18 Ways Delphine Noiztoy Showed Us How Heavy Blackwork is Done

Blackwork tattooer Delphine Noiztoy is known for her sensual tattoos. But if there's any way she prefers her blackwork, it's always heavy.

Xavier6 months ago in Tattoo Artists

Almost a decade ago, Delphine Noiztoy took a big leap and went to pursue tattooing despite the clamor of the naysayers. She was only 18... 

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

Soon after, she travelled from France to the UK to hone her skills and get a better shot in achieving her dreams. In the same decade, she was able to guest spot in shops across North America, operate at the prestigious Sang Bleu Tattoo, and ultimately open her own shop in 2013, The Lacemakers Sweatshop. Her team is currently made up of Mimi, a neo traditional specialist and Laurent, a dotwork tattooer.

While Delphine's works range from pointillism to blackout, she has quite the collection of heavy blackwork pieces to boast. Hers are often in the form of thick brushstroke tattoos, blastovers, and blackout.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

Here, she skips over a mandala piece to blast over some traditional designs.

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Blackout tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy, Xed LeHead, and Mimissiku . #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black
Blackout tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy, Xed LeHead, and Mimissiku . #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black

Twinning with body modification enthusiast, Jilted Royalty .

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Blackout tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black
Blackout tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black
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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

This sensual pair.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke #blastover
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke #blastover

A gritty take on a Japanese-inspired chest tattoo design.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

An abstract brushstroke piece.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

Letting it wrap around beautifully.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

A beautiful elbow piece.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

A raw brushstroke style seam line.

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Blackwork/dotwork tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #dotwork
Blackwork/dotwork tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #dotwork

Go big or go home.

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Blackwork/dotwork tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #dotwork
Blackwork/dotwork tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #dotwork

Artfully blending dotwork and heavy blackwork.

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

Yet another sensual brushstroke piece.

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Blackwork tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black
Blackwork tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black

This beautiful symmetry.

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Arm band tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #armband
Arm band tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #armband

A clean and straight-off blackout armband.

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Blackwork detail tattoos by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #details
Blackwork detail tattoos by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #details

Mystical blackwork detailing. 

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Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke
Brushstroke tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #brushstroke

A lone brushstroke design.

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Blackout tattoo by Laurent Maina of Delphine. #LaurentMaina #blackout #blackwork #black
Blackout tattoo by Laurent Maina of Delphine. #LaurentMaina #blackout #blackwork #black

Delphine boasts her own incredible blackout tattoo, a bodysuit done by one of the tattoo artists in her shop.

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Arm band tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #armband
Arm band tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black #armband

An unconventional yet simple arm band tattoo.

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Detail tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black
Detail tattoo by Delphine Noiztoy. #DelphineNoiztoy #blackout #blackwork #black

Gotta work it with the details.

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Pictured, Delphine Noiztoy in action. #DelphineNoiztoy #london #tattooartist #blackwork #blackout
Pictured, Delphine Noiztoy in action. #DelphineNoiztoy #london #tattooartist #blackwork #blackout

All tattoos were done at Delphine Noiztoy's shop, The Lacemakers Sweatshop.