I was born in 1975 and was raised in Kokomo IN, were I live with my wife and three children. I have been drawing every since I was able to hold a crayon. As a child, I was introduced to the works of the great masters by my mother, who recognized my love for the arts. I watched Bob Ross religiously, and at the age of 10 began taking private oil painting lessons from a local gallery. That was the beginning of a passion for art that has lead me as far as Florence, Italy to study renaissance drawing/painting techniques with world renown portrait painter Robert Liberace.
My artistic influences include: Dali', Caravaggio, Velazquez, Da Vinci, Vladimir Kush, Harley Brown, and of course Rob Liberace, to name only a few. The list of tattoo artists that I look up to is too big to name.
My goal is to push myself as far as my abilities will take me, and to create wonderful works of art on skin and canvas. Although I love all aspects of tattooing, my favorite subjects are; portraits, pinups, realism in general, and custom free-hand work.