Tattoo artist David Hale has appeared on Ratta Tattoo before in David Hale Tattoos his Illustrated Spirit. This artist is globally recognized for his unique art style and the exquisite attention to detail that he brings to his tattoo designs. Hale uses a number of illustration techniques to add texture to his tattoos. He uses repetitive lines to create a sense of depth and hundreds of tiny dots in place of shading. These illustration techniques not only create texture – they help to add symbolism and shape to the tattoo subjects. Animals, mandalas and spiritual art patterns often appear in David Hale’s tattoos which means that his body art designs are not only awesome to look at; they are also deeply symbolic.
Xenija Woskresenskaja is an artist from the Eastern European country Belarus. Xenija designs tattoos in a variety of styles, some of which are influenced by existing styles such as Japanese and traditional. Both of these tattoo design styles require strong outlines and broad areas of color. This means that tattoos based on these designs are […]
Butterfly tattoos symbolize change, new beginnings and emergence. A butterfly tattoo is often chosen to visually represent a major life change, spiritual renewal or life-changing event such as becoming a parent or choosing a new career. For many people, butterfly tattoos aren’t just beautiful, they are also highly symbolic. This gallery shows a selection of […]