Dave C. Wallin


Raised as an artist by crazy artists, Dave studied painting under mentor José Cruz. He attended UNT for drawing and painting then dropped out to apprentice under Robert ” Hack” Hackney in Dallas, TX. He took his first walk-ins in the Spring of 1991. Dave has tattooed in Texas, California, and Hawaii. Brooklyn has been home since 1999.

 

Dave created 8 of Swords Tattoo in 2008 and the current studio was opened in August 2011. He prefers working in a wide variety of styles and enjoys visualizing ideas for clients. Custom, antique botanical illustrations, organic, Art Nouveau, Asian-inspired, fantasy, and large designs that work with the body are his favorite.

Dave does not tattoo hands, faces, or white-ink-only tattoos.

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Dave C. Wallin


Dave studied art under mentor, Jose Cruz. He attended NTSU for drawing and painting then dropped out to apprentice under Robert Hackney in Dallas, TX. He started taking walk-ins in the Spring of 1991. Dave tattooed in Texas, California, and Hawaii; finally settling in Brooklyn in 1999. He opened his first shop in 2009 and this studio in August 2011. Dave prefers working in a wide variety of styles and enjoys visualizing ideas for clients. Dave does not tattoo hands, faces, or white-ink-only tattoos.

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