Artist Creates Embroidered Patch Tattoos That Look Like They’re Stitched into Skin
Tattooist Eduardo “Duda” Lozano Is the pioneer of the Tattoo patch It has taken the world by storm. Three months ago, the Brazilian artist began inking designs that appear to be sewn into the skin. Just like a real embroidered patch, Lozano’s pop culture-inspired work has thread lines that mimic the satin stitch as well as the binding that keeps the edges from fraying. He even includes a few “loose threads” with every tattoo. Lozano uses subtle shading and highlights to achieve the amazing three-dimensional effect.
“My inspiration was always to develop something that stood out from what already existed,” Lozano tells My Modern Met. He looked back at his past to help him do this. Before starting his tattoo business, he was familiar with embroidery shirts and logos. Lozano realized that tattooing could be interconnected with this, so he inked. Garfield patch design As an experiment. “The same day I improved the technique by making the Courage the Cowardly Dog [tattoo].” He hasn’t stopped since.
As embroidery tattoos grow in popularity, Lozano’s work is now a global sensation. He’s been invited to tattoo conventions around the world. Follow him to keep up with his career and patch tattoos. Instagram.
Tattooist Eduardo “Duda” Lozano creates patch tattoos that look as though they are really stitched into the skin.
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