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This Tattooer Turns Celebrities Into Demons

A Creative Take on a Traditional Portrait Tattoo

When it comes to doing a portrait tattoo, realism and accuracy are typically the primary goals. However, this couldn't be further from the truth for tattoo artist Anrijs Straume. This self-proclaimed master of "Dark Trash Realism" is turning portrait tattoos upside down, creating demonic renditions of our favorite celebrities and pop culture characters. His mastery of realism mixed with his totally original tattoo style makes his work stand out amongst other portrait artists and we're seriously spooked by what he creates. Take a peek at some of his wildest interpretations of your favorite musicians, actors, and icons—then let us know if you're dying to get work done by Straume one day.

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