Alina Moskinova


 

How long have you been tattooing and how did you start your tattooing journey?

 

I started tattooing 3 years ago but it always had been my dream since I had 12 years old. I’ve been drawing all my life so I started to draw “designs” for tattoos but I didn’t know how to start to work. Then one day I just decided that I what to do it all my life, I bought my first tattoo maquine and tried to tattoo myself haha And the result was great haha.

 


 

Do you remember what was the first tattoo you did? If so, tell us what it was and for who.

 

The first tattoo I did was in myself on my ankle. And the fiery tattoo I did on a person was for my friend and it was a little twig.

 


 

Please, tell us about your current tattoo style and how it has changed over the years.

 

The current style I’m doing I think is something between realism and neotraditional styles but lately it seems like more neotraditional. 

When I started I only was doing realism because it was what I had been drawing on paper all my life so it was quite easy to me. Then I saw that it was only copying photos and I wanted to give them my touch, something ,when the people look on it could say ” Alina did this” , so I changed it. And today I still experimenting which techniques and colors.

 


 

Does anyone or anything inspire you?

 

Of course! Artists like Oash, Justin Hartman, Jentonic from Berlin, Christian Kasas (@kasasink), Alina Gokk (@addatattoo) from Russia and a lot more.

 


 

Are there any tattoo artists who are extremely admirable to you? If so who?

 

Oash I think. Because the way he works is something incredible, the designs and technic is so good.

 


 

Do you have any memorable tattoo story or a customer that has stuck with you through all the time you have been tattooing?

 

The tattoo for a old woman of 67 years old she got her daughter’s portrait which had died the year before.

 


 

Is there any art form that fascinates you also except tattooing? Maybe do you have any other passion or something that you really enjoy doing?

 

Dancing I think. It’s fascinating for me and I think it’s art for real. I would like to dedicate to this more time but it’s a bit difficult.

 


 

Do you like visiting or exhibiting at tattoo conventions? Would you recommend any of them?

 

Yes, I love it. I have visited some of them but haven’t exhibited yet.

 


 

Any artist you planning to get tattooed by? Who has tattooed you already?

 

I would be sooo happy to get tattoo from Jentonic and Andres Inkman from Barcelona. Currently I’ve been tattooed by Alejandro Monea which does japanese style, Cristina Castillo, realism in color – my companion and friend and Sílvia Marin which does blackwork.

 


 

What are your plans and dreams? If you think about yourself in 10 years, what do you see?

 

I see me working in my studio which we opened with my husband in the town I live, traveling a lot! One of my dream is going to New York (and soon it will come true)… I’d like to visit Japan so bad too! And maybe get a tattoo from there. Keep studying and learning from tattoo artist from all over the world.

 


 

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