Palm Springs Tattoo Convention Makes for Colorful Scene

Good turnout marks inaugural event



Brother and sister George and Larissa Ruppert reveal their new tattoos during the 2014 Palm Springs Tattoo Convention July 12 at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs.

Photo by Yale Jesser

 

VIDEO: Scenes from the first-ever Palm Springs Tattoo Convention.

 

Nearly 1,000 people left the inaugural Palm Springs Tattoo Convention with possibly a little more color and body art than when they arrived at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs.

More than 70 tattooo artists were present at the convention, which was the idea of Sean Wood of TG Tattoo in Cathedral City.

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