For anyone who is a fan of body art but too wary to take the leap of permanent ink, there is an alternative that’s been around for centuries—henna. What is henna? Henna is an ancient art form that is still practiced today by men and women, young and old, all over the world.
Due to their prevalence, popularity, and seemingly arbitrary aesthetic, tribal tattoos are often viewed as a fleeting body art trend.
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For anyone who likes Lisa Frank, you’ll love this tattooist’s work. Vancouver-based tattoo artist Katie Shocrylas specializes in psychedelic tattoos that pop from the skin in an array of vibrant colors. Outlined with a combination of delicate black line and dot work, the artist’s illustrative style depicts portraits of multi-colored animals often framed by geometric shapes, iridescent crystals, leaves, flowers, and mushrooms.
Some people are lucky enough to have found that special person they’ll spend the rest of their life with.
Multi-talented French artist Franck Pellegrino is known for his illustrations, graffiti art, and tattooing.
A post shared by Lisa Orth (@lisaorth) on Oct 6, 2016 at 12:04pm PDT Renowned Los Angeles-based tattoo artist Lisa Orth has “no interest in repeating or echoing past artwork,” explaining that her artistic motivation “lies in having [her] work progress and evolve.” Her signature style, rendered in flawless black linework, depicts mythical nautical and landscape scenes. Often tattooing half sleeves, she tends to use negative space to suggest a sun or a moon.
Have you ever wondered about the meanings of traditional sailor tattoos?
Melbourne-based tattoo artist Tukoi Oya uses colored ultraviolet ink to highlight specific areas of her illustrative designs.
Tattoos offer many things, and one of those is a way of celebrating a beloved pet. If you’re looking to pay homage to your furry friend, what better way than with one of their paw prints; it’s their form of a signature that will be a permanent reminder of all of the walks, belly rubs, and games of fetch you played together. Many people have taken the plunge to get dog paw tattoos.
Hamburg-based tattoo artist Susanne König illustrates surreal fairy tale scenes and whimsical characters using a gorgeous combination of blackwork and dot-work.
Despite tattoo art’s long history and growing popularity, it is still considered taboo in some countries.