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Tattoo artists in New York

João Paulo Rodrigues on Travel, Tattoos and Influences

NY Body Art recently had the pleasure of talking with the uber-talented, João Paulo Rodrigues. From Rio de Janeiro and currently rocking New York’s tattoo scene with his amazing work, Brooklynite Rodrigues’ talent has had us buzzing for a while. You always know when you’re looking at a João Paulo Rodrigues piece. His work is consistently amazingly detailed, vibrant and flows beautifully on his subjects’ bodies. Regularly on tour, sharing his

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Tattoo by Stefano Alcantara

After developing his skills at Peru’s main art school and honing them at Paul Booth’s Last Rites Tattoo Theater , Peruvian born premier tattooist Stefano Alcantara has made and continues to make his mark on the New York ink scene as one of it’s best tattoo artists. One might even say that Stefano’s talent is comparable to the master of ink himself, Booth, who is featured in many top tattooing publications such as Pounded Ink’s 10 Top Tattoo Artists . Stefano comes from a country in

Logan Aguilar: The Portrait Master

It’s easy to see a specialty emerge when flipping through some of Logan Aguilar‘s work; this dude is a goliath of the facial portrait. His vigorous attention and incredible level of detail show plainly on every one of his finished pieces. It is a testament to one’s character to be able to undergo the grueling and painstaking process of near-perfect representation. Logan doesn’t sweat the small stuff. Aguilar believes that the face relies

Sara Blake Feature Duplex

I know what you’re thinking: yet another feature about a tattooed model. And if you are, you’re only half right. Sara Blake, AKA ‘ ZSO ’(pronounced |zō|), allows for a feature duplex as an illustrator and model. Upon visiting her website, you’ll find pictures of her from shoots with various photographers, which she occasionally refers to as ‘collaborations’, as well as images of her work as an illustrator. Sara’s talent is undeniable. In 2009

Tattoo by Thomas Hooper

English-born Thomas Hooper may have studied at the London Institute of Art & Design, but he’s ours now, practicing at the famed New York Adorned tattoo studio . New York tattoo enthusiasts such as yourself are not surprised that we would feature his work on NYBodyArt . Easily one of the best tattoo artists known in New York, he’s hardly a secret. At close glance his work resembles pointilism , a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of pure color