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First, Last Name: Tyrone Scott / Charleston, WV
Shop Name/Location: I’m working out of Lucky’s Tattoos (5310 Macorkle ave. Sw 25304).
When did you first start tattooing: I started tattooing in 2010.
Who was your first client and what type of tattoo did you do: I did my first tattoo on my best friend and it was stars lol. They were horrible, but I didn’t give up.
How long have you been tattooing: I’ve been tattooing for, on and off, 7 years now.
Describe your style of tattooing: My style of tattooing would be I guess my style. I dabble in a little bit of everything. I have mostly new school work on myself but I really like realism right now. I used to do all the designs for all the dope boys in my high school and my friends always said I should tattoo. And, once I was around the lifestyle, I fell in love with it.
Who or what are your influences: My influences for my work are a few artists: Darnell Waine, Marcus muse, Josh Duffy, zero, and Danny Lepore.
Do you do cover ups: I do a lot of cover ups. I’ve done I’d say, fifty this year.
What do you want the world to know about your tattoo life and any advice for aspiring tattoo artist: I love this stressful life I live; I do all this for my daughter. The best advice I can give an aspiring artist is be a sponge and soak up as much knowledge as you can. And last but not least, have fun!