Featured Artist: Kel Tait

Featured Artist: Kel Tait

Kel Tait wanted to be a tattoo artist for many years prior to starting her first internship. In 2002, she took her first apprenticeship in the UK. Despite tattooing being what she loved, she had to leave a year into her apprenticeship. In her heart, she knew it wasn’t... read more
Featured Artist: Paul Talbot

Featured Artist: Paul Talbot

Paul Talbot grew up in a small market town in the Midlands (United Kingdom). When his best mate wanted a tattoo, Paul not only drew the design but tagged along to watch his buddy get tattooed. Like many shops of this era, it was run by bikers, and there was A4 flash all over the walls. Paul recalls the smell of Dettol and stale cigarette smoke lingering in the air. As they approached the artist with the drawing, he asked, “who did this?”

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Featured Tattoo Artist: Kirt Silver

Featured Tattoo Artist: Kirt Silver

Kirt Silver is an award-winning realism tattoo artist from Nova Scotia. He is sought by clients around the world for his ability to take their idea to the next level. Other tattoo artists also look to him for guidance and he regularly gives seminars at tattoo conventions. Like every tattoo artist, Kirt had to start somewhere. He recalls being young and fascinated by the idea of carrying permanent art with you everywhere. His uncle’s tattoos sparked his interest and he began drawing on his friends with pens and markers. Years later he got his first tattoo. With that art and memory came the idea to learn the artform himself.

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Featured Tattoo Artist: Fabrizio Divari

Featured Tattoo Artist: Fabrizio Divari

Artist Fabrizio Divari tattoos in Toronto, Canada. Hard work and unwavering love for the arts have what led him to where he is today. Where others may have given up, Fabrizio kept going. His story should serve as an inspiration to artists who are just getting started or ones who have hit a rough patch: keep pushing. Keep evolving as an artist and the rest will fall into place.

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Featured Tattoo Artist: Hugh Fowler

Featured Tattoo Artist: Hugh Fowler

Like many artists, Hugh Fowler was interested in art from when he was young. When he turned 19, he decided to get his first tattoo but ended up with three that he didn’t care for. After doing some research, he discovered artist Craig Beasley at Psycho Tattoo. Craig sparked Hugh’s interest because he saw for the first time that tattoos didn’t have to be mediocre.

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