Free Tattoo Friday for a Woman with Down Syndrome

By artfido / December 5, 2014 / 1 Comment

When Suzie Barry walked into Hamilton’s Muscle and Ink tattoo studio in New Zealand and asked to have her stick-on tattoos put on her arm, tattooist Jason Ward happily obliged. “The first time she came in, she just walked in, slapped a couple of stick-on tattoo packets on the desk and asked me to put them […]

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3D Tattoos That Will Twist Your Mind

By artfido / November 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

Tattoo art mastery has advanced to the point where tattoo artists can create convincing and sometimes even photo-realistic optical illusions on their clients’ skin. The tattoos in this list are just a few of the ingenious tattoos out there that seem to twist and bend on the wearer’s skin. Do you have an optical illusion […]

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Artist Creates Amazing Freehand Tattoos On The Spot Without Any Sketches

By artfido / June 19, 2014 / 0 Comments

For some, getting a permanent tattoo can be a huge commitment – it is, after all, for life. But what about a tattoo that you never even got to see before it was applied to your skin? Because that’s exactly what Jay Freestyle, a talented tattoo artist in Amsterdam, does – he creates his art […]

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Creative Tattoos That Make Clever Use Of The Body!

By artfido / June 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

The rising popularity of tattoos and the easing of the taboo surrounding them means that more and more people are choosing to express themselves with creative body art ideas that are meaningful to them. Although tons of new styles are being developed by tattoo artists, we wanted to explore a specific type – tattoos that […]

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Beautiful Tattooed Porcelain Figures by Jessica Harrison

By artfido / May 21, 2014 / 0 Comments

As part of a new body of sculptural work, artist Jessica Harrison has created a series of delicate porcelain figurines depicting idealized women in ball gowns, with one glaring difference from the collectibles found in your grandmother’s curio: each sculpture is covered neck to wrist in ornate sailor tattoos. This juxtaposition is not unfamiliar territory for Harrison […]

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Prison Tattoos and Their Secret Meanings

By artfido / November 2, 2013 / 2 Comments

The trend for tattoos is not exactly breaking news. In the last couple of years, tatts have gone from somewhat of a fad to a raging, unstoppable pandemic. Whether you get a tattoo to express your individuality, for artistic expression, or just because Bieber got one, there is no denying its popularity. We recently discovered […]

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Amazingly Artful Tattoos by “Expanded Eye”

By artfido / July 6, 2013 / 1 Comment

Even if tattoos aren’t your cup of tea, you’ve got to appreciate the wonderfully artful creations used in Jade Tomlinson and Kev James’ tattoos. The duo make up Expanded Eye, and split their time between London and Thonon-les-Bains, France where they pursue a wide range of artistic endeavors including illustration, street art, and tattoos. Kev does the […]

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