No matter your rhyme or reasoning, getting a solid, blackwork tattoo is a big deal. Whether its a hand, a leg, a full sleeve, or a portion of, you've committed your body to the ink. Here's a set of some blackwork tattoos of epic proportions, and a list of blackwork tattoo artists from around the globe if you feel so inclined.... image by Junmatsui.
List of Blackwork Artists
USAThomas Hooper, Saved Tattoo, Brooklyn NY Ishmael. Westside Tattoo, Colorado Springs, CO. Shane Murphy, Out Of The Dark World Tattoo, Worcester, MA Michael E. Bennett, 2Spirit Tattoo, San Francisco Roxxi, 2Spirit Tattoo, San Francisco Kimberly Reed, The Butcher Tattoo Studio, Savannah, GA Michael DeMatty of Black & Blue Tattoo, San Francisco, CA. Ed Frazier, Diamond Thieves, Asheville NC
UKgeorge costache, zink studios, canterbury Deryn, Tenacious Tattoo, Sheffield UK Chris Higgins, Into You Tattoo, UK. Tomas Tomas, Into You Tattoo, UK. Jessi James, Art and Soul Plymouth, Devon. Andy Bowler, Monki Do Tattoo Studio, Belper, Derbyshire, UK Mark Gibson, Monki Do Tattoo Studio, Belper, Derbyshire, UK. Boff Konkerz, London. Kris, Studio IX in Manchester, England.
New Zealand/AustraliaTim Hunt, Pacific Tattoo, Paekakariki, NZ Megan Oliver, Inner Vision Tattoo, Sydney, Australia. Daniel Sharp, Victims of ink, port melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Spainmark mason, addicted tattoo, barcelona
FranceAlexis Calvie, Black Heart tattoo studio, St Raphael, France. Lenad Nada, Mikes tattoo - Lille - France
ItalyManuel Winkler Clockwork Tattoos Italy
DenmarkFrede, Black Sheep, Odense, DK
SwitzerlandSusan, Ink Tank Tattoo, Zurich
Czech RepublicMartin, Hell Fallen Angel, Prague, CZ
GermanyGerhard Wiesbeck, Time Travelling Tattoo, Germany
SwedenPatrik, Blue Lotus, Eskilstuna Sweden.
CanadaJesse Villarreal, Main St. Tattoo in Merced, CA. mikel - 4 truths tattoo sangha - victoria b.c.