No longer underground - Tattoos are an art form

Tattoo artist Donald Kwek specialises in customised oriental designs and often tattoos large back designs that can take up to five hours to complete.
Tattoo artist Donald Kwek specialises in customised oriental designs and often tattoos large back designs that can take up to five hours to complete.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
American tattoo artist DillonForte  is known for his sacred geometry tattoo designs- symbolic motifs that centre on shapes found in nature.
American tattoo artist DillonForte is known for his sacred geometry tattoo designs- symbolic motifs that centre on shapes found in nature.PHOTO: DILLON FORTE

SINGAPORE - American tattoo artist Dillon Forte recalls a "really chill" experience he had last October when he had to tattoo a hand-drawn geometric design on a client.

The 32-year-old speaks nonchalantly about how he inked Australian actor Chris Hemsworth in Morocco, where the celebrity had been filming the latest Men in Black movie.

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