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Black Line Art by Victor J. Webster

Victor J. Webster loves nature, patterns and Japanese aesthetics. As a child he was fascinated by Polynesian tattoos, which gave him a strong desire to become a tattooer. His current work follows the Pacific Island tradition of using black ink, however, only some of his designs are inspired by tribal art, the other ones are […]

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10 Movies You Should Check Out in 2014

The beginning of the year marks a fresh page of excitement for film fans. We hold “great expectations.” The big question on everybody’s lips is this: “Will 2014 be as good as 2013?” There was something about the previous year—and many of the films released—that had audience and critics agreeing that it was a very […]

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Tattooers to Look Out For in 2014

With fine art tattoos trending worldwide, great artists are booked solid for months. So here’s a pro-tip, for anyone frustrated and stuck on a wait list: keep an eye out for newcomers!  At every great shop around the world, you can strike gold with a rising tattoo apprentice or new resident artist. It’s the perfect time […]

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Banned! 5 Movies that Disturbed the Censors

Note: Contains violence and sexual references. Movies can disturb people for all sorts of reasons. Across the world, Film Censorship Boards ban titles that they consider provocative and even potentially harmful to the public. Here’s a selection of 5 recent troublesome titles that were banned in various corners of the globe… Top: Who is being kidnapped in “The […]

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Painterly Landscapes

Romanian photographer and photo mechanic Caras Ionut is immensely skilled behind the camera shooting landscape imagery. He is also a bit of a wiz with photo editing software and runs his own tutorials. Looking upon his work you can see an artist who knows how to utilise the full power of Photoshop without over doing […]

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Kamil Czapiga’s Dot and Black Work

Kamil Czapiga’s tattoos look great as a one piece on someone’s arm, without the clutter of other designs. His work is inspired by old engravings, wildlife, Slavic mythology, music and imaginary worlds. If you love his style, he is available for appointments in his Katowice studio in Poland. Photos © Kamil Czapiga Via Tattrx

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In the Heart of the Neon Manga City

Currently living in London, this Belgium concept artist Jonas De Ro has envisioned beautiful cityscapes as part of his personal art collection, and also commissioned work for the film and gaming industries. He uses tools and software like Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Wacom Intuos and ZBrush to create these detailed scenes with contrasting colors and natural […]

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Dali’s Skull Illusion Still Inspires

Note: Contains nudity. A skull formed by seven nude women is an optical illusion by Salvador Dali, who first made a gouache painting of it titled “In Voluptas Mors” which translates to a desirable death. In 1951, he adapted the work to a live photo shoot with Latvia photographer Philippe Halsman, as shown in the […]

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Beautiful Erotic Movies

Sexual and erotic scenes in cinema are one of those things that are very easy to get wrong and especially difficult to get right. But with the right photography, actors and mood generated it can be quite beautiful, as the films in this list demonstrate… Top: Niels Schneider strips down in “Heartbeats” (2010). A luminous […]

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Tattoos in Motion by Chaim Machlev and Madame CHäN

This feature includes the work of both Chaim Machlev and Madame CHäN, tattooers who have different art styles but a natural ability to make animated tattoos; i.e. “the process of creating the continuous motion, and shape change illusion by means of rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other.” […]