Korean Artist Puts Art Back In Tattoos

Hongdam, a Korean Tattoo Artist, creates works filled with detail that seem to speak to tattoo enthusiasts while creating a whole new fanbase with his beautiful creations. Attracting more than 200,000 Instagram followers, his sometimes tiny pieces are a beautiful alternative to classic tattoo styles.

Hongdam honors those with scars by creating masterpieces to cover or extenuate their skin conditions. 

Below is a collection of some of his airy, delicate masterpieces. Whether in black and white or his signature water color collections, these tattoos are bringing beauty to an age old craft in a very unique way.