|I am an artist, I knew I wanted to make art every day since I was 3, and I had a drawing accepted into a local newspaper. My parents, John and Lori encouraged me and my sisters, Ellia and Naomi to follow my dream, so I did. I took every art class I could, and ultimately went to Academy of Art University SF for college. After that, Some friends from high school convinced me to start tattooing and I fell in love with it. I was offered a tattoo apprenticeship at Talisman Tattoos in Modesto from an excellent veteran tattooed named Chow. I spent 8 years apprenticing there, while falling in love with my beautiful wife, Tiffany and starting a family. We now have 4 children, Kelly Lee, Jack Bronson, Salem Rose, and Lilith Ann. After my 8 years at Talisman. I went off to open my own studio in Roseville CA, Legion Art Collective, where I (@ianmillerart) work with 3 other amazing artists, @stipplebeast @franklinmint and my own apprentice, @kristelleink as well as my assistant, Mary.