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480 E Columbia New westminster

MICHI

GALLERY

Michi 

Michi was born in Hyogo Japan. He began drawing as a boy, but really started drawing at age 25 after getting his first tattoo in Toronto, Canada during a year long working holiday.

He fell in love with tattoo art and began designing his own tattoos. Impressed with Michi's designs after looking through his sketchbook, a tattoo artist told Michi he had a good eye. Soon, Michi's friends wanted him to design tattoos for them. This triggered him to start thinking about tattooing and he pursued becoming a tattoo artist.

 

 

With a black and grey tattoo style similar to his drawings, Michi knew that he would need to learn color tattooing. He understood that customers will want color tattoos, so he began experimenting and practicing with watercolor painting. His confidence with water color was almost instant and he quickly moved on to oil painting. He loved working with oil paint so much, his practicing with color quickly turned into an art collection.

 

 

"I really like tattoo art, it's very unique , different style of other art".

 

 

Mostly portraits, Michi's paintings can best be described as 'Beauties, with a fusion of 'Darkness'. Some 'Dia de Muertos'...'Day of the Dead' design painted faces, and a variety of other realistic dark fantasy. He loves capturing the subject in portraits, and being able to express himself through an edgy dark abstract style.

 

 

Michi's  goal was always training himself and developing his tattooing.

“Tattooing is my passion, my dream, My life.” The ability to create art that is meaningful and will last forever drives his creativity. “My discovery of Tattoos was a turning point in my life."

 

“There is strong meaning behind every tattoo, each one has an important message, a feeling you never want to forget, and it's amazing and beautiful Art that you will have on your body forever.”

 

His dream is to become a world famous tattoo artist travelling the world and tattooing many people.