We've got news for you, folks: The blackout tattoo trend is not at all new. All that is new about it is the fact that the media has caught onto it. Truth is, people have been ditching designs and opting for complete black-ink coverage for decades. It is a style that will always be daring, bold, and badass.
The hours necessary to complete a blackout tattoo are countless, and you can only imagine the pain. It's always a reliable cover up option too, but don't think because it's a spreading of black ink you can go to any old artist. Blackwork takes great talent. Check it out.