Artists: Luigi Gala
What year did you start tattooing: 2013
Do you have any special training: Yes, I ve got an official certificate in Italy to be a tattoo artist, the course duration was around 6 months with a final exam.
Tell us about the style of your work: I prefer colour tattoo. Recently i found my self really into watercolour tattoo, abstract and kind of random lines as you a sketch.
Conventions usually worked: I' ve been working at the tea party in Manchester,uk. Telford (uk)at ink-a-gogo where i won my first competion as best international. Recently in Notthingam tattoo convention and I'm going to attend in the end of this month : the 13rd international amsterdam tattoo convention and in Italy the palermo tattoo convention.
Where did you apprentice?: School and a shop in italy
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Riccardo cassese and alex de pase
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: To choose with care. Its an important decision and its permanent on your skin
How did you get into tattooing: Randomly, I always been drawing since i was a child . I was into art before it, i was studying at the art academy in Naples and than when i went for an holiday in spain , palma de mallorca, i met couple of mates owning a shop over there and the guys suggest me to try if i really like due my artistic skills( they were originally from Naples too). So i started to go to the course and i got my qualification.
What inspires you to be an artist: Open mind people. Making them happy and marking their skin,writing a story its an honour for me.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: More watercolour and abstract
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Not really , luckily i got many customer that gave me free expression so i can come up with some good ideas with my own style