At Sullen Clothing, we provide tattoo inspired art t-shirts that you won't find anywhere else. We also give customers the unique opportunity to get early access to our t-shirt releases through our subscription program. Whether you are looking for something skull-themed, python-themed, or another unique design, all of our shirts are unique takes on vintage, iconic tattoos. Read further below to learn about some of the artists who have created t-shirt designs for us over the years.
These t-shirts come from the Sullen Art Collective. Each artist that we work with creates a new meaning on an iconic, vintage tattoo, done in a wide variety of meanings including colored pencil, paint, and even screen printing. Those who participate in our t-shirt subscription get access to our t-shirts before everyone else for the next month.
Chris Showstopper is a tattoo artist originally from New Zealand who moved to Sydney in 2013. One of the more popular t-shirts sold by Sullen Clothing was the Showstopper Standard. This skull-inspired tattoo t-shirt was a favorite with many of our fans.
The Nikko Standard was another popular skull-inspired t-shirt released by Sullen Clothing. This particular t-shirt was created from an oil painting. Hurtado began tattooing in 2002 and opened his own tattoo shop in 2010, Black Anchor Collective. Hurtado has been featured on LA Ink and Ink Master. Hurtado is one of the most widely renowned tattoo artists of this day and age.
Carlos Torres is typically known for black and grey surrealistic artwork, however, with this past t-shirt, the Torres Standard, this skull-inspired tattoo t-shirt is colorful and very surrealistic. Torrest opened his own studio in 2017 and is known for surrounding himself with other artists to continually refine his craft.
Jean Paul Marat
Jean Paul Marat is known for his neo-traditional and colorful tattoos. This unique approach to tattoo art remiagnes vintage, iconic tattoos by adopting new themes. This style is very common to realism. The imagery is quite decorative and colorful while simple. This Mystic Design Standard was one of our featured tattoo art t-shirts.
Bob Tyrell is an American tattoo artist based out of Michigan. He has been featured in LA Ink and London Ink. He is best known for tattooing Kid Rock's back. He is best known among Sullen fans for this Tyrell Tee that features an octopus-skull hybrid design.
This Grace Standard was a vintage design from back in 2020. Carl Grace is a world-class tattoo artist whose portfolio includes rich, dark pictures of a wide variety of subjects, ranging from skulls to women and other prolific designs that have a rich and varied meaning.
This Amaral Standard is another popular piece featured in our Sullen Clothing line. The colors, strong linework, and other features make this a piece that tells a story. With the skull and serpent combination, this t-shirt could have several different meanings.
The Mazur Standard is another neo-traditional wonder by artist Sergo Mazur. With its skull and crown, as well as its plethora of colors, this was a popular piece in our Artist Series Subscription.
DJ is a Russian tattoo artist who specializes in black and grey photorealism. This Crowned Standard t-shirt was part of our collection. With its skull, serpent, and unique colors, this shirt depicts a wide array of different meanings.
Joe Gentile is a tattoo artist based out of Los Angeles. This stunning black and white design has several different hidden meanings and is one of the featured designs from the 2021 Artist Series.
This Haefs Premium design is based off of a watercolor that hangs in Sullen Headquarters. Joseph Haefs is a tattoo artist based out of Las Vegas who is booked until 2023. Haefs started back in 2001 when there were only a handful of tattoo shops on Las Vegas Boulevard, where he apprenticed. Haefs draws every tattoo sketch by hand, which lends to the impressive detail seen in every piece of work that he does.
Aaron Hodges has been tattooing since 2001 and works with a more traditional style that tells a story. This Jade Mermaid Premium is stylish and contains the same intensity that is found in Hodges' other tattoo artwork.
Frankie Mageno has been in the business since 1997. This Magento Badge Standard was featured in the 2020 Sullen series and features a skull and reaper design.
This Never Surrender Standard, by Levi Murphy, is another neo-traditional artwork that was part of the Sullen Artist Series. This shirt features a combination of beautiful colors that tells a story of life and power.
This Prudente Skull Standard features a piece by Douglas Prudente of Brazil. This wolf skull can be associated with a wide variety of meanings, including death, a spirit guide, and moving on through death and the afterlife.
Terry Riberra is a tattoo artist based out of San Diego and has been working at some of the best shops there since 2001. Getting his start through drawing at the age of four, Riberra has interests in Art Nouveau, Illustrative Tattoo wor, Biomechanical, Japanese, and Asian tattooing, which all can be seen in this Riberra Standard design.
Tattoo Artist Series T-Shirt Collection
These are just some of the t-shirts that have been featured over the past years as part of the Sullen Artist series. Please feel free to browse our t-shirts, as new shirts are released on a regular basis. These t-shirts give a unique perspective on vintage, iconic tattoo art designs.
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