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Odist Tattoo: Heather Lefebvre's Art Portfolio


A tattoo of a gauntlet holding a strange daggerUntitled

Heather Lefebvre of Odist Tattoo creates artworks dealing with a variety of subject matter, from the dark and macabre, to the familiar. The artist’s tattoo work includes a range of animals and objects in colour and black-and-white.


An upper-arm tattoo of a shark and other wireframe shapesUntitled

 

As we saw in our previous feature of Heather’s work with occult and animal imagery, the artist’s portfolio of personal artwork has a satisfying sense of cohesion. Many of the images in this gallery focus on a sense of symmetry in their composition, lending them the appearance of gilded book illustrations in an ancient manuscript – or perhaps a book of spells.


A screen capture of Heather Lefebvre's Odist Tattoo portfolio sitewww.odist.ca

 

This symmetrical, heavy-outlined aesthetic sometimes carries into Heather’s tattoo work as well. Recent tattoos have seen the artist using an adaptable style, tailoring the amount of detail and the overall appearance of a work to the client’s specifications. Brightly coloured, stylized works sit neatly next to highly detailed and blended black-and-white pieces.


A line art tattoo of a wolf's headUntitled


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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