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Point to Point 2020 year in review!

Point to Point 2020 year in review!

January 2, 2021   |   By The Eikon Team

What a crappy year, but we did make the best of it and we are sure you did as well! We were lucky enough to talk to a great bunch of #toptattooartists and get to know them a little bit better! In case you missed them, we invite you to catch up with each one by clicking the link:

Ed Perdomo - Winnipeg, MB


Instagram: @ed_perdomo

Rock solid tattooer who's travelled the world to learn the trade and has created a style that makes him unique. That, is indeed a rare breed.

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Paul Tougas - Quebec, QC


Instagram: @paultougas

Art has no frontier. Artistry and tattoo technicalities merge so well, you can see all that is Paul Tougas' work on skins and canvas

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Cory Ferguson - Oakville, ON


Instagram: @coryferguson

“Cory Ferguson, the myth, the legend, and the most humble man I know. Hell, he takes time to sit down with me while wearing 7 other hats! He must've cloned himself somehow

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Zema - Montreal, QC2


Instagram: @zema1

“Zema, this big town girl with country charm, makes you think she was dropped in creativity when she was a baby. She's been a strong pillar in the Montreal Street Art Community where she draws murals, graffiti, paints, and doodles on skin like a queen of art.”

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Karine “Kitsch“ Tremblay - Quebec, QC


Instagram: @kitsch.karine

I bet Karine's brain only shuts off after she sketches everything she has in her mind before going to bed. I mean, where the hell are all those ideas coming from?!?

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Steve Peace - Calgary, AB


Instagram: @stevepeacetattoos

This charismatic 'mélomane' loves tunes as much as tattooing. I'm not kidding here! He cares, he delivers... this is truly a recipe for success.

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Christina Christie - Port Moody, BC


Instagram: @christinatattoos

“Christina and her mind are so in tune with the art of tattooing, that she is ever-evolving and adapting her technique to suit the purpose”

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Rich Wren, Horsham, PA


Instagram: @therichwren

This is what I'm talking about; crazy drawing and majestic color. This is Rich Wren everybody, thank me later!

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Milena - Ottawa, ON


Instagram: @milenatattooer

“She loves tattoo history. She looks like an ever-smooth girl but be assured she can jam up a traditional Japanese tattoo like no other, and she's been at it for a while.”

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Saga Anderson - Calgary, AB


Instagram: @inkbysaga

He owns his place in the trade. He's not the oldest, but he loves tattooing like we do, and he's able to bring it to another level!

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Shamus Mahannah - Montreal, QC


Instagram: @shamusmahannah

Shamus is a workhorse when it comes to tattooing and painting. The mark that he leaves in tattooing is as unique, and great as his tattoos...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Tasha Tonks - Halifax, NS


Instagram: @tashaterror

Tasha has a true grasp on traditional tattooing and lives by it. She is driven, she has taste and above all she is devoted like no other...

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!



Keith Winterbottom - Dwight, Muskoka, ON


Instagram: @keith_winterbottom

Work is life and life is work, Keith understands that. He thrives alongside Mother Nature, and she’s got his back...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Safwan - Montreal, QC


Instagram: @safwanmtl

“Safwan is a pillar of the tattooing community and gives true meaning to tattoo life. He’s generous, he’s mastered the craft and is humble about it. Most of all, he appreciates all that surrounds him. A tattooer true to the trade...”

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Bobby T - Welland, ON


Instagram: @bobbyttattoos

Bobby T works like a maniac. He draws like a man on fire. He loves hotrods and bikes, and he’s been around longer that he hasn’t; 20+ years! I re-introduce you to Bobby T, just in case you needed an introduction...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Erika Doyon - Montreal, QC


Instagram: @artease

Shes a go-getter. She’s been in the business for over 15 years. Shes discrete and her work speaks for itself. Erika is definitely one of the most positive people I know...

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Rob Hoskins - Edmonton, AB


Instagram: @rob__hoskins

"He's a master of mesmerizing, complex dotwork optical illusions. At the same time, he also appreciates the simple things in life - this is the cool duality of Rob Hoskins"

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Dane Hiltz - Antigonish, NS


Instagram: @danehiltztattooer

A humble, passionate man, with a secret flair for success. Dane finds the daily grind comforting and loves life in the boonies of Nova Scotia"...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Anthony Jenkins - Toronto, ON


Instagram: @anthonyjenkins_et

“From outstanding tattoos to stunning paintings, Anthony’s routine is among the craziest, but we can all relate to passion and devotion. He brings it to another level...”

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Guillaume Couture - Montreal, QC


Instagram: @guillaumegustattoo

Guillaume is living proof that passion will overcome all obstacles - from humble beginnings, to painting cinema sets, to today's top tattooing. He uses tattooing as a permanent platform for art and a way of life...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Jessica Purple - Banff, AB


Instagram: @jessicadoestattoos

Jessica is definitely one of the sweetest traveling tattooers around. Don’t be fooled, shell tattoo you like a master of traditional and youll want more!

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Glen Decker, St. John’s, NFLD


Instagram: @decker_art

“From fisherman to tattooer, I’d say that passion, dedication and willpower can sum up what Glen is all about in his daily grind...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Louis Moise Cretney - Gatineau, QC


Instagram: @lmctattoos

“Don’t be fooled by his smoothness or his laidback style... Louis’ passion is among the strongest, and his tattoos are spot on! We need more ‘Louis’ in the tattoo trade...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Carlos Lopes - Charlottetown, PEI


Instagram: @carloslopestattoo

“Carlos left his native Brazil for Canada to get his tattooing career up to par. Now he’s making big waves in PEI of all places... A true inspiration for all who want to just DO IT”

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Dominique Bodkins - Montreal , QC


Instagram: @dominiquebodkintattoo

“Born into tattooing, Dominique’s legacy is one that is united by blood and art. She’s turned around and applies today's trends with a definite respect for the old guard...”

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Romance Wilson - Kelowna, BC


Instagram: @romancetattoos

“In tune with the universe, Romance Wilson finds his balance in the darkness and hecticness of this world. He takes the dark, chews it up and spits it back out in his own unique way...”

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Val McBain - Kingston, ON


Instagram: @val_mcbain_tattoos

Val takes time to sync herself with nature, and surround herself with its power. She thrives alongside it, and offers tattoos that are deeply rooted in meaning...

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Brad Dawe - Moncton, NB


Instagram: @bradawe

Brad’s hands must be so confused between mechanical work and tattooing, as he goes all over the creative spectrum to build and craft one-of-a-kind creations.
A true artisan...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Mr. Scriptkeeper - Vancouver, BC


Instagram: @mr.scriptkeeper

You’ve seen him around the convention circuit I’m sure. The first thing you notice is Mr. Scriptkeeper passion for lettering and tattooing, that he will gladly share with you for hours on end...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


JF Trudel - Laval, QC


Instagram: @jf_tattoo

A definite respect for those who came before him, is what I see in JF. His passion is second to none when you think of Japanese-style tattooing...

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


RJ Valencerina - Montreal, QC


Instagram: @uptowntattoosmtl

“Realism Dude”, RJ is so laid back, yet he works his ass off every day. He has a talent that lets him be crazy enough... with no regrets whatsoever. He’s got this good!

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Anne Marie - Quadra, BC


Instagram: @annemarietattoo

Tattooer, traveler... Anne-Marie is proof that humans are adaptable as she comes and goes to work and practices her art form where and on people who love and appreciate it.

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Melissa Valiquette


Instagram:

“Geek at heart, part-time taxidermist, full-time top realism artist, Melissa’s got crazy stories we can’t tell here!! Ask her though!

Read the whole story here and get the know her a bit better!


Mike Young


Instagram: @mike_young_edt

PEI-based machine builder/tattooer Mike Young, is nothing short of passionate and dedicated to tattooing. Tops in my books!

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!


Yanick Sasseville


Instagram: @mrsassy_tattoos

Creatives like Yanick, are a rare breed. He definitely made it into tattooing like he was there all along; always listening, asking and creating. This is the key to his success!

Read the whole story here and get the know him a bit better!



Thanks to everyone for your continued support - it means the world to us.

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The Eikon Team

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Eikon Device was started in 1994, working out of a small garage, manufacturing the first needle specifically designed to meet the needs of tattoo artists. That started an odyssey of research and development that has seen many advancements in tattoo equipment including four generations of Eikon meter/power supplies, the Tru-Spring Armature Bar system, Griffin Tubes, Hydra Needles, and Symbeos, Helix and Green Monster Machines.
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