Pinup Tattoo Styles

I think maybe you can tell a bit about a tattoo artist by the type of pinup they tattoo. Kelly Gormley for example, who did the three tattoos below at Addictive Ink in Albequerque… I have a pretty good idea as to what kind of boobs they like!

That said, most of the time I think pinups are probably based on existing artwork; here’s a few examples care of The Comedian Tattoo in Scotland:

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2 thoughts on “Pinup Tattoo Styles

  1. The following comments were imported from our old comment system:

    Posted on 02-01-2006 16:25:42 by Kelly Gormley
    Two of the tattoos are on my girlfriend and she wanted them that big. I also have a hard time drawing small boobs. Most customers generally want their pinups to have at least a c cup. It is cool that you picked me for your blog. Rock on Kelly Gormley

    Posted on 02-01-2006 22:59:35 by BadlyDrawnGirl
    Pin ups look better with HUGE unrealistic boobs.

    at least.. i think so…

    and im a girl… :)

  2. No fucking way, I did them… cool… just surfed on by, and saw my work starin back…nice!….. well thats cheered me up…… Cheers

    ….. oh by the way, you posted something about Scottish Tattoo studios lettin U drink in them… Bullshit…. I have two of them in Scotland and your not even alowed in the door if you’ve been drinkin… just FYI… Take it easy

    Ian The Comedian :)

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