Chen Jie’s tattoos are inspired by Chinese watercolour paintings. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

The Chinese tattoo artist turning traditional watercolour paintings into skin art

  • Chen Jie started with the style by chance, and says the tattoos require great precision to achieve a watercolour painting’s faded look
  • She hopes her style will help tattoos gain greater acceptance in China. Already, she has seen more local customers than she did 10 years ago
Topic |   Chinese culture

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Chen Jie’s tattoos are inspired by Chinese watercolour paintings. Photo: Courtesy of the artist
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