20 Ultra Colorful New School Tattoos
If you're into colorful tattoos with characters looking like they jumped out of a sci-fi movie, then a new school tattoo is for you!
New school tattoos are cool - disproportioned, freaky and crazy, but often confused to neo-traditional. The only thing you have to remember is that new school tattoos are more cartoonish and exaggerated.
New school tattoo imagery is more diverse, more surreal, and subject matters are distorted to the tattoo artist's style. Neo-traditional is different, because it is a modern adaptation to the classic traditional two-dimensional style. To see how cool is a new school tattoo, you got to see for yourself! Here are 25 ultra colorful new school tattoos to tickle your senses. Enjoy! ;)
Cartoon characters are often rendered as caricatures - with big heads and small bodies.
New school tattoos often have dark and sinister subject matters but they still look bright and colorful as a tattoo.
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"When you do old school, you are using traditionalism- where tattooing originated two-dimensional imagery or low intricacy", says John Rizzi.
"With new school tattoos, it's all about FREESTYLING" - John Rizzi
"With new techniques, modern equipment and fresh ideas, the new school style is becoming more & more prevalent" points out Rizzi (tattoo artist).
New school tattoos have vivid colors, subjects usually have glassy eyes and sometimes it makes you wanna have that popsicle! Argh! i'm suddenly craving!
New school tattooers usually go crazy with their work and produce awesome results.
Visual story + Placement + Shading techniques + Bright color pallette = INSANITY.
New school characters usually have big, expressive & glassy eyes which makes the piece look so alive.
TATTOO CHALLENGE: What do you think of this piece? Is this New school, Neo-traditional or a fusion of both?
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