Tag: tattoo

Jun 21, 2016

Dad Gets Matching Tattoo of Son’s Cancer Scar For Solidarity

Dad Gets Matching Tattoo of Son's Cancer Scar For Solidarity

“I told him if people wanted to stare, they could stare at both of us”

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May 11, 2016

One Line Tattoos By Mo Ganji (18 Photos)

One Line Tattoos By Mo Ganji (18 Photos)

Try to trace the single, continuous line through these elegant and minimalistic designs

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Oct 28, 2015

Artists Bring Tattoos to Life with Live Projection Mapping

Artists Bring Tattoos to Life with Live Projection Mapping

Visual artists Oskar & Gaspar use real-time projection mapping to bring tattoos to life at a live event is Lisbon, Portugal.

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Apr 9, 2015

This 3D Arm Tattoo is Melting my Mind

This 3D Arm Tattoo is Melting my Mind

Tattoo artist Tony Booth recently completed this jaw-dropping 3D sleeve tattoo for a client. For me it’s the shading that’s most impressive, creating the convincing illusion of layers and depth. To fully appreciate the detail be sure to check out the video and gifs of the tattoo below. Booth is currently working out of…

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Mar 2, 2015

805 Million Names – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

805 Million Names – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

On 14 February 2015, Paris Saint-German played against Caen at Parc des Princes. For most players this game was just another day on the job. For Zlatan Ibrahimović this was his most important game to date. Underneath his sweater he had 50 new names tattooed (temporary, not permanent). Names of people he’d never met,…

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Nov 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Trippiest Tattoo Ever

Picture of the Day: Trippiest Tattoo Ever

Artwork by Paul O’Rourke Tattoo artist Paul O’Rourke recently completed this amazing geometric tattoo in a single 2.5 hour session. The artist works out of the Allstar Tattoo shop in Limerick City, Ireland. What a trip! You can see more of Paul’s fantastic artwork on Facebook and Instagram. via Paul O’Rourke Tattoos on…

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Sep 25, 2014

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Destin from Smarter Every Day outfitted his Phantom Miro Camera with a macro lens to show us an up close view of a tattoo being applied in super slow motion. Leah Farrow of Timepiece Tattoo also helps explains how the two most common tattoo machines work.

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Aug 1, 2014

The Science Behind a Tattoo’s Permanence

The Science Behind a Tattoo's Permanence

The earliest recorded tattoo was found on a Peruvian mummy in 6,000 BC. And considering humans lose roughly 40,000 skin cells per hour, how do these markings last? Claudia Aguirre details the different methods, machines and macrophages that go into making tattoos stand the test of time. Lesson by Claudia Aguirre, animation by TOGETHER.…

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Jul 29, 2014

Insanely Detailed Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

Insanely Detailed Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

Niki Norberg is an award-winning from Gothenburg, Sweden. A professional tattoo artist since 2001, Niki currently works out of Gothenburg’s Wicked Tattoo. The artist is known for his realistic and highly detailed portraits and he has amassed a huge following online. On Instagram the artist has over 256,000 followers along with another 171,000 on…

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Jun 4, 2014

This Artist Does Freehand Tattoos. No Sketches, No Stencils

This Artist Does Freehand Tattoos. No Sketches, No Stencils

Amsterdam-based tattoo artist Jay Freestyle doesn’t use any sketches or stencils when he tattoos his customers. Born to Chinese parents, the 29 year-old grew up in South Africa before moving to Amsterdam a decade ago. Although many compare his unique style to watercolour paintings, there are also additional elements like pointillism, geometrical shapes, realism…

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