, a TLC series which documented a group of tattoo artists, their work, and the usual reality-show conflict and drama.
She moved to Miami for the show, going home to LA on weekends.
At 14, Kat discovered punk rock and started dating a boy named James, who was two years older and had a mohawk and tattoos.
Grab the vegan ice cream: As reports broke that Kat Von D and beau Steve-O had split after just a few months of dating, the tattoo artist headed out to a vegan lunch in West Hollywood, California, on Wednesday'I'm even happier that I get to spend so much time with a shockingly gorgeous and amazingly talented woman who is all of those things, kinda wild like me, and doesn't give a f**k how many teeth I really have.Expanding on her interest in drawing, she started experimenting with tattooing, practicing on her friends.By 16, she had dropped out of high school and moved to Georgia with James.“I think that model may work for Kylie or whoever else bases their career on vanity or some kind of superficial thing.It’s quite a gamble because that can be very fleeting a lot of times.” Despite the similarities, Kat doesn’t appreciate Kylie comparisons. Tattooing is where it all began for Kat, who was born Katherine von Drachenberg.