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15 Remarkable Black-Ink Tattoos

If you are looking for the barely there aesthetic, you’ll probably select a white ink tattoo as Morgan has suggested. But if you want something with contrast, there is nothing better than a tattoo in good old BLACK. Yes it is good and old as our long history confirms that the pigment was used in […]

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Victor J. Webster’s Black-Ink Tattoos from 2014–2015

Viewing Victor J. Webster’s line art from the beginning of last year and some of his new work here, it is safe to say that his portfolio is near flawless, the tattoos are inked with care and precision. He uses one of the first colors ever used in art: black, and beautifully prints tribal patterns, […]

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Bang Bang! Tattoos from New York City

BANG BANG is a NY tattoo shop owned by famous artist Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy who has been responsible for tattooing celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Adele. From beautiful scripting like the one on Rihanna’s neck to movie scenes and portraiture, McCurdy’s portfolio is versatile and includes styles like traditional American, photorealism […]

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Calligraphy Tattoos by Sadhu Le Serbe

The fact that he was already a calligrapher was an advantage for his transition to becoming a tattooer years ago, not only doing amazing scripts on paper, but also on human skin. I’m talking about Sadhu (aka Le Serbe) who has had past experience working as a letter artist, painter and graphic designer; currently working […]

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Cisco’s Tattoos from 2014

Cisco’s blackwork is much stronger than his full-colored tattoos. The way he boldly outlines and shades with linear hatching and dots, there’s an old-school illustration quality to it. Some of his visuals take you on a journey to the golden age of Circus—with the knife juggler and lots of animals. One noteworthy tattoo is his […]

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12 Outstanding Tattoos by Chaim Machlev

His goal is to create tattoos that look organic and harmonious on the body. This Israeli born artist Chaim Machlev has been living in Berlin for many years and feels like he is part of this city. He is sought-after for his developed style of fluid line art and intricate geometric patterns that are partially […]

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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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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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Blackwork by Guy Le Tattooer

Guy Le Tatooer is a second generation tattooist who has been living in Toulouse for 30 years. He prefers inking in black because it ages better on the skin. From line pattern tattoos based on traditional Indian art (Mehndi) to other themes and compositions, his work has symbolism and a strong spiritual connection. Inspired by […]

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Machlev’s Black Ink Tattoos

Berlin based artist Chaim Machlev has a clean and consistent tattoo style that includes 3D shapes and elaborate patterns. Some of his sleeve designs (e.g. third in post) reminds me of Nazareno Tubaro’s work.