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Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer

Tattoo Artist: Michael Palmer

Tattoo Shop: Heart & Hand Tattoos

Tell us your story of how you became a full time tattoo artist?

I’ve always had a love for art as a kid, and from a young age I knew I wanted to be an artist, just never knew I would end up being a tattoo artist. Only when I was a lot older I learned about tattoos and instantly became fascinated by it.

When first starting out, which skill did you feel was the hardest to learn?

Line work. I struggled for such a long time trying to get my lining to be in check, mainly because I only had access to cheap tattoo supplies and equipment for the first couple years of tattooing, but hey I’m a better artist because of that.

What style of tattoo do you enjoy creating the most and why?

I love doing portrait work, it’s like a whole new experience every time. Having to capture a person’s character or personality from a photograph and make it into a tattoo is just the most satisfying thing for me.

Social Handles:

Tattoo Artist – @bigmike_tattoos

Tattoo Shop Instagram – @heartandhandtattoo

Tattoo Shop Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Heart-Hand-Tattoo-345858889557445/

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I would either be an Architectural Visualiser producing renderings and animations of commercial buildings, or I would have returned back to fine arts, spending days in a studio producing large scale paintings.

How would you best explain the vibe and setup of Heart & Hand Tattoos?

We have a mixed bag of styles readily available for everyone’s tastes! We like to think the studio feels like a boutique hotel lounge which just happens to have a professional tattoo studio set up in it. We have art on the walls by our artists and a few from artists we have met on our travels.

What style of tattoo do you enjoy creating the most and why?

Traditional Japanese tattoos, called Horimono or Wabori, most people refer to it as Irezumi but I think that word is loaded with extra meaning and history, which I cannot claim to be a part of. It is why I became a Tattooer. It is the culture and history behind it that I have been learning about since I was very young. I am humbled by the beauty and depth of meaning this particular tattoo form has and hope to be a credit to its tradition one day.

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