Team

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Robbie Ripoll

Tattoo Artist

Robbie Ripoll is a name known around the world. His artistic specialties include: New School, Realism, Surrealism, Bold Color, and Undetectable Coverups. The things this guy can achieve with a needle on skin have been referred to as magic more times than can be counted.

A 25+ year tattoo veteran and Florida native, Robbie has been on the number one tattoo competition tv show Inkmaster, featured in Inkedmag YouTube videos and a ton of other press, won a bunch of awards for his tattoos, and is an overall super Rad human!!!

Robbie is one of the most badass amputees and motivational speakers you’ll ever meet! His story is not for the faint of heart but will make you feel… growth is his most impressive skill as he turns every situation into a winning or a learning experience. Speaking of learning experiences, Robbie is the creator of The Rad Movement, a motivational platform that he created to change the lives of humans who resonate with the message of love and living our best lives.

An avid wakeboarder (even with one leg), gym rat, lover, father, tattoo artist, car enthusiast, visionary, spouse, friend, and someone who gives a fuck about you, Robbie is the choice for anyone who wants to have the Rolls Royce of tattoo experiences.

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Billy Haydock

Tattoo Artist

Billy Haydock has been one of the best things about tattooing in Brevard county for over ten years. Coming to Florida by way of California, Billy has achieved many things in his life from being a sponsored snowboarder to working with members of the legendary punk band The Misfits, to becoming one of Melbourne Florida’s premier tattoo artists. 

Billy and Robbie started working together about 5 years ago and the rest is history. Doing an array of art styles through his tattoo career, Billy has found himself gravitating towards the art forms of Illustrative Pointillism, Geometric, and Japanese inspired dark imagery. 

Billy is a bright shining light in the world and is a massive pleasure to be around. If you find yourself lucky enough to have a tattoo from him your life may be forever changed. A family man, a sweetheart, a beautiful soul, you’re sure to love any piece of artwork he creates on you for this lifetime and possibly a few more after. 

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Dana Verrier

Tattoo Artist

Dana Verrier is a legend up and down the whole east coast! He’s been tattooing for over two decades and has some of the smoothest black and gray tattoos you’ve ever seen! These are some of the many reasons we feel so proud to have him as a part of our team. And if you’ve lived in Brevard county you’re bound to have heard his name and seen his work around. Dana loves black and gray tattoos but is well versed in many styles and is down to create a one of a kind masterpiece for you. 

In his free time he enjoys fishing, riding his Harley, and working on his business where he makes guitars out of cigar boxes. How cool is that? We actually have some Dirty South Cigar Box guitars hanging on the wall waiting for you to buy them. 

Come get a tattoo from Dana to find out why he’s a local legend and so many folks favorite Tattooer!

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Tina Myers

Tattoo Artist

Everyone loves the girl next door and that is Tina! Be it color or black and gray realism she will knock your project out of the park. Having been an artist by nature her whole life, Tina is phenomenal at everything she does. 

Since Rad Ink was blessed with her presence ,the amount of growth she’s gone through is mind blowing and she’s getting better with every tattoo!!! We’re so happy to have Tina as a part of our team and can’t wait to see all of the phenomenal tattoos that she is going to create for years to come! 

She herself likens her own personality to that of a Golden Retriever. Why you may ask? Because loyalty and an adorably fun personality are some of the character traits they have in common. A feel good vibe and overall sunny disposition are what you can expect when getting tattooed in this lady’s chair.  

So come on and have a blast being goofy, having fun, talking about fitness, or maybe even The Office. 

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Lyndsey Selby aka Lyzard

Tattoo Artist

Lyndsay finished her apprenticeship under Robbie Ripoll in late 2021. The way this young lady understands art is on a whole ‘nother level & she brings it to you in her surrealistic funky fun style. 

Being a person who doesn’t subscribe to societal norms, also goes by the name Lyzard. It’s a nickname she picked up along her journey that just kinda stuck! One of the most unique and awesome individuals that you will ever meet, our very own Lyzard is will always do her best to deliver a one of a kind tattoo, that you will cherish for a lifetime every time!!!! 

Prone to paint would be a super accurate way to describe Lyzard. She muraled her entire bedroom including the ceiling. And can be found on any given day inside the shop or out, making art of some kind. She’s part hippie, part rad old biker dude, an old soul, and a kick ass person to spend quality time with while getting a rad new tattoo.

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caitlin whitenton

Tattoo Artist

Picture this….Robbie is tattooing. In walks Caitlin Whitenton. She expresses that an apprenticeship is what she is looking for, shortly thereafter she becomes part of the Rad Ink team. And now she is a full time, licensed tattoo artist! 

Since then, Caitlin has been a force to be reckoned with. One of the most capable young artists with an unstoppable spirit, Caitlin continues to break through ceilings and crush former versions of self by turning out solid tattoo after solid tattoo. 

Family comes first for Caitlin. And love is her religion. A firm believer in life and legacy, the bold nature that she possess will come through in any design anyone will collaborate to create with her.

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Jeremy Jones

Tattoo Apprentice

Jermey bio coming soon.

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Macklin Morano

Body Piercer

Mack has been around tattoo shops since he was a preteen. His family got tattooed by Robbie which is where it all began! He has been getting tattooed for around two decades. In addition to his extensive and ever growing tattoo collection he has undergone some rad body modifications including a moon shaped subdermal implant in his hand and a tongue split. He has gotten to experience human body suspension a number of times as well. To say this dude is comfortable around a needle is an understatement. 

Needles aren’t all this man is good with! He’s been a chef and still loves to cook, and is pretty darn good at it too. He’s been in construction as well as cosmetology, but found his happiest place in the piercing world. 

A mouth full of gold, a neck full of jewelry and a piercing needle in hand, Big Mack has got your back. He’s always into going to extremes so bring your craziest piercing ideas, because who knows what kind of cool stuff he can do on you! 

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Brittany Gainey

Manager

Brittany bio coming soon!

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Donna Jean

Manager

Donna is the official “Tat Mom” of the studio.

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Richard Tyner

Manager

Rich bio coming soon!

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