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?

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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Tattoo artist Daemon Rowanchilde assisted his client to overcome her emotional pain after a masectomy by creating this feminine and spiritual tattoo design

Interview with Daemon Rowanchilde from Urban Primitive Tattoo Studio

Daemon Rowanchilde is a talented tattoo artist based in Ontario, Canada at the Urban Primitive Tattoo Studio. His history with art and tattooing is an interesting one because he has dedicated his life to a soulful pursuit of a relationship with his chosen art forms. Catherine from Ratta Tattoo asked him some questions about his […]

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Flowing lines and sharp edges converge in this sacred geometry tattoo in a dot work style by Nazareno Tubaro

Geometry of the Soul: Nazareno Tubaro’s Mathematic Mandala Tattoos

Little is known about this mysterious tattoo artist from Argentina, though his gallery of tattoo pictures speak louder than words to tell a story of an artist with an excellent grounding in geometry, mandala design and tattoo techniques. Nazareno Tubaro works only in black ink, using only the shade of his client’s skin to create […]

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Mark Longenecker’s Endless Summer of Tattoos, Surfing and Music

Mark Longenecker’s Endless Summer of Tattoos, Surfing and Music

American tattoo artist Mark Longenecker spends his days between the beach and his tattoo shop, surfing and creating cheerful surf tattoos for his clients. The name of his shop, Endless Summer, is based on an idea that surfers around the world often refer to; the concept of travelling around the world chasing the summer season […]

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A horror bear gets a gory and colorful life on skin in this surrealist tattoo by Guil Zekri

Guil Zekri turns Fantasy into Realistic Tattoos

Isreali-born tattoo artist Guil Zekri has created his own style of tattooing by combining his art training in Paris with a love of surrealism and fantasy. While the effect of Zekri’s tattoos is realistic, the subject matter in his tattoos is out of this world. Bizarre creatures, humanoid figures and alienish biomechanical shapes combine to […]

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