UK tattoo blog Inkluded has collaborated with Deasil Art Gallery to present an exhibition featuring artwork by a selection of UK and Midlands tattoo artists. Inked Palette opened on 3rd October to a busy launch event and now remains open to the general public until 20th October 2015.
At Inkluded, we’re passionate about showcasing and sharing the craft of tattoo art and making information about this thriving industry available to the general public. There can often be media misrepresentation about what tattooing is – this exhibition aims to portray the industry in a truthful and respectful light; where tattoos are art, and tattooists are artists. This country’s creative tattoo scene is fast-growing and flourishing with talented artists, remarkable artwork and innovative styles – we thought it was time we unveiled the creativity and originality of the UK’s tattoo mastery through this multimedia exhibition.
The 16 tattoo artists involved have created custom artwork on a variety of materials – rather than their usual approach on skin, they’ve embraced the opportunity to experiment with paper, ceramic, slate, synthetic limbs and more. Inked Palette also features tattoo photography as well as tattoo artist sketches and drawings to offer an insight into the day-to-day life of a tattoo artist working in the UK today. Continue reading