Babes Ride Out

traditional tattoo

Artist Series | Christina Platis

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Christina Platis has been contributing to the Babes Ride Out Artist Series since day 1! Each year she creates such amazing custom works of art and it has been an honor to have her involved! This year she created an insane custom painted Biltwell Gringo S for the Moto FAM X BRO raffle! You can also find her in the tattoo room laying down ink all weekend at BRO6! Read on to hear more about Christina!

babes ride out
babes ride out

Name: Christina Platis  @tattoosbytina

Where are you from originally? Southern CA

Where do you live now? Portland, OR

What first got you into art? I couldn’t tell you, because I’ve been doing it for as long as I can remember.

How would you describe your style? Classic American traditional tattoos mixed with feminine botanical styles.

What inspires you? Have any artists in particular been an influence on you? Tattoo imagery, it  basically consumes my creative mind. I’m very inspired by the classic art from Paul Rogers and Milton Zeis.

What is your favorite medium? Watercolor and 1shot

When did you first hear about Babes Ride Out? I was invited to go to Babes in Borrego but life got in the way and I wasn’t able to attend. Made it my goal to attend the following year in Joshua Tree.

What is your connection to the motorcycle community? Riding, tattooing, painting motorcycle helmets-all connect me to this awesome community.

Do you ride? If so, what do you ride? Yes, I ride a custom ‘98 HD Sportster

If you were a motorcycle what kind would you be? Big Twin Evo Chopper.

Have you ever been to Joshua Tree? What was your experience there? Many times and it is always just as good as the first time.

What will you be contributing to this years raffle? I will be contributing a custom painted Biltwell Gringo S helmet.

Tell us about what inspired you to create it? The beautiful Southwest.