All posts by Marco

Flash Drop: Faces

Female faces are one of my favourite things to draw, paint and tattoo! I’ve been studying and practicing faces for many years, but it wasn’t something that came easy to me. Portraits in general are […]


GERMANY I’m coming for ya! Rosenheim OCTOBER 20-21 Saarbrucken OCTOBER 24-26 Koln OCTOBER 27-30 Manheim NOVEMBER 2-4 Email your ideas to book to!

Flash Day @ Freestylr Tattoo!

EVENT? Freestylr Flash Day: Tattoos From $50! WHO? Marco, Courtney, Liezyl, Pedro & Toby will be tattooing at this event. WHAT? Over 100 designs will be available to choose from, and range in size, subject, style and […]


Welcome to my website! My mission is to use my little corner of the internet to create a better climate for amazing tattoos to be created. My name is Marco Ventura. I am a tattoo […]

When artist and client collaborate

Tattoos are unlike any other art form. The tattoo artist does not create independently; he/she must work WITH the canvas to achieve a mutually desired result.

Why Phone Quotes For Tattoos Are Innaccurate

I’ve receive a countless number of phone calls from clients asking for quotes over the phone. “No but roughly, how much do you think?” Again and again I get the same question. It’s a difficult […]

How to Save Money on Tattoos

1. Get it right the first time. Quality tattoos can be expensive, but cover-ups and laser are even more expensive. 2. Research, research, research. … and I don’t mean bargain hunt. Research for quality first, […]

Why “How much?” is the wrong question

“Hello, I’m just after a quote for a tattoo…”. It’s a legitimate question, of course, you need to know how much something is going to cost before you commit to buying. The thing is, with tattooing, it just shouldn’t be the first question (or second, or third…)

Selena’s Panda

had been drawing heaps; prismas on transparent paper and my table at the convention was scattered with original designs. I was inspired and eager to put them to skin.