We chat to 25-year-old travelling tattoo artist Igor Puente, about his taste, how he were given began and his long run visitor spot plans…
When did you get started tattooing? How did you start? I began tattooing six years in the past in my house, as I couldn’t to find someone who sought after to have me as apprentice in Madrid. At first it used to be fairly tough, however I labored exhausting and studied artwork the primary 3 years, which became out to be the very best aggregate to turn out to be a certified tattooer.
What impressed you to turn out to be a tattooist? I sought after to be ingenious in my paintings, and I assumed that tattooing used to be one of the simplest ways to do this. Infrequently my purchasers come to me for one piece of my artwork they usually give me numerous ingenious freedom, to me that is just like the artwork or sculptures within the Renaissance duration. Other folks again then had artwork on their partitions and now folks have it on their pores and skin.
How would you describe your taste of labor? Has it modified over the years? At this time I’m into developing mutated animals with lot of eyes and heads, and if the client we could me do it, then I really like to make use of pink .I actually love animals, so for me it’s wonderful that I am getting to create numerous animals. After I began out I liked horror stuff and black and gray, however this modified once I noticed the paintings of tattooer Eckel. I couldn’t shake the pretty drawings out of my thoughts and that used to be once I made up our minds to paintings in a extra neo-traditional taste.
You tattoo numerous animals, do you experience making those? What would you like to tattoo? I actually love animals! My first occupation selection used to be to turn out to be a vet, however I made up our minds to select one thing a lot more ingenious. Animals are my favorite factor to tattoo. If the animal could also be pink and has numerous eyes than I’m in heaven!
What influences your artwork? Are there any artists you like? I’m influenced via the whole lot, from nature to movies, TV collection and books. I really like numerous different artists they usually affect my on a regular basis lifestyles. Eckel, in fact is for me the grasp, however I additionally appreciate Alex Dörfler, Antony Flemming, Adrian Machete and plenty of many extra.
Do you will have any guestspots or conventions deliberate? Sure numerous them and I’m each and every excited!
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