Calaco has been drawing and coloring since early childhood. He has taken numerous course in drawing, color and design, and advanced drawing in school. He has been Influenced early on by artists Yoshitaka Amano, H.R. Giger, Greg Capullo, Sid Myead, as well as a variety of Chicano artists that featured in Low Rider magazine. Calaco has spent most of his free time trying to better his skills on his own until recently when you fell into Tattoo City's doors, since then he has been under Larry's wing. Recently he has ventured into painting with acrylics on canvas and figures, as well as water colors and marker. Outside of tattooing, drawing and painting some of Calaco's other interests include American comic books, Japanese Anime, and Science Fiction/fantasy films.
Calaco's styles of tattooing he really enjoy's are Japanese traditional, Black and grey, American traditional, Neo Traditional, Chicano.