Photographed over the course of three years, Alan Powdrill‘s COVERED is an interesting look at tattoo culture and our perceptions of people with body art. As tattoos have become increasingly commonplace and mainstream, the old adage “don't judge a book by its cover” is proven to the fullest by Powdrill's images of heavily tattooed people covered up—and stripped down.
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A post shared by Pis Saro🍃 (@pissaro_tattoo) on Nov 19, 2017 at 8:33am PST Spring is in the air, which means that many of us are ready to break out our lighter jackets and open-toed shoes. There’s more than one way to celebrate the season, though—have you ever thought about making your love of florals and mild temperatures a permanent fixture on your body?
When you think of temporary tattoos, bold graphics and brightly-colored designs likely come to mind.
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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.