Here’s a few of my favourite Graphic Tattoos from the last decade or so…

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The Blue Compass Tattoo

August 16, 2021

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Subdivisions

August 16, 2021

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I am Drugs!

August 16, 2021

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Baby, It was Real

August 16, 2021

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Land Speed Record

August 16, 2021

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Je ne Regrette Rien

August 16, 2021

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Kiss of Milan

August 16, 2021

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Suffragette City

August 16, 2021

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Copyright infringement Sleeve

August 16, 2021

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Einstein-a-go-go

August 16, 2021

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Faces of Berlin

August 16, 2021

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Let’s build a box to think outside

August 16, 2021

I WANT ONE!

If you’d like to discuss getting a tattoo from me please head over to my page on my Studios website »HERE«

My process is explained & covered in detail.
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I THOUGHT IT WAS CALLED TRASH POLKA?

Like all art forms tattooing has many genres. ‘Old School’ is (generally) considered it’s classic side. And Graphic Tattoos are considered it’s contemporary side and as the most innovative skin art currently available. Graphic Tattoos have been around (as a named style) for no more than 15 years and are often mistaken for their brutalist cousin – Trash Polka (which is a completely different style).

Graphic tattoos have a post-modern approach to art and can include anything and everything from the purest abstraction in solid black through full colour, naive drawings, street art influences to watercolor and pop art. Nothing is off limits.

I was fortunate enough to be around to see the birth and influence the early days of Graphic Tattoo. It was a very exciting time that started because a number of Tattoo artists (me included) wanted to be free of the codes and the rules of the other styles. Most of us in the early days had art/design backgrounds and we just wanted to allow our creativity and imagination to flow. The movement started (primarily) in Europe but quickly spread worldwide.

These days Graphic Tattooists can be found in just about every country in the world. While their styles and approaches vary massively their ethos is pretty similar. Art before commerce and artistic freedom over everything else.