Peter Nieves is from Cairns, Queensland, Australia. He has been in the tattoo industry for 6 years.
Here a few questions the Radiant Colors Team asked him:
Q: How did you discover your talent as an artist?
A: I have always been surrounded by talented people in my life. My mother paints landscapes with watercolour and my Dad designs commercial kitchens. So I think this gave me the drive to work hard and prove myself as a tattoo artist. —
Q: What subjects do you enjoy tattooing?
A: Black and grey realism
Q: Did you have a mentor while you were learning?
A: My brother, Chris, took me under his wing and taught me the ropes and Emily continued to help me better my craft. To them, I am forever grateful. —
Q: What is the most challenging tattoo you’ve ever done?
A: I feel all tattoos should be a challenge for you so that you are always striving to do better as an artist.
A: Bonsai & Pottery
Reşat Gül is a tattoo artist from Istanbul, Turkey. Reşat is a pioneer of the industry in his country. He is self-taught and did his first tattoo with a machine made by himself. In 2005, he founded “StreetBodyArt”. He is one of the best representatives of New School in Asia; his favorite styles are Hyper-Realism, photorealism, colors and portraits. Reşat has won several awards in different parts of the world.