'Ink Master' veteran creates new kind of tattoo shop in Little Rock
Arkansas tattoo artist Katie McGowan was angry with her then-boyfriend when she decided to go to Austin, Tex. , to audition for "Ink Master. " “I needed a reason to get out for the weekend,” she said. “As good an excuse as any. ” Four years, three seasons and a few franchise spinoffs later, McGowan and her apprentice-turned-best friend have opened a small tattoo shop in Little Rock called Love Spell Tattoo.