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Tattoo by Den Yakovlev (6)
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Specializing in realistic tattoos, Den Yakovlev has inked a wide variety of themes from underwater scenes to portraits of famous film directors.

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Tattooist Den Yakovlev finishes inking a portrait on a client’s arm.
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Adriana (aka The Tattoo Journalist) is a Webby Award-winning designer, editor of Scene360, and author of this book. Acquiring 20 years of writing experience in fine arts, Adriana has dedicated much time to documenting tattooists' lives and work. She also contributes to Tattoo Kulture, Inked, TattooLife, and other publications. Follow the author @ Instagram and view more articles.