For the past six months, Westword
has been talking to tattoo artists around town, exploring the talent and diversity of the Mile High ink scene. While there are different styles and philosophies, most artists agree that succeeding in the tattoo industry requires passion, creativity and hard work. Here are five of our favorite interviews and the artists' thoughts on the art of tattooing.
See also: Nik Pew on illustrating, success and Love Thy Chopper