Saturday, July 2, 2016

Featured Tattoo Artist | Laura Yahna

Photo © Charlotte Cobler

Name: Laura Yahna
Age: 30
Location: Berlin/On the road

How did you get into the industry? Was it hard to find an apprenticeship?

 I bought a machine on the internet and started I to tattoo at home. When Ela Pour saw one of my tattoos on a customer of hers she asked me if I wanna do start tattooing professionally. And that's how it started.

How long have you been tattooing?

Around 5 years now.

What inspires you?

Music, other tattooers, movies, nature, dreams.

Who are your favourite tattoo artists?

Gaskin, Ildo, David Tejero, Lipa, Alexander Grim, Calina Hain and many many more!

How would you describe your tattoo style? 


If you weren't tattooing what would you be doing?

i have no idea! Tattooing saved my life i guess..

What advice do you have to people considering careers in tattooing?

l love what you. Don't start tattooing because you wanna be something special or important. Start because you are really into it.

What are some of the best things you have experienced as a result of your career?

Travelling and meeting great people! 

Where do you currently tattoo? 

In berlin at the moment. Soon London then Mailand, Barcelona, Mexico, Korea..

Instagram: @laurayahna