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Fun and Quirky Blackwork Tattoos by Liz Kim

Breathe some West Coast air with these fresh and funky blackwork tattoos by Liz Kim.

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Tattooing out of Vancouver, Canada, Liz Kim's tattoos really bring something fresh and funky to blackwork tattoos. Her tattoos have a sketch-like feel and really jump off the skin with their defined lines. Her images are super quirky and unique, and really have a character of their own. 

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Bart Simpson Pineapple Skull by Liz Kim pineapple bartsimpson skull blackwork linework lizkim
Bart Simpson Pineapple Skull by Liz Kim #pineapple #bartsimpson #skull #blackwork #linework #lizkim

I caught up with Liz to ask her a few questions about her style, inspiration, and how she got started. She admitted that at the beginning, she had fun doing a lot of "drunk tattoos at house parties for skater boys, and didn't really take it seriously as a career choice until about May 2015." 

She says that at some point, "a few friends started asking me for nicer designs, and coming over for them on a regular basis, and I got a lot of practice that way."

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The best thing that Liz likes about tattooing is helping people express themselves through art. She says, "I feel like I get to help them express themselves, and that feels really nice when they end up with exactly what they had in mind." 

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For blackwork tattoos in a similar style, check out these Minimalistic Linework Tattoos by Sven Eigengrau and  The Clean and Fresh Linework of Jen Von Klitzing

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Give Liz a follow on Instagram , or just head over to the *cough* best coast *cough* to meet her in person! 


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Freelance writer and musician living in Copenhagen

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