Panther HeadSteve Thompson is a black sheep. Rather, since all tattooers are black sheep, Steve is a white sheep. Yes, a white sheep in a herd of all black sheep, that more accurately describes Mr. Steve Thompson. In an industry where rock-star egos, maniacal behavior and self-destructive tendencies are the norm, Steve is just a regular ol’ good guy. Considerate and morally sound, Steve goes above and beyond to make sure that his customers receive the attention they deserve, and in turn, the tattoo that they have dreamt about.

Tattooing is practically Steve’s live-in girlfriend, he is passionate about what he does and he is constantly devouring new information that he can apply to the betterment of his craft. He loves tattooing and it shows. Traditional Americana style tattooing is Steve’s specialty, and he is great at it. We are stoked to have him on the team here and can’t wait to watch his future unfold. He has been tattooing for 10 years so far and we hope he will be 10 years more with us here at The R. Do I sound like a cheerleader? I guess thats cause I am…come on down and meet him and judge for yourself.