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Art Best of 2012 Body Art Tattoo

The Beginning is the End is the Beginning

French artist Xoil has a characteristic tattooing style that looks like he has stamped, stenciled, or drawn directly with a felt-tip pen on his clients’ bodies. It is quite impressive how he is able to create different textures with a tattoo machine.

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Art Body Art Painting Tattoo

A Passion for Tattoos

If you have watched the TV series “Miami Ink,” you are probably familiar with Shawn Barber’s oil paintings. The artist has recently launched a collection titled  “Memoir: The Tattooed Portraits Series,” which will be exhibited from June 28 to July 28, 2012, at the Joshua Liner Gallery. Warning: Contains nudity.

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Art Black & White Portraits Tattoo

Tattoos: I Got My Eyes On You!

The realistic black and grey tattoos of Mark Powell.

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Art Tattoo

Gogue’s Tattoos

Self-taught artist Jeff Gogue has done beautiful tattoos. The nude woman on sleeve (third photo within post), is an amazing work of art! Warning: Contains nudity.

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Advertising Drawing Posters Tattoo

The Tattooed Poster

Art directors Mathias Nosel and Steffen Baumgart envisioned a unique tattooed (calfskin) poster to promote Chaos Crew Tattoo Studio Munchen. The slogan for the campaign was “We got history under your skin,” which was illustrated with news related events from 2011. E.g. the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in April 29, 2011, the […]

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Art Best of 2012 Body Art Hyperreal Portraits Tattoo

Amazing Tattoo Art

Ukrainian tattooist Dmitriy Samohin has consistently inked outstanding works of art on his clients. He is best known for his hyperrealist designs that include themes such as people portraits, wild animals, skulls, mythical creatures, and more.

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Art Body Art Illusion Tattoo

Artistic Back Tattoo

Italian ink artist Matteo Pasqualin has a number of beautiful black and grey tattoos. An example is the back piece at top and another is included within post, referenced “East End London”, a vintage inspired leg sleeve.

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Art Body Art Hyperreal Portraits Tattoo

May the Force be with you

The colorful and realistic tattoo art of Steve Wimmer.

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Animals Art Body Art Illustration Tattoo

The Bull’s Cry

The tattoo art of Mitch Allenden.

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Fashion Tattoo Video

Embrace Everything That Is Different

Avant/Garde Diaries has released a short yet insightful interview with Rick Genest (a.k.a. Zombie Boy), a Canadian model who is known for his eccentric full-body corpse tattoo. The film’s cinematography is beautifully done by Nadine Elfenbein. See also: “The Confident ‘Zombie Boy.’”