I am excited to announce that I will be tattooing at the 20th Annual Philadelphia Tattoo Convention Feb 9-11! If you are in the area, please stop by the Black Sparrow Tattoo Studio Booth. You’ll catch me working all weekend.
If you are interested in getting tattooed by me on Friday, Feb 9 please contact me ASAP.
Check out Black Sparrow Tattoo Studio HERE
I love when a client comes to me with a concept and asks me to create a one of a kind piece for them.
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Watercolor tattoos, having gained popularity within the past five years, are one of the more controversial tattoo styles among artists.
A complete departure from traditional styles; watercolor tattoos lack bold outlines or borders. The style is known for the subtle merging of colors using a variety of techniques like blurs, bleeds, fades, shades and runs.
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In part 2 of this 8 part series, I will be detailing the history and aesthetics of Realism. Realism, also known as photo-realism, is one of my favorite styles to tattoo.
Although the realism style is relatively new to the tattoo world, it is becoming increasingly popular. Realism work generally consists of portraits but can also include beautiful nature landscapes, animals and everyday objects. Learn More!
Today’s tattoo machine (NOT a tattoo gun) has remained relatively unchanged since the 1800’s. The machine, reminiscent of a dental drill, injects ink in to the skin at a rate of 50-3,000 punctures per minute. Modern day machines penetrate the skin only about a millimeter deep. Learn More!