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Ethnic Inspired Tattoos by Antti Kuurne

Ethnic Inspired Tattoos by Antti Kuurne
Tattoo Artists1 min Read

Ornamental tattoos with Norse and Mehndi influences.

Go to Helsinki, Finland, to find tattoo artist Antti Kuurne. He is usually working at Tatuata.

The work of Antti Kuurne is mixing tradition and modernity. Using thick linework, he adorns bodies with ornamental and traditional designs. His patterned tattoos are directly inspired by Norse and Mehndi art. To complete a blackwork tattoo - or standing alone - these adornments are keeping traditions alive. The work of Antti Kuurne also pays a tribute to nature and its sacred geometry.

Crane and linework patterns by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #linework #ethnic #pattern #mehndi #crane
Bear tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #blackwork #linework #pattern #mehndi #bear
Ornamental tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #blackwork #linework #ethnic #pattern #mehndi
Lotus tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #pattern #blackwork #linework #mehndi #lotus
Ornamental tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #dotwork #dotshade #pattern #mehndi
Nape tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #pattern #mehndi
Stag tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #blackwork #ethnic #pattern #mehndi #stag deer
Flower tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #pattern #mehndi #flower #mandala
Mehndi sleeve by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #pattern #mehndi
Flower tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #ethnic #pattern #mehndi #traditional #flower
Moth tattoo by Antti Kuurne #AnttiKuurne #ornamental #blackwork #ethnic #pattern #mehndi #moth

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Photo credits: Antti Kuurne on Instagram.


JenTheRipper
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Writer for art related medias. Fell in love with tattoo while researching for another passion, crime history. Travelling, admiring, sharing.

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