Insanely Surreal Tattoos by Craig Cardwell

Stunning surreal and realistic tattoos done with clean and solid execution. Indulge your eyes on these tattoos by Craig Cardwell.

If you like surreal and realistic tattoos then you gotta love Craig Cardwell's tattoo work. A combination of smooth execution and vibrant coloration, these tattoos never fail to satisfy the collector's expectations for awesome tattooing.

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Super cool chest tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #chesttattoo #portrait #roses
Super cool chest tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #chesttattoo #portrait #roses

Craig Cardwell is an amazing tattooer who resides in Blackpool, UK. His tattoo works are realistic and surreal images that are super clean and vibrant.

Craig Cardwell is an artist who is well versed in the smooth and fine line approach to tattooing. Utilizing his skills to create such interesting works, the tattoos always look vibrant and flawlessly done. The surreal aspect of his tattooing is reflected in his manner of composition. Making use of vibrant colors and deep dark shades to make the lighter tones pop, Craig Cardwell's work truly entices the viewer with its super vibrant look.


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Dreamy and surreal woman face by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #portrait #woman #face
Dreamy and surreal woman face by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #portrait #woman #face

With a penchant for pop culture and creative compositions, Craig Cardwell creates tattoos that are outside the norm of traditional tattooing. The way he combines unlikely subjects with tattoo elements is a special skill that is key to his successful approach to his own style.

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Scorpion from Mortal Kombat. Amazing work by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #scorpion #mortalkombat
Scorpion from Mortal Kombat. Amazing work by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #scorpion #mortalkombat
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Vibrant and clean parrot tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #realistic #painterly #parrot #animaltattoo
Vibrant and clean parrot tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #realistic #painterly #parrot #animaltattoo
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Dreamy neck tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #face #woman #galaxy
Dreamy neck tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #face #woman #galaxy
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A portrait of Johnny Depp as Hunter Thompson. Cool tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #colorportrait #portrait #johnnydepp #huntersthompson
A portrait of Johnny Depp as Hunter Thompson. Cool tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #colorportrait #portrait #johnnydepp #huntersthompson
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Insane looking eye tattoo on the neck done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #eye #necktattoo
Insane looking eye tattoo on the neck done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #eye #necktattoo
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Portraits of Disney and Einstein done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #portrait #realistic #einstein #disney
Portraits of Disney and Einstein done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #portrait #realistic #einstein #disney
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Christopher Reeve as SUPERMAN. Portrait by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #portrait #blackandgray #superman #ChristopherReeve
Christopher Reeve as SUPERMAN. Portrait by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #portrait #blackandgray #superman #ChristopherReeve
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UFC's fighting Irishman, the notorious Connor McGregor. Awesome tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #realistic #colorportrait #thenotorious #connormcgregor
UFC's fighting Irishman, the notorious Connor McGregor. Awesome tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #realistic #colorportrait #thenotorious #connormcgregor
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Gruesome looking Heath Ledger Joker tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #portrait #joker #HeathLedger #heathledgerjoker
Gruesome looking Heath Ledger Joker tattoo done by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #portrait #joker #HeathLedger #heathledgerjoker
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Creepy yet amazing hand tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #handtattoo #dollhead
Creepy yet amazing hand tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #handtattoo #dollhead

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Insane skulls on the neck tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #skulls #necktattoo
Insane skulls on the neck tattoo by Craig Cardwell. #CraigCardwell #surreal #painterly #skulls #necktattoo

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