Artists: Zach Black
What year did you start tattooing: 2009
Do you have any special training: I apprenticed for a year and a half right after I turned 18.
Tell us about the style of your work: I love doing heavy line work and vibrant color schemes. I have a lot of respect for traditional and neo traditional artist, and my work tends to borrow a lot of aspects of those styles.
Where did you apprentice?: Color Bomb Tattoo in Milwaukee, WI
What tattoo artist do you most admire: Tim Biedron, Scotty Munster, Dusty Neal, Mitch Allenden.
How did you get into tattooing: Being around other tattoo artists when I was young is what first peaked my interest. I got hang out in a lot of shops when I was probably too young to be in there.
What inspires you to be an artist: Being around so many other amazing tattooers everyday is definitely a motivator.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: I love doing exaggerated and stylized tattoos. Mostly of animals, skulls, and pieces with more classic traditional tattoo qualities to them. Right now I'm trying to focus on doing more large scale pieces.