Black Ink

“Originally from Guadalajara, Jal. Mexico. Guillermo's interest for art began at the young age of 5, drawing and competing as early as the 3rd grade. His passion for tattooing began at the age of 12 yrs old, practicing on his friends and anyone who would give him the opportunity. Making his own equipment for tattooing, he still conserves some of his original machines he himself made.

From traditional to realism, Guillermo has self taught, studied and developed his own unique techniques and styles, since there was no one to teach him.With a career of over 25 yrs, Guillermo has participated and competed in differnet tattoo conventions, winning first places. As a 10 year owner of "Tinta Maldita Tattoo Studio" in Wilmington, Ca. He has business and leadership skills. As an artist, he has obtained lessons in visual and practical art and has studied in recognized art schools like LAAFA (Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art). Guillermo has also participated in different art events where he has had the opportunity to exhibit his paintings and drawings. As a person, Guillermo likes to buy junk cars and fix them on his spare time. Guillermo is always willing to help and learn from others. He dislikes inequality and strongly believes in equality.”


 Guillermo Work