Art of Frank La Natra
In this Artist Spotlight, we are looking at the Art of Frank La Natra. We first met Frank La Natra at the Cape Tattoo Expo in Wilmington, NC. His unique style and way of telling a story in his artwork made him an artist to follow. Continue reading Art of Frank La Natra – Into the Woods Gallery
Steve LaMantia Ever After Gallery Florida
In this Artist Spotlight we caught up with Steve LaMantia of Ever After Gallery located in Spring Hill, Florida. Steve’s neo traditional tattoos and clean work has earned him a great reputation in the tattoo community. We caught up with Steve between appointments and construction of his new shop, Ever After Gallery.
You have been tattooing since 2003; how did you first get involved in tattooing?
By accident. I have a degree in Graphic Design and thought that’s what I wanted to do. After college I spent a few years doing graphic art and actually hated it. I went to get tattooed by a friend of mine and was bitching to him about my job. Knowing that I had artistic ability, he asked if I’ve ever thought about tattooing and offered an apprenticeship. Continue reading Steve LaMantia Ever After Gallery Florida
Jeff Covell of Twisted Image Tattoo
Our Artist Spotlight is on Jeff Covell of Twisted Image Tattoos. Jeff owns and operates two shops in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Jeff’s work has been in over 25 publications and has won many awards over his 20 years of tattooing. He is a member of the Alliance of Professional Tattooists and the Florida Professional Tattoo Artist Guild. His work is truly amazing on and off the human body; we are proud to feature him.
Another Tattoo caught up with Jeff:
Another Tattoo: At what age did you first get tattooed? What was it?
Jeff: Technically, I got my first tattoo at fourteen. I tattooed my hand in school one day, hiding by the phones at lunchtime, it was my girlfriend’s name, thankfully she had a three letter name. I was stoked that I had tattooed myself, so I showed her right away, she broke up with me the next day cause she thought I was a weirdo for tattooing her name on myself. Continue reading Jeff Covell of Twisted Image Tattoo