This Artist Creates Striking Geometric Tattoos Inspired By Nature’s Microscopic World!

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Roxx is a San Francisco-based tattoo artist who adorns her clients with minimalist geometric designs that sprawl across their arms, chests, and legs. She uses only black ink and contours a person’s body, making them seem like they’re a partial cyborg!

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1. Roxx started her tattoo career 30 years ago.

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2. She began in the 1980s by inking tribal designs onto skin exploring different visual approaches from indigenous cultures around the world.

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3. “I was doing that a really long time, so I started blowing those designs up to become more graphic but less detailed,” Roxx says.

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4. “And I got bored with that. I started really whittling things down to really simplistic shapes.”

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5. After that, she experimented with various phases of color work until arriving at her current style that favors abstraction over maximalist imagery.

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6. To create her contemporary works, Roxx looks to the structure of leaves and shells.

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7. Specifically, “The repeating patterns and the geometry,” she explains, “the stuff that’s always fascinated mystics and philosophers and shamans.”

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8. She says the deeper she delves into this microscopic world, the more she’s fascinated with it.

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9. “When you’re drawing things straight onto the body, they have another magical quality to them that is often lost.” she says.

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10. The patterns and details in her works are absolutely stunning.

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11. And here are some of her best works...

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13. You can also visit her Instagram account for more.

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