I have been working with Jimmy Whitlock at Lucky Supply over the past year and I can now announce that my rotary machines are officially available on the Lucky Supply website!
This is a project that has been years in the making. It took a couple years to design and create my rotary machines. I was hand-building them, constructing a machine that I wanted to use to tattoo on my clients. A machine that is versatile and reliable. A machine with “give”. With a typical rotary tattoo machine, the give varies with voltage; the higher the voltage the less give the machine has. My rotary machines are different. They have give that stays the same no matter what voltage the machine is at.
These rotary tattoo machines have the same ascetic as a coil machine with no plastic or neon colors.
The machines are now in full production and are available to you at
These rotary machines are all-in-one direct drive rotary tattoo machines with give. These rotary machines use standard liner needles ranging from a single needle to a 14 liner and with a shader anywhere from a 7mag to 25mag. They can do black and grey shading, color, and dot work.
No tuning necessary. Bearing just needs to be maintained.
I am happy to announce that I have been studying and working in the art of Tebori, a traditional Japanese method of tattooing. Tebori, a form of hand tattooing, uses a long steel needle instead of standard tattoo machine. The insertion of the steel needle creates a dense richness in color, as well as allowing for a wide gradation of colors. Following tradition, I handcrafted my needle tool. Outside of Japan, Tebori is rarely practiced. I’m so excited to bring this ancient experience to New Jersey!
It was a great pleasure being a part of Reckoning of Time with Robert Ryan! The show was very successful. Thank you to those of you who came out. While the show has ended and all other pieces have gone home to their new owners, the largest painting, “Mystic Field Fire”, is still hanging at the Rising Tide Tattoo Emporium in Boulder, Colorado. If you are in the area, passing through, or just want to check out some art, be sure to stop by!