Today, there seems to be no limit to what a tattoo artist can do. Transform when you move your bodyButterflies that open and close their wings, and dinosaurs that eat by raising their heads up and down. (Dinosaurs get hungry too!) looks 3D or an optical illusionand for all the glitter lovers out there, you can even get a tattoo that looks like it’s glitter.
Below we’ve collected some of the most gorgeous and whimsical glitter tattoos you may not have known existed, but you’ll soon feel like you need your own. Until Danny DeVito, we’re sure this list will run counter to your expectations of what a tattoo can accomplish. Amanda Gravescreated many of the great works featured on this list.
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To find out more about these amazing glitter tattoos, we reached out to a Maryland-based tattoo artist who is an expert on the topic. Amanda GravesThis entire article is actually Video posted by Amanda on Facebook We want to let our viewers know how amazing glitter tattoos can be and show you some of her most beautiful work. He was the perfect person to explain anything.
“‘Glitter tattoos’ have been around for years, but last year we took a completely new approach,” Amanda told Bored Panda. “In my glitter realism style, I try to emulate the look of real glitter using a technique similar to pointillism. The art term for it is technically pointillism,” she explained. . “The difference in how I approach it when doing pointillism is that I use my knowledge of contrast and color theory to give the illusion that the pointillism is shimmering. , I utilize a blend of them.”
I was also curious as to how Amanda got the glitter tattoo. “I’ve been tattooing for eight years, and dabbled in most styles in the process.” has supported my technical growth.”
But the idea for a glittery tattoo came from an unexpected place. “It seems irrelevant, but my years of being a competitive cheerleader always got me hooked on glitter,” Amanda told Bored Panda. I am in competition and as a coach/cheer mom, I am still in. One day, while doing her makeup, I thought, ‘Could I use this shimmer for my next project?’ I was. That’s where it started! Amanda also says she definitely prefers creating these sparkly tattoos to the art she used to do. Enjoying the process of
Amanda has created countless amazing creations. Instagram When Facebook pagebut was curious if there were any tattoos that stood out as her personal favorites. “My Lisa Frank-inspired chef cat, my Beetlejuice sandworm, my Reaper, my Finding Nemo spout, and my Venom must be the ones that stand out the most to me. But Amanda made it clear that she takes pride in all of her work. I am passionate about the project.”
We also asked Amanda if there was a particular tattoo that would be perfect for this glitter style. “It’s all about contrast and bold lines! If the tattoo is done well, there’s something contrasting with the glitter and the life is there,” she explained. Something that’s not up!”
And when it comes to what kind of person should get a glitter tattoo, Amanda says they’re for everyone. But realistic expectations are a must.Obviously, I’m not using real glitter, so it doesn’t really reflect light,” she points out. Clients should always remember to apply sunscreen and avoid strong sunlight to ensure long-lasting color.”
Luckily for all of us who are interested in getting glitter tattoos, Amanda has plans to keep creating these gorgeous pieces for a long time. “It’s surreal to see it become,” she shared. If you want to see more or book your own sparkly tattoo, check out her Instagram. Here and her Facebook page Here!
Looking to add some glittery pieces to your canvas in the near future? I love my tattoos, but I have to admit they look pretty boring after going through this fun list. We hope you enjoy these gorgeous photos. Also, keep voting for all the tattoos you wish you had thought of yourself. Let us know in the comments what you think would make a great glitter tattoo. If you’re looking for more striking tattoo inspiration from Bored Panda, check it out. This article Next!