Duda Lozano’s Embroidered Patch Tattoos Are Mind-Blowing.

Embroidered Patch Tattoos

Embroidered patch tattoos. São Paulo tattoo artist Duda Lozano takes his inking a step further than the usual skull or floral portrait. He’s developed a way to make his ink look EXACTLY like three dimensional embroidered patches sewn directly onto the skin. And it’s mightily impressive. (more…)

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Ex-Gang Members See Themselves Without Tattoos For The First Time

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Photographer Steven Burton started his project, Skin Deep, with a simple premise: take heavily tattooed ex-gang members, digitally remove their ink and create before and after portraits. Teaming up with Homeboy Industries, an organization that supports ex-gang members and the previously incarcerated, the Skin Deep project has evolved into an emotionally charged series of images, insights and a newly published book. (more…)

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Oliver Sweeney Tattoos Shoes. And They Are Stunning.

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British men’s shoemakers and fashion brand Oliver Sweeney offers a unique form of personalization. With their Sweeney tattoo service, they will hand-ink a custom design for you on any of their leather goods. Shoes, boots, flasks or wallets can be embellished by a custom design of your exacting specifications by a professional tattoo artist. (more…)

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Plastic Fantastic. A Look At All Of Good Ol’ Sailor Brand’s Bottle Designs For Their 3 Vodkas, Beer and Now, Gin.

Good Ol' Sailor Brand's Bottle Designs

Good ol’ Sailor is Galatea’s brand for traditional, organic and innovative vodka, classic beer and – launching this month, Gin. Besides being great-tasting, Sailor Vodka, Beer and Gin add two important dimensions: ecological thinking brought into liquor products, and the way to wrap them in playful, artistic designs by female illustrators, in a male dominated and often conservative niche. (more…)

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Tattoos and Tentacles by Julian Murray Captures Inked People with Things That Squirt Ink.

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Tattoos and Tentacles by Julian Murray is a new coffee table book featuring a collection of photographs of inked people, wearing very little except their body art, and draped in cephalopods that squirt ink (that’s a fancy way of saying octopus and squid). (more…)

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