“My name is Prather and i have lived in San Diego for the past three years and have loved every minuet of it! I left Texas after 10 years of being there with the cows and corn yeah I needed a change! Don't get me wrong Texas has some awesome people but working on the farm.......not for me. So I moved out to Ocean Beach and I first got hooked up with Photon Light Boards and rode for them and had some great times and meet some amazing people! I now skate for Red I wear for the past year and the domination doesn't see and end just yet. Along with my love for skateboarding I have a passion for tattoos!!. My passion is now turning to obsession haha but a good one to have I figure! I am just getting started with about 60 hours in my sleeve and my chest piece. I have always gotten all my tattoos in Hawaii, but not always so convenient when you want some new ink. So i asked and asked around to find which shop in San Diego, which artist and Avalon Tattoo shop kept coming up in all the conversations I was having. So after deciding on Avalon Tattoo each artists work then speaks for itself. Heather not only had some of the most amazing work i have ever seen, but her style fits with the style of art I want and I feel this is very important when selecting a tattoo artist. Heathers touch is so soft yet very precise. She made me feel so comfortable and anything she could do to make it a better experience she was willing to do. Needless to say Heather Sinn from Avalon Tattoo in Pb will be my Artist!! I am looking forward to our next project......."the happy little trees" yeah for zombies!!”
Ace Von Johnson
“Heather Sinn is a one of a kind artist. She's always open to working on new and interesting things with her clients and has a way of turning every tattoo into a true piece of art. She has been tattooing me for years and I love every piece she has done on me, most notably my Tales from the Crypt piece on the back of my arm. Plus, she is known for her light-handed work and when you're under the needle for hours at a time, you learn to appreciate that!”
Eric Deems San Diego
“I came in to Avalon as a walk-in because I'd read good things about the shop and Heather ended up doing my tattoo. I was so happy with her work I've been coming back to her for the last year and am just about to finish my entire arm. The line work, design, and colors are all top notch and I couldn't be happier! She's easy to work with and great at helping you expand your ideas into great design. I really feel lucky to have had such great tattooing experiences with Heather. Whenever someone asks about my arm I make sure to recommend her!”
"in a time where tattoo artist are no longer few and far between, there is an abundance of good people and great artists to choose to work with and get work from. standing out as both a cool person and solid tattooer to me is important. heather has the above qualities as well as a kick ass sense of humor an open ear and open mind. my black and grey "poltergeist-carol ann" piece the lovely miss heather sinn did on me has solid lining, super-cool shading and great dimension. i fuckin' love working with her during her guest spots at our shop. i dig heather sinn"
Jeremy Robinson San Diego 2010
“If anyone needs to get tattoos done I would suggest going to Heather before anyone else. Not only does she listen to your ideas but she build’s off of them and will blow your mind on how creative she is. I have done both my sleeves with Heather and will not go anywhere else. I live an hour n a half away and believe me the trip is worth it every time.
Love ya Heather, your the best.”
Love ya Heather, your the best.”
David McRobie San Diego 2010
"Heather Sinn is a phenomenal tattoo artist. She has a steady hand and works quickly. She can take any piece of art and turn it into a tattoo that looks exactly the same, right down to the colors and shading. Her own designs are outstanding as well, and I am proud to have a “Heather Sinn original” tattooed on my forearm. I cannot recommend Heather highly enough."
Jesse Mather LA 2010
“There are very few of us who have the ability to visualize. It's an art form in itself. You can go to school and learn the elements of visualization but to express them on a continuous level is a gift and Heather has that. I wasn't a client of Heather originally. I was a photographer doing a picture essay on tattoo artists. While she worked on her client I watched every detail and was taken by the amount of concentration she exhibited, her compositional strength and artistic range. From De Vinci to Hardcore Biker she laid it out with a smooth touch. The woman is limitless. I had no intention of getting a tattoo, after seeing Heather dealing with clients, finding out what the client wanted and being able to interpret beyond what the client had in mind and being able to deliver more than her client expected I absolutely said "yes" when Heather asked me if I wanted a tattoo and so far I haven't stopped. All my tattoos are from Heather and all my future tattoos will be from Heather. I don't take the term "artist" lightly. So many use that title and many don't deserve it, but Heather Sutherland does.”
Fryda Wolf San Diego 2010
“Heather Sinn has been my sole tattoo artist going on 6 years. She is a perfectionist and a professional who will not deliver less than a tattoo to be proud of. Heather is honest and attentive to every detail. If you want to find a tattoo artist you can put your full trust in, then look no further. With her relaxed bedside manner and calming presence, every experience with Heather is a positive one. I couldn't recommend a tattoo artist more fantastic than Heather Sinn.”
Garrett Hunter San Diego
“When I was ready to get my first tattoo I found my shop by word of mouth and found my artist by the work in her portfolio. A picture is worth a thousand words and the tattoos Heather gives her clients speak in volumes. Every tattoo I own was put there by Heather, she always exhibits clean and professional work with a tremendous love for her talent and that is why I have never strayed to another artist. I have both legs covered from ankle to knee with tremendous colors and detail, I am continually stopped and complemented on them. I can say personally from my lettering, large color pieces on my side and shoulders, black with shading from my hip to thigh and of course my leg pieces you will never be disappointed with Heathers work.”
Nicole Smith San Diego
“On my 18th birthday i wanted to get my first tattoo so I was taken down to avalon by my boyfriend because he wanted me to have quality artwork. I liked heathers art she had on display so and I picked her. she did an amazing job and she is the most intriguing woman i have ever met. We had to go back! my friends had her tattoo them and i now have 8 beautiful pieces she has inked on me. they have not faded and I get compliments every day. love you heather.”
Macy Aalto San Diego
“I recently got two roses tattooed from Heather and they are exactly what i wanted but better. She made me feel comfortable, relaxed, and was super fast. Heather is not only a good artist but also professional, friendly & clean. When I give her an idea or pic for my next tattoo she quickly draws it up. I'll never go to anyone else to get any more of my tattoos.”
Lindsey Palmer San Diego
“I know I'm a little biased because Heather is not only a great tattoo artist, but also one of my best friends! We actually met for the first time when she did my first tattoo. It was quick and less painful than I imagined. I guess I don't have much to base on since she's the only one I've gone to, but I can tell she has a light hand, which I hear just means less pain. She has a gift for making tattoos look like paintings. She did an amazing sunset on my back, along with some beautiful stargazer lilies, which I've received so many compliments on. I thinks it's so impressive how she is so diverse in her art, I've seen that she can do anything that anybody requests. Check out her photos, because her work speaks for itself.”