Bold Line Drawings Layered On Top Of Deconstructed Images Of Fruit, Flowers, And Animals In Tattoos By Mattia Mambo

Tattoos are a glorious art form, but people have a tendency to take them pretty seriously. Which is probably wise. They do hurt, they are on your body forever (unless you fancy going through lazer removal), and they do reveal a lot about who you are. It makes sense that you would want to take time to make sure your tattoo really means something. Continue reading »

Literary Tattoos In Honor of World Book Day

World Book Day is a huge, global celebration of all things books. Created by UNESCO in 1995, the original idea was conceived by Valencian writer Vicente Clavel Andrés “as a way to honor the author Miguel de Cervantes”. Continue reading »

30 Of The Most Epic 3D Tattoos

This isn’t the first post we’ve done about 3D tattoos, and it’s unlikely to be the last because the art is constantly evolving and it looks so damn cool. Continue reading »

Apparently, Embroidery Tattoos Are A Thing And It Looks Cooler Than It Sounds


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Two art forms, both involving the use of needles, but seemingly worlds apart. But no more. Embroidery, a classical art that you are more likely to associate with your grandma, has combined with the tattoo scene to create beautiful, folky designs that are both unique and traditional at the same time. Continue reading »

Amazing Geometric Tattoos By Turkish Artist Okan Uçkun

Okan Uçkun is a tattoo artist from Istanbul, Turkey, currently living in New York, who creates minimal geometric tattoos based on symmetry, geometric shapes, lines and dots. He has a very unique style which combines minimal but complex elements and creates surreal tattoos which are open for artistic interpretation. Therefore, he is considered to be the master of some of the most popular tattoo art styles today. Continue reading »

Circuits And Nature Unite In Georgie Williams’ Futuristic Tattoos

Past and future are tightly connected, and tattoo art is a great illustration of this terrestrial link especially evident in New Zealand tattoo artist Georgie Williams’ work. Continue reading »

Stripped-Down Pop Culture Tattoos Of Jeremy D

In the contemporary tattoo industry, talent and recognition no longer depend on the number of years of practice. Case in point – Brisbane, Australia-based tattoo artist Jeremy D who’s been practicing his art for just over two years. Continue reading »

This Artist Re-Imagines Traditional Tattoos As Incredible 3D Illustrations

Billy Bogiatzoglou aka Billelis is a digital artist, illustrator, and art director currently living in the UK. With an eye for bold contrasts and colors, complex machinery, and the macabre, everything he produces has a hyperreal and futuristic quality. Continue reading »

Amazing Iconic Black And White Tattoos By Charley Gerardin

Aussie tattoo-artist Charley Gerardin has mastered the art of reproducing cult cinematographic cutscenes or, more simply, to retranscribe on the skin all the sensuality of the feminine curves. With a characteristic use of the black and white, he revisits in his way classics like Pulp Fiction or Kill Bill as well as portraits of iconic artists like Ian Curtis. Continue reading »

Canadian Professor Transforms His Skin With 2,500-Year-Old Scythian-Inspired Tattoos


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Getting inked isn’t a new thing. In the BP exhibition “Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia”, you will find skin preserved with ancient tattoos. Dave Mazierski, a medical illustrator and biomedical communications professor from Toronto has made it his mission in life to cover his body in the same tattoos that are found on a 2,500-year-old mummy from a Bronze Age Scythian tribe. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Your Most Nostalgic Childhood Pics Into Stylish Tattoos So You Always Have Them On Your Skin

Alican Gorgu (AKA PigmentNinja) is a Turkish tattooist who transforms his clients into walking photo albums. Using old photographs for guidance, the Istanbul-based artist tattoos people with whatever chilhood memories they want immortalized on their bodies using his own distinct style, which he refers to as “Retro Minimal”. Continue reading »

Former Cartoonist Creates Cute Animal Tattoos To Show You A Life On The Wild Side

Ahmet Cambaz lives and works in Galata, Istanbul. He creates some of the most awesome and unique animal tattoos I’ve seen so far. He shows a great example how tattoos can be done in different styles and techniques. Majority of his tattoo art incorporates geometric shapes and stands out in a crowd. Continue reading »

Meet The Italian Artists Inking Museum-Worthy Tattoos

Tattoos may be more socially acceptable than they once were, but a nice sleeve hasn’t yet become a marker of taste and refinement quite like, say, a collection of art on your wall. Continue reading »

Artist Joanna Swirska Creates Superb Animalistic Tattoos

Wrocław-based tattoo artist Joanna Swirska inks carefully considered depictions of animals tinged with psychedelic splashes of color. Her most common subject is the humble feline which seems to make an appearance in nearly half of her works which run the gamut from graceful to fantastically absurd. Continue reading »

Incredible Portraits Of Maori Women With Their Tradition Chin Tattoos From The Early 20th Century

For New Zealand Maori women, the ‘moko kauae’, or traditional female chin tattoo, is considered a physical manifestation of their true identity. It is believed every Maori woman wears a moko on the inside, close to their heart; when they are ready, the tattoo artist simply brings it out to the surface. Continue reading »