It seems that Kyle Rowan wanted a unique gaming-themed sleeve, and he went to the right place to get it. The work was done by Cam at Tat-fu in Flagstaff, AZ.

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This full sleeve Studio Ghibli tattoo is the work of Andy Kurth at Electric Chair Tattoo and includes imagery from Spirited Away, Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Ponyo, and Howl’s Moving Castle. It’s quite a tribute.

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Hopefully Sh*tty Charmander guy sees this.

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Painters, sculptures, illustrators, and other artists have the luxury of refining their talents using their medium of choice. Tattoo artists, on the other hand, generally practice their craft on oranges, raw chickens, and their really, really good friends. Until now.

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Brazilian ad agency Lew’Lara TBWA was commissioned by Tattoo Art Magazine to create a Moleskine-like sketchbook filled with pages made from artificial skin to help young and seasoned artists alike. The challenge was met and the SkinBook was created.

Artists can now test out ink colors, designs, and techniques before ever attempting them on clients. The pages even come pre-printed with body part images to help artists hone their skills.

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These amazing tattoos are the work of Bicem Sinik who takes a minimalist (yet intricate) approach to create beautiful designs including animals and geometric patterns.

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Moscow-based tattoo artist Lesha Lauz aka Alexey has made pixel glitches a signature of sorts. His tattoos incorporate all sorts of animals and each is imperfect in a beautiful way.

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These intricate geometric tattoos are the work of 33-year-old Brian Woo aka “Dr. Woo of Shamrock Social Club in LA. He started with his first tattoos when he was only 13 and has since become a highly sought after artist with a 6-month client waiting list. It’s easy to see why.

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I’ve seen a lot of tattoos in my day, and this Big Trouble In Little China sleeve tattoo is one of the best. As detailed as it is, it’s still a work in progres by Paul Acker, owner of Deep Six Tattoo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Truth be told, the next time I get a tattoo, I may need to get on a plane, cause, wow.

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Friend of redditor yllwsnow2 got super wasted and decided to tattoo this hot mess on himself (though it could be just a marker drawing). The burnt-to-a-crisp Charmander is based on HatBoy’s brilliant Tim Burton-styled Pokemon.

Naturally, the Internet ran with it. In no time at all the tattoo was a meme that evolved into t-shirts, bottles, jewelry, cross stitch patterns, and more.

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Fashionably Geek reader EmmaLee previously sent us pics of her Firefly Serenity tattoo in progress, and followed up with these updates.

Working with artist Aarron Laidig at Red Region, her “Leaf on the Wind” watercolor tattoo has been joined by beautifully dramatic flowing leaves. Next month she plans on adding blue wind elements, paint brush platters, and the words “Watch How I Soar”. I can’t wait to see her completed piece.

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