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Something Different This Way Comes: Unique Tattoos

Something Different This Way Comes: Unique Tattoos

Tattoo Ideas2 min Read

These unique tattoos are coming to you straight from incredible artists who are creating special works of art on skin.

You asked for it, so we're giving it up: unique tattoos by lesser known tattooists. And it makes sense that you would ask for this, right? There are about a million different artists out there, and almost all of them have completely different styles. And even artists working in the same style, for example Traditional or Blackwork, will still have their take on those aesthetics. We all see the world differently, and we all express ourselves differently, so it fits that everyone would be interested in finding tattoos from different corners of the world. We hope these unique tattoos resonate with you...and we hope that they inspire you to create your dream tattoo.

We've said it before, and we'll keep saying it forever: what makes the tattoo community interesting is diversity. Another important aspect to what we do here at Tattoodo is making sure everyone feels included and inspired. You all have a voice in this community, and that's extremely crucial. For a long time tattooing was underground, and then with the help of social media, and other arts platforms, tattooing became really popular. Many tattoo artists were finally acknowledged for their achievement in the arts...and while this is totally necessary, sometimes it can feel a bit exclusive...just like the fine arts world. We don't want you to feel like tattooing is exclusive or cliquish. We want you to feel at home here.

This is one of the reasons that ignorant tattooing, and other styles like it, became a huge trend...people were starting to feel left out, and wanted a way to express themselves without having to get permission or training. And although this can have a backlash (and some serious health consequences) these kind of feelings are totally valid...and also not new. Some of our favorite art movements were created by people who felt exactly the same way: Impressionism, Surrealism, Expressionism. These aesthetics, and more, were created because people needed a new and different way to articulate, visually, how they felt inside. And you can see that in these unique tattoos. Although some are breaking tattooing "rules", they're obviously totally authentic to the way these artists see the world.

It also makes sense that you would want to see something different because, again, seeing the same artists and styles over and over can get boring. We show you our ambassadors work often because they put out work that is of the highest quality...and they worked really hard to get there. We also want you to feel empowered to get tattoos by these artists, and others! But we also should definitely keep in mind that not everyone is interested in realism tattoos, or fine line tattoos. So hopefully this collection of super unique tattoos is a little taste of whats out there. Your voice is special, and so too should your tattoo be!

Justine Morrow
Written byJustine Morrow

Social Producer, Journalist, Editor, and Curator for Tattoodo I am here to support you 🌻 IG: @lathe.of.heaven

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