Alexandra Tabuns can serve as proof that this traditional style is still in full force and here to stay.
Usually dotwork is done by artist who perform religious and spiritual tattoos, but many artist have picked up this technique to create some really incredible work. Patience is the key because it usually takes longer to get done than regular tattoo styles. Most dotwork artist use the hand poke method although some do use tattoo guns. The dots method allows for intricate designs and incredible shading work.