Our artist spotlight is on Jason Clay Dunn of Tattoo Alchemy, located in Montclair, CA . Most people know Jason from competing in season 3 of Ink Master. Jason is known for his unique twist on Asian style of tattooing. Jason has been traveling doing some tattoo conventions and just got back from New York City for the live episode of Ink Master.
We caught up with Sarah after she cleaned house at Ink Life Tour in Oklahoma City winning Best of Day and Best Color Portrait.
AnoTat2: We know you have been working in the Art Industry since 2005 and about 4 years later began tattooing? Tell us what brought you into tattooing? Was it a big leap going from paper to skin?
Sarah: I actually started tattooing in 2006, when I was still in school. My roommate was a tattoo artist, Ashley Claypool, and she saw my paintings. It took her a few months to convince me but she did and she taught me how to tattoo. I did my apprenticeship with her. It wasn’t a huge jump for me to start using skin instead of paper, but it took awhile to learn how to use the new materials. Continue reading Sarah Miller INK Master Runner Up Season 2→
We caught up with Steven to see how his career has changed and what he has been up to.
AnoTat2: We know that you started tattooing by having a friend buy a kit out of a tattoo magazine and that you spent a few years doing tattoos before working in a formal shop. How do you think that affected your career versus getting a traditional apprenticeship?