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Tim Lehi Tattoo Artist Magazine Issue #29 Preview

Interview By Jason Brooks


Jason Brooks: Okay, let’s start by talking about your background. Go ahead and introduce yourself, how long you’ve been tattooing.

Tim Lehi: My name’s Tim Lehi, I’ve been tattooing roughly 22 years.

How did tattooing come about for you and when and where did this happen?

I first got introduced to it through my first job, which was washing dishes at a college and I worked with an ex-con and he saw that I liked to draw and he encouraged me to get into it. I also simultaneously was doing flyers for local shows in Wichita, Kansas for a lot of death metal and hard rock shows and I met a local tattooer in Wichita and between those two encounters that’s how I got really into tattooing and got sort of nudged into beginning to tattoo…

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Beppe Tattoo Artist Magazine Article Preview for Issue #25

Beppe: First tattoo shop was my tattoo shop, Ink Addiction. I know it sounds weird in some ways, but where I live there was no way to get a proper apprenticeship. It’s such a small town and nobody would give me any help.

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