Neotraditional Tattoo Design

A course by Monique Peres , Tattooist

Tattooist. Vauvenargues, France.
Joined May 2022

Unlock the secrets of Neotraditional tattoo design! Delve into Art Nouveau influences and japanese principles for harmonious and captivating ink.

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  • 1582 students
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Unlock the secrets of Neotraditional tattoo design! Delve into Art Nouveau influences and japanese principles for harmonious and captivating ink.

A course by Monique Peres

In this online course, Monique Peres, a leading tattoo artist specializing in neo traditional, will guide you through the fundamentals and techniques for illustrating and tattooing in this captivating style. Neo traditional reinvents classic features with lines of different thicknesses, well-defined shapes and solid colors, fusing influences from the Art Nouveau movement and oriental flora with Japanese tattoos.

You will immerse yourself in the universe of traditional neo, beginning with an introduction to the characteristic elements of the Art Nouveau movement and the female figures that inspire it. Then, you will explore the symbolic meaning of flowers in Japanese painting. Monique will teach you the rules of composition and direction to place the tattoo perfectly on the body.

You will learn how to look for references and create sketches to bring your design to life, defining the lines and colors that will enhance your work. To participate in this course, it is recommended to have basic drawing skills and familiarity with programs such as Procreate. If you have experience in tattooing, you will be able to unleash your creativity and perfect your neo-traditional art, creating tattoos that are true works of art.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 13 downloads

Japanese art and Japonism
8 minutes, 28 seconds
The tattoo
4 minutes, 51 seconds
Definition of lines and colors
14 minutes, 57 seconds
Placing the decal
3 minutes, 43 seconds
6 minutes, 8 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 1582 students
  • 18 lessons (1h 58m)
  • 13 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

The final project of this course consists of creating a captivating tattoo in neo-traditional style, with a female character placed in a setting inspired by the Art Nouveau movement and oriental flora. You will apply all the knowledge acquired during the course to design and tattoo this work of art on the skin, achieving an aesthetic that combines the elegance of European style with the Japanese essence.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is aimed at enthusiasts and tattoo artists who want to perfect their skills in the neo-traditional style and seek to create tattoos with a timeless and distinctive aesthetic. It is recommended that you have basic drawing knowledge and familiarity with programs like Procreate. Furthermore, if you have experience in tattoos, you can make the most of this course and give success to your creativity, creating tattoos that stand out as true works of art.

Requirements and materials

For this course, you will need basic drawing skills and preferably experience in tattoos to make the most of Monique Peres's lessons. Furthermore, it is recommended to familiarize yourself with programs like Procreate to develop your designs digitally.

As for materials, you will require needles and inks to tattoo, along with typical tattoo materials, such as gloves, transfer paper, jars for the ink, among others. You will also need drawing equipment, such as pencils and paper, to create and plan your designs and plan before bringing them to the skin.

With these requirements and materials, you will be ready to immerse yourself in the captivating world of neo traditional and create tattoos that reflect the elegance and beauty of the Art Nouveau style and oriental flora, transforming the skin into authentic works of art.


1582 Students
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Monique Peres

A course by Monique Peres

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Monique Peres is a talented tattoo artist specializing in the neo-traditional style. Originally from Brazil, her passion for art and expression has led her to tattooing in several countries in Europe and the Americas, expanding her art throughout the world. Influenced by the Art Nouveau movement and the rich tradition of Japanese painting, she has developed a unique aesthetic that combines sophistication and elegance in each of her tattoos.

From a young age, Monique demonstrated artistic skills and her fascination with beauty and details. Over time, her love for tattoo art began to study the styles that inspired her, fusing them to create her own neo-traditional approach. With her distinctive style and her talent for creating "living pictures" on the skin, Monique has gained recognition and admiration in the tattoo industry, leaving an indelible hue on each of her clients with her tattoos that are authentic works of art.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Acquiring knowledge

    • Art Nouveau and ornaments
    • Female figures
    • Japanese art and Japonism
    • Japanese flora
    • The tattoo
  • U3

    Get to work

    • "placement" tattoo
    • Face references and hair creation
    • Add ornaments
    • Flowers
    • Definition of lines and colors
  • U4


    • Materials
    • Placing the decal
    • Lines
    • Painting
  • U5

    From the skin to the nets

    • Tattoo care
    • Portfolio and social networks
  • FP

    Final project

    • Neotraditional tattoo design TBD

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Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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Neotraditional Tattoo Design. Illustration course by Monique Peres

Neotraditional Tattoo Design

A course by Monique Peres
Tattooist. Vauvenargues, France.
Joined May 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 1582 students