‘The Art of Ink’ Season 2 Official Digital Exclusive Trailer | Paramount Network

(upbeat music) – [Man] We are able to look at our tattoo and remind us that this is where we came from. This is who we are. And these are the stories that define us as a people. – [Man] I just let my subconscious speak for me. Try to lead your viewer into an

The Art of Ink: Biomechanical

The Art of Ink: Biomechanical

(epic music) – The long sweeping organic repeating patterns really, really appeal to me. There’s often a lot of hosey, serpentine shapes. What people see when they look at a biomechanical tattoo is I don’t know what that is. Then they almost immediately go, is that a dragon. – The way it changes the musculature,

The Art of Ink: Watercolor

The Art of Ink: Watercolor

(mellow indie rock music) – [Woman] I’ve always thought differently about tattooing, right from the very beginning. It didn’t make sense to me to be constantly putting the same images on people. It was interesting to me to give people more options about what they could get tattooed. – [Woman] I was always really interested

‘Surrealism Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

‘Surrealism Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

(upbeat music) – [David] I just let my subconscious speak for me. Try to lead your viewer into an adventure by creating an image that may take a second to see, but a lifetime to understand. – [John] The strange and absurd stuff, it’s just an appreciation for things that are out of the norm.

The Art of Ink Trailer

The Art of Ink Trailer

– [Male Voiceover] Everyone’s tattooing is a reflection of who they are. Some of the stuff that just happens is madness. – [Male Voiceover] You’re taking something that is traditional throughout history of tattooing and you’re adding something new to it. – [Male Voiceover] The reason there’s such a stigma with Japanese tattooing is that

‘Polynesian Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

‘Polynesian Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

– [Si’i Liufau] We are able to look at our tattoo and remind us that this is where we came from, this is who we are and these are the stories that define us as a people. – [Alipate Fetuli] This was like a right of passage where you force this kid into some crazy

‘Geometric Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

‘Geometric Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

– [Dillon] It’s the most profound possible form of art to portray, and that’s why we do find it throughout all of history. – [Laura] It’s a good way to say something that means a lot with a very simplistic design. – [Kirk] This is our architecture of all living organisms, and it’s so powerful

The Art of Ink: Japanese

– [Taki] I think I’ve always been creative. I’ve always liked drawing. I’ve liked creating things. You know, I’ve been tattooed now more years than I haven’t. I’ve been tattooing for almost two decades. I think it’s wonderful that people all over the world can relate to this art form. – [Luke] I do feel

‘Hyper-Realism Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

‘Hyper-Realism Tattoos’ The Art of Ink (Season 2) Digital Exclusive | Paramount Network

– I don’t think I see more detail than other people but I just think people choose to see less, they’re going, “Yeah there’s seven colors there, “but I’m just going to use this one.” – For me it’s magic. When you understand the light, the contrast, the shadow, it’s not only a mark in

The Art of Ink: Trash Polka

The Art of Ink: Trash Polka

(introductory music) – [Narrator] It’s so different, so clean and classy and beautiful and abstract and all of the things that make tattooing loose and tight and fine and wonderful. – [Nic] People tend to think the body has restrictions on certain points, and the whole point of Trash Polka, is to look at the