How Tattoos Are Designed For Movies & TV | Vanity Fair

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Christien Tinsley and Dick Cherry break down tattoo design in films and television. With professional backgrounds in SFX makeup, tattoo artistry and graphic design, they take us through the ins-and-outs of covering actors in the tattoos that often shape their characters and storylines.

00:00 Intro
00:58 Conception
01:57 Design Process
04:26 Color Tones
05:39 Printing Process & Application
07:37 Removal
08:11 Duplicating Tattoos for Stunts
10:32 Wound Tattoos

Director: Ashley Hall
Director of Photography: Sam Chatterjee
Editor: Jordan Calig
Guests: Christien Tinsley-Owner of Tinsley Studios, Dick Cherry-Tattoo & Graphic Artist
Producer: Funmi Sunmonu
Line Producer: Jen Santos
Associate Producer: Emebeit Beyene
Production Manager: Andressa Pelachi and Peter Brunette
Production Coordinator: Carol Wachockier
Camera Operator: Josh Anderson
Audio: Gabriel Fragoso
Production Assistant: Eric Bittencourt
Art Department: Sage Griffin
Post Production Supervisor: Marco Glinbizzi
Supervising Editor: Kameron Key
Assistant Editor: Diego Rentsch

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