This tattoo time-lapse video shows a tattoo from start to finish. The idea and design were offered to Pooch at Altered State Tattoo shop in Lake worth, Florida, by his client. Pooch made the design his own, giving this unique take on a classic subject his own style. The smiling sun is a classic tattoo design [...]
Tattoo artist Felix Carmona tattoos a colorful phoenix bird in this tattoo progress video. The video begins halfway through the tattoo’s progress and follows the artist through to the end of the tattoo, revealing a few of the techniques that Carmona uses to add finishing touches to the design. The bright color tattoo inks will [...]
Tattoo artist David Carroll shows the world his talent for freehand tattooing by creating a time-lapse video of this unplanned tattoo design. While most tattoos are first created on paper before being permanently inked into the skin, this design was created on the body without any forethought, following David Carroll’s signature tribal style. Carroll has [...]
Traditional Japanese tattoo art, known as irezumi, is created by repeatedly stabbing a “brush” of needles into the skin, as shown in this video. The artist repeatedly stabs the brush into the client’s skin to create the design, in this case a large koi fish. As you can see in this video, building up a [...]
National Geographic takes a look at the link between the historical tradition of tattooing prisoners in Japan and the full body tattoo suits worn by members of the modern Yakuza gangs.
Shawn Will is a tattoo artist from Houston, Texas who works at Red Dagger Tattoo Studio. In this speed tattoo video, Shawn Will inks a guy’s calf with a skull surrounded by art supplies. In the tattoo design, the tattoo artist has creatively used the skull’s cheek bone as a pencil holder. This is a [...]
This video shows tattoo artist Kuba Krzemiński at Crazy Fresh Tattoo studio in Stockholm, Sweden. Using time lapse photography, Kuba shows off his tattooing skills, taking the viewer on a body art journey from drawing the design to completing the tattoo. The tattoo artist uses three colors of tattoo ink; black, white and a caucasian flesh [...]