Trash Polka Tattoo Ideas

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Trash polka tattoo style is one of a kind and full of controversies — you must either like it or hate it, but you can’t be indifferent. This outstanding dynamic style was created by Simone Plaff and Volko Merschky at Buena Vista Tattoo Club in Germany. Volko himself describes the style as a combination of “realism and trash; the nature and the abstract; technology and humanity; past, present, and future; opposites that they are trying to urge into a creative dance to harmony and rhythm in tune with the body”.

What is the trash polka tattoo style? First of all, it’s a combination of disparate styles and patterns. Trash polka tattoos are a mix of naturalistic and photo-realistic patterns with geometrical and graphical ones — really a chaotic but breathtaking mixture! Photo-realistic elements are always detailed and colorful, and the additional bold simple graphic elements like abstract or geometrical forms create awesome visual effects. And as for colors used in trash polka tattoos — mostly black and red inks, making it even more special! Besides this you should also use take into consideration that a big “body canvas” is needed in order your tattoo to look perfecty.

Though real trash polka designs can only be created by the originators, their works became an inspiration for many tattoo artists and now you can definitely find a master who works in his own creative style based on trash polka style ideas.

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