After seeing the work of New Zealand-based Steve Butcher, you’d think that he spent years at several art schools, but he started practicing at home, and the rest is history. He’s based out of Matt Jordan’s Ship Shape Tattoo studio, in West Auckland, and while pop culture is his main inspiration, but he also gets ideas by watching other talented tattoo artists work. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information. Click here for a few bonus tattoo designs.
“As for his favorite thing to ink, the gifted artist says ‘anything NBA related, as I am basketball fan’. Believe it or not, he’s only been doing tattoos for five years and says he still has much to learn. It’s hard to believe his artworks could get any better, though,” reports Oddity Central.