Some tattoo artists might scoff at the thought of tattooing dolphins and butterflies straight off the flash sheet, but Chris Hamilton argues that this is an important step in the learning process. Hamilton has been tattooing for more than twenty years, and recently moved to Colorado to continue his work at Fallen Owl Tattoo
. We recently caught up with Hamilton to talk about bicycling, his traditional tattoo apprenticeship and becoming well-rounded as an artist.
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