Watch a Zombie Emerge from Living Human Flesh in this Tattoo Video

Watch a Zombie Emerge from Living Human Flesh in this Tattoo Video

Tattoo artists Jeremiah Barba begins his tattoo process by drawing freehand on his client’s skin, bringing forth the undead from living flesh. This time-lapse video shows the entire tattoo process, as Barba adds shading, highlights and gory blood red ink to the design. Barba has a dark, organic tattoo style that lends itself well to […]

Pietro Sedda gives this portrait tattoo a twisted and psychological edginess by warping the woman's face

Pietro Sedda’s Twisted Tattoos give a Warped Perspective of Humanity

Italian tattoo artist Pietro Sedda brings a strange new perspective to portrait tattoos by smearing the faces of his subjects across his human canvas. The result has a psychological element to it, and because of the realistic nature of the tattoos, a surrealist effect is created. The technique gives his portraits an inhuman appeal. The […]

An abstract angel watches over this woman from within this watercolor tattoo by Petra

Petra’s Vibrant and Expressive Watercolor Tattoos

Petra Hlaváčková works in both fine art and body art, bringing her captivating watercolor style to both realms. Petra’s tattoos feature bold, lively lines filled with personality and poise, a design aspect that defines her work and makes her tattoos recognisable. Symbols of nature, religion, human inventiveness and emotions make up the central subjects of […]

Borneo Headhunters Hand Tap a Traditional Iban Tattoo

Borneo Headhunters Hand Tap a Traditional Iban Tattoo

This video shows how two tattoo artists from the Borneo Headhunter Tattoo studio in East Malaysia work together to create a traditional Iban tattoo. The tattoo artist uses two sticks, one with a needle attached to the end, the other a plain piece of wood. After dipping the needle in ink, the artist uses the […]

Watch Ondrash Tattoo a Watercolor Dragonfly

Watch Ondrash Tattoo a Watercolor Dragonfly

Ondřej Konupčík, aka Ondrash, is a tattoo artist from the Czech republic with an exceptionally artistic style. Ondrash starts with paper and paint, creating a watercolor painting based on his client’s wants. He then recreates the painting on skin, artistically rendering the painting on living flesh with a tattoo machine. The result is a colorful, […]

A pomegranate is a powerful symbol of fertility and promise. This beautiful tattoo design comes out of Butterfat Studios.

Feel Feminine with these Floral Tattoos from Butterfat Studios

Esther and Stephanie from Butterfat Studios in Chicago, USA, are producing the loveliest feminine tattoos. While subjects like flowers and birds are generally expected in feminine tattoos, the ladies at Butterfat studios have taken female symbolism a step further, including bountiful displays of fresh produce, forest creatures and insects as  symbols of femininity, fertility and […]

This fractal tattoo creates balance between chaos and order because it was created with a Julia set and a Sierpinski carpet

Intelligent Tattoos for People who like to Brain: Chaos vs Order Fractal

While this intriguing tattoo may look like a cross-section of some biological thingummy, it’s actually a visual map of a mathematical formula’s performance. In less huffy terms, it’s a fractal. This fractal tattoo creates balance between chaos and order because it was spawned by the coupling of a Julia set and a Sierpinski carpet. [source] […]

Watch Ferank Manseed Hand Poke a Hunab Ku Tattoo

Watch Ferank Manseed Hand Poke a Hunab Ku Tattoo

This tattoo video shows Ferank Manseed skilfully creating a hand poked tattoo with a single needle. He created the design himself around a symbol called a Hunab Ku. This symbol is a tricky one to decipher, because some scholars claim that the symbol was used by Mayans before the arrival of Europeans, while others believe […]

Matthew Bamber gets a tattoo of his sons favorite robot stuffed toy

Robot Tattoos: Artificially Intelligent Body Art

Humanoid, mechanical men have been popular for centuries. Even in ancient tales and myths, there are stories of inanimate statues that come to life and act upon the orders of their living, human masters. In the 20th century, the literary realm of science fiction was popularized and the mechanical and electrical robots that we know […]

This close up of a mandala tattoo by Mike Amanita reveals how he creates shade and texture with tiny dots

Amanita’s Esoteric Tattoos Showcase Sacred Geometry in Nature

Mikhail Kolesnikov, aka Mike Amanita, is a tattoo artist from St Petersburg, Russia, who specializes in black ink esoteric tattoos. Featuring mandalas, sacred geometry, optical illusions and elements from nature, Amanita manages to express the ideal that there is more to the world than meets the eye. Amanita is a master of visual textures and […]