Eyes wide open, mouth agape in a silent scream, adrenalin pumping and hairs standing on end...
Fear is a major emotion for all living creatures. It triggers certain reactions such as fight or flight as a means of defence.
But why are we so attracted to horror-tattoos?
When we are aware that the scene before us is not real, fear turns into an emotion that makes us feel more alive.
You can find them in this issue!
Our Tattoo Artist special is devoted to Amanda Ruby, a British tattoo artist who seamlessly combines realistic style with pattern work.
In the cover there is Leah Jung, our American cover model, photographed by Sonja Lux.