The first time I picked up a tattoo gun, I knew it was my calling. I bought my first kit in the summer of 2007 and started practicing on myself and anyone who would let me. I started doing tattoos out of my basement on close friends, which eventually grew by word of mouth. Knowing that I could only reach a certain level of artistry without proper training, I began looking for local tattoo shops with artists that could mentor and help me continue to grow as a tattoo artist. At the end of summer, I was working at a local shop in MD where I met my current partner, HB and other local artists. After working at a few shops I decided to move forward with my passion and open my own. I have always had a huge admiration for art, dreaming since childhood of working in an artistic field. Even then I won local competitions for my water color paintings and participated in many school art shows. In college I chose to pursue computer graphics and webpage design. I think it's challenging to pick a favorite style of tattoos that I like to do. I just enjoy making people's visions from their head come alive on their skin. Therefore, if the client is happy, I can't ask for much else. You can make just about anything come alive with creativity which I believe I possess. I've showed a lot of appreciation and love for tattoos and the tattoo culture for quite some time now, and my passion can only continue to develop. If you're looking to get a tattoo ... look no further. I like to pride myself in being a professional artist surrounded by a friendly environment that offers quality work at an affordable price. I hold my work to the highest standards in tattooing, and am very serious about my craft! I specialize in new style tattooing and custom designs ... each tattoo that I apply is unique and different from the next! While striving for excellence, I put 100% into each piece of body art I do. Hygiene, safety and individuality are all top priorities on my list. All of my equipment is single use only and you can rest assure you are getting the best care and safety that is available when you are in my chair! To make an appointment or get more information on Pretty in Ink, follow the navigation at the top of the page! I look forward to working with you and bringing your tattoo visions to life!
1217 Ritchie Rd.
20743, Capitol Heights