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Tattoo minimalism by Vostok

06 / 10 / 2019 Oxana Oleshchenko
Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov / Photo: @vostoktattoo

In the art of tattoo minimalism is becoming increasingly popular. Small tattoos on the neck, wrists, forearms and other parts of the body have long been a popular story. Even those who are far from the world of tattoos are made them, today it is not a way of self-expression, but a kind of permanent decoration. Mini-tattoos do not attract attention, they are less noticeable - this is a small message to the world, which can be seen only by an attentive person.

Moscow tattoo artist Ivan Chesnokov, also known as Vostok, amazes with his miniature works and attracts attention not by an excess lines or a presence of complex patterns. Each his work contains an original idea and performed through a harmonious combination of interweaving of colors and confident play of lines - these invariable details make a permanent impression.

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia

Vostok works in various styles, but prefer the color tattoo in dotwork technique - this is the tecnique in that all dots of the image are located at the same distance. The style is considered special and unique, his technique is original, and the drawings have no analogues.

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia

Ivan have many award from different tattoo convention:

Germany, Schweinfurt 2013:
1st place «Color Tattoo»
1st place «Little Tattoo»
3rd place «The best tattoo of the day»

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia

Kazakhstan, Karaganda 2013:
1st place «Best color tattoo»

Kazakhstan, Almaty 2014:
1st place «Best color tattoo»
1st place «The best color tattoo of the second day»
1st place «The best healed large tattoo «Oriental» / GRAND PRIX «Best of Tattoo Show»

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia

Turkey, Istanbul 2014:
1st place «Best color tattoo»
2nd place «The best healed large color tattoo»
3rd place «The best healed color tattoo»

Russia, Stary Oskol 2015:
2nd place «The best Cover Up»
2nd place «The best minimalistic tattoo»
Member of the jury of the festival.

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia

Russia, Voronezh 2015:
1st place «Miniature»
2nd place «Portrait»
2nd place «Miniature»
Member of the jury of the festival.

Turkey, Istanbul 2019:
1st place «Minimalism (miniature)»
1st place «The best tattoo of the day»
3rd place «Individual style»

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia
The models of Ivan Vostok at «5-th Istanbul Tatoo Convention 2019» with awards

For a new tattoo by Vostok, you need to go to Moscow, Russia to the studio VOSTOK TATTOO

Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia Tattoo artist Ivan Vostok Chesnokov | color dotwork, tattoo minimalism | Moscow, Russia
Text: Oxana Oleshchenko