Two conventions removed from dwelling netted seven awards for Randall “Flipper” Dolittle of Flipper’s Pores and skin Flix in Bridge Metropolis.
Flipper has gained a number of awards throughout the Beaumont Inkmasters Tattoo Conventions and this 12 months determined to compete farther from dwelling.
“It’s more durable on the street,” Flipper stated. “Right here, you may play issues out.
He was on the Anchorage, Alaska Inkmasters Tattoo Conference August 13, 14, and 15 after which at Fairbanks, Alaska Inkmasters Tattoo Conference August 19- 21.
“I didn’t meet one impolite particular person the entire time there,” Flipper stated. He added, with a smile, “Though, they had been fast to let me know Texas was not the largest state.”
In Anchorage he gained Second Place for Black and Grey Colour Fusion and Third Place for Practical.
“Black and Grey with colour fusion means the tattoo is primarily in black and grey ink with some white, relying, however may have one colour to make it pop,” Flipper stated. “Like a sleeve tat on the arm, all in black besides pink flowers.”
In Fairbanks, he gained Second Place foe Small Black and Grey, Second Place for Black and Grey Colour Fusion, Third Place Amr and Leg Piece, Second Place Massive Colour and Second Place Practical.
Flipper stated he’s contemplating attending extra conventions, and will compete each different month.
Earlier this 12 months, he gained 13 awards at 6th annual Ink Masters Tattoo Present Beaumont.
Flipper is proprietor of Flipper’s Pores and skin Flix an expert tattoo and physique piercing studio situated at 1060 Texas Ave. in Bridge Metropolis. He’s recognized for his for his clear, sterile store. The door to the institution has an indication reminding potential shoppers that they should be not be drunk or on medication to obtain a tattoo.
To see work executed at Flipper’s Pores and skin Flix, on Instagram for artists: Flipper @tattooflipper