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Incredible black tattoos by Kelly Violet

Tattoo artist Kelly Violet / Photo: @kellyviolence

Do you love black tattoos? Then you are certainly know Kelly Violet a tattoo artist from Hampshire (UK), creating very powerful and deep tattoos.

It is difficult even to describe in words the feelings that you have when viewing tattoo works in her portfolio. Almost every Kelly's tattoo seems to have an explosion! This effect is achieved through stunning contrast and detail of image. A deep, very deep black passes into white through sections of whip-shading, but makes it so delicate that it save even the slightest details of the design. The multilevelness of the tattoo, which it achieves with the help of a black ink is amazing!

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And you just take a look at her large-scale tattoo-work - it's so amazing. Flowers, leaves, animals, skulls - all of them are woven together in a kind of dark energetic dance.

For over 17 years, Kelly Violet has demonstrated the mysterious, deep and poetic power of black ink, creating magnificent tattoos worthy to be a part of contemporary art.

Currently, Kelly lives and works in London (United Kingdom), and her booking is closing for more than a year in advance! But if you are a true lover of tattoo art - you can wait to get a piece of Kelly Violet's skill.

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Text: Andrew Novikov