Clean, Solid and Bold Traditional Tattoos by Carina Soares

Simple, solid, classy and elegant. These awesome bangers done by Carina Soares are perfect for those who love bold tattooing!

Less is more. It is true about what they say regarding certain things. In tattooing, this is proven and tested through the traditional bold style. Less tinkering and a more direct approach looks especially solid and simple, this makes the tattoo economic in design, more readable, witty and timeless.

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Solid crying girl tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #cryingwoman #blackandred
Solid crying girl tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #cryingwoman #blackandred

After all, in its essence, tattoos are folk art. I do regard it as fine art too, but we must all remember that tattoos, especially nowadays, are everywhere.

Carina Soares is a tattoo artist from Lisbon, Portugal. She owns and tattoos at Holy Mountain Tattoo. A solid tattooer who is well versed in the solid bold traditional tattoo style. Her work is witty and powerful, the subjects are funky and fun, yet she can also make beautiful and elegant tattoos utilizing her style. 

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Insane face and woman tattoo morph done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #face #pinup #woman #morph
Insane face and woman tattoo morph done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #face #pinup #woman #morph

Given the simplicity of the genre, Carina Soares manages to stay original and be versatile with her work. She incorporates her own identity into an age old craft which makes her work appeal to collectors. Solid bold lines combined with clean shading technique is her formula for creating simple yet beautiful work.

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Solid and elegant looking girl head tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #girlhead #queen
Solid and elegant looking girl head tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #girlhead #queen
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Awesome man and woman head morph, funky tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #girlhead #gentleman
Awesome man and woman head morph, funky tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #girlhead #gentleman
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Insane man portrait with the planet and the galaxy peeping through, awesome concept and tattoo by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #galaxy #universe #man
Insane man portrait with the planet and the galaxy peeping through, awesome concept and tattoo by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #galaxy #universe #man
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Eagle and crying heart black work tattoo by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #eagle #cryingheart
Eagle and crying heart black work tattoo by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #eagle #cryingheart
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Elegant looking girl head and razor done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #blade #razor #girl
Elegant looking girl head and razor done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #blade #razor #girl
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Solid and bold black smoking woman tattoo  done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #smokinglady #girl #girlhead
Solid and bold black smoking woman tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #smokinglady #girl #girlhead
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Another awesome girl head with some flowers and fruits on the head. Tattoo by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #floral #girl #pineapple #watermelon
Another awesome girl head with some flowers and fruits on the head. Tattoo by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #floral #girl #pineapple #watermelon
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Black clown head tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #blackwork #clown
Black clown head tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #blackwork #clown
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Awesome demon head/hannya tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #hannya #demon #blackwork
Awesome demon head/hannya tattoo done by Carina Soares. #CarinaSoares #holymountaintattoos #traditionaltattoo #boldtattoos #hannya #demon #blackwork

If you guys dig Carina Soares' work, give her a follow on Instagram: @carinamoontropic

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