Indonesian surrealism in Akbar Tawakkal's tattoo
The popularity of realistic tattoos spread far beyond the borders of Western countries, Europe and reached Asia, which in turn has a solid, based on ancient traditions, its own tattoo school. Nevertheless, many modern masters, in an effort to make a variety in the culture of tattoos of Asian countries, conduct experiments in styles that are not specific to this culture.
Akbar Tawakkal, also known under the pseudonym of ATA, is an Indonesian tattoo artist living in the city of Kuta, famous for it's surf-camps around the world.
Akbar works in a style that is a mix of portrait realism with surreal art. Amazing futuristic, ethnic themes form the basis of his work and finding an incredible embodiment in a tattoo.
We strongly recommend to you to look at the works of Akbar, because Indonesia is one of the most popular resorts, and therefore, on next trip to the island of Bali, you can, besides impressions from tropical nature - take with you an amazing author's tattoo!