Adriana de Barros is known professionally as The Tattoo Journalist.

She is a Portuguese-Canadian journalist and photographer with over two decades of experience covering fine arts and tattoos.

De Barros is the editor of Scene360 and the author of “Ta’too.” She has also written for Raking Light Projects, Orion Publishing Group, and other book publishers. In addition to Tattoo Kulture, Skin Art, Total Tattoo, Inkers, Tattoo Life, Skin & Ink, ReinventingTheTattoo, Inked, Tattoo Revue, Skin Deep, Ladies of Tattooing Worldwide, Tabu, Fet Erotica, and Gore Noir magazines.


Interviews

Shane tan's bodysuits

A talk with Singaporean Shane Tan about his incredible bodysuits

An interview with Chicano tattoo legend Freddy Negrete at Shamrock

An interview with black-and-grey tattoo legend Freddy Negrete

Paul Booth portrait by Paolo Duran

Paul Booth in a forthcoming interview with Gore magazine

Q&A with American legend Charlie Cartwright for Total Tattoo magazine


Mag Cover Features


Press Releases & Booklets

The creation of the press release for Raking Light Projects’ “Deity”

The creation of the press release for Raking Light Projects’ “Deity”

Laurence King Publishing Tattoo Playing Cards, text by The Tattoo Journalist

Laurence King’s Playing Cards Booklet Tattoo History Writing

Accomplished Feat:

Charlie Cartwright
Henning Jørgensen
Kari Barba
Freddy Negrete
Paul Booth
Fip Buchanan
Chris Garver
Mike Cole
Carlos Torres
Gakkin
Shane Tan

Gerhard Wiesbeck
Nissaco
Julian Siebert
Dansin
Teresa Sharpe
Ami James
Mo Ganji
Chaim Machlev
Xoil
Paul Talbot
Brücius
Norm Love Letters
Gordoletters
Michela Bottin
Mirko Sata
Alexis Vaatete
Hanumantra
Nikko Hurtado
Ryan A. Malarkey
Tommy Montoya
Michael Taguet
Noon
Yanina Viland
Lewisink
Yashka Steiner
Sewp

Oozy
Brando Chiesa
Oscar Hove
Mr K
Silvano Fiato
Otto D’Ambra
Makoto
Frank Carrilho
Alle Tattoo
Ilya Cascad
Alexandre Abreu
Pitta
Filip Henningsson
Jehoo
Rit Kit
Julim Rosa
Jingxi
Mauro Amaral
Jelle Poksflok
Ivana Belakova
Frederico Rabelo
Daniela Sagel
Kimria
Delphin Musquet
Dave Lao
Noko

Services

Interviewing
Feature Writing
Studio Coverage
Artist Profiles
Convention Coverage
Press Releases
Proofreading and Editing
Tattoo Consulting
Photography


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