Scott Sterling Lecture
to Aug 5

Scott Sterling Lecture

There will be two FREE lecture/sideshows during Pagoda City Tattoo Fest 2018 by Scott Sterling.

Saturday August 4th 2018 10AM : Scott Sterling will be giving one lecture on the evolution of Sailor Jerry, Paul Rogers and Mike Malinda machines. 

Sunday August 5th 2018 at 10AM : Slide show/discussion on Paul Rogers and Huck Spauldings tattoos from the 1950's.

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Scott Sterling Seminar
9:00 PM21:00

Scott Sterling Seminar

       Scott Sterling has been building machines since 1982 which is also when he began his storied tattoo career. Scott has worked side-by-side many iconic tattooers in the industry such as Mike Malone, Paul Rogers and Lyle Tuttle to name a few. He has been giving seminars since the early 90s with information and insight on topics like machine theory, attributes to look for in pre made machines, Materials to build a machine, troubleshooting and maintenance. Also including all of the parts and steps he takes to build a machine and where to acquire them. This is truly priceless information.

This seminar will be held at 9pm on Friday August 3rd 2018. ( Location will be disclosed at the Pagoda City registration desk. )

Cost for the seminar is $500 and participants taking the seminar will also receive a $500 discount on any Scott Sterling machine. You can review machines at . You may specify which machine you'd like there however if you are not interested in a machine, the seminar cost is $200. There are only 20 spaces available for this seminar so please lock in your seat by sending your payment to or take your chance for a space the day of. 

No recording of any kind is permitted.

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12:00 PM12:00

The Josh Ford and Ahren Bloomquist Machine Seminar

This seminar will be put on by Josh Ford and Ahren Bloomquist. They have a total of over 30 years experience in machine building and maintenance and over 40 years tattooing experience. These two build machines for some of the best artists in tattooing and have the experience to help you understand how to keep your machines performing their best. This seminar will teach the basics of tuning, maintenance and simple repairs that ALL tattoo artists should know. 

The cost is $450.00 which includes the seminar, a machine and lots of knowledge to help you out.

 Seminar is limited to 10 people so don't miss out!


Josh Ford Machines

instagram: joshford13

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