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mypicnewforsitenewestMike Devries was born in 1979 and has been a fan of art since he was a child itunes herunterladen windows 8.  Growing up in Southern California, Devries was introduced to tattooing at 16 when he received his first piece.  The coolest thing about this story is that he actually had the green light from his folks film frozen downloaden.  From that point on, he says that he “was hooked.”

As much as he loved getting tattoos and thinking that the career of a tattoo artist would be the coolest ever, after graduating from high school in 1997, he went to work in the family construction business einladungen gestalten kostenlos downloaden.  Then, as they say, opportunity just struck.  In 2003 Devries was being tattooed by Jim Hayek and ended up striking a deal… work on Jim’s house in exchange for a short apprenticeship wimmelbild games full version free pc.  pirate_chick1After only two months, Mike was slinging ink onto everyone he knew; and after one year, he had built up enough of a reputation to quit the family business and tattoo full time clash royale pc kostenlos herunterladen. 

Mike may have been working on his own in the tattoo world, but Jim Hayek’s influence and friendship kept on influencing the budding artist Age of empires download full version.  It was one of Jim’s paintings that inspired Mike to get back into the medium of paint and canvas. 

M.C deutschrap liederen. Escher and Salvador Dali as well as Kunio Hagio and Michael Godard are touted as a few of Devries’ favorites from the traditional and illustrative art world youtube videos herunterladen mit ipad. 

Mike’s tattoo work focuses on portraits and animals.  He is very concerned with realistic renditions of the world Download videos internet for free.  In fact, he has published a book called, “Let’s Be Realistic,” which focuses on, as the title implies, realistic tattooing word 2017 for free.  120 pages of information await readers in this advanced technique guide that will surely find a home on many a shop bookshelf.


If you are interested in setting up a session with Mike, drop him a note through his website at:  If you are interested in having a portrait done, he requests that you send him a full sized photo.  If you do get to collect some of his work, please drop us a note and share.  I am sure you will be thrilled to death.


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