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Geometric Tattoos That Combine Fine Lines And Nature

Published 3 years ago

Colored tattoos might be cool, but black and white line designs are all the rage these days. Okan Uckun is one of the masters of putting that black ink in your skin. Dot and geometric shapes appear in his designs, but his works aren’t minimalistic or stylized: the animals that Uckun draws are detailed .

Okan Uckun works in Istanbul and studied plastic arts and architecture in university. The materials were expensive, so he started doing tattoos on the side. Eventually, he learned to do colored and realistic tattoos before turning to black lines and dots. “Sometimes, you don’t want the tattoo to have a story, but just be aesthetically pleasing,” Uckun said in a magazine interview. “I see the tattoo as an art installation on the human body”

More info: okanuckun.com | instagram | behance | tumblr (h/t: designtaxi)

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Martynas Klimas

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