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Optimistic Paraplegic’s Tattoo of a Legless Character from La Linea Animations

This poignant tattoo of a character from the popular 90s animation La Linea was spotted on a wheelchair-bound party goer at an Ozora festival. His tattoo shows one of the legless characters that Italian cartoonist Osvaldo Cavadoli made famous in his single-line animations, and is a fun reminder to always look on the bright side of […]

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92 Year Old Whang Od still creates Hand-Poked Tribal Tattoos

In the Kalinga province of the Phillipines lies the remote village of Buscalan. To reach this village, one must survive the chaos of intense traffic before scaling narrow mountain passes, steep dirt roads and mudslides. Although the journey is a tough one, each year hundreds of people travel across the world and make the hair-raising […]

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Tattoo Artist Karolina Bebop reflects the World in Patterns on Skin

Tattoo Artist Karolina Bebop reflects the World in Patterns on Skin

Karolina Bebop is an artist from Colombia, South America who reflects her perspective of the world in her tattoo art by including fantastic patterns, sacred geometry and spiritual symbolism not just within her designs, but within the creatures that they depict. While the outline of her animals, birds and sea creatures may resemble their real […]

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Hungarian tattoo artist Csiga creates a peaceful and artistic animal portrait of a fox in this nature tattoo

A Selection of Versatile Tattoo Artist Csiga’s Professional Tattoos

“Csiga” is the nickname for tattoo artist Mátyás Halász who works alongside Gábor Jelencsik at the Dark Art tattoo studio in Hungary. Csiga produces tattoos in a wide variety of styles such as realism, watercolor, 3D and newschool. He’s tattooed paintings by popular modern artists, characters from 3D animated films, portraits of people and animals and […]

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New School and Pop Surrealism Tattoos by Gábor “Jelo” Jelencsik

New School and Pop Surrealism Tattoos by Gábor “Jelo” Jelencsik

Gábor Jelencsik is a new school tattoo artist from Budapest, Hungary who goes by the nickame “Jelo”. His style is an interesting combination of new school tattoo design and pop surrealism art. New school tattoos are very cartoonish and often use warped perspectives inspired by graffiti art. Pop surrealism is based on traditional surrealism, but […]

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Japanese Tattoo Artists: Society’s Drop-outs or National Treasures?

In this tattoo culture video, Wolfgang Herbert explores the influence of society on tattoo art in Japan. While traditional Japanese tattoos are accepted in Japan, they are still linked in society’s mind with gangs such as the Yakuza and other criminal personalities and to this day, the general belief in Japan is that tattoos are […]

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