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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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Modern Blackwork

Having been an apprentice of Roxx from 2Spirit Tattoo, Ben Volt is a great addition to this San Francisco studio that focuses on black and dot work. Volt is inspired by typography, stencil and optical art—and his style can be defined by its symmetry, clean lines and simplicity. Photos © Ben Volt

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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.

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Black Tattoos

Tattooist Roxx TwoSpirit (aka Bling Bling Roxx) is known for her characteristic style of big and bold blackwork. She is inspired by indigenous art, nature, urban art and graphic design.