Popularised by tattoo pioneers such as Jesse Rix and Winston The Whale, these works will make you look twice. Some look astonishingly real, as if there actually is a beautiful butterfly perched delicately on the skin. While others are mind-bending optical illusions that contort the body in ways that shouldn't be possible.
So if you're looking for inspiration for your next ink, why not consider adding another dimension? Scroll down below to check out this list of intricate and incredible designs we compiled, and let us know what you think in the comments!