Bold, Bright and Badass Tattoos by Mark Cross

Thick and powerful traditional tattoos by Mark Cross make other tattoos look soft and flimsy! Have a look and start drooling!

Powerful tattoos do not need to be humongous or detail packed with all the bells and whistles. Just the right amount of wit, bold blacks and clever compositions might do the trick. But being an experienced and learned tattooer makes it a lot easier.

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Rad snake tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #snake
Rad snake tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #snake

Not an easy task to be one though, and Mark Cross has been around and done all the hard work to get to this point. It is a great achievement in any tattooer's career to find oneself. Knowing what your strengths are and making use of them can truly bring out the best you have to offer.


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Funky looking traditional duck tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #duck
Funky looking traditional duck tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #duck

Mark Cross' best, I would say, is solid and powerful traditional tattoos. The bold and classy look of his work is a gem to any collector with an eye for exquisite tattoos. Though they may look simple, these tattoos are some of the best to collect. The timeless nature and solid look of these tattoos make for beautiful works of art on skin that any collector would be proud of wearing throughout their lifetime.

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Insane looking planters peanut guy with a scythe. Cool tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC  #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #scythe #planters #peanut
Insane looking planters peanut guy with a scythe. Cool tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #scythe #planters #peanut
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Funky looking curved blade tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #sword #curveblade
Funky looking curved blade tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #sword #curveblade
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Cute little solid scorpion tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #scorpion
Cute little solid scorpion tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #scorpion
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Solid eagle tattoo paired with a solid rose. Great work by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #eagle #rose
Solid eagle tattoo paired with a solid rose. Great work by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #eagle #rose
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Rad snake vs. eagle tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #eagle #snake
Rad snake vs. eagle tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #eagle #snake
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Solid and clean witch head tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #witch #girlhead
Solid and clean witch head tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #witch #girlhead
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Beautifully composed front torso collection by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #frontpiece
Beautifully composed front torso collection by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #frontpiece
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Solid crawling wolf tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #wolf #wolftattoo
Solid crawling wolf tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #wolf #wolftattoo
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Crescent moon girl head tattoo looking vibrant and solid. Amazing work by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #girlhead #crescent
Crescent moon girl head tattoo looking vibrant and solid. Amazing work by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #girlhead #crescent
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Rad traditional dragon tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #dragon
Rad traditional dragon tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #dragon
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Solid swingin' tiger tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #tiger #boxer
Solid swingin' tiger tattoo done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #tiger #boxer
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Simple yet elegant blue rose done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #rose #handtattoo
Simple yet elegant blue rose done by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #rose #handtattoo

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Awesome looking wolf head tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #wolf #wolfhead
Awesome looking wolf head tattoo by Mark Cross. #MarkCross #rosetattooNYC #TraditionalTattoo #BoldTattoos #wolf #wolfhead

Images from Mark Cross' Instagram.