Video: A Tattoo Artist Talks About the Most Popular Detroit-centric Tattoos

Sebastian Murphy, born in Brooklyn and raised in Detroit, has been a tattoo artist for nearly two decades. 

Murphy, 38, has been featured on Spike TV's "Ink Master" show and has appeared in publications like "Ink and Hustle." In 2008, he tattooed a heart on singer Miley Cyrus' pinky finger.

Sabastian Murphy tattooed Miley Cyrus

These days he practices his craft at Detroit Ink, 61 W. Palmer, in the Wayne State University area, where he's a manager.

Deadline Detroit stopped by to chat about the most requently requested Detroit tatts.  


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