This Artist Took The Blackout Tattoo Trend To The Next Level!

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  1. Tiny floral tattoos? Or maybe just a slightly bigger one?

Subtle floral tattoos are great but, This Chicago based tattoo artist inks the bodies of her customers with the most intricate combinations of floral designs. Esther Garcia will make you forget the idea of those tiny tattoos.

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2. Sweet peas, garden roses, peonies, and every other kind of flower…

All the possible florals, you can imagine emerging from contrasting black backgrounds, accompanied by butterflies and birds. Garcia’s tattoos are in the purest form, art. But when she started off these designs, she used black backgrounds for tattoo cover ups.

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3. Garcia is mostly self-taught!

She has been working as a tattoo artist for the past 20 years. She is popularly known for her magnificent floral tattoos that she inks over black backgrounds. This has become a whole new trend on its own.

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4. Her art is inspired by The Dutch flower painting from the 17th century.

She said, “I exclusively offer my own projects for people to choose from. The primary benefit is that I get to work with clients who are very comfortable with my process. Even if they are not experienced, tattoo collectors. They have done their research and are happy to put themselves in my hands.”

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5. She further adds,

“It’s an honor and a joy to work like this and it’s great to show up for work and know we’re both so excited to be there. I used to feel so much pressure to ‘mind-read’ to some degree, to please the client – this method seems to sidestep that entirely, so I can rest easier and do my work in a more relaxed frame of mind.”

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6. Lately, she is working on travel workshop series…

Garcia is trying to educate and inspire young artists to have their own unique style. She often shares information regarding her projects on her social media pages.

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