Have you ever wondered what's really happening when you get a tattoo? Recently, Gav and Dan of The Slo Mo Guys decided to see for themselves using a macro lens and high-speed camera. And when the footage was slowed down, the visuals were shocking.
South Korean tattoo artist Pokhy creates ethereal body art using only shades of blue ink.
As tattoos continue to permeate cultures, tattooists are innovating their designs and techniques like never before.
Body art is a way for people to express their own personal style. While some like colorful watercolor tattoos, others prefer black and white designs. Montreal-based artist Velco creates striking grayscale tattoos that are composed of numerous dots. These minimalist-style pieces range from adorable animals to mysterious landscapes enclosed within arch-shaped frames. Each of these pieces fuses Velco's aesthetic with the individual wishes of the client.
As the leaves begin to change color and the sweet scent of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air, it's made...
Brooklyn-based tattoo artist Barry Flowers creates body art that blooms forever.
When people commit to a tattoo, they usually expect to have just one image permanently inked on their skin. However, a tattoo artist in France creates clever designs that can be viewed in two different ways. Veks Van Hillik adds mesmerizing body art to people's elbows and knees that reveal another side to the illustration when people unbend their joints. Each of these black-and-white tattoos is carefully drawn to interact with people's bodies.
Many tattoo artists choose to create sprawling works of art on the body.
Vibrant yet delicate, watercolor tattoos decorate the skin with permanent paintings.
Getting a tattoo can be a daunting endeavor. Unless you’re opting for temporary tattoos, traditional body art lasts forever—so you had better make your ink count. This makes a rose an ideal choice as a tattoo idea. After all, the flower has a classical, timeless beauty, so it will surely pass the test of time on your skin. You just need to decide where, how, and what style you’ll get it in.
If you look at the work of Eva Karabudak, aka Eva Krbdk, it is easy to mistake her delicate designs...
When is a sticker not a sticker? When it’s a tattoo!