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Alexander Underwood


Alex Underwood is a talented tattoo artist based in Glasgow, working out of Empire Ink Studios. Specializing in creating intricately detailed tattoos using only lines and dots, he has established himself as an expert in his craft. His unique approach to tattooing involves applying specialized techniques to convey tone and texture, resulting in stunning and unique designs.


What inspires Alex Underwood's work?


Alex draws inspiration from vintage prints from different eras, ranging from Victorian medical diagrams to religious depictions. He is particularly drawn to the gritty textures and soft delicate lines found in these prints, which he strives to incorporate into his own work. This blend of textures and lines gives his tattoos a unique and captivating aesthetic.


What is Alex Underwood's background?


Prior to pursuing a career in tattooing, Alex was studying for an Honors Degree in Digital Art and Illustration. His passion for illustration led him to delve deeper into the academic study of the art form. This background in digital art and illustration has greatly influenced his tattooing style, allowing him to bring a unique perspective to his work.

With his dedication to his craft and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional tattooing techniques, Alex Underwood has become a sought-after artist in the industry. His ability to create intricate designs using only lines and dots sets him apart from other tattoo artists, making his work truly stand out.

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