Abstract Art Street Art Tattoo

Skin and Walls: Bold Tattoos by Street Artist Luca Font

dinosaur and alien spaceship, video game style, tattoo

Luca Altini, aka Luca Font, occupies two distinct parts of the art world. He got his start with graffiti, tagging walls when he was 15 or 16 years old. Tattoos came later, but both are created in a bold, graphic style and inspired by a love of video games and skateboard graphics.

Supple skin and concrete walls are totally contrasting surfaces, and it prevents a unique opportunity for one to inform the other. “Somehow I keep going back and forth,” he tells Silverlake Voice. “Each surface forces you to rethink your approach both technically and visually speaking, which is quite interesting as when I’m drawing something for a tattoo I often think that I can adapt it for a wall and vice versa. There’s a constant contamination between the two fields.”

woman portrait by luca font

superwoman tattoo on leg

v sign tattoo

abstract tattoo by luca font

houses, village and mountains, tattoo

scenic view, village tattoo

two birds, abstract style, tattoo on leg

black bird, abstract style tattoo

wine bottles, graffiti

abstract street art by luca font

Images © Luca Font