Experiments with traditional tattoo - Jake Gordon

11 / 02 / 2019 Andrew Novikov
Tattoo artist Jake Gordon / Photo: @handshakesnaketattoos

We have already introduced to you experimenters' artists, who are striving to breathe new life into one of the classic trends - traditional tattoo.

Today's hero of our article, Jake Gordon, brings a completely distinctive technique to this trend, interspersing the themes of traditional tattoos into ornamental and blackwork works.

Tattoo artist Jake Gordon, authors style color traditional tattoo with black ornamentalistic background | USA

In his high-contrast works, he uses a limited colors, leaving from the traditional tattoo only contour shapes made in golden color placed on a black background with elements of ornamentalism.

This combination allows to correctly place accents on the image, to rivet the attention of the viewer to the main details and create a tattoo that will maintain its freshness and contrast even after many years without condemning the wearer to excessive care.

Tattoo artist Jake Gordon, authors style color traditional tattoo with black ornamentalistic background | USA

Jake currently lives and works in the USA, actively improving his skills and style through collaborations with other famous tattoo artists, as well as taking part in international tattoo conventions.

If you are a fan of traditional tattoos, but want a fresh look at this art - be sure to take a closer look at the works of Jake Gordon - he will not disappoint you!

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Text Andrew Novikov