There’s lots of tattoo styles out there but, naturally, we’re drawn to the more minimalist of them. Lucky for us, it’s a style that’s currently in fashion and so we have lots of visual treats to choose from.
Don’t be fooled by the simple nature of these designs; they’re just as complicated to create as their more colourful and intricate counterparts.
The New York-based tattoo artist is located at West 4 Tattoo and creates minimalist, soft tattoo designs that have become extremely popular lately. His writing is particularly ubiquitous – even if you’re not into tattoos, you’ve probably seen his designs.
Working out of Black Dog in Norwich, Oliver creates intricate yet somehow still clean and minimalist designs using both hand-poke and machine methods. The monochrome palate and often abstract designs are rendered impeccably.
Ukranian-born hand-poke tattoo artist Miso travels all over the world creating her incredible, delicate tattoos. Because of the personal nature of the art, she won’t accept money for her designs; instead she trades. Her work is also featured in the header image above.
Though Webb mostly identifies as an oil painter, her hand-poke tattoos are getting her noticed as well. Black & white, simple lines and quirky designs characterize her style.
Working out of Redberry Tattoo in Wroclaw, Poland, Trubisz tends towards the surrealist. His cubist-style work will blow you away!
The clean line work on Uckun’s tattoos is inspiring; he’ll change the way you see tattoos. Based in New York with frequent worldwide trips (check his website for the latest dates), Uckun is also an artist who creates photo and video art exhibitions.
Ejsmont specialises in repetitive monochrome geometric designs with meticulous dot-work. Axel is a Polish illustrator and tattoo artist currently working in Berlin.
Sven sets himself apart by creating beautiful animal images with the look of 3D modelling, as well as more traditional portraits and tattoos. His private studio, Studio Palermo, is based in Antwerp, Belgium.
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