TRI : What was the first tattoo you did? JP: “One that I did on myself. Left hand power, right there. It’s the electric worker’s union logo that I flipped and put on. My mentor and I are both left-handed – it was just sort of a stupid joke. That was the first time I had ever held a machine and it was terrifying, it was a hazing experience. All of the guys in the shop – they called me stacks – they were like “don’t fuck it up stacks!” “don’t destroy yourself!” “look at those lines, they’re so shitty!” so much pressure. But once you do that, you’re like okay…”