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Black Anchor Academy Presents: Shawn Barber and Nikko Hurtado Painting & Tattooing Workshop

Artists Shawn Barber and Nikko Hurtado invite you to take part in a very special 2-day once-in-a-lifetime painting and color portrait workshop taking place at Nikko's newest tattoo studio, Black Anchor Hollywood, in Los Angeles, California on September 16th & 17th. Only 10 spots will be available for purchase as this event is designed to be an intimate setting and limited engagement.  Over two days Shawn and Nikko will work with students not only in the group, but also one-on-one to teach them the tricks and techniques used to create signature color portraits in painting and tattooing. Shawn Barber will host the first day of the workshop to instruct painting techniques. Everything will be covered in this course including: Searching for reference, Creating your own references, Learning how to...

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Black Anchor Academy Presents: Chet Zar and Nikko Hurtado Workshop

  Artists Chet Zar and Nikko Hurtado invite you to take part in a very special 2-day once-in-a-lifetime sculpting and portrait workshop taking place at Nikko's tattoo studio, Black Anchor Collective, in Hesperia, California on April 1st & 2nd, 2017. Only 11 spots will be available for purchase as this event is designed to be an intimate setting and limited engagement.  Over two days Chet and Nikko will work with students not only in the group, but also one-on-one to teach them the tricks and techniques used to create portraits in both sculpting and tattooing. Chet Zar will host the first day of the workshop to show sculpting techniques. Everything will be covered in this course including: Searching for reference, Creating your own references, Learning how to properly use tools of...

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"All That Glitters" Limited Edition Print Release Coming Black (Anchor) Friday for 96-Hours Only

For the first time we are offering this beautiful painting as a limited edition giclee print - but only for 4 days! Starting Black Friday at Midnight the “All That Glitters” prints will be available for just 96-hours. Every print is printed on vibrant 100# archival paper. At 21” x 15” this piece will be a great addition to any collection. To make the giclee even more special - every print will be signed and hand embossed and numbered by Nikko. So remember - you must purchase your giclee between Black Friday (November 25th) and Cyber Monday (November 28th). Once the 4 day sale is over this print will never be available as a giclee again. This is your one and only...

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Black Anchor Academy - July 9, 10 and 11 at Black Anchor Collective

Black Anchor Artists Nikko Hurtado, Carlos Rojas, Jamie Schene, Aric Taylor, Mat Hurtado, and Ben Ochoa invite you to take part in a very special 3-day comprehensive workshop taking place at Black Anchor Collective in Hesperia, California on July 9th, 10th, and 11th. Only 15 spots will be available for purchase as this event is designed to be an intimate setting. Over three days Nikko, Carlos, Jamie, Aric, Mat, and Ben will teach seminars on a variety of subjects designed to improve your skills in color theory, tattoo techniques, photography, painting, and promotion. After the seminars every student will have an opportunity to put their skills to work as they tattoo hands-on with all of the Black Anchor artists. You must currently...

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Nikko Color Portrait Workshop Wrapup

We just wrapped up a great color portrait workshop at Black Anchor this past weekend. A heartfelt thank you to Danny, Misty, Harold, Lambert, Carlos, Shaun, Jarrod, Gabriel, and Mark for attending this great workshop. Each time we have these intimate learning seminars at Black Anchor we always strive to make the experience unique and educational. We want to thank our sponsors Bishop Tattoo Supply, Stencil Anchored, Trekell Art Supplies, Critical Tattoo, A Pound of Flesh, and Fusion Ink for providing us with the best products in the industry.

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