In the third and final episode of the Mike Rubendall’s Tattoo Age series, Mike gives us a glimpse into his busy schedule: getting up at 5am every morning in order to draw sketches before Dad-duties begin. Mikeâ€™s mentor, Frank Romano, talks about the many ways in which Mike has surprised him throughout his career with his work hard, play hard mentality, that leaves no room for vacations.
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In this episode, Tattoo Age talks to Mike’s mentor, Frank Romano, about Mike’s early days as a budding artist, when he would trace over drawings out of magazines to perfect his style. Mike talks about how he has been fascinated by tattoos, breathing and living the craft since he was seventeen.
In this episode, Tattoo Age meets Mikeâ€™s two adorable daughters and goes on a drive around his small suburban town – bumping into his good buddy, actor Steve Guttenberg. They also visit Mikeâ€™s tattoo shop, Kingâ€™s Avenue Tattoo, and talk to him about his upbringing as a normal, middle-class, kid.
Tattoo Age is the new series that takes an inside look at the craft of tattooing through a series of profiles on some of the most interesting and sought-after artists in the world. The series kicks off on July 13th with Dan Santoro, and new episodes featuring such artists as Troy Denning, Mike Rubendall, Freddy Corbin, and Grime will air through November.