Art on the Body tattoo studio in Copenhagen, Denmark, offers traditional tattoos from the viking age and the bronze age. while they are also willing to create custom tattoos in tribal styles from other parts of the world, these talented tattoo artist focus chiefly on viking-age designs which are then tattooed with a viking-era method; hand-poking. These artists have no need of tattoo machines or other modern tattoo supplies because they make their own tattooing equipment. Of course, they’re careful to make sure that all of their tattoo equipment meets a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness, and put as much care into maintaining their tattoo needles as they put into designing the tattoos and creating them.
Each tattoo designed is lovingly crafted for their individual clients, and while you can choose a tattoo from their collection of designs, Art on the Body also offers custom designs based on your ideas or other tattoos that have inspired you. This studio is perfect for anyone with a European heritage who is looking for a traditional, hand-poked tattoo that celebrates the legends, myths and folklore of their ancestors.
If you’re interested in hand-poked tattoos, you can watch these three videos that show traditional tattoo artists creating tattoos that are either hand-poked or hand-tapped: