Artist Love: Guy le Tatooer

It’s probably strange for most people to consider tattooing an art, but it is. Imagine having ink beautifully rendered on skin with steady hands, etched forever with a thin piece of metal and artfully designed to produce an exquisite result. Remarkable how this translates so wonderfully under the right artist.

So it comes as no surprise that i hold this guy in high regard for his AMAZING design and skill. Guy le Tatooer, a french tattoo artist, is truly gifted. I’ve had my fair share of tattoos, but i’m pretty psyched to see this guy’s amazing work. Check out a vid of him and his progress:

Guy le tatooer from valentin petit on Vimeo.

Guy le Tatooer’s detail and significant designs are such creations that he even has exhibits, like this one held last year in Paris.

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Oh, to have a tattoo done by this guy is definitely in my list! Yet another reason to go back to France, eh? 🙂


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