We chat to 25-year-old travelling tattoo artist Igor Puente, about his taste, how he were given began and his long run visitor spot plans…
When did you get started tattooing? How did you start? I began tattooing six years in the past in my house, as I couldn’t in finding someone who sought after to have me as apprentice in Madrid. To start with it used to be fairly tricky, however I labored laborious and studied artwork the primary 3 years, which became out to be the easiest mixture to turn into a qualified tattooer.
What impressed you to turn into a tattooist? I sought after to be ingenious in my paintings, and I believed that tattooing used to be the easiest way to do this. On occasion my purchasers come to me for one piece of my artwork and so they give me numerous ingenious freedom, to me that is just like the artwork or sculptures within the Renaissance length. Other folks again then had artwork on their partitions and now other folks have it on their pores and skin.
How would you describe your taste of labor? Has it modified over the years? Presently I’m into developing mutated animals with lot of eyes and heads, and if the client shall we me do it, then I love to make use of purple .I in point of fact love animals, so for me it’s wonderful that I am getting to create numerous animals. After I began out I beloved horror stuff and black and gray, however this modified once I noticed the paintings of tattooer Eckel. I couldn’t shake the pretty drawings out of my thoughts and that used to be once I determined to paintings in a extra neo-traditional taste.
You tattoo a large number of animals, do you revel in making those? What would you like to tattoo? I in point of fact love animals! My first profession selection used to be to turn into a vet, however I determined to make a choice one thing a lot more ingenious. Animals are my favorite factor to tattoo. If the animal may be purple and has numerous eyes than I’m in heaven!
What influences your artwork? Are there any artists you’re keen on? I’m influenced through the entirety, from nature to motion pictures, TV collection and books. I really like a large number of different artists and so they affect my on a regular basis existence. Eckel, in fact is for me the grasp, however I additionally appreciate Alex Dörfler, Antony Flemming, Adrian Machete and lots of many extra.
Do you will have any guestspots or conventions deliberate? Sure numerous them and I’m each and every excited!
23 November – 22 December 10 Thousand Foxes Tattoo, New York
Five-Nine December Mystic Owl in Marietta, Georgia
16-20 January Tattoo Addicts, Bilbao Spain
24-25 February Brighton Tattoo Conference