Tattoos by Berlin-based Peter Aurisch

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By Alice Cottle in Cool Travel on Friday 11 May 2012

Berlin-based tattooist Peter Aurisch creates these fantastic works of art directly onto the skin of his clients. Surreal worlds appear to be penciled on. A self-confessed tattoo-snob, I have to say that these images have changed my perspective on sketch work art, as well as effectivity in splendour and brilliance, of which is here evinced through the medium of skin.

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Wicked tattoo art by Jondix

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By Max Burgundy in New Design on Saturday 7 May 2011

Friends. Family. Choice. Tattoos. Beauty marks and freckles. You get the point. In the spirit of art, customization and individuality, getting inked up is a major part of my life. While I am not quite on Wiz or Weezy status with the tats, I definitely have a few pieces that I cherish. One is from Jondix, an amazing artist from Barcelona who makes Stateside cameos only a few times a year.

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Shawn Barber’s portraits of heavily tattooed people

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 24 March 2011

I usually am not the hugest fan of contemporary tattoo-related art, but I really like the energy and the intimacy Shawn Barber conveys with his portraits of heavily tattooed people. He really captures the sort of empowerment tattoos give the people who get them. I can’t wait until he does a portrait of Rick ‘Zombie Boy’ Genest.

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David M. Cook

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Tuesday 22 February 2011

Wow, I rarely see someone else’s art that I would want as a tattoo, but David M. Cook just made me want to save up for a new piece.

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Tattoo art by Thomas Hooper

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By Zolton in New Design on Wednesday 19 January 2011

Ok, so I haven’t got any ink at the moment, but if I were to get some, English born, New York-based tattoo artist Thomas Hooper would be the man.

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