Beijing-based tattoo artist Franky Yang creates ethereal body art inspired by traditional Chinese paintings. Like windows to another world, she contains each of her refined illustrations inside long, thin rectangles, which stretch across her clients' arms, legs, and torsos. Within these geometric shapes are detailed visions of rocky mountainsides, luscious forests, and twinkling seascapes. Yang uses the constraints of a rectangular panel to frame her artwork in an engaging way.
You might already be familiar with black light tattoos created using ultraviolet ink, but Russian artist Maxim Sipakov takes glowing...
Seoul-based tattoo artist Hen creates vibrant body art inspired by the animal kingdom.
Polish tattoo artist Joanna Świrska, aka Dzo Lamka, creates stunning body art inspired by plants, animals, fungi, and a bit of surrealism. As the owner of Nasza Tattoo Shop in Wrocław, Poland, her unique designs often feature a mix of these different elements in a distinct illustrative style that uses bold, black linework and select areas of color. Świrska showcases some of her best work on her Instagram.
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South Korea-based tattoo artist Sion Kwak creates delicate body art inspired by traditional Korean motifs.
Tattooist Min Zumi permanently places patches on his clients' skin. They aren’t real fabric badges, of course, but they look so authentic that his work will make you do a double-take. Zumi incorporates drop shadows and tiny lines that mimic the look of stitching, and he lends his style to a variety of pop culture-inspired subjects.
Tattooist Pony Reinhardt creates body art that views nature through the lens of the mystical.
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Tattooist Michele Volpi creates surreal body art crafted from finely inked details. Devoid of color, his delicate drawing style is the focal point of his work. His technique of choice is called dotwork, in which tiny dots comprise the images. Paired with thin lines, he depicts famous works of art, vintage-inspired diagrams, and the insides of the human body.
Tattooist Matt Pehrson has transformed his client’s head into a mind-bending optical illusion.
Tattooist Yatzil Elizalde will have you seeing double, triple, or even quadruple thanks to her dizzying body art.