Like it? Share it!3 16 19SharesThe biomechanical tattoo style has a history very unique among other tattoo styles. Among identifiable tattoo styles it is among the newest and was born in a time when tradition was the trend. You’ve undoubtedly seen a biomech tattoo, but do you know about their sci-fi history, ties to the film industry, […]
Explore the many styles of tattoo art
This category explores the various styles and techniques of tattoo art. This category explores the various styles and techniques of tattoo art. Tattoo art has a variety of styles, each with unique history and meaning.
Below you'll find a number of posts that explore the history and meaning of tattoo art, but also examinations of the work of exceptional artists. If you're interested in learning more about some of the amazing tattoo artists that are out there, visit our Artists category.
Like it? Share it!6 380 386SharesGeometric tattoos have evolved into massively popular, multi-faceted style. Often, you’ll see geometric tattoo designs using influences as diverse as realism and cubism. Some of these geometric tattoos are elaborate patterns that interweave to create visually entrancing designs (if that’s more your style, check the #geometrip hashtag on Instagram). Others are simple, […]
Like it? Share it!1 18 19SharesCross tattoo designs are among the most popular tattoo designs in the world. Cross tattoo designs are pretty common, partly due to how both Christianity and tattoo art use symbols. In this post we’ll examine some amazing cross tattoo designs, while also discussing the history of cross tattoos and why their involvement […]
Like it? Share it!5 8 13SharesWhen it comes to lifelike tattoos of horror icons, few are better or better known than Paul Acker. Paul Acker’s horror tattoos capture, in photorealistic form, the cinematic perfection of his subjects. From slasher films to creature features, his tattoos encompass a wide range of monsters. Read on to see his stunning […]
Like it? Share it!6 3 9SharesWhen it comes to tattoo designs and styles, the Japanese style is always in fashion. There’s something very classic and traditional about Japanese tattoo designs that never seems to go out of style. More recent artists are now taking a new approach to what would be considered a classic style by highlighting […]
Like it? Share it!5 2 7SharesEver wonder why music tattoos are so prominent? Why do certain music cultures have such strong ties to tattoo culture, or vice versa? How has music influenced tattoo art? We’ll look at possible answers to these questions and highlight some excellent music tattoo designs along the way. Music Tattoos – History Going […]