For over a decade, Dave Wah has been tattooing traditional and contemporary pieces. And he is widely known for his detailed portraits of people and animals.
I absolutely love these vintage-inspired tattooed dolls! Artist Mimi Kirchner makes one-of-kind figures from cotton toile and polyester, in addition she hand stitches details into each face and body. Her dolls are sold at craft markets and online at Etsy.
It is one thing to paint an image on paper, and another is to do the same painterly picture on someoneâ€™s arm. Hungarian tattooist Csaba Kolozsvari is able to do the latter quite well. The artist pays attention to detail, and his work is refined in terms of color, shading and lightâ€”which may hint that […]
Josh Stephens is clearly inspired by old-school tattoos, however, his work has more depth in terms of shading. His designs vary from vintage to religious imagery.
The elaborate tattoo designs of Terry Ribera.
I was trying to figure out if these body illustrations were actual tattoos, or just marker drawings. They are real tattoos by Peter Aurisch, who has a unique style and beautiful coloring method.
Although Joey Ortegaâ€™s tattoo designs are within the traditional genre, the artist considers his work to be more stylized and with depthâ€”therefore categorized as “Neo-Traditional.” Ortega is inspired by Japanese art, Art Nouveau, Mexican folk art, iconography, and antique items. Warning: Contains nudity.
Puerto Rican ink artist Juan Salgado does black and grey tattoos, but his strength is in colored designs. His work essentially revolves around spiritual, mythical, and fantasy themes.
Kelly Doty started tattooing about four years ago, and in little time, she has been recognized for her art style of soft color tones (that resemble airbrush paintings), and for her drawings of shiny-eyed animals and Gothic-like children book girls.
The tattoo art of Benjamin Laukis.