He owned two tattoo studios there before he began traveling the world to learn from other artists and eventually establish himself in the field of realism. Art was always an important part of his life. Painting in oil on canva and drawing make him a complete artist beyond the art of tattoing.
Leonardo has worked in a variety of tattoo studios and art projects throughout Latin America: from Brazil, Chile, and Argentina over to Ecuador. Before moving to Germany, he lived in New York and worked in Williamsburg for many years.