The ink on Venus Starr

Venus Starr

Where did you grow up?
QLD, Australia .

How was it growing up there, would you say that it influenced you?
Very hot and tropical, and it was quite the art scene. Of course my experiences growing up have inspired me. 

When did you start getting tattoos?
I was 16.

How would you describe your style?
Tattoo Barbie - Red carpet ready or homeless drug, addict depending on my mood. 

Do you consider tattoos as a serious art form?
Yes, of course.

How do you see the tattoo culture right now?
"In style" (yawn). 

What has been your inspiration for getting them?
I love art. 

What’s your favorite piece?
Cat woman.

Do you catch people staring at you because of your ink? 
All the time.

In your opinion, do your tattoos change your mood often?
No, they do not.

What advice would you give to someone wanting to get their first tattoo?
Go to an artist, a good one!!!! Don’t do it because it’s a good cheap price, EVER! 

Will you be getting anymore?
YES, I will.

What is one thing that life has taught you?
We are oh so temporary, be grateful for what you have.

Anything else you would like to add?
My official Facebook page.

Photo Credits:
Sarah Barlow Imagery and Photography – 1, 3.
Juice Lab Photography – 2.
Paradox photography NZ – 4.
AJ Photography – 5.