Not all tattoo artists are skilled at portrait work and most of us have seen an amazing number of ┬áportrait tattoos gone wrong around the web. This doesn’t mean portrait tattoos are always a bad choice, it’s just important to look for a skilled artist who is experienced in tattooing portraits. On that note: here are 10 artists that did it very right!

 

Daughter portrait tattoo by Corey Miller

By Corey Miller. Image found here

 

Freddie Mercury portrait tattoo by Mike Devries

Freddie Mercury tattoo by Mike Devries

 

Portrait tattoo by Den Yakovlev

Stunning portrait by Den Yakovlev”

 

Salvador Dali tattoo by Dmitriy Samohin

Salvador Dali portrait by Dmitriy Samohin.

 

 

Chong portrait tattoo by Bob Tyrrell

Tommy Chung portrait by Bob Tyrrell

 

Hunter S. Thompson portrait tattoo

Hunter S. Thompson Tattoo by Lee O’Gorman. Image found here

 

Janet Leigh, Psycho portrait by Tye Harris. Image found here

Janet Leigh, Psycho portrait by Tye Harris. Image found here

 

Spock tattoo by Roly Viruez. Image found here.

Spock tattoo by Roly Viruez. Image found here.