There was a time when tattoos were just for sailors or criminals. However, there has been a recent explosion in the popularity of tattoos among many different segments of the population. It seems like everyone is getting a tattoo these days. One of the most popular designs that really took off in the past several years is a tribal tattoo. This type of tattoo design involves bold, dark lines that usually have some intricate scroll-work pattern. Typically this tattoo is an arm band or across the shoulders. Nevertheless, before deciding to opt for a tribal tattoo, make sure you have thoroughly considered the consequences. Here is a list of four things to keep in mind before getting your tribal tattoo.
1. Who will design your tattoo?
Consider whether you want to design your own tattoo or are you are going to choose a tribal tattoo design from the tattoo shop you eventually decide on.Read More
Getting a tattoo is a serious decision, one that shouldn’t be rushed into. I’m sure it’s been said many times but tattoos are permanent. While treatments do exist to remove them, they are often time consuming and potentially painful or even ineffective. With that said, that makes it all the more important to consider your options when getting a tattoo. One of the best ways to ensure you’ll be keen on your tattoo decades down the road is to design it yourself. Here is a guide on how to design your own tattoo and what the process really entails.
1. Get inspired
The first step on your way to tattoo design is to think up an idea. When you want to make your own tattoo design, you will want to find some inspiration that can get you started. This usually entails a bit of self introspection. What do you like? What’s important to you? What can you relate to? Ask yourself these questions before ever setting a foot inside a tattoo shop.Read More
The other day I was at the grocery store and a woman commented on my Harley Davidson Ghost Rider tattoo and asked me where I found it at?
I told her that I drew it on a piece of paper and then took that to my tattoo artist. This article will tell you everything you need to know in order to design your own tattoo. That way you will have a tattoo that you feel is all yours and you are not just following all the other mindless sheep.
When you sit down to design your own tattoo you need to have plenty of paper on hand because you will mess up a lot before you find the exact design that you are looking for. I went through what seemed like a ton of paper before I perfected mine. Don’t worry about if the artist will be able to draw your design, most artist are skilled in their craft and can draw almost anything.Read More