Owen Paulls: Nostalgic Pop Culture Tattoos in Black and Grey

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Owen Paulls: Nostalgic Pop Culture Tattoos in Black and Grey

Bring on the nostalgia with Owen Paulls' black and grey tattoos of the most well-loved characters in pop culture.

Everything is more nostalgic, more heart-wrenching, and more emotional in black and white. Throw in a tear-jerking Disney movie and you'll be reduced to a slobbering toddler. Tattoo artist Owen Paulls captures this essence and turns it into stunning, stirring pieces any pop culture fan will cherish. Although his expertise does not start and end with TV and film characters (he has also shown impressive skill in more standard black and grey pieces), it's his pop culture tattoos in greyscale that have really managed to steal our hearts.

Black and grey Disneyland castle tattoo by Owen Paulls. #OwenPaulls #blackandgrey #realism #portrait #popculture #movie #film #animation #disney #disneyland #castle

Owen Paulls is a tattoo artist and musician based in the UK. When he's not busying himself with a tattoo machine, he's banging on drums for the punk band, "The Exposed". He's currently guest spotting at Dead Drift Tattoo in Denver, Colorado. See more of his works were featured in this black and grey Disney tattoo list.

Black and grey Ariel of ‘The Little Mermaid’ tattoo by Owen Paulls. #OwenPaulls #blackandgrey #realism #portrait #popculture #movie #film #animation #disney #thelittlemermaid #disneyprincess #ariel

From a range of Disney favorites like The Little Mermaid and Big Hero 6, to all-time faves like Harry Potter and Coraline, Owen tattoos pivotal scenes, compelling portraits, and beautifully modified versions of pop culture characters. The English tattoo artist has a keen eye for essential details that really brings out the best in his monochrome pieces. He's very sensitive about highlights, shadings, and even the tiniest detail of a freckle.

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