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Illusion Ink Inc
(662) 393-1155
9057 Millbranch Rd
Southaven, MS
 
Trilogy
(901) 327-0404
530 S Highland St
Memphis, TN
 
Dave's Tattoos
(901) 276-8748
1295 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN
 
All American Tattoo Shop
(901) 362-8857
3814 S Mendenhall Rd
Memphis, TN
 
Underground Art, Inc.
(901) 272-1864
2287 Young
Memphis, TN
 
Ink Stainz II Tattoo Inc
(662) 280-0763
1731 Dancy Blvd
Horn Lake, MS
 
Trilogy
(901) 327-0404
530 S Highland St
Memphis, TN
 
All American Tattoo Shop
(901) 362-8857
3814 S Mendenhall Rd
Memphis, TN
 
No Regrets Tattoo Emporium
(901) 272-6996
1928 Madison Ave
Memphis, TN
 
Beale St Tattoos Inc
(901) 529-0999
154 Beale St Upstair
Memphis, TN
 

Biomechanical tattoos

Biomechanical tattoo designs Biomechanical Tattoo Designs - Bio-mechanical tattoos are realistic, three-dimensional impressions of a robotic bio-realm beneath the skin. It's a 'tromp l'oeil', or 'trick of the eye', since the skin often appears to be peeled back to reveal what you're truly made of - an improbable (but somehow sublime) combination of mechanics and flesh. Where there should be a mess of blood and bone, tendons and sinew, we might see mechanical components - gears, tubes, and levers. Some say these titanium parts represent our hidden potential.

In popular culture, the biomechanical phenomenon is best represented by the Star Trek cyborgs, a cloned race known as Borgs. Where hoses, pipes and wires co-mingle with corporeal limbs and orifices, here we have biomechanics. Skilled tattoo artists can cleverly replicate this fiction (or science fiction) in two dimensions.

More popular with guys than gals, these biomechanical designs are usually inked over the body's most powerful musculature - the upper arms, calves, thighs, back, and sometimes the wrist.

Biomechanical sculptures

Traditionally, biomechanical tattoos are done in black and grey, which lends itself to the accepted notion of metal and robotics. But full colour better serves an 'interior life' composed of fanciful objects found therein, like butterflies, and 'the light' of our true nature.

Most of us first became aware of 'biomechanics' while watching any one of the "Alien" movies. The genius behind the design of the alien creature was the Swiss surrealist, H.R. Giger. (He won the Oscar in 1980 for 'best achievement in visual effects'.) Giger's previous artistic works had already earned him a reputation for probing our primal fears and instincts. He was clearly trying to disturb those who encountered his man-machines. Says one observer, "This man knows what we fear."

Bio-mechanical Inspiration Gallery - Click here to get inspired! Much of modern-era tattooing - skulls, blood, vampires - can be called 'dark art'. Biomechanical designs - some...

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