Artists: taeyong jang
What year did you start tattooing: 2007-01-01
Do you have any special training: nope.. whats special training?? like ninja?
Conventions usually worked: i went to united ink long island_ny convention this july, and i got the first place at sm b&g. that was my first convention so far.
Where did you apprentice?: i started doing tattoo in Korea, learned from my friends. but tattoo is still illegal in korea so i moved to here_ny 2009. at that time i couldnt get a job for a year, because of my english.. and i started again at the bronx 2010.
What tattoo artist do you most admire: i respect every artist and we all know there are tons of gooood artists out there. but in newyork, i specially love thomas hooper's style.
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: think more.
How did you get into tattooing: i loved to get tattoos so i used to hang out with artists. i had good artist friends and they made me to do this. :D
What inspires you to be an artist: orientalism
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: im korean and im living ny. i want to draw some oriental pieces with western feeling.i like dot and black work too. i want to combine them too.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: not really. but i draw something that i want to do, everyday.