Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tattoos Inspired by Natural and Botanical Designs

Esther Garcia is a tattoo artist based in Chicago, IL. Largely self-taught artistic creates tattoos that are inspired by natural and botanical designs. She has over 20 years of experience as a tattoo artist and is also the founder of Butterfat Studios, all women artist driven tattoo shop in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.

She loves to begin her work on an inky black background which provides smooth saturated surface for bright floral patterns and rich illustrations. One can immediately recognize her work through her distinct style that incorporates flowers, plants, animals, and birds.

She is currently working in collaboration with graphic designer Kyle Letendre, and doing traveling workshops to encourage young artists to find their unique style and own a sustainable business. You can find more of her tattoo artwork on Instagram.