The Grim Tattoos of Alexander Grim

two owl heads tattoo on chest by alexander grim

If we are not thinking about the macabre aspect of a sword penetrating the body of a bird, we may actually appreciate Alexander Grim’s tattoo art. There is beauty in the way he composes an engraving-style bird upside down on an arm, or a snake swaying up a client’s stomach. There is an Asian art influence in his work (from line and shading to some of the themes), as well as a European art combination with a heavy dose of Gothicness.

sword in bird, tattoo by alexander grim bird tattoo flash by alexander grim
wolf tattoo on leg by alexander grim rose tattoo flash drawing by alexander grim snake and bird with sword tattoos by alexander grim
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September 9, 2014 Animals Art Birds Body Art Tattoos