Artists: Kenneth Steele II
What year did you start tattooing: 2002
Do you have any special training: No
Tell us about the style of your work: I specialize in custom tattoos. I enjoy doing grey wash work.
Conventions usually worked: I have not had the opportunity to work a convention yet.
Where did you apprentice?: Stainless Steele Tattoos
What tattoo artist do you most admire: My father, Don "Pappy" Steele. I grew up watching him tattoo & I still learn new things from him. He is an amazing artist.
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: Make sure they are sure about it. It last forever, it is best that the tattoo has meaning to them so that they never have regrets.
How did you get into tattooing: Watching my father tattoo as I was growing up, I was raised in a tattoo shop.
What inspires you to be an artist: Many things inspire me, I am inspired by how personal people make their tattoos. Those are the one I love best, I love the stories behind the work.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: Portraits. I have not yet tried to do a portrait. My father is an amazing portrait artist.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Portraits. As I have said in previous question, I do look forward to doing a portrait.