Ana’s tattoo style is very minimalistic yet really adorable & cute. She gives her Tattoos a very female look to it.
She is Brazilian, born in Brasília Capital of Brazil, but I was raised in the interior of Minas Gerais. I have 22 years and 4 years of profession, I studied plastic arts at the University of Brasilia and today I dedicate myself entirely to my fine job of listening to Stories and transform them into drawings on people’s skin.
-What is your style?
My style is really delicate, because it is formed from the stories of every person that seeks me, my style is my way of looking, my visual identity, and I don’t know how to define it, it’s my own language … Technically I use Fine lines, simple and clean, pointillism, and bright colors, my tattoos are usually small and feminine and although they seem minimalist they have a special level of detail. My tattoos are all created from my illustrations that come from my imaginary, my life and the life of each customer.
-How do you define your art?
The art for me is a reflection of everything that I have seen, heard and lived. Art is the experience of the artist, it is his way of looking at the world. And it is very difficult for me to define what I do because I don’t do it alone, I am highly influenced by the experiences and the stories of the people who are looking for me, each project is unique, as is each story. For me the tattoo serves to connect your universe to another person’s universe, tattooing is embracing the other and all its trajectory. Most of the time the themes of tattooing can be repeated but the way to look at each theme is always different. My visual identity is what makes everything seem to have a unity, is what identifies me as an artist, but most of the elements come from the stories that I listen to every day and from the people who come to me. Today my main art strand is the fine line, the watercolor and the pointillism, but this all almost always appears together and mixed as a mixed technique. As themes and characteristics, my work lives and breathes between Botany and Cerrado, Penduricalhos, Mandalas, Arabescos and cuddly animals that resemble the children’s imagination. I believe that one of the most present characteristics in my work is the delicacy and subjectivity that are predominantly female characteristics.
-What do you take inspiration from?
I’m inspired by everything, I think everything has its share of importance. A drawing can arise from anything, any place and any experience. What we call creating within art is actually composing, the artist doesn’t create but rather composes, he appropriates several distinct elements, released and delivered to the world to generate something new, often in another context. This is what makes me believe that art is the reflection of everything that the artist has seen, lived and imagined, he only needs to know or have contact with an element to appropriate it. I basically draw inspiration from everything that participates in each person’s stories and on my own.