Legendary tattoo artist Henry Goldfield, who was at the first-ever tattooing convention in the 1970s, put his figurative seal of approval on the Tiger Rose Tattoos and Music Festival Saturday at the Santa Maria Fairpark.
Goldfield, owner of Goldfield’s Tattoo Studio in San Francisco, shared a booth at the festival with fellow veteran artist Dean Dennis, owner of Dean’s Tattoo Headquarters in San Francisco.
Artist Michael Seumanu Fatutoa, above right, works on a sea-turtle tattoo Saturday for Mike McCosh, who’s on the table, during the Tiger Rose Tattoo and Music Festival at the Santa Maria Fairpark. Below, Melissa Bennett poses with her tattoos for photographer James P. Jackson during the event. //Phil Klein