Unveiling the Artistry: An Interview with Alex Boyko
Tattoos are more than just ink on skin; they're personal expressions of stories, passions, and creativity. In a candid interview with our talented tattoo artist Alex Boyko, we dive deep into the world of tattoo artistry, discovering the origins of their passion, the stories behind their own tattoos, and some unique and amusing anecdotes from their tattooing journey.
1) The Birth of a Tattoo Artist:
Alex Boyko embarked on their tattooing journey during their student days, surrounded by friends already immersed in the art. What started as an interest in getting tattoos soon evolved into a burning desire to make tattooing a career. Now, after seven years in the industry, Alex Boyko can't imagine life without it.
2) Tattoos That Tell Tales:
With a body adorned in numerous tattoos, Alex Boyko is a canvas of stories from different artists worldwide. While sharing stories behind each tattoo could fill volumes, there's one tattoo that stands out: a tiny "20" on Alex Boyko's leg. A playful, alcohol-fueled decision during their 20th birthday celebration, this tattoo remains a cherished relic of their youthful exuberance.
3) A Taste of Russia:
Tattooing often yields memorable moments, like the time a Chinese tourist deeply enamored with Russian culture walked into Alex Boyko's studio in Siberia. The result? A tattoo that reads "I love borscht" in Russian, forever commemorating the national Russian soup on her body. A testament to the delightful unpredictability of tattooing!
4) The Distinctive Northern Touch:
Alex Boyko's signature tattoo style is a blend of northern influences. Growing up in an area that inspired this unique approach, their tattoos exhibit a captivating blend of ruggedness and tenderness that sets them apart.
6) An Ongoing Evolution:
In Alex Boyko's artistic journey, influence comes from a myriad of creative minds across various fields. With every new adventure and encounter worldwide, their creativity evolves. Alex Boyko believes that anyone who creates something unique is an artist, and each of these encounters contributes to their ever-evolving artistic vision.
7) A Skyward Dream:
In an alternate universe, Alex Boyko might be soaring the skies as a pilot. Their fearless approach to air travel has kindled a fascination with aviation. They've delved into aviation literature and documentaries, kindling a deep passion for flight. Although they might not be in the cockpit just yet, the dream of flying remains alive.
Alex Boyko continues to make their mark in the tattoo world, drawing from a wealth of experiences, cultures, and influences to craft tattoos that tell captivating stories. We can't wait to see how their journey continues to evolve and inspire us all.