Artists: Scotti Mcfarland
What year did you start tattooing: 1993-01-01
Do you have any special training: I was born with the talent of art, my mother was a great artist
Where did you apprentice?: BLVD Ink, under Maverick Fisher
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Paul Booth, Mike DeVries, Khann
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: Make sure it's what you really want,something that describes you as a whole, It doesn't wash off. Research your artist, make sure they are going to be able to give you what you are looking for & are a teem player. your tattoo artist & you should work together as a team on the piece from start to finish.
How did you get into tattooing: We always hung out at BLVD Ink as kids & all of my friends told me "This is what you should do, you'd be great at it"... So I started an apprentiship.
What inspires you to be an artist: A challenge, anything with depth or something with a great story behind it.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: Anything that challenges me, pushes me to better my self. I like doing portraits, cover ups & reworks. The pleasure is when someone comes in with something really bad and I can bring it into new life or make it go away with something new, to see a new light in their eyes when it's done, makes me feel good to see them happy... after all they have to wear it.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: Pin up Girls & Bio-Mechanics