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Redditor Blackspearr has some fabulous new ink for 2015: a half sleeve inspired by the video game Bastion. The art replicates the game’s cover, and the tattoo artist did quite an impressive job with all the colors and shading. It looks so textured! When Blackspearr shared it, a Redditor who worked on the game commented. From SG_Greg:
I worked on the game that inspired this tattoo, so if you’re wondering what it’s like to see this from the perspective of someone like me… it’s pretty wild. The gentleman who got it done sent a nice note to us earlier in the day but I felt like I ought to post something here too.
Bastion was our first game, made by seven people based in a living room (we’re now like 10 people and moved out of the house). I grew up playing games that burned themselves into my brain in the best possible way, so as a game developer I and all of us wanted to make something that had a chance of leaving a lasting positive impression on people. It was wishful thinking during development, but to see something like this years after the game came out…? Whew. I just hope I’ve got it in me (and will continue to be lucky enough) to keep working on stuff that can make people feel this strongly.
The tattoo was inked by Maciej “Enzo” Sowa at Ink-Ognito in Rybnik.
See the rest of the tattoo after the break.
There’s a new way to dress up your skin without adding permanent ink: metallic temporary tattoos. I had no idea these were a thing, and I’m such a fan. The tattoos work like paper ones: you cut them out of a sheet, apply upside down to your skin, and apply water to the paper backing with a sponge. The tattoos are available in silver, gold, bronze, and black metallic colors in all sorts of styles. You can get arm bands, symbols, or necklaces. I think the arm bands would pair nicely with a sleeveless dress, and hey, these could come in handy for cosplay.
See more examples of these shiny accessories after the break.
Brion B. has been working on getting some Marvel tattoos over the last few years and he has quite a lot of awesome ink to show for it.
Check out more of his tattoos after the break…
We can’t get enough geeky tattoos, and reader Nick Pena shared photos of his awesome ink with us. His Legend of Zelda tattoo is especially creative; it has Link’s Master Sword and shield as well as the three Marks of the Goddesses. The design and colors are beautiful. This was inked by Stephanie Flannery at Golden Rule Tattoo in Arizona.
See Nick’s Harry Potter tattoo after the break.
Fernando García Berdeja is a serious Zelda fan. He recently had Cyclos and Zephos from The Wind Waker game tattooed on his legs (by Hollow in Mexico City), and he sent a pic of his new tats over to us. It looks like they came out great!
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