Artists: Koty Flink
What year did you start tattooing: 2002-01-01
Do you have any special training: Apprentice ship, Seminars, ect
Conventions usually worked: As many as possible. I try to hit every one in my surrounding tri state area, and plan on hitting one in ever state if possible. its a dream of mine, one of many.
Where did you apprentice?: Alien Ink Tattoo. Bullhead City AZ. Artist I was tattooing under no longer resides there.
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Too many to list, there is so much talent out there now. I am a huge fan of Roman Abrego, Nikko Hurtado, Carson Hill, Brandon Bond, Dan Henk, Cecil Porter, the list goes on.
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: Take your time, listen to the professional, and above all, inspect portfolios thoroughly, his/her work speaks the loudest.
How did you get into tattooing: A friend of mine and my brother both suggested I get into it when I was a teenager, I have always been into art, and was captivated by derma-graphics.
What inspires you to be an artist: Machines! amongst many other things, locations, and people.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: Biomech is my absolute favorite. its 100 percent from the bowels of the mind, with ZERO reference to look at, and reflect my style at its fullest I suppose. I dig the whole "tattoo famous character portraits" as well, but mostly horror stuff, ot monsters. I really dig all styles especially in color, but Id have to say Biomech is my favorite challenge of all.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: too many to list, and hopefully by the time this gets read, I'll have completed it.