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Dark Portraits of Celebrities by Anrijs Straume

These dark, black and grey celebrity portraits are enough to keep anyone up at night.

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Andrijs Straume started tattooing in 2008 and has cemented himself as one of the premier black and grey tattoo artists in the UK, and the world. In fact, he is so engrained in that style, that it has been years since he has used color in his work. But don't think that this has limited as an artist, he has innovated a style of his very own. He describes his unique style as "Dark Trash Realism," and you can see why in these delightfully twisted portraits of celebrities. 

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Yes, Straume's "Dark Trash Realism" tattoos are quite dark in their complete absence of color, but that's not really the point. These portraits are tonally dark as well, with a surreal feel to them. Consider the blackness of the eyes and the symbols scrawled on the faces — Straume's tattoos are some pretty heavy stuff. Even the most courageous people will suffer some sleepless nights from taking in Straume's art. 

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Check out Anrijs' Instagram to scope some more of his dark designs.

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