Eric Son's Seahorse Flash

Tattoo // Monday, October 22, 2012
A beautiful piece of tattoo flash featuring all things nautical, illustrated in a traditional manner with contemporary text and color gradients from German tattoo artist Eric Son. This would make for a pretty amazing chest piece of a sinking ship encompassed by some horses of the sea.

The "Where's Waldo" Backpiece

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 21, 2012
Where's Waldo?, is a series of children's books created by British illustrator Martin Handford. The books consist of a series of detailed double-page spread illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things at a given location. Readers are challenged to find a character named Wally hidden in the group- as rendered in this painstakingly intricate tattoo.

The Works of Karina Gratieri

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 20, 2012
Karina Gratieri aka Kari Grat, is a tattoo artist that has been at it since 2007.  Kari is from Brazil, and has been living and working in Örebro, Sweden since 2011- she is currently working at Tofu Tattoo. Her creative output and tattoo flash is exclusive to her signature style, being on the more feminine, traditional edge of the craft.

Karina Gratieri's Feminine Flash

Tattoo // Friday, October 19, 2012
Karina Gratieri aka Kari Grat, is a tattoo artist that has been at it since 2007.  Kari is from Brazil, and has been living and working in Örebro, Sweden since 2011- she is currently working at Tofu Tattoo. Her creative output and tattoo flash is exclusive to her signature style, being on the more feminine, traditional edge of the craft.

M—X—M's Blackscale

Tattoo // Friday, October 19, 2012
The talents of blackscale tattooist M-X-M can be seen across the board of his work. Drawing inspiration from  all sorts of iconic, traditional and historical imagery- his hand at tattooing is bold, heavy, simple and strongly image based. He can be found tattooing at tattooing at: Sacred Yantra Tattoo in Lausanne, CH, East River Tattoo in Brooklyn and Shangri-La in London.

Tattoos by Justin Weatherholtz

Tattoo // Friday, October 19, 2012
'Justin Weatherholtz began tattooing in 1999 in Reading, PA under Joe Johns of Wizard World. He has traveled extensively around the U.S., participating in conventions and doing guest spots. Justin decided to relocate to NY to work at Kings Avenue Tattoo in September of 2007. With an interest in the many different styles of tattooing, Justin's portfolio clearly displays his diversity from American to Japanese and everything in between.'

Best Idea of the Day Tattoo

Tattoo // Thursday, October 18, 2012
I'm gonna go ahead and award this guy with the hairy legs and cargo pants for having the best idea for a tattoo that I've seen all day, or even all week! I mean, who doesn't love Bill Murray so much that they just want to shout it out via clean, simple lines on their outer knee?? I certainly do, or would. Awesome. Pure, creative genius.

Illustrated Tattoo Stories

Tattoo // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton run an amusing little site that revolves around illustrating other people's tattoos and the stories behind them. They are open to submissions if you are interested in getting your ink re-rendered and featured on PenandInk. An interesting, personal account of the descriptions of permanent marks and what they mean...

Gordon Combs Tattoo Flash

Tattoo // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Gordon Combs is a tattoo artist living and working in San Francisco, CA over at The Seventh Son. As a Bay Area native, he draws influence from American traditional designs but has an uncontrollable tendency for detail- that is apparent in this evil tattoo flash.

Where's Waldo Backpiece

Tattoo // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Where's Waldo?, is a series of children's books created by British illustrator Martin Handford. The books consist of a series of detailed double-page spread illustrations depicting dozens or more people doing a variety of amusing things at a given location. Readers are challenged to find a character named Wally hidden in the group- as rendered in this painstakingly intricate tattoo. I can't say that I don't feel for the tattoo artist on this one. Ha.

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