He trained under his Dad, Master tattoo artist Les Bowen, who has been tattooing since 1959.
Les worked for almost a decade at his Dad's famous Second Skin Tattoo Studio, with his Dad and brother Leon.
Because there were people on both sides, moving from set to set, and it was pretty scary. Got all those people checking you out, with only one purpose: hooking up.
As I say, I didn't have a foundation in Hollywood. I'm quite the dork, I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble. Wentworth Miller I was gonna throw the first pitch at a Mets game, but there was a rain delay.
The intimidation might be created by something you don't consciously control, such as excessive height that makes you tower over others, or your leadership position, but it is usually the result of how you communicate.
Increasing your self-confidence may help you interact in a more positive way.Being Physically Intimidating Being Socially Intimidating Community Q&A Intimidation is making others feel fear, nervousness, or inadequacy in order to gain social standing or produce a desired outcome.Although it is seen as a negative quality in many interpersonal interactions, it can be helpful in sports, business, and other competitive environments.Knowing When to Act Adopting the Attitude Taking Action Community Q&A Being mean and intimidating all the time can be exhausting and won't help you make any friends.However, there are times when it's absolutely necessary to scare people off a little bit and to assert yourself.If you need to be mean and intimidating toward someone, then you have to have an attitude of "I don't care what anyone thinks," a healthy dose of confidence, and the words to back it up.If you want to know how to be mean and intimidating when you need to be, see Step 1 and be on your way. The way I dress and carry myself, a lot of people find it intimidating. I may look that way, but just spend two seconds talking to me, and you know that's not who I am - not as a person, as a character. Dave Bautista I get paralyzingly nervous a lot of times, so I tried bravado.The list of Les' awards is long, but several first place awards for tattoo portraiture at Australian national level (in 1995 & 2000), and awards for Best Large Tattoo and Best Design Sheet at the 1999 American National Convention in Philadelphia bear mention.In 2003 Les moved to Sydney and focused his creative energy on attaining an Art degree, completing his Bachelor of Fine Art (majoring in painting) at the National Art School in 2005 and his Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) in 2006.