Artists: Joey Saindon
What year did you start tattooing: 2005-01-01
Do you have any special training: Bloodborn Pathogens, a little bit of art school, I learned tattooing from a few different artists etc..
Conventions usually worked: Maritime Tattoo Show
Where did you apprentice?: Mantra Tattoos, Pins and Needles. Fredericton NB
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Guy Aitchison, Thomas Hooper, Jondix, Nick Baxter.
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: Make sure its what you want, and what you will still want 10 years from now.
How did you get into tattooing: I got absolutely obsessed with tattooing after receiving my first one at age 16. I researched it over and over til I was about 21. I then got taken under the wing of a few different artists at a local shop and the rest is history.
What inspires you to be an artist: Nature inspires me most. Also just seeing what artists in any medium are doing.That makes me excited to create unique designs.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: I would like to start focusing on doing more nature related tattoo in the future. I have been really excited about tattooing different varieties of insects.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Hmm I actually really like doing animal skulls, recreating master paintings with a twist also.