Meet the talented, passionate artists at Think Ink Tattoos. Look here in the coming days for more information on each of our accomplished, wonderful people.






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Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Leo started drawing flash designs and selling them to tattoo shops at the age of 16. By the age of 18 he began his apprenticeship at Tyes Tattoo in Rio. In 1991 he decided to move to California to learn more about the art of tattooing. In February 1995 he opened Think Ink Tattoos with his wife Debbie (Think Ink's Body Piercing Specialist). Establishing a professional, clean environment, Leo is always working to improve and do the best job possible. Leo has won many awards and has been in many tattoo magazines. His favorite styles are color work and large, custom pieces.

Debbie offers a wide range of piercing services from your basic adornments to microdermal anchors. Trained by Fakir Musafar, Debbie offers a large selection of titanium, implant grade surgical steel and gold body jewelry. She will help you make the right choice for your personal style. Current on the latest sterilization procedures and registered as a body art practitioner with the County of Los Angeles, you can feel confident that all piercing is done with your comfort and health a priority.

Christian has been tattooing for over two decades. While in college studying graphic design, he got his start as an apprentice in Reading, Pennsylvania. After a few years he decided to move to California, working in several shops before settling in here at Think Ink Tattoos. At Think Ink Christian has tattooed people from all walks of life. He’s put in his time, learned from experienced tattooers who’ve passed the art of tattooing onto him, and now tattoos everyone from your mother to MLB players.

Erik is a native Californian who's been tattooing for over a decade. He's been involved in art in various forms throughout his life, and enjoys the challenge of bringing a customer's tattoo ideas to fruition. Before tattooing, Erik's previous art background consists of Special EFX artistry and sculpting - working on sculpting jobs both in California and Japan. Since Special EFX, Sci-Fi and Asian art forms have always been a passion of his, working and living in Japan was a dream fulfilled for Erik, and his tattoo style has been influenced by every aspect of his life experience.