“I like doing color because of the challenge,” Machado says. “It’s harder. It takes longer. You can work for several hours just to do a small part of the full tattoo, and the goal is always to make it look like the real picture.”
The Raven and The Wolves is proud to announce the return of its annual art show, Blood and Fire. The third rendition will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 and feature dozens of artists from around the world, including many of Southern California’s top talents.
Ever since he started tattooing his friends and family while in art school at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Ricardo De Cruz knew that the worlds of painting and tattooing would forever be linked for him.
Although everyone at The Raven and The Wolves exemplifies top-notch artistry, there are few people in the studio — or around the world — as qualified in the upper echelon of fine art as Shay Bredimus.
Whether you’re looking for precise and ornate lettering or picture-perfect black and gray, Joey Zazueta is just the artist for you.
As the latest apprentice at The Raven and The Wolves, Marc Nguyen represents the next generation of elite tattoo artists — but he didn’t really plan it that way.
When Carlos Torres was growing up in Gardena back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, he dreamed of dedicating his life to drawing the superheroes and fantasy artwork that he saw at the comic book store down the street.
When Carlos Torres opened The Raven and The Wolves in 2016, his main goal was to show the world what tattoo artists were capable of doing outside of just tattooing.