Illustrative Tattoos

Gallery of illustrative style tattoos that can be filtered by subject, body part and size.

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Spanish
Liosmiosdone
room Murcia Spanish
18
Tattoos
3
likes
3
followers
Line Art
Fine Line
+2

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Russian
Zlata Kolomoyskaya · Goldy Zdone
room Manhattan American
141
Tattoos
105
likes
57
followers
Graphic
Illustrative
+1

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American
Jingdone
room Queens American
216
Tattoos
105
likes
29
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+3

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Spanish
Ivan Casabòdone
room Barcelona Spanish
77
Tattoos
92
likes
36
followers
Minimalist
Line Art
+3

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South Korean
Tattooist Silodone
room Seoul South Korean
26
Tattoos
27
likes
26
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Italian
Michele Volpi · mfoxdone
room Bologna Italian
127
Tattoos
164
likes
58
followers
Contemporary
Line Art
+5

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Russian
Elena Fedchenko · Lenadone
room Moscow Russian
69
Tattoos
135
likes
44
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor

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Russian
Kate Svdone
room Manhattan American
103
Tattoos
124
likes
40
followers
Illustrative
Dotwork
+4

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Australian
Alexandyr Valentinedone
room Brisbane Australian · Melbourne Australian · Northampton British
91
Tattoos
91
likes
51
followers
Single Needle · Microrealism
Illustrative
+5

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Turkish
Ozge Demir · Od Tattooingdone
room Istanbul Turkish
44
Tattoos
69
likes
27
followers
Line Art
Illustrative

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South Korean
Comotattoodone
room Seoul South Korean
115
Tattoos
74
likes
28
followers
Illustrative
Realism

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Turkish
Pinkerbelldone
room Ankara Turkish
14
Tattoos
8
likes
3
followers
Illustrative
Minimalist

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Spanish
Mariloillustrationdone
room Girona Spanish
156
Tattoos
281
likes
79
followers
Illustrative
Line Art
+1

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Mexican
Dabytzdone
room Morelia Mexican
33
Tattoos
36
likes
15
followers
Illustrative

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Brazilian
Be Lucchesidone
room Berlin German
53
Tattoos
128
likes
32
followers
Dotwork
Blackwork
+3

Contact

South Korean
Tattoo A Piecedone
room Seoul South Korean
13
Tattoos
22
likes
11
followers
Minimalist
Illustrative

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Hongkongese
Victoria Yamdone
room Hong Kong
110
Tattoos
106
likes
37
followers
Illustrative
Line Art
+3

Contact

Ukrainian
Aleksandra Katsan · dopeindulgencedone
room Kiev Ukrainian
45
Tattoos
64
likes
37
followers
Illustrative
Watercolor
+1

Contact

description

Illustrative style is a mixture between traditional/sketch work and realism. By using color saturation, bold outlines and realistic shading techniques, the tattoo looks more like an illustration rather than a tattoo, which is the goal of the style.

Illustrations are straightforward, hand-drawn depictions of subject matter, often walking the line between realism and sketch work.

To illustrate means to offer clarification by showing an example. Visual illustrations maintain a level of accuracy of the subject matter, with consistent and realistic proportions. The line work is typically much cleaner and polished than a sketch tattoo, while still appearing very much hand-drawn (as opposed to photorealism).

These tattoos have no single aesthetic, as they’re entirely dependent on the point of view and unique style of the illustrator(s).

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