Tattoo Antiseptic

Tattoo Antiseptic & How To Clean Your Tattoos

Inside: Tattoo Antiseptic Definition. Tattoo Antiseptic + Aftercare Most tattoo artists have their own personal set of aftercare instructions. But one piece of advice they all have in common is to touch your tattoo with clean hands only. I recommend that you listen to the verbal directions from your tattooer first, then refer to the […] Read more…

Ambigram Designs

Ambigram Tattoo Defined

Inside: Ambigram Tattoo What is an Ambigram Tattoo? Have you ever seen a word and read the same word upside down? This is one form of an ambigram. An ambigram (from Latin: ambi both + gram = letter) is a word or words that can be read in more than one direction, where the word reads the same when upside […] Read more…

Irezumi Design

Irezumi Tattoo Meaning & Definition

Inside: Irezumi Tattoo + Meaning. Irezumi Tattoo Meaning The common term for Japanese tattoo art is irezumi, meaning to insert ink. This refers to the Japanese tattooing tradition of inserting ink beneath the skin to form the tattoo. What do Japanese tattoos represent? Traditionally, Japanese tattoos began as a means of conveying societal status as well as serving as spiritual symbols that were often used as a […] Read more…

Aztec Art

Aztec Art Tattoo Ideas & Meaning

Inside: Aztec Art Tattoo Definition. What Does an Aztec Art Tattoo Mean? Aztec tattoos were first worn by the ancient Aztec people who inhabited parts of Central America and Mexico. Their tattoos were applied as a part of rituals, meant to honor a chosen god. The art on their bodies was also used to differentiate between tribes and display a […] Read more…

Custom Designs

What Is A Custom Tattoo

Inside: Custom Tattoo Ideas. What is a Custom Tattoo? A full custom design is one you and your artist design together. Custom tattoos can be something you present with specific reference photos or one you describe and allow the artist to take creative rights over. A custom design is best if you want a tattoo […] Read more…

Tattoo Background Shading

Tattoo Background Shading Ideas + Info

Inside: Tattoo Background Shading Ideas + Info. Are you looking to add a little flair to your sleeve tattoo? Or add an extra bit of depth to a unique design? Shading is the perfect filler to complete that complex sleeve or take your beautiful ink to the next level. By just adding this effect to […] Read more…

Body Art Ideas

Interesting Body Art Tattoo

Inside: Types of Body Art Tattoos. What is Body Art? It is made on, with, or consisting of, the human body. The most common forms are tattoos and piercings. Other types include scarification, branding, subdermal implants, shaping (for example tight-lacing of corsets), full-body tattoo, and body painting. Types of Tattoo Body Art Tattoos: Tattoos are […] Read more…

Art Nouveau Tattoo Designs

Art Nouveau Tattoo Style Defined

Inside: Art Nouveau Tattoo + Ideas. What is Art Nouveau Tattoo Style? An ornamental style of art that flourished between about 1890 and 1910 throughout Europe and the United States. It is characterized by its use of a long, sinuous, organic line and was employed most often in architecture, interior design, jewelry and glass design, […] Read more…

Animal Tattoo Ideas

400+ Animal Tattoo Ideas & Designs

Inside: All The Best Animal Tattoo Ideas for You to Explore. Animals are so special, most of the time they are our dearest companions and strongest relationships. Others are the perfect symbol of something we long for in life, like freedom, beauty, and serenity. There are so many different things this world’s amazing creatures can […] Read more…

Amateur designs

Amateur Tattoo Definition

Inside: Amateur Tattoo What is an Amateur Tattoo? Amateur tattoos are usually made in one color and their ink is in the top layer of the skin. This name refers to tattoos made by amateurs who are just training the trade and for tribal tattoos that are rites of passage, symbols of bravery or beauty. Key Takeaways: Amateur tattoos are a […] Read more…

Cover Up Ideas

How To Do A Cover-Up Tattoo

Inside: Cover-Up Tattoo Definition. What is a Cover-Up Tattoo? Is the act of tattooing over a previously unwanted design with a new tattoo. It is usually seen as being one of two options of removing an unwanted tattoo; the other option being laser removal. Covering up an unwanted tattoo is generally cheaper than tattoo removal. […] Read more…

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