Interview with Vezhdin hasanov | realistic tattoo style 05/05/2014

Today we're going to talk with Vezhdin Hasanov-Vezhdin BG, a tattoo artist from Bulgaria. His studio is called Tattoo Alien Studio, He's also working as guest spot artist at Tattoostudio Nadelwerk/Austria.Check out the Facebook Page-Tattoostudio Nadelwerk

Q: How did you end up working as a tattoo artist? What inspired you to get into this business?
A: This happened quite accidentally. A friend of mine told me how to make a tattoo machine, so I made it and that's how I started tattooing with a hand-made machine :). Little bit later I bought a professional one. Since 2001 I work only in tattoo studios. I got inspired by the fact that I do something on people's skin that stays there forever, and the money are also good...

- How long have you been tattooing?
I've been tattooing since 1997.

Q: How do you get inspired? Do you have any influences?
A: I'm inspired by internationally famous names in tattooing, such as Dmitriy Samohin, Jeff Gogue, Stiliyan Smokov and many others and mostly by their work.

Q: How has your style developed over the years of experience?
A: My style is really changing over the years, mainly according to the customers' wishes.

Q: Do you have any favorite tattoo style?
A: Japanese, Color and Fantasy.

Q: Nowadays, people can see a huge progress in the tattoo industry. We've got new styles, new techniques, new supplies etc. How much an artist can bring something fresh and new nowadays?
A: Every artist is unique, just like their work. We always offer something new and different to our customers, we develop all the time.

- Would you change something in your style?
Of course, I'm an artist, we are always looking for new horizons. I change my style whenever needed.

Q: Where are you now located?
A: I'm currently in Bulgaria, Varna, at Tattoo Alien Studio. I work there with my brother Aydan. We have high leveled equipment, we work with machines, paint, needles and other stuff by proven makes (trade-marks) such as: Cheyenne, Stigma, Micky Sharpz, Intenze colors, Fusion tattoo ink, Dynamic colors, Kwadron tattoo needles, T-Tech tattoo needles etc. I also work as a guest spot tattoo artist at Tattoostudio Nadelwerk.

Q: Do you enjoy your work? What would be the craziest thing that you've learned in working as a tattoo artist?
A: Sure I like my work, and I do it with pleasure. The craziest thing?... there are crazy people you know.. :))

Q: What are your plans for the near feature?
A: Plans... I don't like making big plans, they don't always work.

Q: Any advice for the new artists?
A: My advice is – Hygiene and Moral, discipline, diligence and attention to the details, 1% talent and 99% work.

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Bulgaria, Varna 9002
50 Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd
+359 898 524814
Vezhdin Hasanov / Tattoo Alien

Tattoostudio Nadelwerk/Austria
Dr. Kossstrasse 7 / 4600 Wels, Austria
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