Raphael Arewa aka Raphganistan the owner and founder of Raph Tatts started learning how to tattoo in 2010. This was his second year at the University of Essex studying Business Management. Before tattooing he had a strong art based background having studied art up to A level. “ I feel like tattooing chose me, you know when you meet the right person and it's love at first sight. Well for me it was love at first tattoo” Raphael is the resident and technically well rounded type of tattoo artist, but prefers to do realism and surrealistic styles in black and grey wash tattoos.