Dark Design Graphics shows us the artistic process that went into designing this pirate ship and mermaids tattoo. This is great inspiration for all artistic folks, not just tattoo artists. However, note how the artist is designing specifically for a tattoo; allowing the scene to contain areas of high contrast and smooth gradients so that the finished tattoo can clearly be legible instead of being a mash of inky shapes on the client’s arm.
Tattoos of elephants symbolize a variety of things; depending on who you are and what type of elephant you are depicting. When choosing an elephant for your tattoo design, you have two options; an African elephant or an Asian elephant. African elephants have larger ears than Asian elephants, and are generally larger. In Africa, the […]
Tattoos have gotten a reputation for being a fun way to express yourself, but when the tattooing process is slowed down, as in this slow motion tattoo video, we can see how violent and invasive the process really is. The skin is literally being stabbed thousands of times in order to deliver the ink under […]