Tattooed Portraits at Paris Tattoo Convention Part 1
Tattoo conventions are a must-see for ink lovers and those of the biggest capitals are gathering the most famous and talented tattoo artists but also the tattoo collectors. Over the past few years, medias have started to take interest in tattooed people, their art and stories. A website is even devoted to them: The Tattoorialist, inspired by fashion blogs but concentrating on the ink of trendiest cities' passersby. While at one of the biggest tattoo convention in the worl, Paris Tattoo Convention, aka Le Mondial du Tatouage, organized by tattoo artist Tin-Tin, Tattoodo has played the game of the tattooed street photography and met some interesting inked girls and boys...
Tattoo Friends - Chloé and Natalie Coming from England and Sweden, these two slender and tall dancers have inked their job in their pretty legs with two sexy dancer pin-up tattoos made by Renaud Delmaire at Sang Bleu Tattoo in London City. They also assiduously visit famous tattoo shop Tin-Tin Tatouages and thus sporting tattoos from its resident artists Gigi, rising star Maud Dardeau and Thomas l'Amiral.
Tattoo Artist for Hire - Jeremy
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Jeremy is a young tattoo artist (check his work here). He once ran into Spanish new school star Victor Chil in a street and he managed to find a space for Jeremy in his busy booking schedule. The result is a cool skull tattoo on his neck which he is very proud of. Planning to move to Paris, Jeremy is looking for a new place to go on his learning of tattoo art. He just had a nice chat with French master Dimitri HK so we're wishing him good luck!
The Sleeve Girl -Melusine
Melusine is a tattoo model working for tattoo and piercing gear brand I.T.C. about to be photographed for magazines. She sports an impressive sleeve made by three different tattoo artists: American lettering master Norm Will Rise, Sylvain from Calavera Tattoo and Canadian tattoo artist Pol Godro. Old School Guy - Mikael
Mikael is tattooing for 5 years, going from a shop to another. He mainly enjoys colored traditional tattoos and being tattooed by friends. He had the privilege to go under the needles of two tattoo artists present at Paris Tattoo Convention, xCyrx and Miss Atomik.
Blue Cook - Pauline
This student in cooking really enjoys vibrant blue as you can see. Her tattoos are also very colorful and are variations of nautical themes. She is coming to her appointment with Belgian tattoo artist Mister P for a leg tattoo and she is thinking about an idea for a design in touch with her future job in the French cuisine...
All photos by JenTheRipper for Tattoodo. Please don't use without permission.