Sometimes artists use the skin as an integral part of the design, and this can result in a lighter style of tattoo. When artists choose to work with the skin as negative space there is an unexpected aesthetic difference. It can be refreshing and surprising! Whether a tattoo is filled with color, with one large space of flesh showing through, or whether the human canvas is actually used as the skin tone for a portrait, it just goes to show that really talented tattoo artists know how to use the body to produce the best tattoo. Let these delicate touches of ink inspire your next piece!