Ok maybe there haven't been that many guest artists at Pure Steam, but we did have had a couple of awesome tattoo artists visit this month and I was very happy with the quality of work they did...
Our first guest artist was Stephen Taylor from Elite Tattoo Gallery in Jacksonville, NC and he did some very pretty work including a blackwork seashell and a sushi cat (the cat's name was Sushi and she wanted a portrait of her cat wrapped in sushi). Then we had the always charming Brandon Hendrickson who has been with us before, and he did a super cool neo traditional Star Wars tattoo with a rebel helmet. All in all it was lots of fun having these talented artists visit with us, and I hope to see them again. On a completely different note I got to do my first piercing on a client! It was a 4mm NeoMetal tiger's eye cartilage piercing. As some of you may or may not know I have been struggling recently to find a respectable piercer for my shop. After much soul searching, I have decided to bite the bullet and learn some of the more simple piercings. If my first attempt is any indicator I think I will really enjoy doing some more piercings in the future :)
Rebecca Schuppert is the owner of Pure Steam Tattoo in Asheville, NC