The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Blood Diamond Ink recently repainted their walls, and will be hanging up their art work for clients to admire while getting their tattoos done.

Blood Diamond Ink allows a form of unconventional art

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor August 24, 2022

Eight years ago, Jeff Drumm started his journey to create art in what some may consider unconventional. But in his eyes, it was the one thing he wanted to do.  Drumm began his tattoo apprenticeship...

Tattoos and tattoo artists create understated, underappreciated works of art.

OPINION: Tattoos are a way to express creativity

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor November 11, 2020

As students build more independence than their teenage selves had, they begin to cultivate their own identities. Forming their own opinions about art and self-expression is often one of the first steps...

Chris Peltier, tattoo artist at Blood Diamond Ink, shares stories from the beginning of his career as a tattoo artist.

Tattooist’s passion for ink emerged early

ANNIKA ZEIGLER, Evergreen columnist March 23, 2020

Blood Diamond Ink is a treasure chest of gas masks, tattoo memorabilia and artwork. Shop owner Chris Peltier said he knew he wanted to tattoo in fifth grade. His mom’s brother, Jeff, introduced Peltier...

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