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Tattooing basically consist of three main techniques: line work, colour packing and shading. If you have those three techniques down, I believe you can tattoo pretty much anything (given that you have enough knowledge and background on said style). When it comes to shading I don’t believe that there is one technique better than another.

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Surrealism is the combination of realistic subject matter with an unrealistic approach to the interaction in the artwork. Whether it would be an irrational composition that urges the mind towards a more creative mindset or an unorthodox positioning of said subject matter to create contrasting and controversial ideas. Salvador Dali, for example, was part of

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re·al·ism ˈrē(ə)ˌlizəm/ noun noun: realism; noun: Platonic realism 1 1. the attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly. Realism and super-realism, to me, are the back bones of most art forms, for instance, you cannot draw a head design without seeing the real thing

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Anyone familiar or interested in tattooing has come across or heard of traditional tattoos, which has been around for nearly a century. We have seen different subject matter being used in this style like boats, mermaids, swallows, etc. These traditional tattoos typically consist of bold outlines and minimal tinting with basic colours such as red, brown,

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What is old school? Well, let me tell you, to me anything that’s stood the test of time. Jeans, ‘plakkies,’ a ‘lil black dress, a cold beer or a ‘pakslae’ for kids who don’t have ears. Yes old school tattoos, boys and girls, are one of the pillars. Tattooing as you know it, still to

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