Jesse Robinson

Jesse Robinson

I started drawing anything and everything I could as early as age 4. From there my natural ability to draw portraits allowed me to stay busy as a portrait artist for many years. My passion to become a tattoo artist came later in life when I acquired a respect and love for American traditonal art. I then became obsessed with the fact that I was not a natural when it came to this form of art. While I am still learning, I appreciate the simplicity and design of American traditional. I am a self taught artist as well as a self taught tattoo artist. My career as a tattooer began in May of 2016. Truly I feel that tattooing and my love for the art form has saved me in many ways. I now dedicate my life to this craft and I feel truly blessed to say that I do what I love. Instagram.com/Jesses_Tattoos Facebook.com/JessesTattoos     A Sample of Jesse’s...
Aaron Broke

Aaron Broke

Ladies, gentlemen, and those that are not sure just yet, pleased to meet you! I am the bearded one they call Aaron Broke. I’ve been in this glorious industry of body art since 2008. I’ve spent three years as an apprentice under Randy V.; an award winning artist from Club Tattoo. My studies in art go as far back as I can remember. At 6 years old I was reading comics and trying to draw and mimic the characters from the pages. Soon I expanded to the characters, objects, and people my friends would ask me to draw and color. With the strong support of my parents I continued to move forward into turning my passion into a full time career. I attended art school for 4 years and graduated with a degree in Graphics and Communication Arts, which almost immediately I turned into a full time graphic artist position at a silkscreen shop. I work in many mediums and try to keep learning new and creative ways to step up the art and bring it current with the times. I’ve worked in mediums such as pencil, pen, watercolor, acrylics, aerosol, photography, digital graphics, print media, clothing, and even sculpture. I aim to bring aspects of each into my tattooing. Becoming a tattoo artist was always something that I imagined doing, but always thought was out of reach. I could not see doing anything else daily though that would make me as happy so I went for it. And now as I tattoo the grin is ear to ear! I enjoy most types of tattoo art, but by far...
Brandie

Brandie

Brandie Koski is a gifted artist from the great northern city of Marquette. Brandi has been tattooing for 3 1/2 years. In those years, she has realized her true calling in the art of tattooing and body modification. Her main focus in tattooing (but not limited to) is color bombing using bright bold colors to make any tattoo pop. She also enjoys using colors to do watercolor tattoos. She loves to bring out the diversity in every tattoo that she does, and in doing that makes her pieces very unique and eye catching. As Brandie likes to say every day is a new challenge in the tattoo world and shes up for the fight. Brandie has also went through a piercing apprenticeship and enjoys body modification as she has many piercings herself. Other hobbies outside of tattooing consist of exploring the outdoors, drinking coffee, and taking care of her pet rats. Being new to the Metro-Detroit area she is looking to expand her clientele by impressing them with her unique style. For true custom one of a kind tattoos contact her via Facebook or on Instagram for more current work.               facebook.com/brandiekoski instagram.com/brandiebirds  A Sample of Brandie’s...
Bre Alex

Bre Alex

Bre started her adventure in the tattoo industry when she was 17 years old, working the counter and learning about the industry at a shop in her home town of New Baltimore. Months later, she decided to seek a full-time apprenticeship, and worked under Rev. Rob Grube, who gave her the knowledge and experience needed to start what has now become a 6 year long career. Her specialties and favorite styles are bold, cartoony, colorful pieces, that can be described as “new school” or “neo-traditional”, and span anywhere from very dark and creepy to just plain fun subject matters. But, as always, she’s willing to take on any project you can come up with for your own custom tattoo!       facebook.com/bre.alex.5 instagram.com/little_dusty_tattoos A Sample of Bre’s...
Randee Saenz

Randee Saenz

Randee started piercing professionally in the summer of 2013 and continually pushes herself to become the best piercer she can be. She has attended the Association of Professional Piercers Conference and plans to continue her education to help grow and learn with the industry, as well as one day become a Michigan member of the APP. If you are looking for someone who is very particular to detail, and works in a safe and clean environment with sterile techniques and beautiful implant grade, Neometal, Anatometal, or Industrial Strength body jewelry that will make all of your friends jealous, then stop in and see Randee at the Sterling Heights Vicious Ink Tattoos to make all of your piercing dreams come true!   www.facebook.com/piercingsxrandee www.instagram.com/piercingsxrandee A Sample of Randee’s...
Spencer

Spencer

At a young age Spencer had an affinity with body modification. Throughout high school he found himself researching body modification with his interest growing daily. Soon after he started pursuing his dreams he found himself at Vicious Ink, in an apprenticeship for body modification and body piercings. With his love for the art he seeks daily to help ornament his clientele in a professional manner. He strives daily to provide precision professional piercing, and a positive attitude for his clientele. He uses the highest quality of Jewelry, paramount to successful body piercings. Jewelry companies he offers are Neometal, Anatometal, Industrial Strength, and BVLA. If you’re seeking a relaxed, proficient, and reputable piercer come on in and talk to Spencer. Instagram: SpenceStatic Facebook: Facebook.com/Spencer.Petro.1   A Sample of Jesse’s...
Shelby Johnson

Shelby Johnson

At a very young age, Shelby became heavily fascinated with the tattoo and piercing industry. She started constantly studying the mechanics, the art, styles, and culture of the tattoo industry, knowing even at a young age, this is what she was destined to do with her life. Shelby started her adventure trying to get into the industry at the age of 17 when she first started coming in to Vicious Ink, asking about an apprenticeship. She was told to get some more art schooling, draw every day and come back when she was older and more developed in art. Coming in, week after week, Shelby became very well known at Vicious Ink by every artist and even the owner. In 2013, Shelby received the phone call that would change her life forever; she was offered the job of counter girl. After two long years of working counter, and constantly hinting at the idea of becoming an apprentice that day finally came. Shelby started her apprenticeship under C.M Nagy, and has now moved onto tattooing clients here at Vicious Ink. Seeing the smiles on her clients face after their tattoo is what keeps Shelby going. She loves being here for her clients, making them laugh and giving them the best experience possible, whether it’s their first tattoo or 50th.  Falling more into the neo-traditional style, she loves to tattoo with bright colors, and heavy whip shades. Feel free to check out her custom artwork, and tattoos on Facebook and Instagram.   https://www.facebook.com/Shelbylovesgwar Instagram.com/Thubbink/   A Sample of Shelby’s...
Mike Mangrum

Mike Mangrum

Mike has always found interest in the arts, whether it be illustrating or music. After graduating school he pursued a design degree from the College for Creative Studies. Mike is an illustrator from Sterling Heights MI. He has been tattooing for a year and apprenticed for two. Even before landing an apprenticeship, Mike studied illustration at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. He always knew that he wanted to perfect the style of American Traditional and Japanese tattooing. His skill set is not limited to that, but surely his strong suit. Mike apprenticed under talented artists that specialized in the art of American Traditional. He is a perfectionist in every way and is always pushing to be a better artist, and it shows in his tattoos. When Mike is not tattooing, he’s either drowning in his own drawings and paintings, or studying something related to his craft. Mike hopes to be able to travel the world and bring his art to every continent. For a bold, long lasting, and very unique tattoo, get in contact with Mike at Mikemangrumtattoos@gmail.com.     Instagram: @Mikemangrum Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008861776930&fref=ts   A Sample of Mike’s Work:      ...