3-D Tattoos That You'll Want To Reach Out And Touch

No. 10 is just astounding.

Modern tattooing runs the gamut of the artistic spectrum, mimicking forms and techniques ranging from pointillism to photorealism, to even more unconventional reimaginings of needle and ink-like cross-stitch. The majority of tattoos we've covered on A Plus have been intended to represent something, rather than replicate it. Some of them may look like photos, but we know that they're intended to look like photos — they don't challenge our perceptions of objects in space.

These, on the other hand, do just that. We searched out the best examples of 3-D tattoos on Instagram, looking for work that either seemed to show something sitting on top of the skin, or actually in or beneath the skin. That may seem like a fine line to draw, but if you take a look at these 11 tattoos, we think you'll understand.

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