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Color Miniature Tattoo

Ink and Lace: An Interview with Songe

Songe was born in 1999 in Seoul, South Korea, and is a young creative looking to expand her portfolio. She is often asked for color tattoos instead of black-and-gray ones, which make up the bulk of her collection. Nonetheless, she is willing to work in monochrome and diverse skin tones. One of the reasons she […]

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Color Tattoo

Solar’s Tattoo Jewelry is Inspired by Kings and Queens

Some people regard tattoos as purely decorative. Solar recreates antique European jewels and royal artifacts using the fine-line tattooing technique popular in South Korea. Solar is all about the details, from brooches to crowns, curlicues, and bling! She is currently working with 30 other colleagues at Sol Tattoo studio in Seoul. She prefers working there […]

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Tattoo

Flowers and Butterflies: A Conversation with Tilda

Tilda is a millennial tattooist who is still relatively new to the field but has a strong understanding of contemporary art history and the direction of the tattoos she wants to execute. She imbues everything from flowers to butterflies with an Impressionist aesthetic sensibility. Brushstrokes, color, and light are all highlighted. This interview is informative […]

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Art Tattoo

Pauline’s Flowing, Evocative Line Art

Before exploring tattooing, this 27-year-old artist studied environmental sculpture at Seoul National University. Pauline, a well-known Korean tattoo artist, began his career in 2015 and has since done numerous guest spots in Asia and Europe. His art is characterized by figural distortion, scribbling lines, passion, and movement. Pauline’s delicate tattoos are influenced by Austrian art […]

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Color Design Flowers and Plants Minimalism Tattoo

Tattooist Basil’s Poetic Geometric Art

While micro tattoos are not for everyone, there is a sizable global market for this work, with South Korean tattooists in high demand for their meticulous talent. Basil is another emerging tattooist who incorporates art and design elements into her geometric tattoos. A customer sends visual references (photographs of birds, flowers, or landscapes), and she […]

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Flowers and Plants Tattoo

Zee’s Interview on Delicate Flower Tattoos

Zee, who started his tattoo career in South Korea in 2016, concentrates his work on the eternal theme of flowers. His fine-line art is sought after by domestic and international clients who see them as an aesthetic fit and flowing for any part of the body. The main issue with flowers is that around 90% […]

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Color Painting Tattoo

Hansan’s Tattoo Remakes of Famous Paintings

Hansan is a tattooist based in Seoul, South Korea. She lives with three cats which she regards as more than family; they are soul-mate creatures who provide her joy and health. And inspire her to tattoo cats, dogs, and other animals on the skins of her customers. While this is one of her primary themes, […]

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Animation Comics and Cartoons Tattoo

Mimi-Sama Discusses Manga and Anime Fine-Line Tattoos

Mimi-Sama is a native Frenchwoman who has tattooed in various locations, including Melbourne and Tokyo. She has subsequently relocated to San Francisco, where she has been employed since 2021 at the prominent Black Serum studio. With her husband’s support for travel and work, they share a similar style of life—enjoying new experiences, which led to 15 […]

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Flowers and Plants Painting Tattoo

Interview with Abii about Porcelain Paintings to Tattoos

While Abii earned a degree in scenography from Sangmyung University in 2011 due to her love of reading plays and visualizing theatrical sets, her student hobby was porcelain painting, which influenced her career choice (resulting in six years as a professional porcelain artist). Her interest in tattoos sprang from a desire to see her works […]

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Animation Color Flowers and Plants Tattoo

A Conversation in Eden’s Tattoo Garden

Eden, her creative name, relates to a paradise of peace, abundance, and happiness. Eden, also known as God’s garden and Adam and Eve’s first home, serves as inspiration for this young Korean tattoo artist, who focuses on drawing leaves, snakes, and apples, all of which are related. Furthermore, producing remakes of Vincent van Gogh and […]