Artists: James Cannon
What year did you start tattooing: 2008
Do you have any special training: Not really I just love to draw, I use Prismacolor pencils a lot, and I'm trying to do more acrylic and oil paintings.
Tell us about the style of your work: I do a lot of black and grey work, but I really love to do anything with a lot of color
Conventions usually worked: I always go to the local conventions, but I'm waiting to work some of the bigger conventions.
Where did you apprentice?: Did my apprenticeship under Bones Lalonde at Freedom Tattoo. In February 2013 Bones relocated Freedom Tattoo and gave me the opportunity to take over his location.
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Too many to list, but Bones LaLonde inspired me the most, If it wasn't for him I wouldn't be where I am today
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: Sit still
How did you get into tattooing: Just something I always wanted to do. When I was 15 years old my brother and me would walk 3 miles to the gas station and I would by every tattoo magazine they had on the shelf, then spend the next month drawing every tattoo in those magazines.
What inspires you to be an artist: Nature
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: Color realism
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Actually I drew a self portrait of my self as a zombie I want to do. My nephew actually held a 45 to my head for the photo shoot.