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Small business stories: Becoming a tattoo artist

Max White

It was Ednardo's dad who encouraged him to turn his childhood pastime into a business

Ednardo is our third small business owner in an exclusive XLN series which focuses on the unsung heroes of the UK economy.

Drawing was always a passion of Ednardo’s as a young boy growing up in Brazil. Some years later, he has turned his childhood pastime into a successful business. But it hasn’t been easy. Tattooing is a profession that takes years of patience, hard work and dedication.

This is Ednardo’s story.