Illustrative Tattoos

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Liosmiosdone
room Las Torres de Cotillas
133
Tattoos
73
likes
8
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+2

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Elena Fedchenko 路 Lenadone
room Moscow
135
Tattoos
156
likes
51
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Comotattoodone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
135
Tattoos
83
likes
31
followers
Illustrative
Realism

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Okan U莽kundone
room Manhattan
76
Tattoos
212
likes
79
followers
Blackwork
Illustrative
+3

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Dabytzdone
room Morelia
50
Tattoos
38
likes
17
followers
Illustrative

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Jure Werberdone
room Maribor
64
Tattoos
49
likes
4
followers
Illustrative
Single Needle 路 Microrealism
+9

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Zlata Kolomoyskaya 路 Goldy Zdone
room Manhattan
233
Tattoos
154
likes
68
followers
Graphic
Illustrative
+1

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Hettie Bakerdone
room London
10
Tattoos
1
like
3
followers
Line Art
Illustrative
+1

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Ksu Arrowdone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
178
Tattoos
100
likes
10
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Sara MacGregordone
room Utrecht 馃嚦馃嚤
12
Tattoos
11
likes
2
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+3

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Michele Volpi 路 mfoxdone
room Bologna
169
Tattoos
185
likes
59
followers
Contemporary
Line Art
+5

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Leeca Hui 路 33done
room Hong Kong 馃嚟馃嚢
4
Tattoos
1
like
5
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Ivan Casab貌done
room Barcelona
126
Tattoos
126
likes
46
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+3

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Sasha Unisex 路 Oleksandra Ianchukovadone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
51
Tattoos
44
likes
28
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary

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Kate Svdone
room Manhattan
111
Tattoos
148
likes
42
followers
Illustrative
Dotwork
+4

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Tattooist Amidone
room Suncheon 馃嚢馃嚪
22
Tattoos
27
likes
5
followers
Illustrative
Minimalist
+2

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Noondone
room Troyes 馃嚝馃嚪 路 London 馃嚞馃嚙 路 Berlin 馃嚛馃嚜
54
Tattoos
39
likes
29
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Mentat Gamzedone
room Istanbul 馃嚬馃嚪
56
Tattoos
212
likes
107
followers
Illustrative
Graphic
+1

Contact

description

Illustrative style is a mixture between traditional/sketch work and realism. By using color saturation, bold outlines and realistic shading techniques, the tattoo looks more like an illustration rather than a tattoo, which is the goal of the style.

Illustrations are straightforward, hand-drawn depictions of subject matter, often walking the line between realism and sketch work.

To illustrate means to offer clarification by showing an example. Visual illustrations maintain a level of accuracy of the subject matter, with consistent and realistic proportions. The line work is typically much cleaner and polished than a sketch tattoo, while still appearing very much hand-drawn (as opposed to photorealism).

These tattoos have no single aesthetic, as they鈥檙e entirely dependent on the point of view and unique style of the illustrator(s).

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