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The Beauty in Chaos: Tattoos by Frank Carrilho

hawk tattoo on arm, linework, black ink

“Light as a feather, stiff as a board.” This phrase can be used to describe the tattoos of Frank Carrilho, a Brazilian artist who incorporates thin, wispy lines with bold, heavy outlines. There is no in-between, but the two approaches work together and convey a chaotic harmony. Each tattoo is simultaneously delicate as a dandelion and heavy as a hammer.

hawk tattoo, black lines

wings, feathers, back piece, tattoo

horse tattoo, linework, black ink

human skull tattoo, line art

hands, tattoo, black ink

stylized cat, black ink tattoo

male deer, stag, tattoo

mountain tattoo, linework

Images © Frank Carrilho