ACME Studio | Design: Paul Timman
PAUL TIMMAN was born in Toledo, Ohio and his family lived somewhat of a nomadic lifestyle. Constant changes and new experiences are what he credits for his artistic expressions. He first tattooed friends and classmates while attending the Cleveland Institute of Art, instantly finding his true calling. He honed his craft tattooing in Ohio for a year before heading west to tattoo amongst the stars of Los Angeles. He gained employment at the world famous Sunset Strip Tattoo in Hollywood and realized it was the opportunity of a lifetime. Over time at Sunset Strip Tattoo, he developed a celebrity client list and became the talk of the town. He tattooed Hollywood A-list actors, musicians, and athletes alike. Paul's tattoo work has graced the covers of countless magazines, albums, billboards, movie screens, television, and sporting events. He was named online one of the top five celebrity tattooists and has starred in several television features highlighting tattooing and society's addiction with the art. The Wall Street Journal's feature article has coined him "The Rembrandt of Sunset Strip". He continues to push tattoo boundaries merging life with tattoo-inspired images on everyday objects.