Nikko Hurtado Presents a 2-Day Color Portrait Workshop at Black Anchor Collective

Nikko Hurtado will host a 2-day color portrait seminar at Black Anchor Collective in Hesperia, California on March 23rd & 24th

Artist Nikko Hurtado invites you to take part in a very special 2-day color portrait seminar taking place at his tattoo studio, Black Anchor Collective, in Hesperia, California immediately following the Musink Convention.

Only 10 spots will be available for purchase as this seminar is designed to be an intimate setting and limited engagement. 

Over two days Nikko will work with students not only in the group, but also one-on-one to teach them the tricks and techniques he uses to create his color portraits. Everything will be covered in this course including: Searching for reference, Creating your own references, Learning how to properly use tools of the trade, Perfecting stencil application, Exploring new tattooing techniques, Selecting your color palette, and more - including unlimited access and one-on-one time with artist Nikko Hurtado.

You must currently tattoo in order to participate in this class. This seminar is intended for artists who have been tattooing for a few years and now want to make the move to creating realistic color portraits.

Each participant will be supplied with all of the tools they need to create their own realistic color piece under the guidance of Nikko. This will also be a great opportunity to try products from our sponsors Bishop Tattoo SupplyFusion Tattoo Ink, and A Pound of Flesh

In addition to securing your seat in the seminar, each ticket will also include: a Pound of Flesh Arm, Use of sponsored equipment and inks with an option to buy at a discount, 3 meals, and a Black Anchor by Nikko shirt. 

Tickets can be purchased for $1,500 on Nikko’s website starting Friday, February 13th at 10am PST.

Upon confirmation of your purchase you will receive details regarding transportation and local  hotels in the Hesperia area.

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