Thursday, March 25, 2010

Alexis Calvie

In a unique style, both contemporary and spiritual, a small spotlight on the impressive work of young French tattoo artist Alexis Calvie. Formed in London by Xed LeHead, head over dotwork movement, he chose to devote himself entirely to this technique is to make patterns without drawing a single line, the grayscale is composed of more or less points spaced at how to print a frame. All the technical details of Dotwork, the biography of Alexis and a superb gallery of creations in the sequel!

More about Alexis Calvie and technical Dotwork

It was in the 90s by the Graffiti Alexis Calvie began his career. Thus, twenty years after having worked as an illustrator for several magazines, he turns to the tattoo. But this is only a few years later, during a trip to London that passion becomes an obsession ... he discovered the work of Xed LeHead, head over dotwork movement, and chose to devote himself entirely this technique.

The dotwork or stitch work is to make patterns without drawing a single line.All shades of gray and composed of points spaced more or less, how to print a frame.This technique is practiced with the rotary machines that weigh almost nothing, make almost no noise and are also much less traumatic for the skin.

For more information visit his page on My Space: dot*kor

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