Artists: emanuel andre rodrigues oliveira
What year did you start tattooing: 2012
Do you have any special training: i´ve trained at home in my friends ;) and had contact with other artists
Tell us about the style of your work: i´ve tryed to specialize in realism, in color and black n grey! also do some color works in other styles but these two are the ones i prefer :)
Conventions usually worked: i usually do all the portuguese conventions in lisbon in oporto, the inkbash in stockholm, barcelona and berlin, and this year i started the conventions in USA, the golden state and the empirestate convention that will be my first time in NY! luxembourg, cezanne and zurich are some also new conventions that im starting now :)
Where did you apprentice?: i start at home, insome friends and close persons and i allways tryed to develop my skill, later i start working in a studio where i still being resident and thing grow up faster since then!
What tattoo artist do you most admire: i have some that a really appreciate but for sure dmitry samohin is the artist that i most admire, its a really complete artist and perfect
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: be sure what do you gonna do :) it will be in you skin forever until the laser erase it :)
How did you get into tattooing: i started tattooing out of curiosity, buy the material, a cheap one from china and start trying in some close people, since then never stoped
What inspires you to be an artist: all kinds of art, and the art of others artist :)
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: increase my realism skills and then maybe tryed to mix some styles :)
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: on my skin? a lot ;) on other skins, yes, a lot of cool pictures and rare photos that i would love to do it! most of then portraits of native peoplo, love that theme!