Robson Carvalho Turns His Beautiful Drawings Into Magical Tattoos
Tattoos have been around for thousands of years. And over the centuries, they have enjoyed quite an evolution. That evolution has led to literally hundreds of art styles, varying from artist to artist. Of course, not all tattoos are good tattoos but there some ink artists that have managed to make their mark with their excellent work and own designs. While it goes without saying that all artwork is subjective, there’s a collection of artists around the world who’ve garnered sterling reputations that set them out from the crowd. Brazilian artist Robson Carvalho is one of those ink masters who work like painters on the canvas of human body. His ink pieces transcend mere decorations, they are real works of art on skin.
Robson Carvalho pushes the boundaries of tattooing
Based in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Robson Carvalho is a tattoo artist and illustrator who redefines the boundaries of body art and pop culture. Travelling deep into reinterpreting the cultural roots of tattooing and eschewing some of the visual trademarks that have defined the medium for centuries, Carvalho carved out an individual style that takes the craft to new heights.
Fitting under the broad umbrella of the illustrative style, Robson Carvalho‘s tattoos are like a magical mash-up of watercolor, sketchy and pastel-like colors. Full of poetry and wit, his ink pieces seems to come from fairy tales and children’s imagination. His work is truly creative, with artistic designs and beautiful choices of colors. If you love tattoo art that seems to come out from a magical sketchbook , you will be seduced by Robson Carvalho’s ink pieces.
Check out the image gallery below to see some jaw-dropping body art created by Robson Carvalho. You can find more magical tattoos from his portfolio on Instagram, and if you’d like to get inked yourself, you can visit the artist in his Sao Paolo based studio, Casa Aquario.
photo © Robson Carvalho