Dark Horse Tattoo Los Angeles

About

Dark Horse Tattoo was opened in 2010 by Bryan Burk, who was soon joined by Adam Warmerdam, and Horisuzu (Taku Sugiyama). Originally conceived as a private studio, the shop quickly became a public space, complimenting other young businesses in the immediate Los Feliz area. Dark Horse strives to achieve highest quality tattooing with as little...

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Bryan Burk

Born in Texas, Bryan Burk has been tattooing in Los Angeles for over 12 years.  After working at Spotlight Tattoo for 11 years, he opened Dark Horse Tattoo in the spring of 2010 in Los Feliz, and was soon joined by Adam Warmerdam. Bryan usually works with traditional Americana imagery as well as Japanese and Asian motifs.

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Adam Warmerdam

Originally hailing from Lodi, California, Adam Warmerdam moved to Los Angeles in 2004, and began tattooing 2 years later in Gardena, CA.  He enjoyed working at “Yer Cheatin’ Heart Tattoo” for 3 years, then joined Bryan Burk at Dark Horse in the spring of 2010, after becoming friends while spending time together at Spotlight...

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Horisuzu

Taku Sugiyama was born in the state of Chiba, in central Japan, not far from the capital of Tokyo. In his early 20′s, Taku moved to the US, where he traveled worked as a sushi chef, among other things, before settling in Los Angeles. Having a strong interest in traditional Japanese art, and feeling compelled by tattoos, he began to study...

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  • About

    Dark Horse Tattoo was opened in 2010 by ...

  • Bryan Burk

    Born in Texas, Bryan Burk has been tattooing...

  • Adam Warmerdam

    Originally hailing from Lodi, California,...

  • Horisuzu

    Taku Sugiyama was born in the state of...