Ethereal Nature Tattoos Inspired By Changing Seasons

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Crimean tattoo artist Pis Saro creates beautiful tattoos inspired by nature. Her style is somewhat peaceful and edgy at the same time, while the tattoos, which are created for both men and women, have so much detail and color that they could even be mistaken for real plants! Continue »

Beautiful Minimalist Tattoos Inspired By Popular Disney Films

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The effect of a Disney film lasts long after the movie ends. Merchandise, fan art and fan fiction all exist out of a pure love for these stories, and these minimalistic tattoos are no different. Featuring symbols from Peter Pan, The Aristocats, and Lion King among others, these designs are an understated way to pay a tribute to these eternal tales. Continue »

Geometrical Tattoos By Jasper Andres Beautifully Fuse Geometry With Nature

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New Zealand-based tattooist Jasper Andres creates beautiful minimal tattoos. Using his delicate touch, Jasper blends together the graceful figures of nature and geometry, resulting in unique tattoos. Sometimes the artist even infuses the thinly-lined tattoos with vibrant colors which makes them look something like watercolor paintings. Continue »

Andrey Lukovnikov’s Double Exposure Tattoos Inspired By The Digital Era

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One thing that Andrey Lukovnikov’s colorful tattoos might remind you of are clipping masks from Adobe Photoshop. The combination of bold, busy imagery with a crisp edge mimics digital imagery—as if these bugs, birds, and feathers are concealing a larger part of an overall picture. And if you watch some of Lukonikov’s videos, it’s clear that this type of media influences his body art. Entire sketches and paintings are created on the computer. Although it’s a challenge to replicate this precise pixelation on something soft as the skin, Lukovnikov achieves the clean outlines that for which digital work is known. Continue »

Cool Minimalist Geometric Tattoos By Roxx

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With a career spanning three decades, tattoo artist Roxx has transitioned from Japanese, bio-mechanical and other graphic styles before settling into her current minimalist geometric tattoos and tribal blackwork. One look her portfolio on Instagram and it comes as no surprise that this owner of San Francisco-based 2Spirit Tattoo studio is at the top of the ink world. Continue »

Bold Japanese Tattoos That Looks Like Full Body Suits

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Gakkin‘s dramatic tattoo style is so heavy and dense, it almost looks like his customers are wearing body suite! Drawing on the traditional Japanese style while paying tribute to the art of Irezumi, Gakkin’s tattoos are a bold statement in black and white. Continue »

Motivational Temporary Tattoos Are Like Band-Aids For The Soul

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Had your heart broken? Stressed at work? Just battling a bad case of the Mondays? Motivational Tattoos has the cure—or, at least, a provisional bandage—for any emotional wound with its temporary tattoos modeled after band-aids, each one printed with an affirming message. Continue »

Minimalist Single Line Tattoos By Iranian-German Artist

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German-Iranian tattoo artist Mo Ganji is back, creating more simple images with a strong impact. Continue »

Beautiful Live Leaf Tattoos By Rit Kit

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“I’m a nature lover, so most of my sketches are related to flora,” Ukrainian tattooer Rit Kit explains. “But the more I drew, the more I wanted something fresh and native, to feel the plants without any steps in between.” Continue »

Blackout Tattoos Are A Bold New Trend Popping Up Around The World

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“Blackout” tattoos have recently gained attention online as an extreme way to cover up old tattoos. The technique requires an incredible amount of patience and dedication. The technique gained notice recently when artist Chester Lee of Oracle Tattoo shop in Singapore posted a photo of an intense black out piece featuring a delicate, scalloped edge. Continue »

What Art History Would Look Like If Men And Women Had More Tattoos

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Advertising art director Nicolas Amiard has reimagined history with his clever mash-up series called The Art of Tattoo, in which subjects from classic paintings sport modern ink. Continue »

Ethereal Floral Tattoos Mimic Delicate Watercolor Paintings On Skin

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Aro Tattoo, aka @tattooist_silo, creates exquisite works of art onto the skin of her clients. Focusing on floral arrangements, the Korean tattooist uses soft pink, red, and blue ink to mimic the colors you’d find in a beautiful sunset. They offer an alternative stylistic approach to tattooing—rather than outlining subjects in a solid dark outline, Aro Tattoo completely skips the black ink and defines form with color. Continue »

Foreboding Creature Tattoos Are Modern Brothers Grimm

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Tortoises, hares, skulls, and crows—these are all characters featured in Parvick Faramarz’s blackwork tattoos. The Moscow-based artist combines intricate dot and bold lines, creating a subtle texture and sense of motion in every tattoo. At times, they appear as if they’re crawling over the skin. Together, they conjure vintage illustrations of folklore; not the type that are friendly and welcoming, but the dark, psychological tales such as The Brothers Grimm. Continue »

Adorable Mother-Daughter Tattoos That Show Their Unbreakable Bond

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A mother’s love is eternal, just like a tattoo is (most of the time), so what nicer way to celebrate this close bond than with matching tattoos? Continue »

Woman Agrees To 11 Tattoos In A Week All In The Name Of Art

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Casey Lubin recently saw an ad that offered one brave and open-minded participant 11 free tattoos in one week as part of project documenting the evolution of tattoos. Unlike the majority of the people who saw the ad, Lubin decided to take up the extraordinary offer and challenge. Continue »