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Know anyone in Montreal?

The incredible Sergey Shanko will be in MTL from Sept. 5-7.  He has one appointment left.  

If you got friends out there who might want his art, tag them and let them know so they don’t miss out on him.
Portrait sketch by Livia.  Can u all guess who this is?  (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Winter soldier sketch in progress by Livia.   (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
For all of our Montreal fans!

We will be coming to The Montreal tattoo convention Sept.5-7 with this man Aivars Liepa.  If you want a piece by him, email us at info@chronicinktattoo.com.   (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Hannya mask sketch by our apprentice Livia. This was her third attempt at a Hannya so we’d say she’s kicking some serious ass!  (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
A different take on a colour rose by guest artist Sergey Shanko.  He will be here in September with limited bookings.  (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Colour Venom piece by Russian guest artist Sergey Shanko.  Limited bookings available for September only.
Colour Hellboy piece done by guest artist Sergey Shanko.  He will be arriving in September, can’t wait!
Learn to learn, and learn to let go.  Fear sucks.

This is the final drawing of David Hoang’s first in-depth Hannya Mask study.

You can reference yesterday’s post for his first few attempts.  

We think David absolutely killed this, great job brother!
We all have to learn to let go.  

Even the best of us let our fears and our insecurities control us sometimes, but the best of us also know the beautiful things we can create when we just let go.

This is our apprentice David Hoang’s Hannya Mask journey.  David is one of the most astute, talented, hardworking, and nicest apprentices we’ve had the pleasure of teaching; and in this journey, he learned what it means to truly let go.

The one on the left was his first attempt.  Tony gave him a little tip, “Be brave”.  You can see David took this to heart in the next two Hannyas on the right, drawn with much more joy and without the fear of failure.  

We will post his final Hannya mask later today, you guys will be blown away by what he did next.   (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Bio-mechanical arm tattoo by our guest artist Michael, arriving mid September.   (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Colour monkey king tattoo on the inner bicep by Tristen.   (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Congrats to our own Tony Hu for winning 2nd place for most realistic tattoo at the 2014 Beijing tattoo convention.  Tony used a Nicolas-Sebastien Adam sculpture for reference for Prometheus and free handed the background. (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)
Congrats to our own Tristen Zhang for winning Best Large Black and Grey Tattoo at the 2014 Toronto tattoo convention with this rib Phoenix piece.
Day of the dead girl by our guest artist Karoly.  Limited sessions available for the next two weeks.  Email info@chronicinktattoo.com for inquiries.  (at Chronic Ink Tattoo Shop Toronto)