“Where the Spirit does not work with the hand,
there is no art.”
Hello everyone! My name is Dani Blalock, and I have been tattooing since 2012. I am a Charlotte native now living in Gastonia with my wonderful husband Chris and our three beautiful children.
I have been creating art for as long as I can remember, and tattooing is something I have always wanted to do. Coming from a family of artists, drawing came naturally as a child. I’ve always had a huge imagination and the desire to draw the images in my head into existence, as a child art always remained a constant. My influences run deep; the first I can remember were comic book illustrators, science fiction artists, Dali, anything that represented a world that was simply “other”. I began painting seriously in middle school and fell in love when I found that the images held power where my words could not.
I believe that tattoos are even more potent, and I am excited to help others turn their ideas into meaningful artwork and tattoos. I specialize in nature inspired tattoos and fun color work! I’d love to take on more of the styles that I love which include neotraditional, black and gray realism, surrealism, and also subject matter with a darker aesthetic. Please email your Vision Forms with any and all ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lots of people will tell you lots of things about healing a tattoo…Please listen to what Hayley has learned through her years of getting tattooed, trying different methods, and seeing the results of various treatments by clients…
Absolutely amazing. Great bunch of talented and warm women. Dani did my work. Everything was as promised and came out beautiful. Charlotte is fortunate to have this space. Thank you! I will be back
Dani ROCKS! I was so comfortable and at peace yesterday while working with her. My tattoo is stunning, I am already getting asked about where I had the work done. She will be my forever artist from now on. She took ideas that I had and made them even better than I could have imagined. I can’t wait to get back in her chair (already have an appointment for December) to have some rework done on one from a previous artist. Everyone made me feel so welcome the place is just awesome.
After three years of researching tattooers, I settled on Haylo and Dani Blalock! It is one of the best decision I have ever made. My first tattoo was amazing! It is as if Dani jumped into my head and drew my thoughts. Furthermore, I felt so at ease with Dani and the studio! I can’t wait to go back for my next one. Take it from someone who did 36 months of research, these women have insane talent and they truly care about their clients!