When did you start tattooing? 14 years ago my good friend believed I could do tattoos and introduced me to a local shop owner, which he knew. I started the wrong way; that is with no training at all. I practiced on myself and him! Luckily I impressed that shop enough for them to take me in.
What year did you start tattooing? I started tattooing in 2007. How did you get into tattooing? I was 12 years old. I saw my brother getting tattooed and I couldn’t get over it. I knew that I was good at drawing so I bought my first tattoo kit at 18 and started to do some crap on me, my family and my friends.
How long ago did you start tattooing? I started to tattoo in 2005, but I have been working on it as my career since 2009. How did you get into tattooing? My inspiration to get involved into this career was beautiful pictures and the ability to draw pictures on paper to transfer to skin and make it beautiful.
What year did you start tattooing? Right, well I think it was two years or so ago because I remember never being so broke in my life. It soon changed, though, when I started working seven days a week. It was a slow start. How did you get into tattooing?
When did you first get into tattooing? Well, right now I’ve been tattooing for around 14 years and I started my own business seven years ago. I now have two shops, one in my hometown, Zwickau, and one in the neighboring town, Chemnitz. Heaven of Colours is the name of the shops.
What year did you start tattooing? I started in 2007 at Mystery Touch Tattoo in Austria. How did you get into tattooing? I used to draw a lot and when I was about 16 or 17 one of my mates came by with a fresh tattoo from a really good tattoo artist here in our area.
How was your experience getting Started in the industry? I’ve been tattooing full time for about 14 years. I started apprenticing in my hometown in a shop called Viking Tattoo. I was looking to find someway for me to make a living off of my drawing ability, and tattoos were really cool so it seemed like a good idea to go present myself and my drawings to the owner of the shop named Nypa.
What year did you start tattooing? I did my first tattoo in 1988 but I didn’t start tattooing regularly until a few years after, so that would mean I’ve been tattooing for around 24 years. 24 years of tattooing is a fair amount of years. How did you get interested in tattoos?
What year did you start tattooing? The first time I picked up a tattoo machine I guess was around 2006. How did you get into tattooing? I was currently working at a warehouse where I was packing orders of animal products such as dog food, collars and stuff like that.
What year did you start tattooing? I started tattooing somewhere at the end of 2006; that was when my path crossed with an old friend from childhood. He started pursuing a career in tattooing when we were teenagers, and he really made it. He encouraged me to do the same since he remembered that I was really into art and drawing when we were kids.
What sets The Black Mark Tattoo Studio apart from the average tattoo shop? Crispy Lennox: One of the main differences is that we are a large private tattoo studio. We have five artists currently working who are purely appointment based and do not take any walk-ins.
The first annual Empire State Tattoo Convention hit up White Plains, New York and brought out some of the top-notch artists in the biz. Paul Acker, Moni Marino, Paul Booth and Megan Jean Morris were just a few of the names filling this show to the brim with talent.
Every year the Ink-N-Iron tattoo convention and music festival seems to get bigger and better. It’s rad enough that the convention is held on the Queen Mary ship and has a host of artists attend like Roman Abrego, London Reese and Randy Engelhard, but attendees also get a chance to rock out to some of the hottest punk bands out there.
Mat Hurtado is proof that talent runs rampant In the Hurtado family. Sacred Gallery NYC recently got the chance to show off all of Hurtado’s talents alongside of the equally talented Illustrative artist, Matt Buck. Hurtado displayed his exhibition “Por Vida Y Amor” (For Life and Love) while Buck’s “Tumult” illuminated the second half of the dual art show.
Out of the Light of Darkness is the latest exhibition by artist Craig LaRotonda. Displayed at Sacred Gallery NYC, this exhibition features the works that LaRotonda was inspired to create based off of his own interpretation of the constant human journey towards enlightenment.
The Last Rites Gallery is famous for its rotating art shows, and its latest exhibition is definitely one to be remembered. Tattoo artist Stefano Alcantara and Welsh painter Richard J. Oliver held a dual art show with the incredible exhibitions Waqayñan and Elements, respectively.