Illustrative Tattoos have many influences and different styles. These tattoos make exceptional use of linework to create images that may have very well been drawn straight onto paper. Popular takes on Illustrative Tattoos can include floral, fine line, and blackwork – which is a style that only uses black ink. Hon Tattoo is home to the finest Illustrative & Blackwork Tattoos in Toronto. View our Artists Blackwork Tattoo designs below.
Like an illustration or a drawing, illustrative tattoos take inspiration from various art styles based on a tattoo artist’s expertise and experience. This popular style usually have black outlines that may have color or just the outline, focusing on recreating an animated or drawn affect.
Blackwork is a popular tattoo style that is done only in black ink. The designs for this awesome tattoo is endless and can range from simple designs like dotwork, lines, cross-hatching, etc., to geometric and abstract designs. This tattoo style utilizes negative space to create bolder images.
Blackwork took great inspiration from tribal tattoos, but over time other styles were added as well. The design include graphic art, etching or engraving, letter or calligraphic work; and previously mentioned styles like geometric and abstract.
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