RIP Paul Braniff 31.07.56 – 15-1-16 The co-founder of Gold Coast Tattoos and one of the leading tattoo artists in Australia, Paul began tattooing over 36 years ago now. His studios – Skin FX Tattoos, Crossfire Tattoos & Gold Coast Tattoos – have been up and running on the Gold Coast for over 28 years. Borderline Tattoos in Coolangatta was where it all started, moving to Kirra after a couple of years.
Paul has won too many awards to mention but those he is most proud include the Kevin Nurse Memorial Trophy for Achievement & Work Done for the Betterment of the Tattoo Industry and the People’s Choice Award for Best Overall Male tattoo at the National Tattoo Convention in Los Angeles. He also picked up 1st place for Most Realistic Tattoo at the Stockholm Convention in 2002. Paul specializes in freehand and portrait work and works mainly by appointment only.