AKA: Mr. Bad Petrovich. The Legend Maker. Peter Bogdanov is the founder of Legend Ink and the visionary behind the brand. During his career Peter has mentored and employed well over 50 artists in the tattoo, retail and technology design industries. Peter's client list spans many industries including work for the NBA, NBC, US Post Office, Pepsi, Hyatt, US Marines, Verizon, Sprint, The Black Crows, Pete Townshend of The Who, Picabo Street and many more. Peter's work has been in museums, educational facilities and private collections. You can find Peter Bogdanov tattooing and inspiring our team at all Legend Ink locations.
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The East Coast Godfather of Black & Gray Tattooing. Tony has been Tattooing 38 years now and has achieved over 100 world titles. His work has been in every major tattoo magazine throughout the world and one of my tattoos was on display in the museum of natural history. Tony Olivas has led an epic career dating back into the 1980s sharing life memories with the greatest names in the business. Tony Olivas is one of the owners of Legend Ink SF and he brings with him an old school mentoring attitude and some of the best black & gray skills in the business.
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“Shanghai” Kate Hellenbrand is known as America’s Tattoo Godmother for her career in tattooing since 1971. Kate's award-winning work has appeared in all major tattoo magazines. She has been a writer for Tattoo Planet, Ink, Skin and Ink and International Tattoo Art Magazine. Kate has appeared on The Today Show, The Tonight Show, Prime Time Access, and numerous documentaries on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel and TBS. Kate is available for tattoo sessions in our San Francisco location.
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For fourty years, Brian has specialized in black and gray and old school single needle work. He is the owner of Route 66 Tattoo in New Mexico and has run the shop in this single location for over 30 years. Brian is also the former president of the National Tattoo Association. Brian started tattooing in 1976 with the help of Col. Todd, who aided him in starting his profession. Later on he met and became great friends with Jack Rudy. Brian can do all types of tattooing but his expertise is definitely realistic portrait work.
Born in Mexico City, Francisco Palacios, better known as Paco Yef, drew with great ease from his childhood. He studied the career of Engineer-Architect and began his career as an interior designer and architect demonstrating from the beginning his fascination for drawing and calligraphy. Paco is one of the tattoo world's greatest script artists. You won't find anyone who can pull a line with such ease and beauty anywhere. We are pleased to have Paco Yef as a guest artist in our San Francisco location.
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We are building a new millennium family of tattoo studios and a mega brand inside the tattoo industry by connecting legendary artists, prolific hustlers and prodigies. Our ownership line up already includes "The Godfather" Tony Olivas, and Peter "Bad Petrovich" Bogdanov. Brian Everett of Route 66 Tattoo and Shanghai Kate both tattoo under our brands legendary artist team. In our Kauai and San Francisco locations we also support and house a growing young team of elite tattoo artists.
Without you, we are nothing!
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The Legend Ink brand of tattoo studios is part of a rich family history of art related businesses. The Bogdanov family owns and runs Legend Ink, Bad Petrovich Surfboards, Bogdanov's Painting & Decorating, The Tattoo Hotel and The Petrovich Agency. The Legend Ink team also supports a few key vendors, sponsors and partnerships. Please use the navigation below to learn more.
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Behind the Legend Ink brand of studios you will find the world class design agency of our founder Peter Bogdanov. At The Petrovich Agency we build wealth by designing brands through modern day story telling. We specialize in location based marketing to amplify your presence. Our core obsession is about making ground breaking, innovative and sticky content for commercial profit.
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Bad Petrovich is a custom surfboard brand that creates the world's sickest surfboards! Each board is custom panited by artist Peter Bogdanov and shaped to each customers exacting desires. Our surfboards are high performance masterpieces that stand out in any croud.
Our attitude is all about winning. No Apologies For Victory!
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We are Bogdanov's Painting & Decorating and we paint and create the worlds coolest murals and art related installs. We are a family business that goes back four generations of painting and decorating skills. Peter Bogdanov has been painting murals sense we first opened business back in 1993. Our work has been in museums, schools and private homes. When it comes to the design and painting of a mural there is no better option available then right here. We inspire.
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The Tattoo Hotel combines tattoo culture and hospitality into a unique business model like never before. The Tattoo Hotel artist line up includes legendary artist Brian Everett, the Godfather of Tattooing Tony Olivas, Ink Master Jayvo Scott, along with our very own Peter Bogdanov. Together with celebrity artists from the shows Ink Master, Tattoo Nightmares and other International power houses, The Tattoo Hotel has a line up you won't believe... Once you are here, you won't want to leave.
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Legend Ink SF owner Tonly Olivas also runs Sacred Heart. Sacred Heart Tattoo is an award winning tattoo studio in the the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. Sacred Heart's flagship location in Little Five Points was founded by Tony Olivas in the spring of 1994. Sacred Heart also has locations in Norcross and Roswell.
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