The Manager at our Shaenfield Ranch location, Lex is a tattoo legend, not only in San Antonio, but worldwide. His reputation is only exceeded by his skill, passion, and dedication to the art of tattooing. Lex is a true master of all styles from photo realism, portraits, graphic illustrative, American Traditional, greyscale, and all styles in between. Each tattoo by Lex is truly a masterpiece and a piece of wearable art that you will treasure for years to come.
How long have you been tattooing professionally?
I've been tattooing professionally for 17 years in Las Vegas, California, and here in San Antonio.
What inspired you into the art of tattooing?
Seeing all the tattoos my grandfather had from being in the navy and being into art just came together, then learning about artists like Jack Rudy, Mark Mahoney, and Sailor Jerry.
Tell us about your preferred style of work.
Photo realism and color realism.
What other styles are you known for?
American traditional, neo-traditional, and Japanese.
What inspires you as an artist?
Life: you can see art in every part of life.
Why should someone pick you for their next tattoo/to be their artist?
I'm well-versed in styles, never rush my mentality and it's all about the quality of the piece.