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    Updated on Aug 7, 2018. Posted on Feb 18, 2015

    18 Incredibly Intricate Geometric Tattoos

    Stunning spirograph-style work by Berlin artist Chaim Machlev.

    1. Chaim Machlev is a Berlin-based tattoo artist who specialises in unique linear and geometric designs.

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    Machlev only began tattooing in 2012, and has quickly established an impressive portfolio of work.

    2. Machlev told BuzzFeed: "I got my first tattoo when I was 29 and it was a life changing event for me."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    3. "I had a spiritual experience that I couldn’t turn my back on and forget."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    4. "I was working as a project manager in a high tech company, and this experience led me to sell everything I have and to move to Berlin to be a tattoo artist."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    5. "I made my first tattoo on a costumer friend in February, 2012."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    6. "I do my tattoos according to the individual body curving and floating, so I do a lot of free hand."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    7. "Every design is unique and individual to that person, as two people never have the same body."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    8. "I honestly feel connected to all my designs, as I try to be honest with what I create and create it together with the client."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    9. "There are some that I feel more connected to though."

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    10. "I get all kind of mixed reactions to my work."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    11. "I think that art is something that has to raise feelings and stimulate people."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    12. "I guess that every kind of reaction that someone has about my work means that I am in the right direction, whether it is good or bad."

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    13. "I have clients from all over the world; Australia, Africa, America, South America, and the Middle East, which is the biggest compliment an artist could ever wish for."

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    18. To see more of Machlev's work, or book an appointment, visit his website at dotstolines.com.

    Chaim Machlev / Via dotstolines.com

    You can also follow Machlev on Facebook and Instagram.

    H/T MyModernMet.

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