Artists: David A Bogue
What year did you start tattooing: 07
Do you have any special training: I have traveled all over the USA tattooing and working to hone my skills as a Great Tattooer.
Tell us about the style of your work: I do pretty much any style, very versatile however if asked whats my specialty I would say New School and Neo-Traditional.
Conventions usually worked: None Yet.
Where did you apprentice?: "Capital City Tattoo" (Albany Ny.)
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Definitely Nikko Hurtado for his Vision and the way he lays it in skin. but Definitely Josh Herman because he does the style I wanna Master!
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: I always recommend that if they don't ask for my portfolio during the consultation that they take a look at it, and I never let my clients go in blind, I explain to them everything i use is all disposable, and I Set up in front of them to ease their mind about sterility. I own the highest rated tattoo shop in DESTIN FL for a Reason.
How did you get into tattooing: I was that kid always doing temp tattoos on my friends with speed stick lol... its something i have always been passionate about as well as my brother is a tattoo artist and my mom Owned the highest rated studio in ALBANY Ny for almost 7 Years. So its always been a part of me.
What inspires you to be an artist: Bright Colors, and I love just looking at things not for what it is, but what I can tweak it into! I love skewing and adding crazy elements to anything I see.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: Any! Honestly not really into Straight black.. I like to do artistic tattoos with tons of Bright Colors, and tons of DEPTH!
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: THERE ARE MILLIONS... LOL but if I had to say my Favorite Idea Its a Monkey in an Astronaut Suit reaching for a Banana thats Floating away... with a cool crazy color swirl Background! that would be EPIC!