Skull Tattoos

skull inked by Piotr Szot, Bielsko-Biala, Poland | skull tattoos

Skull tattoo designs are part of an ‘old school’ tattoo style.  When tattoos started becoming a little more mainstream you would find designs with skulls, roses, knives and crosses.   They had a very particular style and are still practiced by some artists today as a specialty vintage tattoo style.  Some characteristics of an old school […]

Meaning Behind Sugar Skull Tattoos

half sleeve by Csaba Mullner, Chicago Il, USA | sugar skull tattoos

Sugar art was first introduced to the New World by graceful Italian missionaries during the 17th century. Mexicans during this time had a large sugar production, but very poor to make something out of it, neither import any European decorations for their festivities. Due to this, they made an effort to learn from the Catholic […]