Emil Edge; If you like the Weird and Wondrous:
Emil Edge is one talented tattoo artist, especially with color work. We here at Mediazink have rarely seen anyone, with such a distinct style and such a mastery of color and shading tattoos. Seeing Emil’s work, you will immediately know it was him, from his quirky and strange style, which seems to defy all logic, yet make incredible sense.
All his quirky figures, especially strange animals, that he creates, all become amazing characters and tattoos.
1. Where are you from, what age are you and how long have you been
I am from a small west coast town in Sweden, I am 33 and I started tattooing in 2004 so about 13 years.
2. The name of your current studio and where is it located?
I work at amigo ink in Trollhättan Sweden.
3. How would you describe your style of tattooing/the style of your
I would call it illustrative/fantasy I guess it’s derived from new school and is for the most part character based.
4. What is it you love about that style?
I don’t know, it evolved through what I enjoy in other types of art, sculptures and concept art always fascinated me.
5. What is your favorite thing about being a tattoo artist?
6. What got you into tattooing?
I kinda got into it through a guy I went to school with. He was a tattooer and it just kinda made me realize it was an actual profession, and I got hooked.
7. What is your favourite tattoo you have ever done or seen?
I have milestone tattoos that I always treasure but my last tattoo is usually my favorite.
8. Do you have a dream tattoo, that you want to do on someone in the
I’m working on some of them at the moment, I’m lucky enough to get to do a lot of fun stuff. I always love making any subject matter into a fun tattoo.
9. Do you have any future plans, you would like your fans and the
readers at Mediazink, to know about?
I don’t know, I’m planning to keep tattooing, sculpting, painting and building cars and furniture.
Just hope I can keep getting the support from people so I can keep creating, never hesitate to contact me. I love to work.
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Indeed Emil Edge, is a guy of many talents and hobbies, we are just happy he will always keep tattooing. It is a always fascinating to see what his next tattoo will look like. Not only is he incredibly talented, but he is also incredibly humble and kind, as Mediazink found out, meeting him both at Stockholm Ink Bash 2017 and 50 Shades of Ink Copenhagen 2017. Your body are in great creative hands, being tattooed by this crazy genius.
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