Micolene Jeanine Greeff
from Art&Soul Tattoos
What first sparked your passion for the trade?
My love for art. Tattooing is the ultimate art-form, creating and leaving your art on someone permanently is amazing. I am blessed to be part of the industry and do what I love every day!
How did you find the experience of learning how to tattoo?
It was scary yet exhilarating. Back then I started with coil machines and I’m so thankful for that. I use a rotary machine now. You still learn something new every day. The thought of hurting someone is a feeling you also can’t really explain but you get used to it quickly.
What style of tattoo do you enjoy creating the most and why?
I enjoy all styles, and had to learn all the different techniques for every style. Every tattoo needs strong lines, smooth black and grey shading and solid colouring. I love Black and Grey Realism, getting the tones just right and enjoying some high contrast pieces lately. Also love doing fine line tattoos with intricate detail.