From stippling and delicate dotwork to bold thick lines- blackwork designs can be a striking choice for your next tattoo!
Black ink simply looks impressive. With the variety of techniques out there these days from the most delicate lines like an illustration to a bold thick line like a graphic novel on skin the possibilities of tattoo design can be endless. Here are just a few of the many talented tattoo artists whose black ink work can give you a spark of inspiration for your next tattoo.
These tiny dots can give a tattoo beautiful shading.
Beautiful black linework that looks just like an illustration.
This man has become a canvas for a piece of modern art. The abstract image is unusual like an abstract painting.
This watchful eye in the mirror has neo traditional elements and makes a gorgeous tattoo design.
This tattoo could be the original sketch for the guillotine
Bold towers make this beautiful leg tattoo pop.
An elegant black work tattoo can make such a visible neck and chest tattoo more feminine.
Great double tattoo for each arm. This design mixes both bold lines and intricate dotwork.
Heavy black lines make this octopus tattoo much more dramatic and sketch like.
This piece has some art nouveau influences with the intricate black ink lines and natural forms.