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Yanina Viland: Painting, Tattooing and Creating Positive Experiences

We met up with tattoo artist Yanina Viland in her new private studio in Lisbon, Portugal, located in the traditional part of the city that overlooks the Tagus river. She smiled, showing us her balcony—the outdoor space where she spends time just chilling and collecting thoughts. Her dog BB King, a friendly mutt she adopted […]

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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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Inside the 1st International Setubal Tattoo Show

It was an unusually windy and cold weekend in June at the first-ever “Setubal Tattoo Show,” held at the Sado Hotel in Setubal—a city that is only a 30-minute drive from the capital of Portugal. But nothing stopped the 90 confirmed artists from traveling to the venue; the majority were Portuguese, well-known photorealists Mauro Amaral […]

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Pantonio’s Graffiti Art of Rabbits in Motion

Pantonio is an established name in the street art circuit in Portugal. Known for human-animal hybrids in motion, and fishes and lots of rabbits. His characters seem to be part of a moving picture, which are incredibly painted with elongated black bodies and textured lines. One of his newest projects is a partially anamorphic painting […]

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Insanely Good 3D Graffiti by Odeith

Portugal’s street art has really evolved over the years with an impressive number of artists, and you can see some of their work on websites like Stick2Target, Mr. Dheo, and Underdogs. One of the household names is Odeith, a graffiti rider since 1996, spray painting cabinets and walls in railway routes. An innovator for using […]