Barbora; An Artist Letting Her Imagination Flow…

Barbora is an artist through and through. Having always been artistic since she was very young. She has brought all of her artistic imagination into her tattoo style and method. She loves nothing more, than having artistic freedom, drawing her pieces in freehand on her clients, in order for her to feel the magic of creating the artwork, directly on her clients skin. She creates stunning realism style fantasy themed tattoos, that captivate anyone that sees them.

The Interview:

  1. What age are you and when did you start tattooing?

    I am 31 and I have started tattooing professionally in 2010 when I have moved to London. First time when I have tried tattooing I was around 14 – 15 years old. I did it three times only and it was on myself and two friends of mine. I haven’t used any machine but just a simple razor blade and drawing ink.

  2. What was it that got you into tattooing?

    I have been drawing and painting since I remember. Tattooing came as a next step how to express my art. I really like to paint on canvas but when I am tattooing I can also work with the body shape what gives my art another dimension.

  3. How would you describe your own style?

    As a fantasy realism cause all of my designs looks kind of realistic and coming out of my fantasy. That’s why I don’t like to prepare any designs for my customers they can choose from or they can see before I start to tattoo them. If I talk with my customers about their future tattoos during the consultations I can already imagine and see how it’s gonna looks like on their bodies. That’s why I prefer to draw most of it freehand on them. If I would prepare very detailed designs on paper or digitaly, for me it means that’s done already and I don’t need to and don’t want to tattoo it anymore cause then it would be just a copy and the magic is gone. Only exceptions I do if someone choose some of my original paintings for their tattoos. That’s all just because I always want the best for my customers.

  4. What inspired you to create that style and what is it you like about it?

    Of course the music, nature, history and mythology. But mainly that magic moment of creative power what I can feel while I am creating the tattoo. That’s why I really need my artistic freedom.  I really like that I have customers like this who’re accepting the way how I am working and supporting me. I really appreciate it.

  5. What is your favorite part of being a tattoo artist?

    Mainly that I am creating  a living art where I can interpretate  my own ideas.  Also the opportunity to travel a lot seeing the world and meeting new interesting people and places which keeps me inspired.

  6. What is your favorite type of tattoo to do?

    The idea is very important and inspiring me to create the whole tattoo. I really enjoy to do faces with strong expressions where you can see and feel the emotions. Doesn’t matter if I do it in full colours or black & grey only as soon as I have no borders.

  7. What is your favorite body part to tattoo?

    Actually I don’t have a favorite one but I quite like to tattoo on arms, backs and thighs. It’s always good if customers looking after their skin before so then tattooing is going more easier. Very important  is that customers can sit still while I am tattooing and also that they care well of their new tattoo. I am always saying it’s your tattoo but also my tattoo and I am happy if it healed up well.

  8. Is there a convention you dream of attending or something else you dream of doing as a tattoo artist?

    Maybe one day London convention. I would like my tattoos to be recognized as an art. Something like old paintings in galleries over the world.

  9. What are your plans for the future, anything we should keep an eye out for?

    I would really love to paint more and then latter to set up an exhibition of my paintings. I would also like to print out a book of my paintings and drawings.


Final Comments and Gallery:

Barbora, is all about creating something truly artistic, together with her clients. This is why she has her particular way of doing things, where she does not draw designs before the session. This is definitely a special way of doing it, but when you look at her stunning work, it seems all worth it. You can tell that she means it, when she says she lives for the magical feeling, of creating a unique piece of art, on someone’s body.

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