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Ilya Cascad: Interview with Precision Tattooist of Ornamental Illusions

A native of Russia and resident artist at the acclaimed Love Machine studio in New York City, Ilya Cascad works hours on end to finalize geometric, motion illusion patterns on the bodies of his clients. “Symmetry” and “precision” are words that best describe Cascad’s tattoos, done in black ink; however, recently implementing color to arm […]

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Meticulously Stippled Ornamental Tattoos by Jessica Kinzer

Jessica Kinzer has only been tattooing since 2014, but she’s produced stunning body art in that time. She adorns her clients with monochromatic baroque designs that feature stylized flowers and elegant flourishes. To shade these sprawling pieces, she pricks the skin with countless tiny dots and creates a stippled effect. Kinzer’s works are inspired by more than […]

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5 Inspiring Stippling Artists

Invented by Giulio Campagnola in about 1510, the ancient technique of Stippling has been popularly used in the fields of engraving and sculpture. It is often confused with the similar process known as Pointillism. The major distinction between the two is that Stippling uses a single colour whereas the latter can be created with multiple colours like George […]