About Patrick Dearman AKA the Bear

Patrick is not only a highly educated, and world renowned tattoo artist he is a great friend to many and is loved by his clients, friends, and family for being a kind-hearted man that truly cares about others.

Patrick Dearman AKA the Bear grew up a Military Brat and has traveled all over the world with his family. He spent many years in the Philippines, Tokyo Japan, and Italy and has lived on many Military bases in the United States with his family. Patrick’s family settled down in the North Carolina where he received comprehensive art training in the Spoleto art program for gifted young artists and has been formally trained to be a professional artist by some of the finest artist from around the world.

Patrick graduated from Summerville High School and spent his time focusing on art studies and music studies. After graduating high school Patrick was accepted into Trident Technical College of the Arts & Trident Community College where he also studied machining & manufacturing. After graduating from college Patrick began tattooing on the underground tattoo scene and was quickly recognized as being a gifted tattoo artist. After being involved in the underground tattoo scene in Georgia he moved to Orlando Florida and was quickly recognized as being one of the best tattoo artists in Orlando Florida where he was promoted to manager Exotica Body Arts Studio in Orlando Florida, which at the time was known as one of the highest end tattoo shops in Orlando Florida.

After many years as a premiere tattoo artist at in Orlando Florida, Trinity Tattoo of Longwood Florida hired Patrick to exceed the expectations of their clients where Patrick continued building upon his reputation as a world renowned tattoo artist.  While tattooing at Trinity Tattoo studio in Longwood Florida, he earned many “Best of Orlando tattoo awards” and much of his tattoo work has been published in many tattoo magazines.

To further reach his personal goals of being one of the best tattoo artists in and around Orlando Florida Patrick made the bold decision to open his own tattoo shop and in 2011 Imperial Class Tattoo Studio was opened in Altamonte Springs where he works diligently to exceed the expectations of every client that walks through his door.

Patrick specializes in all styles of tattoos ranging from high end color & black and white portrait tattoos to simple to full custom tattoos that win awards and everything in between. The bottom line is his tattoos win awards and his tattoo work is not just good but has been called amazing over and over again.

When Bear built Imperial Class Tattoo in Altamonte Springs Florida he envisioned having a tattoo studio that would truly make his clients feel comfortable where they could relax and not feel any stress. The tattoo booths Bear built himself are complexly private, very comfortable, and are furnished with the finest tattooing furniture and tattooing equipment money can buy anywhere to give his clients a relaxing and comfortable environment to receive their tattoos.