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Poetic Blackwork Tattoos by Johannes Folke

Poetic Blackwork Tattoos by Johannes Folke
Tattoo Artists1 min Read

Johannes Folke has an emotive style any black ink fan can appreciate.

Blending a number of blackwork styles, Folke has created his own poetic approach! Swedish tattoo artist Johannes Folke blends illustrative tattooing with an emotional blackwork style and the results are stunning. Filled with detail and subtle themes, Folke's blackwork tattoos are the ultimate source of elegant black tattooing. Whether it's a clean forest scene or an anatomical heart Folke's approach is the same: clear, precise and bold. 

Proving why blackwork is still a style to have, Folke's tattoos will give you all kinds of inspiration. The quality and finish are always excellent and only further highlight why Folke is an artist to watch. 

Crow Tattoo by Johannes Folke #crow #blackworcrow #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Edgar Allan Poe Tattoo by Johannes Folke #edgarallanpoe #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Forest Girl Tattoo by Johannes Folke #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Heart of Branches Tattoo by Johannes Folke #heart #branches #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Forest Tattoo by Johannes Folke #forest #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Heart Tattoo by Johannes Folke #heart #blackworkheart #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Crow Tattoo by Johannes Folke #crow #blackworkcrow #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Jesus Tattoo by Johannes Folke #jesus #blackworkjesus #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Knife Tattoo by Johannes Folke #knife #blackworkknife #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Ram's Head Tattoo by Johannes Folke #ram #ramshead #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Ship Tattoo by Johannes Folke #ship #blackworkship #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Tree Tattoo by Johannes Folke #tree #blackworktree #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke
Stag Tattoo by Johannes Folke #stag #blackworkstag #blackwork #blackink #illustrative #JohannesFolke

For some INCREDIBLE stag tattoos definitely check out From Top To Bottom: 10 Bodyparts To Get A Stag Tattoo On

Images from Folke's Instagram.


Robert Davies
Written byRobert Davies

Tattoodo Staff Writer and tattoo enthusiast. Lover of all things traditional and blackwork!

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