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Exquisitely Beautiful Botanical Tattoos by Alice Carrier

Tattoo artist Alice Carrier specializes in creating beautiful blooms that'll make you want to frolic in a field of flowers. Her realistic drawings translate into permanently-inked adornments all her over clients' bodies, and they're perfect for those that want to keep part of nature with them.

Bouquets of flowers, birds, and butterflies are all things you'll see in Carrier's tattoo designs. According to her, these preferences sprout from being “born on the winter solstice, left handed, and descended from Salem witches.” The results are undeniably exquisite and also reminiscent of biology textbook illustrations. Carrier uses solid black outlines for definition of forms, and then she'll apply a realistic shading technique that brings the botanicals to life.

Carrier works for Wonderland Tattoo in Portland, Oregon and is so popular that she's currently closed for bookings. It's not hard to see why.

Alice Carrier website and Tumblr
via [Demilked]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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