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Jason Clay Dunn from Ink Master season 3

Jason Clay Dunn from Ink Master season 3

Photo Credit - Beloved Victory Productions
Photo Credit – Beloved Victory Productions

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 Jason for an interview.

AnoTat2:  How long have you been tattooing for?

Jason:  I have been tattooing since 1992, so 20 plus years give or take. Continue reading Jason Clay Dunn from Ink Master season 3

Jesse “Mule” Hembree – Tattoo Collector

Jesse “Mule” Hembree – Tattoo Collector

If you ever attended a tattoo show or convention that was worth going to chances are you have seen Jesse Hembree – aka “Mule”.  Jesse has been tattooed by some of the areas greatest tattoo artists from John Slater to James Vaughn.  We caught up with Jesse after attending the Steel City Tattoo Convention in Pennsylvania.

AnoTat2:  How old were you when you started to collect tattoos?

Jesse:  I was 40 years old when I got my first tattoo.  I always hung around with people who had tattoos and wanted to wait until I had a clear vision of what I wanted on my body and who was going to do it.  I was not just going to get some “flash” off the wall.  98% of my tattoos have been hand drawn on me with a sharpie, it’s an experience to see the artist’s vision go from what looks like sharpie scribbling to a high-quality piece of art. Continue reading Jesse “Mule” Hembree – Tattoo Collector