Unscripted TV collection’ have always been, as well as probably constantly will be, a big component of the network’s roster, however this tattoo competitors has actually provided it a rating that stays unparalleled to this day. Evaluated by Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, Chris Nuñez of ‘Miami Ink,’ as well as renowned tattooist Oliver Peck, it has some of the best tattoo artists showcasing their abilities to prove that they are much better than their peers.
That Is Shane O’Neill?
A grad of the University of Arts in Philadelphia, with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Shane O’Neill is a self-taught tattoo musician. He started his career in the innovative world as a freelance professional illustrator, yet after obtaining some much-needed experience, he made the “natural change” right into tattooing in 1997. Consequently, when Shane obtained wed and started a household, he transferred to Middletown, Delaware.
This step from Pennsylvania offered Shane with a silent and calm ambience that both he and his customers– originating from big cities as well as villages alike– all valued. In 2010, he opened his own shop, Shane Oneill’s Infamous Tattoo, at 26 W. Main Street. Shane, whose job had actually already received a lot of limelights as a result of the detailed designs as well as interest to information by 2011, was called by Spike TV itself to join the debut season of ‘Ink Master.’
Although he said that it was tough leaving his partner and three daughters– then 16, 13, as well as 7– behind to visit New York and also spend weeks firing, it offered Shane an once in a life time experience that he will certainly always remember. Nevertheless, in the end, Shane O’Neill bested 9 other tattoo artists over an eight-episode arc to be crowned the first winner of the collection, gaining not simply a $100,000 reward as well as an attribute in Inked magazine, but additionally plenty of boasting legal rights for the rest of his life.
Where Is Shane O’Neill Today?
Now, he has broadened his reach by being readily available, by consultation just, all around the country, in shops had and operated by some various other tattoo artists. Along with that, Shane has actually likewise considering that launched his own business, System One Tattoo Products, which offers all commodities associated to tattoos and puncturing aftercare.
Shane is presently acknowledged as one of the most effective picture as well as realism tattoo artists in the United States of America. The plus factor for him, however, is that he concentrates on wildlife as well as scary artwork, so he’s not simply bound to one genre or type, allowing him to have customers from all walks of life. Apparently, the majority of Shane’s out of city clients originate from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, as well as New York. We should likewise discuss that Shane’s work has been featured in renowned tattoo publications like Tattoo Society, Rise Magazine, and also Wet Red Ink.