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Incredibly Smooth Black and Gray Tattoos by Anastasia Forman

Incredibly Smooth Black and Gray Tattoos by Anastasia Forman
Tattoo Artists1 min Read

Anastasia Forman creates insanely smooth black and gray tattoos that truly seem to pop right out of the skin!

The black and gray tattoo style is a make it or break it tattoo style. The smallest mistake or carelessness can destroy a piece. Having said that, making smooth and solid black & gray tattoos ain't a walk in the park.

Realistic diamond tattoo on a sleeve in progress, tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #diamond #jewelry

Realistic diamond tattoo on a sleeve in progress, tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #diamond #jewelry

Anastasia Forman is an amazing tattoo artist from Moscow, Russia that does just that. Amazing black and gray tattoos that are smooth enough to look light and delicate, but strong enough to hold up and stay as solid as possible through the years. 

Insane looking clown tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #clown #evilclown

Insane looking clown tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #clown #evilclown

The tattoo style of Anastasia Forman is an evolution from old school black and gray with her own style and approach when it comes to values and lighting. 

Super awesome details on this armored hands tattoo holding a sword. Tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #armor #knight #sword

Super awesome details on this armored hands tattoo holding a sword. Tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #armor #knight #sword

Incorporating some line work to keep the tattoo solid amid the heavy shading technique she uses to keep the tattoos looking as realistic and dynamic as possible. 

Solid looking compass tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #compass

Solid looking compass tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #compass

Her attention to detail makes the tattoos more intense. Combined with her keen eye for lighting and application of highlights, the tattoo work she puts out are nothing short of amazing.

Gruesome skull tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #skull #spike
Beautiful forearm tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #rose #pearl #compass
Awesome detail shot of guns on an upper leg tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #details #guns
Portrait tattoo of Ragnar from Vikings. Amazing work by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #ragnar #vikings
Awesome machine tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #tattoomachine #percywaters
Bushido black and gray tattoo work done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray#samurai #bushido #warrior
"MEMENTO MORI" awesome skull tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #skull #mementomori
A fat roll of Benjamins! Awesome tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #money #$$$
Awesome tattoo of Russell Crowe as the Roman General Maximus. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #gladiator #maximus #russelcrowe
Amazing shading technique utilized on thisOur Lady of Sorrows tattoo done by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #sevenswords #ourladyofsorrows

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Intense shading and detail work on this black and gray tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #robot

Intense shading and detail work on this black and gray tattoo by Anastasia Forman. #AnastasiaForman #realistic #blackandgray #robot

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rcallejatattoo
Written byrcallejatattoo

A tattoo artist working at Good Hand Tattoo, Metro Manila, Philippines. Forever a student of tattooing, art and life. A loving husband and a proud father of three. Follow me on Instagram @rcallejatattoo

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