Here a few of our favorite realism tattoo artists in Chicago.
Gary has been tattooing beautiful realism pieces for over twenty years. He mentored under the tutelage of Mike Curuz at the age of 17 and took off from there. His first gig as a full time tattoo artist was at the World Famous Jade Dragon Tattoo working under Fat Joe.
He was a contestant on the tenth season of Ink Master and for obvious reasons. He specializes in photorealism but he is an artist who is well versed in many other styles as well. Gary is also one of the best color realism artists around as well. If you are looking for a tattoo, Gary is your man. He has always promoted a safe, sterile and clean work environment so you can be sure you will be satisfied 100% No matter the style, Gary hits these tattoos out of the park. Hurry up and reach out so you aren’t waiting too long for your next tattoo.
Edgar began tattooing in 2010 and had a natural gift for the realism style. He is a self taught tattoo artist that always enjoyed the arts. Before tattooing he was drawing, doing arts and crafts and coloring which fed his imagination.
Unlike many artists, Edgar never was an apprentice under someone. He learned everything on his but still seeks wisdom from artist that have been around. We should always be looking to grow and Edgar’s attitude backs that up. At one point, Edgar said if he had to choose an artist he most admired it would be Mike Devries out of California.
His specialty is realism tattoos. He loves creating unique designs for his customers and truly enjoys tattooing objects from nature including animals, birds, flowers and nature scenes. However, as Edgar can handle any style imaginable except he prefers to not do tribal tattoos.
If you are looking for a realism artist that will bring your vision to life, look no further than Edgar Zavala. His steady hand and creative mind will having you loving your realism tattoo for a lifetime.
Josh is not only a gifted tattoo artist, he also loves to be active and play music. The guy can do it all and if you are in the market for a new realism tattoo, Josh will take care you. Josh started tattooing at the beginning of 2007 and has been going strong for over 10 years. In that time Josh has created custom and personal pieces of work for all of his clients and makes sure they are satisfied. We have heard nothing but good things about this talented artist and believe he deserves a chance if you are looking for a tattoo.
Not only does he knock realism pieces out of the park, Josh can handle pretty much anything you can send his way. If you don’t believe us, just check out his Instagram page and we know you will be floored. He works in a safe and clean environment and makes sure all of his clients are comfortable. We hope you give a chance because he is an amazing artist with loads of talent. Call him so you can get on that wait list.