Expertise: Airbrushing, Painting, Sculpting, Sketching
Occupation: Freelance Tattoo Artist
Hometown: Miami Lakes, FL
Residence: Miami, FL
Derek grew up doing monster makeup creations on his fraternal twin brother, Eric Garcia, who is also a contestant on season three of Face Off. Derek has worked alongside his brother on numerous projects, including Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando, FL, but the two have different styles. Derek's style is traditional and tattoo-inspired. He recently returned from Germany, where he did Halloween Haunt with his teacher and mentor, Bill McCoy. Derek currently resides in Miami with his wife. He is a tattoo artist and tattooed his brother's arm with images from The Goonies.
Check out a sneak peek of the next episode of Face Off, Tuesdays at 9/8c.
The artists must create their own angry and twisted trees, each afflicted with a particular malady.
Catch the next episode of Face Off, Tuesdays at 9/8c.