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Colombian tattoo artist Andres Flu reinvents himself

Colombian tattoo artist and shop owner of Fluink Studio. Andres Flu ambitiously opened up his own business in order to set his own standards and create a space that was…

Colombian tattoo artist and shop owner of Fluink Studio. Andres Flu ambitiously opened up his own business in order to set his own standards and create a space that was important to him and his team.

We were intrigued by his drive to not only be a tattoo artist but also to open up his own shop in Medellin after being fairly new to the industry. He gave us a great interview of the challenges that came with that decision but also how it helped create the environment that is the healthiest and most motivating for him. Enjoy Episode 17!

 


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Costa Rican tattoo artist explains the growing popularity of his profession

Costa Rican tattoo artist Moises Kampos describes the responsibilities of his profession along with the changing culture in his country. While traveling to Costa Rica we were researching for artists…

Costa Rican tattoo artist Moises Kampos describes the responsibilities of his profession along with the changing culture in his country.

While traveling to Costa Rica we were researching for artists to interview. Though there seemed to be an influx of tattoo artists, Moises Kampos work stood out amongst a sea of artists. I think what really drew us in was the mixture of his tattoo work and personal paintings showcased on his social media account, showing us a greater range to his creativity and technique. While we also required a translator for his interview his kindness and good nature was shown beyond words and we immediately gravitated towards him. Moises has been in the industry for awhile and has seen the transition and growth of the tattoo community within Costa Rica change over time, learn more about him and get insight to the life of a Costa Rican artist! 

 


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Carlos Bautistab, tattoo and print artist while living in San Jose del Pacifico, Oaxaca

Carlos Bautistab, print maker and tattoo artist makes beautiful work inspired by the nature that surrounds his home. While living remotely can be limiting such as acquiring supplies, electricity and…

Carlos Bautistab, print maker and tattoo artist makes beautiful work inspired by the nature that surrounds his home. While living remotely can be limiting such as acquiring supplies, electricity and resources, Bautistab still found a way to teach himself the necessary tools of becoming a tattoo artist. 

While making our way to Oaxaca we were researching which artists we wanted to feature. Carlos’s work came up through an instagram search and we immediately gravitated towards his work. Located in San Jose del Pacifico (about a 3-4 hour windy bus ride away into the mountains) we arrived at a small remote town hidden in the clouds, though small and tucked away we were surprised at how many backpackers knew of its existence. Tattoo work and etching are Carlos’s two loves which balance his fast paced mind, though being located in the woods has its drawbacks to its resources, it doesn’t stop this man from accomplishing his goals. Watch episode 12 and enjoy learning about how Carlos pursued his passion despite its seemingly limitations.

 


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Chronic pain with tattoo artist Julie Becker in Joshua Tree

Julie Becker is an independent tattoo artist currently living out of an airstream in Joshua Tree, CA. After being in the tattoo industry for over 20 years she’s had to…

Julie Becker is an independent tattoo artist currently living out of an airstream in Joshua Tree, CA. After being in the tattoo industry for over 20 years she’s had to take a step back to better deal with her chronic pain. Under The Canvas wanted to explore how it is for an artist to step back from the workshop but how it has encouraged her to explore new ways of making art.

It’s an artist’s dream to see the walls covered top to bottom in her interpretation of other artist’s work that had made deep impressions on her. Frida Kahlo is the most prominent figure showing up in most aspects of Julie’s artwork along with the name of her Airstream.

Making art is tedious work and physically demanding on the body, it made the most sense to cater the episode around her current struggles with chronic pain and being a tattoo artist. We wanted to focus on how her personal experience has been a constant challenge, but also allowed her to explore other avenues of art. Julie is currently traveling to Spain and New York and is taking clients while she is abroad, please contact her!


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