Dale Hoskins, a Hidden Valley Lake resident, stated Dever has been tattooing him since 2018.
“Henry has tattooed a complete patriotic sleeve for me, in addition to the vast majority of a second sleeve, together with a cover-up of one other tattoo from one other artist,” stated Hoskins.
The time period “sleeve” refers to a full arm of tattooing, and the time period “cover-up” to a tattoo that covers a pores and skin marking, comparable to a previous tattoo or scar.
Hoskins stated Dever put George Washington, the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Liberty, the American flag, and an eagle on certainly one of his arms.
“I’m in the midst of having a lot of the different sleeve performed,” stated Hoskins.
Hoskins stated Dever is expert at figuring out what inquiries to ask. He doesn’t often want an image to give you a tattoo design.
“I merely inform Henry what I’m on the lookout for over the telephone. After I are available in, he has drawn precisely what I wished. I’ve by no means requested him to alter or modify any of his drawings. They had been spot on from the get-go,” stated Hoskins.
A tradition of collaboration
The three different artists at Memento Mori, Daniel Roodzant, Blair Giambastiani, and Perry Lawson, have all labored with Dever for years.
Lawson, who makes a speciality of American conventional tattoos, stated Dever gave him his first tattoo.