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Tattooing Without Rules: Interview with Frank Carrilho

Scene360 has a particular appreciation for the work of Brazilian-born tattoo artist Frank Carrilho, whose stunning “chaotic blackwork” style we’ve featured twice before. You can imagine our excitement when we learned Carrilho was attending the 15th annual Art Tattoo Montreal Show, and we quickly lined up an exclusive interview with him. Carrilho has become increasingly […]

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An Interview with Raya Souza, a Rising Star on the PT Tattoo Scene

With so many big names coming to tattoo conventions, it is also enjoyable meeting promising artists who are in their developing years and super excited about life and work. Raya Souza, a Lisbon-based artist that has loads of energy, positive energy—and it shines through her colorful artwork and personality. She is openly gay, married to […]

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Guga Scharf’s Erratic Line Tattoos Inspired by Sketchbook Drawings

Many tattoo artists create drawings and paintings off the skin, and Guga Scharf is an example of how the two worlds intersect. Borrowing imagery from his pencil and ink sketchbook, he translates the surrealist, minimal aesthetic into his tattoos. Erratic lines and squiggles decorate his characters, which are used as both a device for shading […]

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Blackwork Tattoos by Brazilian Artist FredĂŁo Oliveira

Elements of fantasy and geometry are incorporated in the blackwork tattoos of FredĂŁo Oliveira. Strikingly-detailed portraits grace his client’s bodies, commanding attention with a realistic style that’s framed by decorative shapes and bold lines. Together, they evoke the feel of a technical ink drawing that you’d see on the pages of an enthralling comic book […]

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Sketchbook-style Tattoos by Victor Montaghini

Whether it is a movie scene or a portrait of an ancient Egyptian queen, Victor Montaghini’s tattoos appeal to a large audience. Most of his designs get over 5K likes on Instagram, so that must mean he is doing something right. Of course painterly tattoos are one of the current trends, but his skills speak […]