Illustrative Tattoos

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Comotattoodone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
138
Tattoos
93
likes
33
followers
Illustrative
Realism

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Elena Fedchenko 路 Lenadone
room Moscow
143
Tattoos
164
likes
53
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Tattooist Silodone
room Seoul 馃嚢馃嚪
30
Tattoos
61
likes
30
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Anja Junni Novakdone
room Maribor
34
Tattoos
40
likes
4
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+5

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Liosmiosdone
room Las Torres de Cotillas
183
Tattoos
85
likes
9
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+2

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Hettie Bakerdone
room London
11
Tattoos
2
likes
3
followers
Line Art
Illustrative
+1

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Caner Tu虉rkdog虇andone
room Istanbul 馃嚬馃嚪
7
Tattoos
1
like
1
follower
Contemporary
Illustrative
+3

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Michele Volpi 路 mfoxdone
room Bologna
172
Tattoos
197
likes
64
followers
Contemporary
Line Art
+5

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Jure Werberdone
room Maribor
113
Tattoos
150
likes
6
followers
Illustrative
Single Needle
+9

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Hey.Nortedone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
1
like
2
followers
Blackwork
Line Art
+9

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Shindadone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
2
likes
1
follower
Illustrative
Blackwork
+5

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Silly Janedone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
3
likes
2
followers
Illustrative
Neo Japanese
+3

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Benny Tattooerdone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
2
likes
1
follower
Neo Japanese
Japanese 路 Irezumi
+13

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Subliquidadone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
3
likes
3
followers
Engravings
Blackwork
+7

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Pepo Errandodone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
3
likes
2
followers
Blackwork
Illustrative
+10

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Alex Creamdone
room Barcelona 馃嚜馃嚫
4
Tattoos
5
likes
2
followers
Blackwork
Illustrative
+7

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Ksu Arrowdone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
179
Tattoos
113
likes
12
followers
Illustrative
Contemporary
+1

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Li Kuprinadone
room Moscow 馃嚪馃嚭
56
Tattoos
78
likes
6
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+4

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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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