Category: Body Art

Acrobatic Poses

Bertil Nilsson has just released two new photos from his “Luminescence” series, which includes laser beams screened on the body of acrobatic gymnast champion, Edward Upcott. Nilsson has focused on capturing pictures of the human body in motion, from artistic shots of athletes and dancers to circus performers. Another great example of this is, “Naturally,” […]

5 Tattooers Inspired by the Cosmos

“We are made of starstuff,” a truth-turned-pop-culture-trend, first by Carl Sagan, then reignited by Neil deGrasse Tyson. In just a few short weeks, the long-awaited “Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey” premieres. The world is buzzing about the great beyond; is it any coincidence that cosmic artwork is trending? Right now, tattooers all over the world are channeling inspiration […]

Coolest Makeup Transformations

With the advancement of technology and special effects in the movies, traditional makeup design has had to evolve with the times, in order to stay relevant. It is hard to imagine the impact of such classic horrors as “The Exorcist” or “An American Werewolf in London” without the revolutionary makeup effects that accompanied them. But even […]

Playful Eye Makeup

The intricate detail that goes into the work of Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg is staggering. Fairytale scenes of Moomins and flocks of midnight sheep are minutely painted onto eyelids with a level of complexity and beauty that is truly awe inspiring. They are works of art, they just happen to be on the body […]

Biomechanical Tattoos

Biomechanical art became popular in the late 70s by H.R. Giger, whose darkly surreal visuals of humans fused with machines, has been influencing artists throughout four decades. An example is tattooer Mike Cole who has developed his own colorful style with human organs and tissues replaced with mechanical parts and cosmic elements. It is difficult […]

Gorgeous Illustrative Tattoos

Currently working at Ironclad Tattoo Company, American artist Matt Lambdin has a beautiful illustrative style that is like graphic novels meshed with Asian art. He gracefully shades and combines colors on paper, and his traditional art skills and sensibility are transferred into the aesthetic of his tattoo work. Lambdin is also more concerned with the Art of […]