Jesse Smith creates Cartoon Graffiti Tattoos

Jesse Smith creates Cartoon Graffiti Tattoos

Tattoo artist Jesse Smith creates tattoo designs with his own original cartoon characters. His tattoos express his inner emotional experiences as he observes and interacts with the world around him. Influenced by his background as a graffiti artist, his tattoos are made up of vibrant colors, wild lines and are based on a surreal sense […]

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Gorgeous Goldfish Tattoos

Gorgeous Goldfish Tattoos

Goldfish are a form of Asian carp that have been bred for centuries to have specific physical characteristics. Since around 10 AD, fish keepers in China and Japan have coupled spawning goldfish with similar traits to create a wide variety of different goldfish breeds. One of the most popular carp varieties for use in tattoo […]

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Iron Man Tattoos are Skin Deep Superheroes

Iron Man Tattoos are Skin Deep Superheroes

Iron Man is a Marvel comics character that first appeared in the comic Tales of Suspense #39 in 1963. This iron-clad superhero has been celebrated for decades, inspiring a wide variety of fan art such as Iron Man tattoo designs. Iron Man Tattoos Symbolize Strength The story centers around Tony Stark, a billionaire genius who is […]

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Where’s Waldo? He’s Somewhere on Skin, Hiding in Tattoos

Where’s Waldo? He’s Somewhere on Skin, Hiding in Tattoos

British author and illustrator Martin Handford created his world-renowned series of cartoon puzzle books in 1986. The Where’s Wally? books were later published in America under the name of Where’s Waldo. No matter where in the world they were published, or in what language, the Where’s Waldo book were incredibly popular, inspiring fan art works of the […]

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Feather Designs become Ticklish Tattoos

Feather Designs become Ticklish Tattoos

Feathers make up the plumage of birds and have been treasured by humans for centuries. Feathers serve a variety of purposes, protecting the bird from cold weather, giving some birds the ability to float on water and in the case of most birds; the ability to fly.   Feather Tattoos Symbolize the Spirit Feathers are […]

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Phoenix Tattoos Rise from the Ashes

Phoenix Tattoos Rise from the Ashes

The phoenix is a mythical fire bird that has its roots in the myths and legends of the Middle East, Mediterranean and Asia. The phoenix was an important part of many ancient cultures as it was a symbol of fire, change and new beginnings. Fire Birds and Phoenix Tattoos The form of the phoenix changes […]

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Tattoos of Owls give Wisdom to Body Art

Tattoos of Owls give Wisdom to Body Art

The owl is a nocturnal bird of prey that has played an important role in art and spirituality for many centuries. Every culture around the world is aware of the owl’s fierce nature and either fears or reveres this bird. As a modern symbol, the owl is appearing in bird tattoos as a symbol of […]

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3D Animation Characters perform on skin in Pixar Tattoos

3D Animation Characters perform on skin in Pixar Tattoos

The Pixar animation company was originally one third of the computer division of Lucasfilm, the company that produced George Lucas’s legendary Star Wars films. In 1979 the company that would later be called Pixar was known as The Graphics Group. This small company was behind many of the advancements of 3D animation, creating animation and rendering […]

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A steampunk tattoo of a clockwork scarab beetle with brass mechanical innards

Steampunk Tattoos combine Clockwork and Ink

Steampunk is an artistic genre that began in the 1980s and 1990s. Steampunk is a combination of science fiction, fantasy and history. It is based on existing ideas, such as the clockwork machines of the Victorian era, but includes situations that don’t exist in reality, such as travelling through time or humans living in deep […]

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Tattoos for Tea Lovers

Tattoos for Tea Lovers

Tea is the common name given to the Camellia sinensis plant. Leaves of the tea plant are harvested and dried to make green tea, or fermented and then dried to make black tea, also known as ceylon tea. The earliest records of tea drinking date back to 10BC in China.   A Tea Tattoo or Tea […]

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