Amir Marziparo of Dr. Ink Tattoos in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina isn’t quite sure what he’d be doing if he wasn’t a tattoo artist. Taught at the young age of just sixteen, his Japanese tattoo style has been inspired by many of the industry greats, including Shige. Amir started his career as a body piercer and then started his tattoo apprenticeship in 2008. Today it’s Marziparo’s calm and professional disposition that makes he’s shop a stand-out in Myrtle Beach.
What’s the most rewarding aspect of being a professional tattoo artist?
Located in one of the most culturally diverse cities in America and employing a nearly-all female case of tattoo artists, Body Language Tattoo strives to offer more than a traditional tattoo shop. Owners Rafael and Nicole created a space that welcomes every culture and creed. Proving that body art knows no boundaries and is only limited to the imagination.
Mario Delgado of Moth and Dagger Tattoo Studio in San Francisco, CA is using his talent to help women reclaim their bodies after mastectomies. Approaching the topic with passion and great sensitivity, here’s how one California man is changing lives with his art.
How many sessions are required for successful nipple tattooing?
Typically there are two. The first is to do the tattoo then the second for any touch ups. The healing can be hard sense the tattoo is under a bra or shirt during healing.