japan with my brother and fellow GOOD GENT Taki….at three tides tattoo now with Masa and Yuya, and a mystery guest….. Been a great trip so far, and a nice relief from the sub-continent.

Published in: on November 30, 2010 at 3:28 am  Comments (4)  

Nepal…..

In Nepal for the last few days… Been traveling around the sub-continent a bit, will post more pics of the whole trip soon. Haven’t tattooed in a month or so, will be doing some soon, will post pics soon.

Published in: on November 22, 2010 at 7:45 am  Leave a Comment  

Skateboarding

I’ve loved skateboarding for what seems like my whole life. It is the reason I’m still alive today, without a doubt. Tattooing has been great to me, and I love it, traveling as well… But there is nothing that feels as good as skating with my bros, feeling like there wasn’t another person on earth besides us…. I guess I’ve been chasing the dragon like some kind of heroin guy or whatever with all the travels and tattoo stuff, just hoping that something will feel as great as those days…. No luck yet….. Anyway, if I break my arm, I can’t work, so skateboarding doesn’t happen much in real life for me anymore…. But, and if you know me, you know this is true, I still spend a lot of time lost in my mind skateboarding like it was 1992 everyday…… Tech decks are the best thing since the real thing.

To quote Adam Bolt, (him and Rob Vantol and Matt Hensley will always be my favorite skateboarders ever) ” I might not always skate, but I will always be a skateboarder. “

backside tailslide

frontside nosebluntslide

frontside crooked grind

frontside noselide

backside lipslide

frontside tailslide

switch frontside noseslide

frontside nosegrind

forever and ever and ever

Published in: on April 22, 2010 at 11:58 pm  Comments (10)  

one more from sammys

they gave us free shirts!!!

one more from sammys roumanaian march 28th 2010

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Sammys Roumanian

Went to Sammys Roumanian steakhouse tonight with Bryan Randolph, Sarah Schor, Daniel Albrigo, Damion Ross, Eli Quinters, Stephanie Tamez, Virginia Elwood, Chisaki, Josh “bong hit” Harris, and James Motz. If you haven’t been there and you are either living in NYC or lanning a visit, it’s a must. Danny Love on keyboards, vodka in a block of ice, schmaltz, which is rendered chicken fat on the table as a condiment, it doesn’t get and better than that.

Published in: on March 28, 2010 at 10:43 pm  Comments (1)  

Some of my art collection…..

Here are some paintings in my art collection…. More pics to come in another post…..

jondix banner from milano tattoo convention 2007

mark gonzales drawing i got from bobby worrest

bought in a market in south africa from a woman that offered to buy my girlfriend.

by hiroshi hirakawa, he is amazing, check out his link

steve byrne, he rules

nick colella, he rules too

rudy fritsch, this is one of my favorites

thomas hooper, from a few years ago, so good. congratulations on the new baby thomas and kimberly!!!

by grime

by robert ryan, this painting makes me feel so stoked

giant banner by rudy fritsch

the coolest surprise i have ever had, by hiroshi hirakawa

kyosai print from the late 1800’s

another by rudy fritsch, 2004

hand painted from tibet

late 1800’s lithograph on tin

more to come

Published in: on March 23, 2010 at 2:52 pm  Comments (7)  

new painting

A new print ….a determined horse surrounded by roses, and a swastika for good luck…..16 x 20″ limited to 15, 100$ each plus 8$ for shipping…..

paypal me for one, tattinaction@gmail.com

thanks….I will try and be better at this blog………………………

Published in: on February 25, 2010 at 3:44 am  Comments (1)  

This is the life of Chad Koeplinger.

This is the new website/ blog(?) for Chad Koeplinger……………………………………

january 2009, cape of good hope, south africa

Published in: on August 17, 2009 at 2:25 am  Comments Off  
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