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Tattoo Artist Spends Day Off Inking Survivor's Scars. The Unspoken Beauty Of Dancers With Tattoos. Tattoos: Addicted to the Needle. Humans have been marking their skin permanently for thousands of years.

Tattoos: Addicted to the Needle

A tattoo can be a remembrance, a constant prayer, a warning, or simply an amazing work of art. The reasons behind it can be intensely personal, decorative, whimsical, or utilitarian. It can signify tribal allegiance, life history, or nothing at all. Collected below are recent images of skin art and a few glimpses into the owners of these tattoos and their reasons for modifying their own bodies. [36 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Artwork on the back of Yi-jun, shown during the 2010 Taiwan International Tattoo Convention in Taipei, on July 31, 2010. US Army soldier Michelle Byrnes from the HHB 3-7 Field Artillery Regiment 3rd Bct 25th ID scans fingers of an Afghan man with Automated Biometric Identification System during a mission in Turkham Nangarhar, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Pathologist Dr. "No Tasting" The 13 Coolest Tattoo Artists In The World. Mehndi, lace painted with henna. Mehndi, even this procedure is called “henna tattoo” became fashionable in the West, thanks to movie stars and models recently – at the end of the 1990s.Unlike real tattoos, which is for life, henna lasts up to three weeks Mehndi is a form of ceremonial art that originated in ancient India in the XII century.

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The use of mehndi is described in the earlier Vedic ritual books.

Mehndi, lace painted with henna

In Indian tradition, the art of decorating the body of the henna patterns associated with wedding ceremonies. Giraffe. Peter Aursich - An Amazing Tattoo Artist. Peter Aurisch, a tattoo artist based out of Berlin, Germany, creates amazing one of a kind works of art that are unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

Peter Aursich - An Amazing Tattoo Artist

Each piece mirrors Peter’s signature style, merging a whimsical aesthetic with an overall edgy and visually enticing demeanor. His tattoos are exploding with creativity, as he intermingles a vast array of subjects and figures into his works, somehow they all come together to create an overall brilliant cohesive design. Want to see more? Be sure to check out his Facebook page to view his extensive collection. Works of Art by Tattoo Artist Dr. Woo. "Weird Beauty" series by Alexander Khokhlov. Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov uses the human face as his canvas for creating graphic, black and white illustrations.

"Weird Beauty" series by Alexander Khokhlov

From the WiFi icon to the skip of a pulse line across his model's eyes, Khokhlov's vision is extraordinarily unique. Rather than relying on canvas, paper, or any other synthetic material as his foundation, Khokhlov relies on the beauty and lines of the feminine face to form this project, entitled Weird Beauty. The well designed face art, combined with simple and elegant female faces, presents viewers with a complex optical illusion of positive and negative space. Our eye is naturally and initially attracted to the strong black and white graphics painted by artist Valeriya Kutsan. But, after that, we are visually invited to explore the multiple layers of the photograph, from the swirls of perfect lines to the flawless skin, long lashes, piercing eyes, and emotionless expressions found beneath the paint. Alexander Khokhlov's website via [PetaPixel] Tattooed Twosome by DotsToLines. Tattoo Ideas for Men & Women. Tattoo Ideas Vol 1 Here’s a great collection of tattoo ideas for men, women, boys and girls!

Tattoo Ideas for Men & Women

I’m a big fan of tattoos and always on the lookout for a great idea I can use for my next one, hopefully you might get inspired too! A great place to start searching for tattoo ideas is pinterest where you’ll find masses of weird & wonderful tattoos. See more tattoo ideas, urban & street art and catch up with me on google plus here – Mr Pilgrim Street Artist. Intricate Cages. Body Painting by Craig Tracy. Article by James Pond I am the owner of Pondly.com / art lover / electrical engineer / software developer / MBA in e-business student.

Body Painting by Craig Tracy

I blog for pleasure and love to share my Internet findings. Web site: Body painting is form of art in which Craig Tracy excels. Shapes of models’ bodies are an inspiration for this artist who was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Website You may want to check out Body Painting by Barbara Pichiecchio and Alessio Frederico. Www.topsiturby.com. "2D or not 2D" series by Alexander Khokhlov. Moscow based photographer and artist Alexander Khokhlov has created a wonderful art project titled “2D or not 2D”.

"2D or not 2D" series by Alexander Khokhlov

In this series, the artist creates makeup portraits which can easily confuse our vision. He created these portraits in 2D and some of these photos might indeed do the trick with the help of Valeriya Kutsan’s professional makeup work, the natural lines of the models’ faces are almost indistinguishable. View More Designer: Alexander Khokhlov. Fuck yeah, tattooed girls!