13 Impossibly Detailed Micro Tattoos by Fillipe Pacheco

These tattoos are so detailed you might swear they're photographs.

alexwikoff6 months ago in Tattoo Artists

You may not initially think something so small could be so detailed, but get ready to unlearn that bias. The best thing about Brazilian artist Fillipe Pacheco's micro tattoos is how incredibly detailed he can get with them. Forget being able to discern the color change in the ocean, you can even make out light particles reflecting off the crest of the waves in Pacheco's work. 

Jessica PaigeFrom Tattoodo App
Astronaut via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #astronaut
Astronaut via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #astronaut
Alex WikoffFrom Tattoodo App
Paradise via instagram fillipepachecoart #beach #palmtree #sunset #microtattoo #blackandgrey #Fillipepacheco
Paradise via instagram fillipepachecoart #beach #palmtree #sunset #microtattoo #blackandgrey #Fillipepacheco
Alex WikoffFrom Tattoodo App
Butterfly via instagram fillipepachecoart #butterfly #branches #insect #blackandgrey #microtattoo #Fillipepacheco
Butterfly via instagram fillipepachecoart #butterfly #branches #insect #blackandgrey #microtattoo #Fillipepacheco
Jessica PaigeFrom Tattoodo App
AC/DC's Angus Young via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #amgusyoung #acdc
AC/DC's Angus Young via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #amgusyoung #acdc

With roots in micro-realism, he’s also a self described technical experimentalist — a style that is centered predominately around video stills, creating incredibly life-like results that look as if a photograph or still from a film has been imprinted on your skin.

Alex WikoffFrom Tattoodo App
Taking a dip via instagram fillipepachecoart #blackandgrey #ocean #swimming #microtattoo #water #Fillipepacheco #waves
Taking a dip via instagram fillipepachecoart #blackandgrey #ocean #swimming #microtattoo #water #Fillipepacheco #waves

So if you're looking for a conceptual micro tattoo, look no further than Pacheco. The results really speak for themselves.

Jessica PaigeFrom Tattoodo App
Elephant via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #elephant
Elephant via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #elephant
Jessica PaigeFrom Tattoodo App
Frida Kahlo via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #fridakahlo
Frida Kahlo via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #fridakahlo
Jessica PaigeFrom Tattoodo App
Beachy via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #beach #scene #islandvibe
Beachy via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #beach #scene #islandvibe
Jessica PaigeFrom Tattoodo App
Wild horse via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #horse #wildhorses
Wild horse via instagram fillipepachecoart #microtattoo #blackandgrey #fillipepacheco #horse #wildhorses

You can see more of Pacheco's impossibly detailed micro tattoos on his Instagram