We at Inked Australia/NZ have a lot of love for Byron Drechsler. Not only due to his support of the magazine but also due to all the work he has done to grow and support the Australian tattoo industry.
Rhys Gordon talks to Greg Ardron, unquestionably an icon of the Australian tattoo industry who continues to have influence on artists today via his studio in East Hills, Sydney. Follow his history through this enlightening interview.
The exhibition, called Behind The Lines and staged at the aMBUSH Gallery in Sydney, was lucky enough to have Sydney tattoo royalty attend in the form of Max Chater. Max participated in a live interview for the closing day of the exhibition where he offered his insight into Australia’s tattoo history. Those who weren’t present missed out on some surprising and interesting facts which I would like to share below.
The boldest name in special effects makeup, creature suits and props is Mr. Glenn Hetrick. The man who brought characters in The X-Files, The Hunger Games and Buffy the Vampire Slayer to life talks about those experiences, judging Face Off and the designs he’s permanently put onto his body in tattoo form.