Traditional, blackwork, tribal, abstract… there’s a vast variety of tattoo styles nowadays. However, artist Karol Rybakowski from Poland still manages to surprise you, even when you might feel like you’ve seen it all. Karol’s tattoos are so realistic that some may even mistake them as Photoshopped.

The 33-year-old tattoo artist has already gained recognition around the world with many happy customers and over 150K followers on Instagram. In the images below, check out some of his best tattoos, which include some well-known people and characters, movie shots, or even pets.

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Hidrėlėy
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3 months ago

😍

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Meif’wa Fan
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3 months ago

I legit scrolled past cause i thought it was a hooman

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R Carson
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3 months ago

SWEET!

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Alianna Pavell
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3 months ago

Oh my god stunning

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ima cat
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3 months ago

Looks like our cat...RIP

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R Carson
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3 months ago

Love the dog portraits.

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Meif’wa Fan
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3 months ago

Hes seen things

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Melaney Logue
Community Member
3 months ago

The detail, looks so painstakingly done. It's just incredible. 🐾🐾🐾😊

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Valerie G.
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3 months ago

That works just fine until you run into a dog in the park.

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Jimifan
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3 months ago

I'm not a tattoo person, but as an artist and a Hendrix fan, this is stunning.

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Mahogany Eclipse
Community Member
3 months ago

Looking like a sweet doggo has been memorialized in a beautiful way

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R Carson
Community Member
3 months ago

Beautiful

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
3 months ago

Oh Louie.... Still whining Louie....

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R Carson
Community Member
3 months ago

Baby Elvis-well done

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Mahogany Eclipse
Community Member
3 months ago

Peaky Blinders?

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Valerie G.
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3 months ago

Is that Michelle Pfeiffer?

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iBlank
Community Member
3 months ago

even the tattoo within the tattoo looks real!

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Melaney Logue
Community Member
3 months ago

That is no easy feat on the hand.

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Who Panda 420
Community Member
3 months ago

Tim Curry puts new pennywise to shame. Amazing

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
3 months ago

Wow that person reaaaaally loved Interview with a vampire...

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Walking On Sunshine
Community Member
3 months ago

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

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Victoria Shorey
Community Member
3 months ago

Now thats a portrait!! She’s amazing

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Who Panda 420
Community Member
3 months ago

Just...why? Amazing and lifelike but why?

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Mahogany Eclipse
Community Member
3 months ago

Another sweet memorial, I assume?

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Who Panda 420
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3 months ago

OMg why isn't this higher?

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iBlank
Community Member
3 months ago

holy cow, the detail in all those shadows

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Shelli PL
Community Member
3 months ago

James Hetfield… Metallica 🤘🏼

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Valerie G.
Community Member
3 months ago

Imagine that being on the hand that your daughter's date shows up with

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Shelli PL
Community Member
3 months ago

You busy little bee

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Ruth Scheidler
Community Member
3 months ago

How could you NOT want to meet her. What a genuinely beautiful smile, and heart.

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Ruth Scheidler
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3 months ago

She is lovely but for some reason she makes me sad.

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Mahogany Eclipse
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3 months ago

I really like this one.

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J Wright
Community Member
3 months ago

I can tell he does karaoke... At his arm...

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iBlank
Community Member
3 months ago

Oldverine

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Valerie G.
Community Member
3 months ago

No you can not wear a tank top to our wedding, my father will kill you, that and it doesn't go with my beautiful white dress.

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R Carson
Community Member
3 months ago

Sir Charles

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Who Panda 420
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3 months ago

This one puzzles me

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Patti
Community Member
3 months ago

Lemmy. Motörhead

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Shelli PL
Community Member
3 months ago

Happy James Hetfield? A bit quirky

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Shelli PL
Community Member
3 months ago

A tattoo of a tattoo? Tattooception

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
3 months ago

Geralt <3

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GC Rovario-Cole
Community Member
3 months ago

Too bad he's a racist anti-vaccine douche.

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Ruth Scheidler
Community Member
3 months ago

Would scare the crap out of me if I saw that one next to me!

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Valerie G.
Community Member
3 months ago

who gets a Pope on them?

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