Alex De Pase Tattoo Studio
Alex De Pase Tattoo Studio
Alex De Pase’s private studio is located in the spectacular island of Grado, an isle ducked in the lagoon, not far from Venice. The studio, equipped with 2 tattoo stations, preserves a very cosy and intimate atmosphere, where Alex de Pase leads his guests through an experience that trascends the mere tattoo itself.
Off the Map Tattoo Italy
Off the Map Italy, where tattooing becomes art! A place dedicated to talent and quality. A program of great international artists where, the resident tattooist are sided by guest artists. A place located in the heart of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in partnership with the master of the realism Alex De Pase.
Venice Tattoo Studio
Alex De Pase, artist of the Italian tattoo scene, specialized in realistic tattooing and portraits. He was born in Grado, in the province of Gorizia, in 1975. In the 1997 opened his first shop. He started tattooing when he was 14 and today, after 25 years, he is considered as one of the most renown exponents of realistic tattooing in the world, while his tattoos are already accounted as works of art.
He has been featured in many articles and magazine covers in the most prestigious tattoo magazines of the world for years.
In 2009 the historic American magazine “Tattoo” listed Alex de Pase in the “Tattoo Dream Team: Best of the Best”, the 10 best tattoo artists in the world. In 2011 the magazine “Rebel Ink”, inserted Alex in the list of “25 Most Wanted Tattoo Artists” the 25 most looked for artists in the world.
In 2011 he conceived the “World Wide Tattoo Conference”, the only global tattoo conference that has stopped over in cities like Boston, Chicago, London, Rome, Venice and it stands out now as the main point of reference for the global tattoo community.
He has been member of the jury in the International Contest “Chaudesaigues Awards 2013”, together with artists like Shane O’Neill, Nikko Hurtado and Mike DeVries, since 2013 and he has been a member of international juries in several conventions.
In 2014 the opened the studio “Off The Map Italy” in Cervignano del Friuli, the first European tattoo studio of the very prestigious American circuit Off The Map, where tattooing becomes art, a crossroads of very many artists of top international level. Thanks to this studio the little town of Cervignano and Friuli Venezia Giulia in general are constantly promoted in the United States, also with the support of the iconographic collaboration provided by Turismo FVG.
Today Alex De Pase gives didactic seminars all over the world, he has a waiting list of about two years and he is daily visited by clients coming to his studio in Grado from all over the world. He has also sponsorships from and is a testimonial for the largest global brand names in the tattoo industry.
He has recently been invited to the next edition of the “Biennale di Venezia” the first dedicated to tattooing.
Testimonial for the major brands in the tattoo industry: Cheyenne, Intenze Ink, Dermatite Pro Aftercare, Forte Stanchi and H2Ocean.
Starting in September 2015, he will be the director of the first “Master accademico internazionale in tatuaggio artistico” (International Academic Master in Artistic Tattooing) at the Fine Arts Academy G. B Tiepolo in Udine. For the first time in history an education course dedicated to tattooing becomes an integrated part of an academic institution.
At the end of 2015 he will also bring the World Wide Tattoo Conference to Portland Oregon and to Madrid, where the most renown tattoo artists in the world will give their theoretical seminars.
In 2016, in the fantastic palace Ca' Zenobio in Venice, he will bring to life the first “Venetian Tattoo Gathering” a fine arts gathering for lovers and professionals, focused on visual arts. Painting, sculpting and tattooing shall be the protagonists of this new idea of artistic convergence of excellent minds and artists, to be held in Venice from April 29th to May 1st, 2016.
Milano tattoo convention
5-6-7 February 2016http://milanotattooconvention.it
Open Day Academic Master Degree
9 April 2016http://tatuaggi.accademiatiepolo.it/open-day/
Venetian tattoo gathering
29 April - 1 May 2016http://venetiantattoogathering.com
Tattoo expo Roma
6-7-8 May 2016http://internationaltattooexporoma.com
The seminar will deal with an ample range of topics that comprise the tattooing techniques: from the positioning of the tattoo on the body to the use of the most suitable materials, from the preparation of the skin-tone to the achievement of the best skin tints through the mixing of the palette colors, etc.
Particular attention shall be given to the application of the skin tone and to the over-layering technique, oriented to the achievement, through the application of several layers of color one on top of the other, of a good level of verisimilitude of the original image, obtained thanx to the saturation of the skin color, creation of volumes, lights, shadows and details.
In his last group seminar, Alex was sided by Gabe Ripley, the expert of marketing applied to tattooing, creator of the website TattooNow, developer of more than 100 websites for the most renown artists in the current international scene, as well as owner of the “Off the Map” tattoo studio and deviser of tattoo events such as the “Paradise Tattoo Gathering” and the “Paradise Artist Retreat”, who revealed in his seminar how to set up and establish your own tattoo business. The covered topics help to optimize your own tattoo business, by directing your energies into the art of tattooing and into its potential; in particular, the seminar focuses on defining your mission clearly, determining the keys to success, evaluating the destination market, clientele and competition, analyzing the importance of advertising channels, public relations, human resources management, etc.
During the seminars several topics concerning the art of tattooing, its styles, mentality and techniques are developed.
At present Alex does not give and private seminar or lecture.
Accademia di Belle Arti G. B. Tiepolo
The three year degree has the objectives: the creation of the professional figure of Tattoo Master in the arts sector, capable of working on the international stage. The three-year course aims therefore at: providing an adequate control over the artistic methods and techniques of tattooing, giving students specific knowledge and linguistic and IT competences, marketing and business connected to the world of tattooing and guaranteeing, at the end of the studies, a personal artistic identity supported by a consistent personal portfolio.
The participants in the Master's degree will be trained by teachers and artists of the highest degree and by Alex De Pase himself. Lessons will take place in laboratories and confortable organized enironments, with next generation equipment (respecting all the hygiene and health regulations) and seminars to be held by the biggest names in artitstic tattoo worldwide.
Students will be able to attend the most prestigious body art studios of tattoo artists.
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