Tattoo Designs Blog

10 Charming Ideas for Best Friend Tattoos

 

Thelma and Louise. Wayne and Garth. Amy and Tina. We all know life is better with a best friend at your side.

Since the early days of our childhoods, we’ve been finding new ways to let the world know who our favorite friends are. From matching outfits to heart necklaces to bracelets we wove at camp, we were eager to single ourselves out from the rest of the pack and tie ourselves to our BFF.

The History and Symbolism Behind Sailor Jerry Tattoos

If you’ve been in any tattoo shop in America in the past few decades, chances are you’ve seen a Sailor Jerry flash sheet. Evoking a strong sense of Americana and characterized by bold lines and bright colors, Sailor Jerry’s classic designs have become a staple of the American Traditional tattoo style.

Owl tattoo

10 Owl Tattoos to Give a Hoot About

Owls tattoos are one of the most popular tattoo trends. And why shouldn't they be? They have every reason why we should give a hoot about them. They are strong, beautiful, fly to soaring heights, are nocturnal, and have a reputation for being among the wisest animals on earth. With so many different varieties of owls to choose from, chances are a tattoo enthusiast who is looking for an owl to represent some faction of their personality, will find just the right owl to do the job.

Maori Tattoos as Social Indicators

The Maori culture of New Zealand includes a history of unique tattoos that appear to have originated before the Maori recorded their origins. Using a technique that no other culture originally used, the mystery of the tattoos, along with the fact that the designs are typically created on the face, has garnered a lot of recent attention.

 

Nautical Star: Everyone's Got One, What Does It Mean?

The nautical star, a particular pattern of alternating light and dark shades in a five-pointed star, is often seen throughout the United States. The simple, elegant design attracts much attention and curiosity, but what does it mean? For some reason or another, I previously harbored a certain degree of contempt and disdain for the nautical star tattoos...

 

Custom Tattoo Design: From Idea to Ink

Working with your artist to get what you want! Having a custom tattoo is an admirable goal, however, it takes more than just great tattoo ideas to make a truly awesome tattoo. You will need a skilled tattoo artist who shares your vision and with whom you feel comfortable. Here are a few tips to help turn your custom design into reality.

 

Girl Tattoos: Expressively Feminine

With tattoos becoming more popular, more women who might not have considered them in the past, are now getting them done. Girls with tattoos these days are not just the rebels or the rockstars. They are young professionals, teachers, lawyers, mothers, even grandmothers! Gone are the days where seeing a tattooed lady meant you were at a carnival or circus.

 

Full Back Tattoos: Big Expression

Full back tattoos are always a site to see. They are large and usually the person proudly sporting one has put a lot of thought into the concept before getting it inked. Full back tattoos get more ooohs and awwws than most other tattoos. It's a huge commitment, obviously financially, but also because this is a large amount of prime real estate when it comes...

 

The Artist Process for Custom Tattoo Designs - 2

 

Sometimes the requests are smaller and simpler. We see that Benjamin doesn't waste resources and is able to create custom tattoo designs on a single page. Beautiful work!

10 Disney Princess Tattoos - Page 4

8. Stylized Princess Jasmine tattoo. We love her Rajah tattoo!

 

9. Creative Little Mermaid tattoo! 

 

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