READERS INTERVIEW: SHANNON
My name is Shannon i am a outgoing vibrant independent woman. I started getting art work done at the tender age of 11 years old. I Have always loved art just didn't think i was artistic until my mid 20's when i discovered my love for tattooing, music, fashion, and Culinary arts. This all described me.
Tattooing for me is a form of Beauty. Many people see it as dis tasteful, but i see it as a way to Express one self and a life story. My favorite piece of art is my Sleeve. It is embraced with the names of people that are the dearest To me, a lotus which i feel represents my life as well as a peacock That represents the true beauty that i posses.
How many tattoos have you got?
i have a big back piece, a sleeve and seven other ones.
When did you get your first tattoo?
At 25 years old, i was a late starter. lol
What do your family think of your ink?
My mom hated mine at first but now tattoos are so common it doesn't bother her anymore.
What advice would you give?
Think before you tattoo be sure that you know exactly what you want, go to a artist that you can trust and who Work you have seen (physically & in a portfolio) and be sure that the artist follows all safety precautions and is certified.
''think before you tattoo be sure that you know exactly what you want, go to a artist that you can trust and who Work you have seen ''
What are you going to get done next?
Looking forward to getting a portrait by Nikko
What do you think of Paperchasers Ink magazine?
It's a awesome outlet magazine to display urban tattoo culture for the beauty that it is.