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This Leg Sleeve Is So Cool It Looks Like a Poster

Realism work so real!

Have you ever wondered how tattoo artists create such amazing artwork on the skin? Such as photorealism tattoos? Me too! And what is even more impressive is color photorealism.

Tattoo artist Torsten Totti Malm (@torstenmalm_tattoo) certainly is an expert when it comes to color photorealism tattoos. 

I mean look for yourself! This leg sleeve is pretty impressive. It looks like poster art or like an art collage on a wall. I can't wait to see the finished piece. It's massive. It must have taken hours and a few sessions. 

That's another thing about tattoos, not only do they hurt but they are also a process to finish. However, any tattoo enthusiast is aware of that and prepares accordingly. Especially for long sessions, it is important to get a good night's sleep, keep it substance-free for at least 24 hours, and eat something that will keep you full for a while. And lastly, make sure to stay hydrated. 

Looking at the comments, people were also blown away.

And the craziest part is Torsten - who is located in Estonia - has only been tattooing for eight years and his work is mind-blowing. He mostly creates bigger pieces on the skin, such as leg- and arm sleeves, and often of notorious musicians or movie characters. If you've checked out his other videos, you can see he also did a color photorealism portrait of Eminem.

If you're planning a trip to Estonia, definitely give Torsten a visit, as we don't know if he'll ever come to the U.S.