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Abstract Material is the work and practice of Colombian Designer Miguel Harry.  

He graduated from ArtCenter in Pasadena, California in 2018. Since then he has had the opportunity of working with companies such as Gensler, Adidas, Faraday Future, Google and Microsoft.

Miguel is now based in Seattle where he works as an Industrial Designer. In his free time he can be found documenting people and spaces; camera in hand.



Copyright © 2022 Miguel Harry.

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2022 - PRESENT
Abstract: adj; Existing in thought or as an idea.
Material: noun; The matter from which a thing is made.





TATTOO FAQs


 

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UPDATED SEPT 6, 2022.


Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TATTOOING?

A:
I am still very new to tattooing. My tattoo journey started on March 2022. I’m still learning and hope to still be learning and perfecting my skills for a long time. I am constantly trying to improve my linework and overall technique and I offer free touch ups for the first year if they are needed as your tattoo settles on your body.


Q: WHAT ARE YOUR RATES?

A:  I'm adjusting my rates to reflect the fact that I am still learning. Most of my flash pieces range between $150-$250 including tax. My appointment minimum at the moment is $175 including tax. 

If you have a budget in mind, please let me know during our appointment and we can figure out the right piece, size and placement to stay within your budget. Most pieces will be within the price range listed above but some may go under or over depending on size, complexity and placement.



Q: HOW CAN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT?

A:  Please note that I am only booking 4 weeks in advance. I will open my books at the end of each month and sometimes via instagram stories for last minute openings.

If my instagram bio shows that my books are open or you see a story with open spots, please shoot me a DM letting me know you have read my FAQs, otherwise I may not get back to you. I will message you back as soon as possible with a booking link. 

Once I get back to you, please confirm the spot through the link provided as soon as possible since I can’t hold the appointments until you do so.



Q: CAN I CHOOSE A FLASH PIECE BEFORE BOOKING?

A:
Short answer: No.

Long answer: I love to draw and I add pieces to my flash almost daily. I value spontaneity when it comes to getting tattoos, therefore I ask you not to request specific flash pieces in advance. Instead I will ask you to take a look at the available flash a few days before your appointment and have a couple pieces in mind.

No pressure though, you’ll have time to look through the flash the day of. If you would really like something that has already been taken, I am open to making small variations. If you grativate towards my style you will most likely find something you like :)



Q: DO YOU DO CUSTOM TATTOOS?

A: I do not, I work fairly strictly from my flash. All flash is drawn by me and it is non-repeatable. I love tattooing my flash because they are pieces that speak to me and I feel 100% connected to them.

I upload a few flash pieces to my instagram every other day, there is more flash to look through here as well as in person, the day of your appointment.


Q: WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

A: I work out of a private studio in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Both my tattoo studio and I are licensed in the state of Washington. I will share the exact address and directions in the confirmation email 2 days prior to our appointment.



Q: CAN I BOOK FOR MULTIPLE TATTOOS IN ONE SESSION?

A: Of course, please let me know in advance if you’d like to get more than 2 tattoos and I will book a longer session with you. Otherwise we can have a regular session and depending on time we can do multiple pieces.



Q: MY TATTOO NEEDS A TOUCH UP, HOW CAN I BOOK ONE?

A: Please shoot me a DM at any time to schedule a touch. up, and I will try to make time for it ASAP. I suggest waiting ~4 weeks after our appointment to see how the tattoo settles on your skin. We can also touch up your tattoo at the end of a new appointment, just let me know in advance!

I want to make sure your tattoo looks great in the long run and that you’re stoked with it. 



Q: CAN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT FOR ME AND A FRIEND?

A: Yes! I really enjoy doing friend tattoo sessions. Please let me know in advance if you’d like to schedule a session for you and someone else and I will try to find a time to accomodate both of you.



Q: WHAT MATERIALS DO YOU USE?

A: I use Triple Black Ink from Dynamic Color which is vegan and not tested on animals. I use Bio-based needle cartridges from Black Claw.

Most of my single-use supplies (ink caps, machine bags, gloves and barriers are compostable). I am working everyday to reduce the amount of plastic waste in my practice.



Q: DO YOU OFFER HAND POKED TATTOOS?

A: I am currently focusing on machine tattoos since I want to eventually work on larger pieces and this will allow me to do so in the future. There may be times when a particular element in your tattoo will be handpoked but 99% of the times I will use a tattoo machine.



Q: CAN I HAVE YOUR WORK TATTOOED BY SOMEONE ELSE? 

A: Since I only tattoo things once, it is my promise to my clients that they are getting a one-of-a-kind piece of art on their body forever. I would like to keep that promise.

If you like any of my work and can’t get tattooed by me, it is ok to work with another artist to create a new tattoo inspired by my drawings but not traced or copied exactly. 







INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

TATTOO

PHOTOGRAPHY

STORE [WIP]




ARE.NA ︎

INSTAGRAM ︎

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Abstract Material is the work and practice of Colombian Designer Miguel Harry.  

He graduated from ArtCenter’s Product Design program in 2018. Since then he has had the opportunity of working with companies such as Gensler, Adidas, Faraday Future, Google and Microsoft.

Miguel is now based in Seattle where he works as an Industrial Designer. In his free time he can be found documenting people and spaces; camera in hand.



Copyright © 2022 Miguel Harry.

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