Palm Trees and Tattoos

coachellamagazine:

Palm Springs, CA —
1st Annual Palm Springs Tattoo Convention
Text & Photography by Jorge Perezchica

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The Idea:
TG Tattoo co-owners Sean Wood and best friend and tattoo artist Tony Francois have been at the Cathedral City shop for 5 years when they began working on the task of taking their venture to the next level sometime last summer. The notion for the Palm Trees and Tattoos Convention started to whirl in the mind the first day Sean heard there was going to be a Hard Rock in Palm Springs. Big things have small beginnings as the saying goes—It took a while for Sean to pitch the concept to Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, but once they warmed up to the idea and agreed, things went into full tilt around February 2014.

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