Artists: Fabio Fontinelle
What year did you start tattooing: 2006
Do you have any special training: No, I didn't have any special training. I'm a self-taught artists
Tell us about the style of your work: I love doing realistic and surrealistic tattoos. Doing meaningful tattoos and working with my imagination is the best for me.
Conventions usually worked: New York Empire State Pacific Ink & Art Expo Golden State Tattoo Convention Jacksonville Tattoo Convention Tahoe Tattoo Fest Musink
Where did you apprentice?: I didn't. In my country, Brazil, apprenticeship isn't comum. I have to teach my self about tattoos and art.
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Paul Booth, Mike Drevies, Dimitry Samohim, Nikko Hurtado, Roman Abrego and the list goes on
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: Choose the right artist, give him artistic freedom so he will probably come up with something better than you can expect. Look up to portfolios and reputation of the shop that you're going.
How did you get into tattooing: I was always drawing and painting when I was a kid. One time I saw a friend of mine getting a tattoo and that was the moment that I knew what I want to do.
What inspires you to be an artist: Everything inspires me. I live Art
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: I looking forward to stick with my style and doing some more big pieces/
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Yes, I have a lot of badass designs that I would love to tattoo.