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It's almost a combination of hip-hop and graffiti styles: With new techniques on the rise, modern equipment, and advances in the industry, the new school style is becoming more and more influential. Pineapple tattoo by Michaella. Using color and technique to hide an old tattoo with a new tattoo or just having someone re line and Re color and old tattoo so that it looks as it should. Many make the mistake of using the wrong cover design or wrong colors to cover — causing the old piece to resurface through the new one.

Make sure you have an experienced artist do this for you. Kyle used a beautiful Orchid to cover this old tattoo and 6 inch scar. Over time it can turn pink, yellow or beige. It may also completely fade away within the healing phase or months after. Many tattoo artists will advise their clients to add a pale blue, pale yellow or pale purple to add another pigment to which the white can grab hold.

When used in larger areas, they tend to not hold up well and tend to fade out completely within a year or less depending on how much the tattoo is exposed to sun light.

In this tattoo of a wine screw by Eldrick, you can see how white highlights really make this piece pop. As a highlight, white is amazing, on it's own it tends to blend into your skin too much to be appreciated. This 1 month old Harper signature white ink tattoo is very hard to see. This is why we don't use white on it's own, it tends to fade into your own skin tone. A Polygon style is any 2-dimensional shape formed with straight lines. Triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, rectangles, and hexagons are all examples of polygons.

It's also very close to an abstract style. A Polygon base triangle with rose, re worked by Ryan. Filling out the rose and coloring the background, gave it a more completed look. Geometric shapes tattoo by Eldrick. Sacred geometry tattoos are spiritual in nature and have a religious significance. It has many motifs, one being the very popular, Flower of Life or another variation, Metatron's Cube based off the original Flower of Life.

The nautilus shell, Ouroborus and Mandala, are also part of this group. Mathematical patterns, dot-work, beading style accents, and hints of color, are also found in this incredibly detailed and delicate style. We can guarantee a lifelong addiction to our artwork and any of our artists will be more then happy to guide you on your path to tattoo perfection.

Keep in mind when artists make creative suggestions it's for your benefit and that of your new artwork, so really listen to your artist. When they tell you an area is "not guaranteed" it's because that area has issues with shedding, color loss, loss of design and line blow out, making it impossible to guarantee a good heal.

You may experience these issues within days of your tattoo being done or within the weeks that follow. All can easily be done, but if your style isn't listed , then please tell us what you you're looking for. If you're unsure of who to book with just let us know your ideas or preferred styles so we can assign the perfect artist to create your artwork. Each independent artist guarantee's their own work, any touch ups are free from the artist that tattooed you.

Haida Body modification has been practiced for centuries. Dot work sun by Michaella Graffiti This style represents a radical contemporary art style, it mimics the street style art you see all around you. Sketch style This style of art has a fresh from the drawing board feel. Sketch style bear tattoo by Eldrick Trash Polka This bold style stands out on it's own; with much of the work done in black and grey.

Fine line work Fine line work is something that' s been popping up more often. Watercolor Eldrick used very little black ink in this Hummingbird tattoo; just enough to ensure this piece will hold up over time. Black and Gray This is when shading is heavily utilized. Gray Wash This is when the black ink is diluted to lighten up the tint. Color Colored tattoos can be done in vivid or subtle tones, depending on the effect the tattoo artist is trying to achieve.

Pineapple tattoo by Michaella Cover Up or Re-working Using color and technique to hide an old tattoo with a new tattoo or just having someone re line and Re color and old tattoo so that it looks as it should.

Polygon A Polygon style is any 2-dimensional shape formed with straight lines. It looks like what it sounds like, as if rendered with a brush dabbled in watery pastels. However, looks can be deceiving, while it's easy to create this aesthetic when working with actual watercolors on paper or canvas, doing it with ink on the human body is no simple feat. Still, artists make all sorts of whimsical and poetic pieces using this innovative approach to tattooing.

Sasha Unisex , Graffittoo , Marco Pepe This style should actually be thought of as multiple styles or more so different traditions of tattooing from aboriginal communities all around the globe. These diverse and beautiful styles are frequently referred to under the umbrella term "tribal," but to the trained eye, Polynesian body art is distinctive from Marquesan just like tattoos on Inupiaq matriarchs' faces are different from those found on Berber women.

Though these styles are all unique, they are somewhat similar— almost always done in black with elaborate patterns. Jondix , Seth Arcane New School Don't let the name fool you, new school isn't really all that new anymore. It rose to prominence in the weirdness that was the late '80s and early '90s, but lately it has waned in popularity. This is probably because it was very much a product of its time, featuring a highly animated aesthetic that takes after popular entertainment from that period in American history.

The style is cartoonish and wacky, featuring caricatures and other exaggerated figures. If you're the sort of person who likes their body art injected with the spirit of Ren and Stimpy, then this comic style is for you. New school tattoo artists: A single stroke in the wrong direction or an absent one can change the meaning entirely.

Although this is one of the most popular lettering styles, you should be very keen to avoid disappointments. This is perhaps the most popular lettering with its popularity mostly stemming from the fact that it is very basic and hence very easy to draw. Unlike the others, the letters are very simple and boxy, and most people associate it with the collegiate font used for to write college names on apparel. This type of font is quite easy to draw but to make it look good on a tattoo the key is to use straight lines.

It is also important to note that this lettering is only suitable for single words as it might not work well with phrases or a sentence. In the art of tattooing, you will always come across something related to the Celts no matter what you are talking about. This goes to show the influence that the Celtic culture has had on tattooing. The strong and bold type letters with unusual curves give this style an ancient and mystical feel.

Although the lettering is mostly used on Celtic themed tattoos, it can also be used to add a twist to any other type of tattoo. The most common application of this lettering style is in referencing of sports teams in a tattoo and lettering in a fantasy themed symbol. If you decide to use this font it is important not to confuse it with Viking lettering since they look much alike, and it might be had to tell them apart if you are not a tattoo artist. If you have seen a tattoo lettering that looks like a polished handwriting in a cursive style, then this is what is known as the script lettering.

Although this style iv very classy and appealing to the eye, it is also very delicate and so unlike the others only a skilled and experienced artist can be able to draw it perfectly. Just like other hard to draw styles like calligraphy, script will require fluidity and a lot of practice before one can draw it well. There are many variations of this font, and so you should know exactly what you want your lettering to look like.

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