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As the name implies, Dotwork style uses small dots as opposed to needle strokes in order to create everything from geometric patterns to vast landscapes.
Dotwork tattoos are one of the most intricate styles in the tattoo world, and their incredible beauty cannot be overstated. As the name implies, this style uses small dots as opposed to needle strokes in order to create everything from geometric patterns to vast landscapes.
Dotwork is performed entirely in black and grey, and many designs will make use of negative space to make the design pop. Geometric patterns are popular subject for dotwork tattoos as the style can often create a hypnotising, optical illusion effect.
Due to the skill and patience required, dotwork tattoos can take significantly longer to complete than a tattoo in most other styles, however, the end result will definitely be worth the time invested.
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