What separates Mastering Realism from other instructional books on art, is the focus on techniques specific to tattoo artists, and teaching art from the perspective of workingfrom photo reference. It teaches strong foundation skills in creating the illustration of realismand three-dimensional form, as well as an understanding of the problems that come fromusing photo reference and how to overcome them. Complicated ideas are broken down andsimplified with clear diagrams and illustrations, making them easy to understand. Mastering Realism is great for beginning tattoo artists and apprentices looking to learn foundation skills in creating realistic work, experienced tattoo artists working in any medium interested in creating realistic art.
As an added bonus, you’ll also get pro tips throughout the book by world renown tattoo artist, Mike DeVries