Dotwork tattoo style is one of the most intricate styles of tattoo in the world. It is becoming more and more popular, because of it’s mind blowing abstract designs, shadows and fades. The tattoo artist must be very talented and patient because every dot needs to be placed accourdingly.
The Dotwork technique is used especially for geometric tattoos, patterns and spiritual symbols. Therefore, the shading you get through dots is almost 3D, which you can’t get with any other method.
Dotwork Tattoo Technique
The dot tattoo is usually done with black or grey ink. In very rare cases the red is used because it creates a beautiful contrast effect. The method seems to be very simple, however it can make the simplest of things more detailed and intricate.
Please tale a look on how shading can transcend the canvas of skin to accommodate unbelievable depths of realism:
Dotwork Tattoo Design
The monochrome palette enables to make mind blowing ideas become possible. Here are some of the most common possible Dotwork tattoo designs and ideas:
- Geometric patterns and figures
- Butterflies, dragonflies and other insects
- Arrows and feathers
- Crystals, etc.
Dotwork Tattoo Ideas for Men
Dotwork Tattoo Design for Women