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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September 1, 2018

40+ Watercolor Tattoos That Beautifully Transform Bodies Into Living Art

A post shared by #Tattoo & #ArtStudio (@fivecatstattoohouse) on Sep 29, 2016 at 4:38am PDT Traditional tattoos are typically characterized by thick, black lines, solid blocks of color, and straightforward shading. Though tried-and-true, this approach to body art is not the only one! Recently, watercolor tattoos have taken the body inking world by storm with their ethereal style, fluid forms, and vivid hues. In this collection of unique watercolor tattoos, we explore the diversity and artistic value of this painterly practice.

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