Artists: Phil Spencer
What year did you start tattooing: 2009
Do you have any special training: My dad is a multi-award winning artist & he showed me various technics aswell as teaching me how to carry out safe tattoo procedures which helped me evolve my ability
Tell us about the style of your work: I would say im very versatile altho im starting to get renowned for my small detailed pieces and graffiti art I also do cover-up work but im generally an all rounder
Conventions usually worked: None to date.
Where did you apprentice?: I was schooled by my dad whos an artist at cusick tattoos
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Nikko hurtato, Roman Abrego, Chris garver and boog inspired me therss many more but these four guys seem to spring to mind.
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: I would talk them through the aftercare and make sure they are comfortable especially if its there first tattoo.
How did you get into tattooing: I was always excelling in art at school but when I left school I was working as a forklift driver. I missed art and always wanted to envolve it somehow in a career then my dad set up an apprentice tattoo kit for me for christmas one year and it just went from there.
What inspires you to be an artist: I get inspired by peoples reactions when I surpass their expectations they had on how their tattoo would turn out I especially love doing cover-ups to turn something that they hated into something they love kinda has a magical feeling about it some people dont believe it.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: I look forward to tattooing people who give me free range to do what I want tattooing without limitation is a gift from your customer.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Im currently studying bio-type sonwhen I get to finally dobone I will be looking forward to it.