The Art Of Tattoo Artists
The art of tattoo artists is coveted on skins as much as on classic canvas.
We don't have to prove that tattoo is an art anymore. More and more tattoo artists are coming from Fine Arts backgrounds. And also, many tattoo artists are taking the contemporary art business by storm... It is time to acknowledge that the work of tattoo artists is worth the one of classic artists... And these examples are perfectly illustrating it. Beyond the skin, let's take a look at the art of the tattoo artists.
Carlos Torres is more famous in the tattoo community for his realistic black and grey masterpieces. But his paintings, if they explore the limits of realism too, also celebrate colors and imagination.
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Christopher Conn Askew is really courted by the world of contemporary art. This traditional tattoo artist has even made a break to give more time to his illustrations and art project, Sekret City.
Jean-Luc Navette is the French master of dark art. His surrealistic blackwork is coveted both on skins and on paper. You can buy prints of his work thanks to Noire Méduse, an art publisher specialized in the art of tattoo artists.
Maud Dardeau was first a painter before to become the apprentice of French tattoo master Tin-Tin. However, her jaw-dropping large scale tattoos are more inspired by ancient engravings than by her fun twists on Fine Arts. Two universes worth the look...
Mikaël de Poissy is famous for his stained-glass tattoos. His watercolor paintings are exploring the links between many cultures, from Japan to French Middle Age. You can buy his art at ArtJaws, an art gallery specialized in the art of tattoo artists.
Nikko Hurtado is a celebrity of tattoo art. His realistic tattoos are attracting fans and medias. But his paintings as well. It is even the portrait he has made of singer Cheryl Cole that lead her to entrust her buttocks to the master of realism...
Nomi Chi is a rising talent of both tattoo and fine arts. Her blackwork is as poetic and mysterious as her paintings. The realm of dreams is her speciality and fans of pop surrealism will enjoy her art...
Shawn Barber is famous for his career in painting art. With his dynamic and stylish hyperrealistic portraits he is both seducing art and tattoo lovers! His paintings are a gorgeous tribute to tattoo community. Inspiring!
Tim Lehi is a veteran of tattoo art. He learnt the trade with Ed Hardy and soon specialized in traditional Japanese inspired tattoos. His watercolors are a true inspiration for many tattooists as well as art lovers.
Veks Van Hillik is extending the creativity of tattoo artists to walls. Indeed, this French tattoo artists also produces amazing street art. His strange creatures are hence ornating cities, galleries and skins...
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