Stephanie Chevrier 031


what happens when you decide to fully commit

Stephanie Chevrier



On this episode of the Real Rebel Podcast, I talk with Stephanie Chevier, the badass artist behind Ink Dust Tattoo.

Stephanie’s work has been very rapidly picking up ever since she decided to dive two feet into her career as a hand poke tattoo artist. You will love her. She is incredibly tuned in, open-minded, and unapologetic about who she is and the gifts she has to offer.

Key Points

  • What hand poke tattooing is

  • The importance of human touch and fear around vulnerability

  • Why Stephanie’s word for 2018 was expansion

  • Mushrooms and Stephanie’s affinity for nature

  • The terrifying decision to commit to her dream full-time

  • The starving artist narrative and how she let it go

  • What happened when she made the decision to fully commit to her tattooing

  • The risk of putting your heart out there

  • What the edge means to Stephanie and why pushing past it is challenging but necessary

  • The loss of Megan Scraper, Alexey Lyakh, and Ryker Gamble

  • How Stephanie helps herself move through grief and loss

  • How self-doubt shows up for Stephanie and what she does to remedy it

  • The stories we tell ourselves, where they come from, and how to unravel them

  • The power of women rising and the excitement of the generations to come

  • The balance and acceptance of the masculine and feminine within and the importance of the freedom to express each

  • Relationships and the importance of putting it all out there

  • The moon, natural cycles, and the cosmos

  • Creative resistance and pushing past it

Rapid Fire

  1. What is the favourite tattoo on your body?

  2. What’s a book you’ve read recently that impacted you the most?

  3. What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?

  4. What is your Rebel cause?


Steph’s Instagram: @ink.dust


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Intro/Transition/Outro: Custom Track by Extra Deluxe