Sketchy watercolor roaring lion tattoo by Smel Wink. sketchy watercolor illustrative lion bigcat feline SmelWink

Sketchy Watercolor Tattoos by Smel Wink

Smel Wink works her watercolor tattoo magic at Victims of Ink in South Yarra, Victoria, Australia.

Artists often take liberties with the watercolor style, as there doesn't really exist any rules. Smel Wink makes this watercolor style her own by alternating between brash, sketchy shading to pieces with a softer, brushstroke appearance. Some pieces are heavy on the watercolor style, with no outlines whatsoever.

The blending of colors is pure perfection and precisely what watercolor art is all about. You almost forget that these are tattoos on someone's skin and not just a piece of paper. 

Wink's booked out for all of 2016, so you'll have to simply admire her pieces below.

Stacie Michelle
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Colorful watercolor owl tattoo by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink colorful owl bird inksplatter brushstroke
Colorful watercolor owl tattoo by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #colorful #owl #bird #inksplatter #brushstroke
Stacie Michelle
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Brush stroke watercolor fox by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink fox brushstroke
Brush stroke watercolor fox by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #fox #brushstroke
Stacie Michelle
From Tattoodo App
Sketchy watercolor roaring lion tattoo by Smel Wink. sketchy watercolor illustrative lion bigcat feline SmelWink
Sketchy watercolor roaring lion tattoo by Smel Wink. #sketchy #watercolor #illustrative #lion #bigcat #feline #SmelWink
Stacie Michelle
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Sketch watercolor space galaxy tattoo by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink space ggalaxy universe sketchy illustrative
Sketch watercolor space galaxy tattoo by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #space #ggalaxy #universe #sketchy #illustrative

In case you are more into sharper lines, you can find inspiration from Tattoodo's article on Bright and Vibrant Watercolor Tattoos by Yeliz Özcan.

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Stacie Michelle
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Watercolor lion tattoo by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink li on feline bigcat abstract
Watercolor lion tattoo by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #li on #feline #bigcat #abstract
Stacie Michelle
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Illustrative watercolor owl and all seeing eye piece by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink sketchy illustrative bird owl allseeingeye
Illustrative watercolor owl and all seeing eye piece by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #sketchy #illustrative #bird #owl #allseeingeye
Stacie Michelle
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Pair of watercolor cat tattoos by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink cat abstract inksplatter
Pair of watercolor cat tattoos by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #cat #abstract #inksplatter
Stacie Michelle
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Abstract watercolor giraffe tattoo by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink abstract sketchy illustrative giraffe
Abstract watercolor giraffe tattoo by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #abstract #sketchy #illustrative #giraffe
Stacie Michelle
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Illustrative watercolor eye tattoo by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink sketchy illustrative eye eyeball
Illustrative watercolor eye tattoo by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #sketchy #illustrative #eye #eyeball
Stacie Michelle
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Watercolor brush stroke wolf by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink brushstroke wolf animalhead animal
Watercolor brush stroke wolf by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #brushstroke #wolf #animalhead #animal
Stacie Michelle
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Watercolor teapot and spilled tea by Smel Wink. watercolor SmelWink teapot tea
Watercolor teapot and spilled tea by Smel Wink. #watercolor #SmelWink #teapot #tea

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