He likes bold, crisp lines and saturated color. He loves doing custom freehand tattoos and having the ability to draw directly on his clients. When not tattooing he loves to paint and spend time with his wife and 3 kids.
Big Dawg, owner of Vato Loco Tattoo Studio began tattooing in 2002 and has since made Vato Loco Tattoo Studio a Chicano destination in Arlington Texas.
Big Dawg specializes in Chicano Tattoos, as well as American traditional, cartoons, bold lines, lowrider art, and gangster lettering.
"My favorite thing about this industry is the freedom," said Big Dawg. "I feel like I'm skipping school every day when I come to work and then I get to do art all day."
Shawn Delahunt, aka, Warlock, started his extensive tattoo career in 1987. A relative to Vlad The Impaler, Warlock has tattooed in 38 states and in 8 different countries.
"I have tattooed in Amsterdam all the way down Europe into Italy and then over to Thailand and Korea," said Warlock.
This world traveler enjoys tattooing fine line, fantasy, whole color photo-realism.
Hector, has been in the tattoo industry for many years and came to Vato Loco about 4 years ago.
"I'm always looking for new ways to push the boundaries of creative expression."
Hector specializes in traditional and neo-traditional tattoos, although he also likes to tattoo black and gray opaque style, which looks has creamy lines and smooth flow.
"When I'm not tattooing or spending time with my family, I am usually drawing up new designs for my portfolio, creating watercolor/acrylic/spray painted pieces, including my most recent hobby of painting custom skateboards," said Hector. "I’m always looking for new ways to push the boundaries of creative expression."