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10 the most famous masters of portrait tattoo realism

02 / 12 / 2018 Oleg Zarvsky
Tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado / Photo: @nikkohurtado

Time moves forward, the development of the tattoo industry is expanding the boundaries of the traditional trends, showing us more and more new experiments in techniques and styles of tattooing. However, one of the most common, popular and beloved tattoo styles for millions of people around the world is still the portrait tattoo realism.

Indeed, whatever how bizarre abstraction in a tattoo, an incredibly realistic portrait, made with the help of a tattoo machine, amazes the viewer. The skill of artists seemingly has already reached the limit, when it is almost impossible to distinguish between a photo and a tattoo. But year after year, tattooists in this area do not cease to amaze us - elevating their work to the next level!

In today's compilation, we have gathered 10 of the brightest and most famous masters of portrait realism from around the world. Millions of people already know them, they are admired even by people who are enough far away from the modern art of tattooing, they are examples of the quality to which want to be equal hundreds of thousands of novice tattooers. So let's see:

Tattoo artist Karol Rybakowski, color portrait tattoo realism | Poland

Tattoo artist Karol Rybakowski

Tattoo artist Inal Bersekov, Janis Joplin - black&grey portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Inal Bersekov

Tattoo artist Luka Lajoie, color portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Luka Lajoie

Tattoo artist Oleg Shepelenko, color portrait tattoo realism | Russia

Tattoo artist Oleg Shepelenko

Tattoo artist Valentina Ryabova, Milica Jovoviс - color portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Valentina Ryabova

Tattoo artist Ben Kaye, color portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Ben Kaye

Tattoo artist Michael Taguet, Snoop Dog - color portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Michael Taguet

Tattoo artist Steve Butcher, Conor McGregor - color portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Steve Butcher

Tattoo artist Sasha O'Kharin, color portrait tattoo realism

Tattoo artist Sasha O'Kharin

All masters of the portrait realistic tattoo - on iNKPPL.com!

Text Oleg Zarvsky