More Amazing Blackwork

The blackwork tattoo masters have been uploading some great work today, so I want to feature three more great pieces (see mountains more in BME’s tattoo galleries). From top to bottom, the geometric back burst (note the subtle variations in weight that really play with your eye and separate the artist from the tattooist) by Vincent Hocquet (beautifulfreaktattoo.comedit: note the updated URL), a great backpiece and more by on artist Pinke Leenders (, photo by Reginald Tackoen), and a wonderful scalp piece extending down the neck and chest of Christ Wentworth by Joe Munroe ( So much talent out there today — tattoo patrons are very lucky art collectors — that there’s no excuse for not wearing a great tattoo.




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About Shannon Larratt

Shannon Larratt is the founder of BME (1994) and its former editor and publisher. After a four year hiatus between 2008 and 2012, Shannon is back adding his commentary to ModBlog. It should be noted that any comments in these entries are the opinion of Shannon Larratt and may or may not be shared by LLC or the other staff or members of BME. Entry text Copyright © Shannon Larratt. Reproduced under license by LLC. Pictures may be copyright to their respective owners. You can also find Shannon at Zentastic or on Facebook.

2 thoughts on “More Amazing Blackwork

  1. love the attention to detail – how he incorporated the ear into the design is just great!

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