It’s no secret that almost all tattoo artists are fabulous, however some are merely extra fabulous than others. Meet Porcelain. Porcelain shouldn’t be solely a terrific tattoo artist however she’s additionally a really gifted drag performer. Drag has been an artwork kind that has existed for a whole lot of years however within the final decade it’s really stepped up and turn out to be acknowledged in it’s personal proper. Nonetheless, the subcultures of tattooing and drag have hardly ever been linked, partially as a result of every is so very completely different.
Situated in San Francisco, Porcelain works at Blue Dragon Tattoo. She focuses on black and grey in addition to dotwork and is sort of gifted. She started tattooing on the age of 19 and in a male dominated business it’s no surprise she’s had some set backs. In truth, she even misplaced her job as a tattoo artist when she was youthful due to her sexuality. Since then her want to embrace each elements of her life have led her to be some of the acknowledged figures in tattooing. Jordan because the artist was acceptable to many whereas Porcelain was not, one thing that led her to go away the East coast in favor of extra accepting shores.
Her obsession with artwork started when she was round 15 and got here strongly from a love of vogue and cosmetics. She started tattooing in 2008 whereas nonetheless in highschool. As a younger tattooer she met one other artist named John who specialised in everlasting cosmetics who schooled her within the fundamentals of portraiture, highlighting, and contouring. Not solely did she use this data to enhance her art work but in addition to remodel her expertise in drag.
Named for her amazingly white-as-snow pores and skin she’s initially from Philly and at 23 was already getting some superb press as each a darkish magnificence, and a gifted aerial artist expert in each pole and suspension. Her drag profession began early, and he or she’s been a performer her entire life.
The persona of Porcelain happened due to each teenage angst, a love of punk rock, and a craving to hitch the circus. There are even just a few photos of her tattooing whereas in drag.
Porcelain has a wide range of completely different tattoos together with a large owl chest piece, an eyeball behind bars, and a few goretastic portraits on her legs. In truth, Porcelain is just about coated!
It’s no secret that Porcelain is gifted and beautiful, however there are some actual questions right here. In a male dominated business many feminine artists really feel stress to carry out and be “talented and stunning”. In truth, as females Porcelain is giving recognition to one thing that has plagued the business for years, that ladies in tattooing are each admired and despised due to their appears to be like and expertise. For a person to be expert they’re simply thought of a terrific artist, however even with in the present day’s society a lady is predicted to be a intercourse image too. Jordan/Porcelain straddles each worlds and is gifted in each which is what makes them distinctive.