A Japanese cat plays a stringed instrument in this Oriental tattoo by Hide Ichibay

Hide Ichibay: When a Perfectionist becomes a Tattoo Artist

Hide Ichibay creates line-perfect tattoos in an Oriental style, drawing inspiration from classical Japanese paintings and illustrations. Like many traditional Oriental art works, Ichibay’s tattoos contain a wide range of textures. Some areas contain bold, flat colors while other areas are textured with intricate patterns.What is impressive about the patterned areas of Ichibay’s tattoos is […]

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Jukan Tattoos Abstract Watercolor Awesomeness

Jukan Tattoos Abstract Watercolor Awesomeness

Jukan is a German tattoo artist who currently works at the Stilbruch Tattoo shop in Berlin, Germany. Jukan’s body art works are intriguingly abstract and yet they contain symbolic forms that are recognizable in the real world. Human hearts, animals, hourglasses and houses are all recognizable symbols that appear in Jukan’s tattoo designs. By representing […]

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A fearsomely comic bear is the subject for this colorful abstract watercolor tattoo by Sven Groenewald

Scratchy Watercolor Tattoo Selection by Sven Groenewald

Groenewald’s tattoo style in reminiscent of Peter Aurisch’s body art works. This abstract, pencil and paint style of tattoo art is becoming very popular in Germany, especially in Berlin. Artists working in this style frequently create custom tattoos for their clients which means that the majority of these tattoos are unique to their owner. Unlike […]

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