JUNE 28, 1971  – MAY 13, 2022

SHANE FAULKNER was the co-founder of The Tell Tale Heart and an award-winning tattoo artist with over 30 years experience in the industry. In 2000, Shane opened his first tattoo shop King of Fools in Toronto, Ontario, where he apprenticed several successful artists. King of Fools went on to become one of the city’s most prominent custom tattoo shops. After becoming a father, he made the move to a private studio so he could spend more time with his wife and daughter. In March 2016, Shane and his wife opened the award-winning TELL TALE HEART TATTOO & GALLERY. Shane did large scale custom tattooing by appointment only. Shane loved to work within the realms of sci-fi, horror, fantasy and classical arts. His work has appeared in the Blade Runner Ultimate Edition Box Set and the Star Wars tattoo theme book The Force in the Flesh. 

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