Artists: christopher hedge
What year did you start tattooing: 1996-01-01
Do you have any special training: LOCAL AND STATE BLOOD PATHOGENS COURSE AND CROSS CANTAMINATION.MY
Conventions usually worked: TRYING TO HOST A CONVENTION IN THE FT.WORTH AREA.
Where did you apprentice?: I SPENT TIME WITH ALOT OF DIFFERENT ARTISTS', COMING INTO THIS INDUSTRY IS NOT EASY,,IF YOU WANT TO LEARN FROM GREAT ARTIST YOU GOT TO PUT IN EVERYTHING YOU GOT, I WORKED WITH GIL MONTIE IN AUSTIN,TX AS MY FIRST TATTOO GIG,, ILL NEVER FORGET THAT I DIDNT EVEN KNOW WHO HE WAS UNTIL I LEFT THE SHOP LOL
What tattoo artist do you most admire: MY COUSIN/FRIEND JOHN PETRUSKA [ JOHN PETRO], HE;S THE GUY WHO'S BEHIND ALL THE LATEST WORK ON CHRIS BROWN LOL
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: I LIKE TO EXPRESS TO THE CLIENT THAT THEY SHOULD REALLY BE PREPARED FOR THIS TATTOO AND FOR THEM NOT TO " SHORT CHANGE " THEMSELVES,,AS IN DONT GET SOMETHING JUST BECAUSE YOU DONT HAVE ENOUGH MONEY FOR WHAT YOU REALLY WANT,,THERE ARE WAYS TO GET WHAT YOU WANT ON A BUDGET,IE: DOING SESSIONS ETC.
How did you get into tattooing: I GOT INTO TATTOOING EARLY BECAUSE ALL OF MY FRIENDS WERE HEADED INTO THE INDUSTRY,,I LOVED GETTING INKED UP AND ART IN GENERAL,,,AND FOLLWED TO..LOL
What inspires you to be an artist: THE NEVERENDING GREATNESS YOU CAN ACHIEVE IN THIS FIELD,,ITS SO SATISFYING..
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: OWNING MY OWN SHOP HAS FREED TO DO ALOT OF PIECES THAT INTEREST ME,,SUCH AS RETRO BLACK/GRY TATTOOS WITH SOME COLOR IN THEM..
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: I'D LOVE TO DO A HUDGE BACK PIECE IN THE THEME OF " HEAVEN VS. HELL " THAT WOULD JUST BE SICK