José Audi’s delicate esoteria tattoos make skin magical

Brazilian street artist José Flavio Audi is mad about mandalas and other esoteric and spiritual designs. He uses mandalas, lotus flowers, jewels and sacred geometry throughout his art, including in his tattoo designs. Audi favours intricate, delicate patterns that are very flowing and organic in nature. His petals seem as soft as real flower petals, […]

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This adorable tattoo shows a rosy cheeked gnome on a swing

Gnomes can Live in Tattoos, Not Just in Gardens

In the late 1980s, a Spanish TV series erupted in popularity in America and was soon shown on children’s television shows around the world. The animation was David the Gnome, based on a book written by the Dutch author Wil Huygen and illustrated by the Dutch artist Rien Poortvliet. The series now has cult status […]

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Life and death are balanced in this black ink tattoo by master tattooist Kirk Nilsen

The Majestic Mandala Tattoos of New Jersey’s Kirk Nilsen

Kirk Nilsen was born in 1987 in the historical town of New Brunswick in New Jersey, USA. Nilsen has always been involved in creative pursuits, spending several years performing in international music acts and designing album covers for bands and record labels. He apprenticed himself to an older tattoo artist and began experimenting with dot […]

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