Illustrative Tattoos

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Shindadone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
12
Tattoos
5
likes
4
followers
Illustrative
Blackwork
+5

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Be Lucchesidone
room Berlin
58
Tattoos
165
likes
41
followers
Dotwork
Blackwork
+3

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Seoyadone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
32
Tattoos
5
likes
5
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Elena Fedchenko 路 Lenadone
room Moscow
208
Tattoos
181
likes
70
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Jure Werberdone
room Maribor
394
Tattoos
817
likes
22
followers
Illustrative
Single Needle
+9

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Anja Junnidone
room Maribor
90
Tattoos
169
likes
10
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+5

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Li Kuprinadone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
60
Tattoos
88
likes
10
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+4

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Hettie Bakerdone
room London
75
Tattoos
5
likes
6
followers
Line Art
Illustrative
+1

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Pablo Torredone
room Madrid 馃嚜馃嚫
152
Tattoos
497
likes
175
followers
Illustrative
Line Art

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Alexandyr Valentinedone
room Melbourne 馃嚘馃嚭 路 Brisbane 馃嚘馃嚭 路 Northampton 馃嚞馃嚙
93
Tattoos
107
likes
61
followers
Single Needle
Illustrative
+5

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Jingdone
room Queens
247
Tattoos
164
likes
47
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+3

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Subliquidadone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫 路 Berlin 馃嚛馃嚜 路 Florence 馃嚠馃嚬 路 Ghent 馃嚙馃嚜 路 Madrid 馃嚜馃嚫 路 Genoa 馃嚠馃嚬 路 Nantes 馃嚝馃嚪 路 Turin 馃嚠馃嚬 路 Milan 馃嚠馃嚬
11
Tattoos
12
likes
9
followers
Blackwork
Illustrative
+6

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Frauke Katzedone
room Essen 馃嚛馃嚜
188
Tattoos
400
likes
87
followers
Blackwork
Illustrative
+4

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Pinkerbelldone
room Bodrum 馃嚬馃嚪
17
Tattoos
17
likes
5
followers
Illustrative
Minimalist

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Comotattoodone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
156
Tattoos
109
likes
39
followers
Illustrative
Realism

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Michele Volpi 路 mfoxdone
room Bologna
210
Tattoos
272
likes
76
followers
Contemporary
Line Art
+5

Contact

Ksu Arrowdone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
185
Tattoos
168
likes
20
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Liosmiosdone
room Las Torres de Cotillas
313
Tattoos
161
likes
17
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+2

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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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