Uxbridge tattoo artist Jason Howran, also referred to as the Drama Diablo, introduced residence a double first place win from the Worldwide Tattoo Awards, held Nov. 1. Howran gained in each the Finest Realism Tattoo and Finest Conventional Tattoo classes, putting first amongst 10,000 of the world’s high tattoo artists.
Whereas these two latest wins had been within the realism and conventional tattoo classes, Howran says he’s a little bit of a jack of all trades relating to tattoo artwork.
“I’ve been a tattoo artist for 19 years, and again once I began out, tattooing was nonetheless taboo. We just about educated to do all kinds.” Howran says he continues to tattoo in lots of kinds and likes to maintain his enterprise excessive finish in Uxbridge.
The Drama Diablo opened his Uxbridge studio, Coronary heart 2 Hand Tattoos, on August 13, at 10 Brock St E.
“I adore it right here. Uxbridge has the small city vibe however with every thing the massive metropolis has to supply,” says Howran.
Regardless of opening up in the course of the COVID pandemic, Howran says enterprise has been fairly good up to now.
“I’m a pure employee, I’ve appreciated discovering methods to adapt and make it work regardless of the circumstances.”
Howran says he works 15 to 17 hour days, seven days every week.
“Numerous folks gave up when it bought powerful, however I’m not like that.”
It hasn’t at all times been tattooing for Howran – he was once a touring DJ, and the identify Drama Diablo was his stage identify.
“Drama was given to me as a result of I used to name out celebrities for being caught up,” says Howran. “The diablo half got here from once I was a resident DJ in Dominican Republic. The locals known as me diablo due to my face tattoos. I simply ran with it as a result of it sounded good with drama!”
The Drama Diablo will slot in native clients inside two weeks. Discover him on-line at www.heart2handtattoos.com