Blackwork tattoos are truly making their mark, with a post modern nod to the neo-tribal of times gone by, expect strong patterns, heavy black shading, rich geometry and bold lines, all used to assert authority, identity and loyalty.
Deanna Lee was recently approached by a customer to come up with a design for their concept, they requested a warrior on a horse emerging from a portal, Deanna rose to the occasion and tattooed this beautiful illustrative design, if you have an idea but aren't sure how to bring it to life come down and have a consultation with Dee.
Lachie Grenfell shows us again just how versatile he is, its not an easy feat mashing two styles of tattoos together to create one cohesive and aesthetically pleasing tattoo, but Lachie has shown us how seamlessly it can be done with this soft black and grey Jesus framed off with Classic American traditional embellishments.
They say the Devil is in the details, so its fair to say this recently completed geometric sleeve tattoo is pretty devilish! it's hard to really appreciate the full complexity of this tattoo from just this image so be sure to click Melbourne based Tattooer Chris Jones' instagram tag below and check out the res of this incredible tattoo.
Mandala Tattoos haven been around for generations and Stem from many different religious circles, Seemingly gaining its popularity from Buddhist and Hindu religions. Chris Jones is highly regarded by all when it comes to his Mandala Tattoos, so if you are considering getting a Mandala Tattoo dont go past Melbourne Tattooer Chris Jones.
Lachie Grenfell recently finished this large traditional back piece, Tattoos of this scale take hour and hours of commitment from both the tattooist and client, Lachie is always eager to start Large scale work, so if you are looking to start your next tattoo journey be sure to come down and have a chat to Lachie.
Deanna is prodomitely known for her black work and fine line Tattoos, but this tattoo shows deanna's versatility and her ability to put a new spin on an old traditional tattoo design, Deanna has plenty of available flash to look through and choose from so if you want something unique and your own come down to the shop and have a look for yourself!
We are very excited to announce Deanna Lee has joined the Vic Market Team, Dee is a Korean Tattooist who now calls Melbourne home, Dee is predominantly known for her Fine Line, Blackwork and Micro realism Tattooing but is certainly not limited to these. If you'd like to get tattooed by Deanna be sure to come down to our North melbourne shop and have a chat with her.
Geometric Pattern work tattoo in between two healed mandala tattoos, small part of a larger project chris is currently working on.
Perfect mandala tattoos such as this, are a cornerstone of Chris Jones' repertoire, and is highly skilled at. come bay and see why.
The classics never go out of style. Here is Pablo Morte's rendition Hokusai's 'The Great Wave Off Kanagawa" which was first originally printed in 1829.
Chris Jones is at it again with another perfectly drawn, perfectly placed and perfectly tattooed peony flower, tattooed in his signature dotwork style.
A mandala as you can see here, works as a perfect cap for a shoulder. This one, applied perfectly applied by Chris Jones.
A snake elegantly weaving through these beatiful peonies makes for a really engaging tattoo. Recently tattooed by Chris Jones
Do you have that one small gap in between several other tattoos, that always seems a little out of place, just get a gap filler tattoo. A mandala by Chris Jones, works perfectly.
This is not your normal flower shaped mandala that chris jones is renowned for, but it doesn't mean that it is beyond his skill level.
Olivia Mills will be with us from June 13th. She does amazing dotwork flowers like the one shown here. As well as some amazing black and grey tattoos, and even realistic tattoos.
This cockatoo tattoo clearly shows that Chris Jones can quite easily step into a different direction other than the normal geometric tattoos that he is known for.
Large spiritual geometric mandala on Chris Jones' client, for her very first tattoo, which is quite a painful spot to get started on.
It is sometimes a difficult thing to combine an organic element like a flower tattoo with strong structured straight lines. It's never an issue for Chris Jones.