Rihanna decided to get a traditional Maori tattoo to commemorate her trip to New Zealand as part of her “Diamonds” world tour.
Unlike modern tattoos which are applied by a needle, this type is applied by a chisel, ink pigment and a mallet.
The tradition of Japanese tattooing is thriving here in LA — but is still largely underground in Japan. This detailed — lush flesh and ink art is now getting recognized as “fine art.” The Japanese American National Museum is home to the world premiere of “Perseverance – Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World.” Gordon Tokumatsu – explores this controversial and colorful tradition — and visits a local tattoo shop to see the traditional “hand-poke” method of applying tattoos. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for Life Connected in Celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
I do these tiny flash replications to warm up my hand before a big painting. Use this video for your viewing or educational pleasure. I’ll probably make more like this, so stay tuned.
Prisma Colored Pencil – Red
Faber Castell Brush Marker – Black
Arches Cold-pressed 140lb watercolor paper
FW Liquid Acrylic paint – Black
Dr. Ph Martin Watercolor Concentrates – Indian Yellow, Scarlet, Grass Green
Cheap art store watercolor brushes
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Hey guys! I hope you like this tutorial! I was inspired by madeyewlook and ahitsrosa traditional tattoo makeup tutorial and I was inspired by itslikelymakeup and kandeejohnsons betty boop makeup tutorial. They are some of my favorite youtubers and they all inspire me so much. I wanted to do something really different. I loved both looks, so I thought why not do both!?
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