Keeping with our plan to include international artists from around the globe, we are pleased to bring you our Artist Spotlight with Dave Segura. Dave Segura is an artist from Costa Rica, a very small country compared to the United States. Dave Segura has been tattooing now for the last 10 years, when he started in this industry, it was something that was really complicated in this country, everything that had to do with tattoos was complicated here. There were just a few tattoo studios and most of them were located in the country’s capital and it was a somewhat closed group so for Dave it was really difficult to find information about tattooing. Dave begun to take art classes to work on his art skills and worked with other local artists to learn the skills needed to tattoo, and tattoo the correct way. We caught up with Dave to discuss tattooing. Continue reading Dave Segura
Adam Hudson of OSC Tattoo, UK
Our Artist Spotlight is on Adam Hudson of OSC Tattoo Stourbridge, United Kingdom. Adam Hudson is a traditional tattooer making a name for himself by giving his clients clean bold tattoos. We caught up with Adam for an interview after the Leeds International Tattoo Exposition.
Here is what Adam had to say about tattooing and art:
AnoTat2: How long have you been tattooing?
Adam: I did my first tattoo a year and 4 months ago but I’ve been tattooing now full time for a year and 1 month. Continue reading Adam Hudson
Jakes Botha, Superior Tattoos – South Africa
For this weeks Artist Spotlight Another Tattoo went international, all the way to South Africa to catch up with artist Jakes Botha. Jakes is the owner/artist of Superior Tattoos & Body Piercing located at North Rand Rd, East Rand Galleria Jansenpark, Boksburg 1459, South Africa. Jakes’ studio has been open since 1994 and has been in numerous publications like Get It, Oslyf, and Biker Lifestyle. We caught up with Jakes to discuss the tattoos and to learn how the tattoo culture in South Africa compares to what we see here in the US. Continue reading Jakes Botha