JIMI MAY www.jimimay.com
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TATTOOING?
WHERE DID YOU START TATTOOING?
Dee Why Tattoo
WHAT WAS YOUR INITIAL INTEREST IN TATTOOING FROM?
I've always loved tattoos. After completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting, I made the jump to tattooing.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE STYLES TO TATTOO?
Black and grey realism
WHO/WHAT ARE YOUR INFLUENCES (tattoo, art, music... anything)
Renaissance art. My work is highly influenced by Renaissance Masters (i.e. Caravaggio, Leonardo, Michelangelo)
Rock 'n' Roll music. Growing up playing in rock bands, I was always around a tattooed culture
WHAT ARE YOUR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF TATTOOING?
Playing guitar / music
WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE GOALS (career/art)
Keep travelling with my art and tattooing. I would like to have a healthy balance with tattoos and painting.
Staying creative every single day.
DO YOU DO ANY OTHER ART THAN TATTOOING?
Oil painting; I travelled to Florence to do schooling along with graduating in a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National Art School.