These Photographs Of Tattooed Senior Show That Body Art Looks Beautiful On Everyone

These Photographs Of Tattooed Senior Show That Body Art Looks Beautiful On Everyone

According to Ingrid Meijering: “‘TattooAge. Never too old.’ is a photography project, where we photographed 25 elderly people with tattoos in their living rooms. In these photographs, they show their tattoos and share the stories behind them: from a gift from a grandchild to a memory of a lost loved one. Some of these people had their first tattoo at the age of 80. Continue reading »

Fully Tattooed, This Young Polish Man Is A Real-Life White Walker

Fully Tattooed, This Young Polish Man Is A Real-Life White Walker

With his body 90% tattooed in gray, including his eyes, and a white dyed beard, Adam Curlykale has become a true White Walker, thanks to an impressive series of body modifications. Continue reading »

Tattooed Ceramics By Evelyn Tannus

Tattooed Ceramics By Evelyn Tannus

Brazilian artist Evelyn Tannus paints beautiful surface designs on elegant ceramic statues of Greyhound dogs. She turns their normally-neutral-colored coats to hues like mint green, sky blue, and lilac. In addition, Evelyn draws flowers, geometric patterns, human figures, and much, much more on the dogs’ bodies and heads. Continue reading »

Fashion Portrait Paintings Of The Tattooed Girls By Philip Muñoz

Fashion Portrait Paintings Of The Tattooed Girls By Philip Muñoz

Philip Muñoz is a self-taught painter based in Bristol city, UK.Focused on portraits and figures immersed in the “urban” context, Philip created vibrant and youthful, care-free characters caught in the beautifully eclectic area of Bristol city. Continue reading »

Stunning Oil Paintings Of Tattooed Women By Chris Guest

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Take a break from skin art and admire them in the form of stunning paintings made by artist and tattoo enthusiast, Chris Guest. The next time you’re looking to pick up art that doesn’t include pieces on your skin, then you need to check out the works of Chris Guest, a painter from London. Continue reading »

Revealing Portraits of Heavily Tattooed People Who Normally Cover Their Whole Bodies

For many people, their skin is a canvas on which to display beautiful body art. Some folks are satisfied with one or two tattoos, but others keep going until entire areas of their body are camouflaged in colorful ink. British photographer Alan Powdrill documents these brazen bodies in COVERED, an homage to those willing to go to the tattooing extreme. His series features two images per person: one where they’re bundled head-to-toe, and another where they’re showing off their complex tapestry of tattoos.

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Photo © by Alan Powdrill

“My tattoos are part of who I am and I’ll always love my bodysuit now and when I’m 80. The love I get for what I look like is what it’s all about.” (Victoria, 37)

The revealing photographs demonstrate the complexity of human identity. To these people, clothes symbolize just one part of their lives. Powdrill’s subjects wear suits, tailored jeans, and pressed shirts—they are business professionals, hardworking laborers, and responsible parents. Wearing these garments make us view them in a certain way, one that reflects a “civilized” demeanor. But when they’re undressed, if offers a different aspect of their lifestyle, and begs the question: do we change our attitude towards a person once we discover they’ve got a giant tiger across their back? Also, can any one image truly reflect the complexity of a human’s character? Continue reading »

Tattooed Ferrari F430 By Philippe Pasqua

Tattooed Ferrari F430 By Philippe Pasqua
French artist Philippe Pasqua has unveiled a new work of art meant to represent the strong bond between man and car. The piece is a Ferrari F430 whose bodywork was completely coated in leather, and then properly tattooed. Continue reading »

Vladimir Franz – Completely Tattooed Czech Presidential Candidate

Vladimir Franz - Completely Tattooed Czech Presidential Candidate

Vladimir Franz, a university teacher, painter and composer, announced that he is planning to run for President in the Czech Republic’s 2013 elections, Prague Daily Monitor reports. Franz stands out from other candidates — he has tattoos that cover his entire face and body, as well as a variety of piercings and a dye that makes his hair blue. Before he can compete in the elections, Franz must collect 50,000 signatures. Betting sites are not giving him good odds at present, but he is placing higher than some candidates. Continue reading »

Mona Lisa Tattooed

Mona Lisa Tattooed
New amazing work from Dmitry Maksimov!