Carlos Fabra developed his love for art by recreating his favorite cartoon characters, particularly those found in “Dragon Ball Z.” The hours spent drawing his anime heroes helped propel him into the world of tattooing, and his passion fast-tracked his success in the industry. We caught up with Fabra to learn why he favors black-and-grey and how he continues to create original designs using the same characters.
How did you start your career as a tattoo artist? When I was growing up, I was fascinated by people who had tattoos and started drawing things that related to tattoos. I got my first tattoo at 15 and since then I haven’t stopped tattooing myself. When I was 20, I was given my first tattoo machine and I started to practice. Two years later, I quit all my jobs to focus solely on tattooing.
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