Paul Acker is a tattoo artist that specializes in freehand horror realism.
Acker has created hundreds of vibrant, one-of-a-kind renditions of popular horror characters.
Acker discovered a love for drawing at an early age. Around the same time, horror movies and comics became a major influence in his life.
Acker attended a high school where he learned painting, drawing, and sculpting along with his normal classes.
Acker attended college studying fine art for a short time. While he was getting tattooed in a local shop, the artist was so impressed with his drawings that he offered Acker a job.
After learning the fundamentals of tattooing, Acker was tattooing full time within a month.
Acker has been tattooing since 2000 and owns a tattoo shop called Deep Six Tattoo. Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, there are five other unique artists on hand.
Watch Acker create an amazing skull at a tattoo convention in Germany.
Acker’s horror- inspired work is recognized around the world. Acker has won many trophies, awards, and he has been featured in numerous tattoo magazines.
Paul Acker is a humble, talented artist and well respected in the tattoo and horror community.
If you are interested in receiving work from Paul Acker or the other talented artists at Deep Six Tattoo visit their website www.deepsixtattoo.com and email them your information and requests.
They have a waiting list, but good things come to those who wait.
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that skull/heart tat at the bottom is the coolest thing EVER.
The featured image is my favorite, but I really like the red headed vampire chick too.