When tattooer Andrew Castruita offered to cover the Star City Tattoo and Arts Expo for us, I knew we had to take him up on the offer. The venue for this Texan based event peaked our interests and I was certainly excited to see what Andrew came up with for us. I'll let him take over from here!
Coming from humble beginnings in Southern California, Vetoe has hustled hard to get his tattoo career going. We wanted to find out how he got started producing some superb black and grey pieces. With strong Christian and Mexican themes throughout his extensive portfolio, you can really tell how his surroundings influenced him heavily from a young age.
Reflecting the stone-grey, towering steel of his beloved home soil, the London-based Mark Judges has already found himself marking such icons as Duncan X and working under the likes of Liam Sparks mere years into his tattooing career. In conversation with Nine Mag, Mark discusses his “violent, humorous and idiotic” work, the intentions behind his recent string of ACAB tattoos and how his tattoos speak to the nature of his city.