Tattoo’s have become the biggest trend over the past few decades. So many different opinions surround this type of artwork, but a new trend has taken the tattoo world by storm. Blackout tattoos are a trend picking up steam.
Blackout tattooing, a technique done by several tattoo artists, including Singapore-based Chester Lee, involves inking large portions of the skin solid black.
Lee, who has been a tattoo artist for over a decade, tells People Magazine that although he appreciates the art, these large works are definitely not for everyone.
“I had been suggesting the blackout tattoos for massive cover-ups, and slowly letting people see the beauty in black work,” the 29-year-old shares. “It’s an acquired taste.”
Watch the video below: