the style of my work is mostly realism black and gray, i like to do portraits mostly that involves family portraits or chicano art or even animal portraits.
anything in canada i usally try to attend. Toronto NIXX, Calgary, Ottawa/Gatineau convention
i apprenticed at a shop that is not around anymore downtown Toronto under an amazing artist.
There is so many that I admire. there is something in each artist that I can learn and i try to always get to know that.
to go for something that inspires them and connects with them deep in their heart. and stay away from offensive and criminal tattoos.
I got into tattooing growing up as a troubled kid, I wanted to express myself in a way that mattered and to share my talent. I used to draw all the time and take it to tattoo shops for them to look at, I even used to draw on my arm and try to create a cool sleeve design. It took me a while to find a shop that grew to like me but I guess they felt bad for me and didn't want me causing anymore trouble. my apprenticeship was quite long but I learned a lot that was necessary in order to respect the industry and learn its history and roots.
what inspires me as an artists Is seeing the smile on my client's face, that is priceless. I like the feeling that i can make a difference in their day.
I love doing family portrait tattoos. Its always an emotional time and an opportunity for me to give the family a relief or a memory that will last for a life time, I love to make a difference in people's lives through my art.
i would love to do a portrait tattoo of the legend bob tyrrell