Fantasy tattoos are whimsical and awe inspiring. Some are more popular among women, such as fairies or mermaids, and others are very popular among men, like mythological figures and dragons. If you are a fan of any type of fantasy, this genre might be your best choice for your next tattoo. Mermaids are beautiful sirens of the sea and have been in folklore since the ancient times. The idea of creatures who are half fish and half human awakens the human imagination. Mermaid tattoos are beautiful. Fairies have rich history, especially in Ireland and England. There are famous tales and movies such as Peter Pan, that make fairies a part of pop culture. Tinkerbell is the most commonly known fairy out there. Fairies are depicted in many different types of natural environments each with distinct and different personalities. Fairy tattoo design are generally designed to depict a trait in the wearer's character. Every culture has it's own unique mythology. Greek mythology is one of the most well known, but many Asian cultures also have interesting folklore in their ancient history that make great subjects for fantasy tattoos. The Greek god Zeus is often seen. Thunderbolts, stormy clouds, lots of black and gray values. A very manly and epic fantasy tattoo idea indeed!