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Geometric Tattoos By Turkish Artist Okan Uçkun

Geometric Tattoos By Turkish Artist Okan Uçkun

Okan Uçkun, a tattoo artist based in Turkey, is a master of some of the tattoo art styles that are most popular today. Whatever he works with – be it sacred geometry, lines, dots, or animals – becomes a work of art.

Though some of his tattoos include animals or other elements of nature, almost all of them still have the precise and minimalist elements that he is best known for.

Uçkun designs his tattoos for each client, taking into consideration the ideas they want to convey and their body shape. He maintains a blog with the stories behind the tattoos that he does that you can read

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The Great British Tattoo Show Enjoys Record Year As Fans Show Off Incredible Ink Work

The Great British Tattoo Show Enjoys Record Year As Fans Show Off Incredible Ink Work

There was also a spot of Mexican wrestling.

1. The Great British Tattoo Show took place in London over the weekend.

The Great British Tattoo Show took place in London over the weekend.

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2. The event at Alexandra Palace featured hundreds of international tattoo artists.

The event at Alexandra Palace featured hundreds of international tattoo artists.

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3. There were also seminars, fashion and burlesque shows and performances by Mexican wrestling group Lucha Britannia.

There were also seminars, fashion and burlesque shows and performances by Mexican wrestling group Lucha Britannia .

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4. Hopefully no one in the audience was scared of clowns.

Hopefully no one in the audience was scared of clowns.

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5. Some of the tattoos on display were hugely impressive.

Some of the tattoos on display were hugely impressive.

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6. And there was incredible variety in the ink work on show.

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7. Many people attending the event decided to get new tattoos done while they were at Alexandra Palace.

Many people attending the event decided to get new tattoos done while they were at Alexandra Palace.

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8. Some were better than others.

Some were better than others.

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9. Many brought images of what they wanted.

Many brought images of what they wanted.

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10. Model “Zombie Boy” made a guest appearance at the show.

Model " Zombie Boy " made a guest appearance at the show.

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11. The artist, real-name Rick Genest, made the most of his time in the spotlight.

The artist, real-name Rick Genest, made the most of his time in the spotlight.

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The Canadian appeared on stage and met visitors on both days of the show.

12. Chest tattoos seemed a very popular choice at the weekend.

Chest tattoos seemed a very popular choice at the weekend.

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13. Some seemed quite giddy at getting their inking done.

Some seemed quite giddy at getting their inking done.

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14. And a few couldn’t hide the pain.

And a few couldn't hide the pain.

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15. The tattoo artists carried out huge inkings on a few of the visitors.

The tattoo artists carried out huge inkings on a few of the visitors.

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16. Many used the show as a chance to add to their body of work.

Many used the show as a chance to add to their body of work.

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17. Some entered their tattoos into competitions.

Some entered their tattoos into competitions.

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18. The Great British Tattoo Show is now in its third year.

The Great British Tattoo Show is now in its third year.

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19. A post by the organisers on the show’s Facebook page said this year was by far the busiest, “smashing” the previous attendances.

A post by the organisers on the show's Facebook page said this year was by far the busiest, "smashing" the previous attendances.

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20. The event is expected to be held on 23 and 24 May next year.

The event is expected to be held on 23 and 24 May next year.

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Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/richardhjames/the-great-british-tattoo-show-enjoys-record-year-as-fans-sho