Blackwork Hand Tattoo

I’ll post another shot of Sicko later today but let me put up this teaser of the great hand work that Marc at Swastika Freakshop in Radolfzell, Germany hand poked on his hand… Because of the nature of the skin in the hand, hand poking (or stipple technique in general) works far, far better than machines most of the time.

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12 thoughts on “Blackwork Hand Tattoo

  1. How is skin on the hand different, and how does it make it easier to be ‘poked’ rather than machined?

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