the latest trends for skull designs and all the best-loved and most popular styles, from the classic to the contemporary and it includes faithful and representative reproductions as well as surreal and playful designs.
There's the realistic style, which is often updated by influences from other graphic techniques, the traditional classic style and the more contemporary dotworkstyle – as you can see, the skull can be both dramatic and low-key.
The skull can be extremely expressive as a symbol and it's used in tattoos in all sorts of different ways. The popular sugar skull, inspired by Mexican traditions, is different each time thanks to the various decorations it's adorned with.
But each and every technique has its own expressive vivacity and boundless creativity. Look through the magazine to see just how many different faces a skull tattoocan have – realistic, traditional, dotwork, blackwork, cartoon, and new school are just some of the many style variations included here.