Artists: Vic Tamian
What year did you start tattooing: 2012
Do you have any special training: I graduated Cum Laude from William Paterson University with a BA in Fine Arts.
Tell us about the style of your work: I try to attain a fine art aesthetic with all of my tattoos. I'm detail oriented and I try to be well-rounded and practice many styles.
Conventions usually worked: Wildwood tattoo beach bash and inked out tattoo convention
Where did you apprentice?: A few shops
What tattoo artist do you most admire: I admire Tiffany Tattooz because she is a genuine and kind human being. There are so many more I can't name them all
Before someone gets a tattoo what advice do you give them?: I generally sit down and talk with the client and plan out each aspect of the tattoo. We discuss style, price, and time. I also try to get a feel for what each person likes by listening to them
How did you get into tattooing: Another artist, James O'Hanlon said I would be good at it, and since I loved his work, I decided to take his advice. What kept me dedicated is how humbling the craft is and how much work goes into each tattoo.
What inspires you to be an artist: Creativity is inspiring to me. I get inspired by nature and emotions and symbolism.
What kind of tattoos do you look forward to doing: Anything black and grey, coverups, watercolor, freehand, realism, etc.
Is there a tattoo that you haven't done yet that you are dying to do: I would like to do more of my own artwork please!