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The Art of Tattoos

Posted on July 17 2016

In the spirit of National Tattoo Day we've rounded up some of the best art and illustration inspired tattoos. Be inspired by our selection of beautiful and creative tattoos - you'll want to run out and get inked up yourself!
Carrying on from our last blog post, illustrator extraordinaire -Katie Scott - has adorned bodies with her scientific and botanical style. 
 Leeds based graphic artists The Lost Fox have had their screen prints immortalisedin body ink by Tatou_titi.
Whimsical Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson has inspired countless tattoos - mostly Moomin, all delightful! Here's one of Little My serenely reading in a field...
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's large scale polka dots translate beautifully into tattoo form...
In contrast, artist Keith Haring's work , which draws inspiration from the 1980's New York graffitti scene, almost looks like it was made to be for body art.
And finally Matisse, a personal favourite, has his iconic cut-out collage Blue Nude transformed into this bold tattoo...