What made you want to become a Tattoo Artist?
After high school, I realized I wanted to be an artist when I was in college learning art. I met someone who was a tattoo artist already and he gave me more information on how to become a tattoo artist and decided to try to pursue it. I love making art and the artist lifestyle and that’s why I like being a tattoo artist.
Where or who do you turn to for inspiration?
Mostly nature or Asian themed paintings. Others people’s art and just practice in general
Tell us about your experience training as a Tattoo Artist? Who made the largest impact on your artistic progress?
It has been a long journey. It’s been stressful and fun, Shark has made a big impact since we have spent the last 6-7 years together, but as well as other artist who I have met on my journey.
How many tattoos do you have and which is your favourite?
I have about 8-9 but they are pretty large pieces, I like the sleeve on my left arm a lot since it is the most visible one, most of the time.
What do you find yourself doing after a long day at the studio?
I usually go work out, cook, eat then start drawing.
Do you have any mentors you look up to?
I look up to anyone with strong art ability and sense of design. Anyone I can learn from is a good mentor.
What advice would you give to an artist just starting out?
Work hard, study hard, learn from everyone and have fun.