Dotwork is one of the complicated and complex tattoo arts in 2018 tattoo trends. The fabulous look of the dotwork tattoo makes it one of the most sought after tattoo; more and more tattoo artists are getting professionalized only in dotwork tattooing.
Traditional shading has gone to a new level and now modern tattoos have got dots instead of shading. The technique of dotwork is rather complicated. The process requires high professionalism of tattoo artist. The process takes hours especially if the image is large.
The most popular dotwork tattoos 2018 are geometric figures that combine different layers of dots creating mesmerizing 3D pictures. Dotwork tattoo is done mainly in black color. Sometimes the image is completed with gray and white to make black ink more eye catching and vivid. Monochromatic tattoos are super stylish regardless of their colorless look.
Dotwork itself doesn’t carry any symbolism and meaning. Actually dotwork is a style and the image inked in the style of dotwork carries the symbolism. The most popular tattoos inked in dotwork style are flowers, geometric figures and animals. Mandala is typically feminine tattoo yet mandala in dotwork will work perfectly for men as well.
One last thing. The tattooing in dotwork style is rather painful especially when it is a huge tattoo covering body so get ready to take the pain cause the result will be fantastic.