TATTOOS: Color, realistic, stylized and anything in between

Full Leg with Flowers & Engine
Full Leg with Flowers & Engine

Full leg sleeve tattoo featuring motorcycle and engine parts accented by delicate flowers. This was so fun, she and her husband are some of my best clients ever! Atomic Tattoo, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin, Texas, best tattoo artist Austin Texas, Mechanical tattoo, color tattoo, Bright color, Leg Sleeve

Miles Davis Portrait Tattoo
Miles Davis Portrait Tattoo

Portrait tattoo of Miles Davis. Atomic Tattoo, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin, Texas, Portrait tattoo, Portrait, Miles Davis, Black and Grey best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Space and Cosmos Sleeve
Space and Cosmos Sleeve

Full sleeve space tattoo that is still in progress, will post final pics after last session of detailing.

World of Warcraft Themed Death Wing Tattoo
World of Warcraft Themed Death Wing Tattoo

This Death Wing tattoo commemorates the client's time working on the popular World of Warcraft game. Atomic Tattoo, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin, Texas, best tattoo artist Austin Texas, Deathwing, Death wing, World of warcraft, wow, video game, MMO

Frankenstein Portrait Tattoo
Frankenstein Portrait Tattoo

This Frankenstein portrait tattoo was done on my 5th apprentice as a present. It's a color representation of an old 50's black and grey photo. Color, Colorful, Portrait, Frankenstein, Tattoo Artist, Artist, Horror, Realism, Realistic, Atomic Tattoo, Austin, Texas, Best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Dragon with Orb and Water Tattoo
Dragon with Orb and Water Tattoo

Dragon Tattoo on a client and friend who sat like a champ through it and I really enjoyed doing it. While he wanted it to have color, he wanted the color to be generally muted with the exception of the orb. Atomic Tattoo, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin, Texas, Dragon, Orb, Water, best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Disney Main Street Tattoo
Disney Main Street Tattoo

This tattoo was a huge undertaking- so much time and effort went into creating all the details in this representation of a nostalgic classic. Atomic Tattoo, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin, Texas, Disney, fairy tale, color tattoo, best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Phoenix Back Piece Tattoo (left side view)
Phoenix Back Piece Tattoo (left side view)

This vivid and detailed Phoenix back piece tattoo won 1st Place twice for Best Full Back Piece as well as a couple of other awards (Best Overall Female and Best Large Color) at the S.T.A.R. tattoo convention in Austin, Texas. Color, Colorful, Back Piece, Dragon, Phoenix, Flame, Clouds, Atomic Tattoo, Austin Texas, Best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Phoenix Back Piece Tattoo (center view)
Phoenix Back Piece Tattoo (center view)

This vivid and detailed Phoenix back piece tattoo won 1st Place twice for Best Full Back Piece as well as a couple of other awards (Best Overall Female and Best Large Color) at the S.T.A.R. tattoo convention in Austin, Texas. Color, Colorful, Back Piece, Dragon, Phoenix, Flame, Clouds, Atomic Tattoo, Austin Texas, Best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Phoenix Back Piece Tattoo (right side view)
Phoenix Back Piece Tattoo (right side view)

This vivid and detailed Phoenix back piece tattoo won 1st Place twice for Best Full Back Piece as well as a couple of other awards (Best Overall Female and Best Large Color) at the S.T.A.R. tattoo convention in Austin, Texas. Color, Colorful, Back Piece, Dragon, Phoenix, Flame, Clouds, Atomic Tattoo, Austin Texas, Best tattoo artist Austin Texas

Metroid and Phoenix Full Sleeve Tattoo
Metroid and Phoenix Full Sleeve Tattoo

This is a sleeve dedicated to Metroid the game, all set in space slowly merging to a terrestrial scene. He also wanted to find a way to include the earth, a yin-yang, and a phoenix. I made it so the earth was on fire creating a yin-yang with the phoenix cradling it, and there is an actual Metroid on the shoulder blade. Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin Texas, Phoenix, earth, yin yang, Metroid, ship, Samus, space, colorful, color, game, Atomic Tattoo, Best tattoo Artist Austin Texas

Metroid and Phoenix Sleeve (close-up view)
Metroid and Phoenix Sleeve (close-up view)

This is close-up from a sleeve dedicated to Metroid the game, all set in space slowly merging to a terrestrial scene. He also wanted to find a way to include the earth, a yin-yang, and a phoenix. I made it so the earth was on fire creating a yin-yang with the phoenix cradling it, and there is an actual Metroid on the shoulder blade. Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin Texas, Phoenix, earth, yin yang, Metroid, ship, Samus, space, colorful, color, game, Atomic Tattoo, Best tattoo Artist Austin Texas

Metroid and Phoenix Sleeve (2nd close-up view)
Metroid and Phoenix Sleeve (2nd close-up view)

This is a close up of the lower half of the previously pictured Metroid and Phoenix sleeve featuring Samus on the planet with some floating land masses above. Atomic Tattoo, Artist, Tattoo Artist, Austin Texas, Metroid, Samus, landscape, plants, sky, color, colorful, Best Tattoo Artist Austin Texas

Samurai Tiger Full Sleeve Tattoo
Samurai Tiger Full Sleeve Tattoo

Samurai full sleeve with a tiger set in a lush green landscape with a Hannya on the inside of the arm. Hannya, samurai, cherry blossoms, mask, armor, color, colorful, Atomic Tattoo, Austin Texas, Best Tattoo Artist Austin Texas

Alexander McQueen  Portrait Tattoo
Alexander McQueen Portrait Tattoo

This full sleeve piece portrays former fashion designer Alexander McQueen preserved in a Futurama-style head-in-a-jar with life support system. This tattoo is in progress. Portrait, Alexander McQueen, Realistic, Color, Colorful, Tattoo, arm, Atomic Tattoo, Austin Texas, Best Tattoo Artist Austin Texas

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