I began my tattoo journey back in 1998, while living in Puerto Rico, when my tattoo artist saw a drawing I had done, sandwiched in between pages of a tattoo magazine for “safe keeping”. He was impressed with my drawing and offered to apprentice me! After about a year and a half apprenticeship under my mentor, I began tattooing.
I took the long road in the tattoo world because I was also an active duty member of the U.S. Coast Guard as a Helicopter Rescue Swimmer. I would do my Coast Guard work all day and tattoo in the evenings and weekends. Now I’m tattooing full time out of Rebel Image Tattoo in South New Jersey and loving it! All I think about is tattooing, how to get better at my craft and how to provide my clients with the best possible piece of art I can. I specialize in custom work by working with my client’s ideas to come up with a one of a kind tattoo, which they will love forever. Super saturated color with smooth blends and illustrative work is my passion, I also enjoy working with Opaque black and grey tones to give those pieces a different, more unique look and make them stand apart from the crowds.
I never imagined I’d be where I am in tattooing right now. I have a long way to go and much to learn. I want to thank my family for always having my back and everyone along the way who’s helped me in this awesome journey which has only just begun and will get better and better. Thank you Dab Tattoo Cream for the opportunity and great product that helps us achieve the great work we are putting out!
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