Getting a tattoo is a tough decision – and finding a design you like is much harder. You don’t want to regret something that is permanent and end up having a FAIL tattoo. But would you risk your precious skin to an artist who would create it directly on your skin? Without any sketches – on the spot! I doubt you wouldn’t …

But people are now flocking to a tattoo artist who inks from his imagination on the spot – no sketchpad in sight. Meet Jay Freestyle, a talented Amsterdam based tattoo artist, who creates his art directly onto his clients’ skin without any previous sketches. and the result? WOW! A stunning, soulful artworks, which last forever on the skin.

“Give me a piece of your skin and I’ll give you a piece of my soul.” Jays motto says it all.

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Jay is an extraordinarily talented artist who grew up in a conservative Chinese family in Johannesburg and emigrated to Amsterdam.

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Inspired by traditional painting techniques such as watercolour and liquid ink, he brings in modern and graphic elements.

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The 29-year-old South African tattoo artist makes his designs up as he goes along while he is working on his clients.

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Each tattoo he comes up with is a unique illustration from his imagination.

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‘I prefer to combine various styles, such as geometrical shapes and pointillism, while at the same time mixing realism with abstract,’ Jay says.

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He’s building on his trademark of using simple imagery and bringing it to life through an avant-garde style.

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But not everyone wants Jay’s style, ‘Usually from the first couple of minutes of talking to someone, I can see if they want ‘my style’ or if they want me to do something realistic or traditional. he said.

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Normally when he’s abroad people ask much more for Jay’s own style.

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Jay is now narrowing down his focus and developing a more graphical style and feel to his work.

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He exposes himself to the influence from top artists from around the world.

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Jay is always eager to learn something new, he emerged as a broadly skilled tattooist.

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Visit his Facebook Page and Website for more of his amazing works. 

Via Daily Mail