May 23, 2019

20+ Book Quote Tattoos Creatively Immortalizing the Power of the Written Word

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Colby Alexandria Wilkens (@colbywilkens) on May 4, 2019 at 6:59pm PDT Great literature has a way of staying with us. A compelling story can encourage us to find the beauty in pain, the humor in life, and exercise compassion for ourselves and others. Many of us find literary writing so powerful that we want to remember a phrase for the rest of our lives.

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April 10, 2019

People Are Getting Colorful Tattoos That Look Like Embroidery on Skin

A post shared by Rogelio Vazquez (@polo_tatts) on Mar 28, 2019 at 6:49pm PDT Embroidery and tattoos have more in common than you might think. When you consider how each of their images is created, the similarities are striking. They both use needles to form designs and require the respective artist to make deliberate linear marks every time they touch fabric or skin. These likenesses, when combined, make for eye-catching ink that’s spawned a new trend called embroidery tattoos.

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October 13, 2018

Eye-Catching Blackwork Tattoos Capture the Delicate Beauty of Flowers

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vanessa (@nessaaa_) on Dec 4, 2017 at 1:23pm PST Tattoos are often a deeply personal artistic expression, both for the wearer, but also the tattooist. Vancouver-based tattoo artist Vanessa Dong channels her femininity and celebrates her love of nature with her incredible floral tattoos.

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