Steve Soto from Goodfellas Tattoo showed us around the shop and his loyal crew of artists. Soto specializes in black and gray smooth shading, gradually perfecting his realism techniques.
Miya Bailey from City of Ink likes to inspire and be inspired; he’s constantly surrounding himself with art and creative minds. He’s also been featured in Inked Magazine, Urban Ink, Blackmen Magazine, The Source, and many others.
City of Ink Tattoo Shop and Art Gallery
Castleberry Hill District
323 Walker Street
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 525-4INK 
Mark Mahoney is no stranger in the tattoo community. With 30-plus years of experience under his belt, he is truly old school and a living legend. Check him out in this video as he talks about his history and about his shop, Shamrock Tattoo.
9026 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90069
VIMBY was at Canvas LA for one of their blow-out shows called “Send Lawyers, Guns and Money…”, a group show by MSK x AWR to raise money for a good cause. The gallery featured work by Revok, Augor, Ewok, Risk, and many other amazing graffiti artists.
Jose Lopez, from Lowrider Tattoos, has been tattooing for more than 17 years. He has his black and white portrait skills on lock, winning him and his shop awards at world conventions. If you’re in L.A., be sure to stop by his shop:
6129 S. Harbor Blvd., Fountain Valley, CA 92708