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James Wisdom is a tattooer, fine artist, and educator. James is currently tattooing in Indianapolis, IN, at Artistic Skin Designs in Broad Ripple; he specializes in tattooing Black & Grey, Portraiture, Illustrative, Biomechanical, and Surrealism; he also streams a weekly drawing show on the Reinventing the Tattoo Network. After his tattoo apprenticeship, James began tattooing professionally in 2001. He also pursued higher education and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a specialization in oil painting from the American Academy of Art in 2013. In 2016 he was awarded a Master of Fine Arts degree in studio arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. James is also a nationally exhibited gallery artist and published author. Learn more at or You can also find James on social media: Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube


Mickey Schlick

As a big fan of James' Illustration and fine art work I was very excited to learn about his move into the tattoo industry and am very thankful the community is now able to benefit from his instruction and wisdom.

Diane Vokorokos

Tattooing has had a lot of crazy things going on, but nothing nearly as unique as when Wisdom gets here!

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