i started getting tattooed and pursuing tattooing as a career around 2003, getting an apprenticeship at a local shop some time shortly after. this lasted for about a year and a half, eventually ending by the need to get a "real job". over the course of the next five years i worked several jobs, attended college, and continued to draw and work on the artistic side of things. finally with encouragement from my wife, i decided to quit my jobs and school. i was blessed enough to be able to continue my apprenticeship at another local shop (where i still work today). i focused on learning the trade and busting my ass until in early 2009 i began tattooing full time. Tattooing has given me so much, thanks to all of the people who paved the way and to those who have helped me on my way.
tattooing, guitar, music, painting, being a husband/dog daddy,