Ratta Tattoo https://rattatattoo.com Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:44:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 Delft blue pottery becomes precious porcelain tattoos https://rattatattoo.com/delft-blue-pottery-becomes-precious-porcelain-tattoos/ Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:44:32 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3148 “Delft Blue” is the name given to a style of pottery painting that began around 1600 in the Dutch city of Delft. The ceramic painting style was based on the use of cobalt oxide which turned blue after exposed to high temperatures. Artists of the time painted animals, flowers and iconic Dutch imagery such as […]

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Change up your festival outfit with these super cool temporary tattoos https://rattatattoo.com/change-up-your-festival-outfit-with-these-super-cool-temporary-tattoos/ Fri, 29 Nov 2019 19:41:24 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3129 Temporary tattoos have been around for much longer than you might think. Snack manufacturers and bubble gum makers in the late 19th century (the 1800s) used to include cheaply made, poor quality temporary tattoos as prizes and giveaways in their snack packets and bubble gum wrappers. These temporary tattoos were very temporary – apparently the […]

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These knitting tattoos are a yarn lover’s dream come true https://rattatattoo.com/these-knitting-tattoos-are-a-yarn-lovers-dream-come-true/ Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:14:56 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3085 Knitting is a craft that has been used to created stretchy fabric for millennia. We know that hand knitting has been around for this long because knitted cotton socks were found in an ancient landfill in Egypt that date back to 300AD. So 1,700 years ago, people enjoyed wearing colorful, stripey, hand knitted socks just […]

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Miao-ha-ha! The cute but creepy cats of one tattoo artist’s imaginary world https://rattatattoo.com/miao-ha-ha-the-cute-but-creepy-cats-of-one-tattoo-artists-imaginary-world/ Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:17:19 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3068 Daria Rei is a Berlin-based artist who creates black ink tattoos in a style that is unique to her. The style of her tattoo designs is a mixture of contemporary illustrations and Ukiyo-e, an artistic style that has existed in Japan for centuries. Ukiyo-e means “pictures of the floating world” which means that the scene […]

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José Audi’s delicate esoteria tattoos make skin magical https://rattatattoo.com/jose-audis-delicate-esoteria-tattoos-make-skin-magical/ Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:16:37 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3022 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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Let these witch tattoos cast a magical spell on you https://rattatattoo.com/let-these-witch-tattoos-cast-a-magical-spell-on-you/ Tue, 29 Oct 2019 13:01:22 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3029 Witches have fascinated societies around the world for centuries. The idea of a women having magical power over others is a common theme in many folk tales, myths and legends. In the West, the image of a witch is usually of  an unmarried woman who lives on her own in the woods, where she brews […]

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This Korean tattoo artist is enhancing the beauty of women with body art https://rattatattoo.com/this-korean-tattoo-artist-is-enhancing-the-beauty-of-women-with-body-art/ Thu, 23 May 2019 11:49:54 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=3008 Silo is a female tattoo artist who works from Aro Tattoo Studio in Itaewon, Seoul, an area of South Korea. Because tattoos are very controversial in Korea and are looked down on by many in South Korean society, tattoo artists often choose not to advertise their shops, instead relying on word-of-mouth referrals from previous customers. […]

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Watch Florin Zaharia tattoo this beautiful lotus flower design https://rattatattoo.com/watch-florin-zaharia-tattoo-this-beautiful-lotus-flower-design/ Tue, 21 May 2019 10:11:39 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=2997 Florin Zaharia works out of his tattoo studio in Romania, Zaharia tattoo studio, where he creates tattoos in a wide variety of styles, including realistic and geometric styles. In this video, we see him creating a geometric dotwork tattoo. He first tattoos crisp, beautifully clean outlines and then fills the shapes with dots to create […]

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If You Love to Read, You’re Gonna Love these Book Tattoos https://rattatattoo.com/if-you-love-to-read-youre-gonna-love-these-book-tattoos/ Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:14:15 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=2972 Book lovers around the world enjoy expressing their love of books with art, whether it is by buying prints of their favorite children’s book illustrations, showing off their book collection with decorative book shelves or by wearing t-shirts that proclaim their love of books. Some readers take their love of books to a whole new […]

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Gnomes can Live in Tattoos, Not Just in Gardens https://rattatattoo.com/gnomes-can-live-in-tattoos-not-just-in-gardens/ Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:55:13 +0000 https://rattatattoo.com/?p=2950 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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