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Cover Model: Helen Hitori

The cover girl for this issue is a Russian tattooist specialized in subjects inspired by Tibetan and Indian art which she interprets with a generous use of black and grey, creating highly elegant contrasts.

Cover Model: Helen HitoriJunior Goussain: Oriental, between tradition and innovation

His style is a mix that unites classic and modern oriental, with a dash of abstract elements in the composition. A Brazilian, Junior Goussain lives and works in San Paolo, and his work has made him become a popular reference point on social networks for anyone who loves oriental style that is characterized by the movement and energy of the subjects. Skulls, first and foremost, a touchstone that has always been part of Junior’s work.

Junior Goussain: Oriental, between tradition and innovationThe Séance Tattoo Parlor and the team at Paul Acker’s Tattoo Shop

This is one of the pantheons of realistic, characterized by the personality of its founder Paul Acker, a master of colour realism and portraits. The style and ambience he’s chosen for his surroundings demonstrate a big passion for horror films and more “obscure” realities. Paul opened the doors of the Seance Tattoo Parlor for us, in Bensalem, Pennsylvania; it’s a horror movie pantheon where – he warns us – “In every corner you can find something creepy or macabre to look at or inspire you. From the coffin to the human skulls and oddities, you can Enter If You Dare!”

The Séance Tattoo Parlor and the teamPantarei: Planets and cells in lines and tribal circles

Greek culture and the eternal flux: these are the fundamental concepts behind the tribal visual philosophy that Roberto Pantarei implements in his tattoos. Italian by birth, Pantarei has travelled the…

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