Book Tattoo

Book Tattoo

Inking Your Love of Books: The Top Tattoo Ideas for Bookworms

Are you someone who always has their head in a book? If so, read on to learn about the top book tattoo ideas for bookworms.

Are you a literature lover in need of a new tattoo?

You’re not alone. 4 of 10 U.S. adults have at least one tattoo, visible or not.

Tattooed individuals are also unlikely to stop at just one inking. That first tattoo often inspires more, especially if you’ve found a tattoo artist who truly understands your creative expression.

The sky really is the limit when it comes to tattoo designs, though. If you’re a bookworm in need of some inspiration, keep reading (pun intended).

In this post, we discuss the top book tattoo ideas every word lover is likely to appreciate. Read on!

1. Fluttering Pages

Most bookworms adore the smell of the pages of a new novel plucked from a bookstore shelf. There’s nothing quite like the feel of fluttering pages, either, even if you have your Kindle on you at all times.

Express your profound love of the page by literally inking it into your skin. Your booklover’s tattoo may, for example, involve the image of an open book with fluttering pages.

The best designs we’ve seen portray some of these pages actually fluttering out of the book itself. Some of these loose sheaves turn into birds, taking flight out of the book and across your skin.

With the fluttering page design, simpler is better. We recommend leaving text out of this design, letting the image of fluttering, blank pages stand on its own.

2. Animals and Books

Do you crave curling up with a book next to your beloved feline?

Plenty of literature lovers would agree that animals and books pair extremely well together. Consider getting a tattoo that displays your adoration for both.

An iconic image in this regard is an animal perching on top of a stack of books. If you like owls, get a tattoo of a Great Snowy White with its claws digging into your favorite texts.

If you’re more into claws than feathers, dream up a design that shows a kitty leaning up against a tower of books. If you don’t like the idea of a stack of books, stick with just one text.

Other animals that make for an excellent design include birds, wolves, and jungle creatures.

3. The Magic in the Pages

Books can really be magical, inviting anyone to step into another world for a short spell. If you’ve caught the allure of reading, express this in a tattoo.

Your tattoo may show an open book whose pages are actually the cresting waves of an ocean, for example.

Or you may ask your tattoo artist to inscribe the image of a book surrounded by the cosmos, including stars and moons.

Love Harry Potter? Pair the image of a book with a wand, wizard’s staff, or ancient rune.

This is a great design for individuals who want a colored tattoo.

4. Literary Quotes

You likely can recall a few sentences from your favorite books. Why not make those sentences a part of you?

Inscribe a quote of the first line of your favorite novel on your forearm. Or ask your tattoo artist to ink a few words from your favorite poem in a circlet around your ankle.

If you’re having trouble coming up with some great literary quotes, check out this article for inspiration.

If you do choose to get a literary quote as a tattoo, think carefully about how you would like those words arranged. Sometimes it’s nice to inscribe quotes into tattooed banners or ribbons, for example.

Or perhaps you want to display a quote with the image of a book as its background.

Your tattoo artist can help you explore other ideas about using quotes, too.

5. Quills, Quills, Quills

Pay homage to the ancient past of books by getting a tattoo of a quill and/or ink bottle.

The image of a quill is easy to incorporate into almost any tattoo design, because it is so feathery, light, and tapered. This makes it ideal to use in larger-scale and smaller-scale designs.

In fact, if you are getting your first tattoo, you may be thinking of a smaller, more discreet design. A quill is perfectly suited to this, especially if you tattoo a tiny quill on your wrist.

If you’re musing about how best to show off your literary quote, why not get a tattoo of the image of a quill actually writing that quote on your skin?

6. The Art of Reading Itself

If quills aren’t your jam, you can always resort to a classic of book tattoos: the image of the reader. In this book tattoo design, we get an actual glimpse of someone in the act of reading.

This reader doesn’t necessarily have to be you.

You can get a tattoo that shows an animal reading a book, for example. Or you can merely suggest a reader with the image of a pair of hands gripping an open book.

Another tattoo design that celebrates the art of reading may show someone reading a book on a windowsill, gazing out at the stars.

7. A Sleeve of Books

If you’ve been thinking about getting a tattoo sleeve, consider one made entirely of inked pages or the titles of your favorite books.

You may also wish to inscribe an entire poem or favorite paragraph on an arm (or both).

Bookworms may also appreciate the idea of bookshelves wrapping around a forearm or tricep. If you want a subtler sleeve, return to the fluttering pages idea, and inscribe loose sheets of paper fluttering up and down your biceps.

Final Thoughts: The Best Book Tattoo Ideas

Tattoos give us all a creative opportunity to showcase our passions. If your passion involves books, why not permanently etch this love into your skin?

When it comes to book tattoo designs, most people opt for the image of a book itself. An open book with fluttering pages can do nicely here.

Or you may wish to combine the image of a book with other things, such as sprouting flowers, animals, or stars.

You can also always get a tattoo of your favorite quote from literature.

Hungry for more tattoo inspiration? Check out this post on tattoo trends you don’t want to miss!

wedding ring tattoos

wedding ring tattoos

Forget the Diamonds: The Top Tips and Ideas for Wedding Ring Tattoos

Wedding ring tattoos – With 2.3 million couples getting married each year, it’s hard to come up with a unique idea to represent you and yours. But, modern brides are setting new trends every day.

The traditional wedding ring is no exception. Yet, that ring may not be what you’re expecting, these days. Today’s brides are choosing wedding ring tattoos over the diamond.

You read that right. Couples are getting tattoos. Right on their ring fingers to represent the wedding band.

Well, why not?

They’re beautiful. It’s a permanent symbol of your bond. And, if you get the right one, it’s timeless and classy, too.

It checks all the boxes of a traditional wedding ring, without investing 3 months wages.

So, how are couples choosing the perfect wedding ring tattoos? Let’s find out!

Wedding Ring Tattoos: Tips and Ideas to Help You Choose!

It’s not exactly a new idea, but it’s definitely gaining ground. Maybe because tattoos are more popular than ever. Or, it could be the savings involved.

Wedding ring tattoos are far less expensive than a traditional wedding ring. You can get one for $50 to $2,000, depending on the design and the artist. That’s a lot of money you can save for the honeymoon!

But, the real reason may have more to do with the tattoo itself. The most valuable thing about a wedding ring tattoo is not the price tag. It’s the meaningful design that a couple chooses together.

They’re personalized in a way that the traditional ring isn’t. And, that’s what couples want.

Choose Your Style

Every couple is unique, and so is their personal style. That style will merge into your ring tattoos.

Only about 16% of the world has tattoos. That already makes you unique. But your tattoo style says even more about you.

Here are a few styles to consider.

  • Traditional/Classic
  • Tribal
  • Colorful
  • Symbolic
  • Bold & Blackwork
  • Watercolor
  • Cultural

There are many more styles to choose from. The style you choose depends only on your preferences.

Symbolism is Important

Here’s where it gets personal. Choosing a wedding ring tattoo should include something symbolic. Something special that represents the relationship between you and your spouse.

Find good symbolism in your past, present, and future. Consider how you met, what you like to do together, and your favorite things.

Places you’ve traveled to and struggles you’ve overcome can be meaningful symbols, too. Find something that represents your relationship and its special strength.

Here are some ideas to think about.

  • Special Places: beaches/waves, mountains, sunshine, palm trees
  • Health and Wellness: heartbeats, peace, double hearts, yin/yang, lotus
  • Love and Closeness: hearts, love knot, Claddagh, Celtic Knot
  • Dreams, Spirit, and Strength: moon, crescent moon, clouds, stars

These are just a few symbols. Do your research and you’ll find one that suits you! Remember, not all symbols are simple enough for a tattoo. So, make sure you choose one that works.

Speak with your tattoo artist to see if it can work in your ring tattoo.

Keep it Simple

A simple tattoo makes a classy statement. It’s also the best bet for this situation.

Why?

To start, fingers are very small areas! Your tattoo artist will have an easier time and do a better job on a simple design.

Here are a few more good reasons to keep it simple.

  • It’s a painful area – less is more
  • Simple lines and shapes look better
  • Simple finger tattoos blurless
  • Easier to touch up later

Choosing a simple design doesn’t mean you’re settling for boring. Talk with your tattoo artist to get it right!

Plan It Before You Ink It

This isn’t the kind of tattoo you do on a whim. It’s far more important and symbolic than that. Take the time to plan your design before you have it done.

Choosing an Artist

This is the most important part of the whole process! You need to choose a tattoo artist that understands your vision. And, one that can do the work in the style you like.

Start by checking out some tattoo artist’s online. Look at their web portfolios and read reviews from past clients. Narrow it down to three artists that seem good.

Then, schedule appointments with your top three choices. Meet, ask a few questions, and get to know your potential tattoo artists.

Ask if they have experience with wedding ring tattoos. It’s not a deal breaker if they’ve never done one. But, make sure they are confident they can do the work.

Take a look around the shop. You’ll get a feel for how they handle their business.

Is it clean? Professional? Do you feel comfortable here?

You’ll need to come prepared to discuss your design vision or look at options. Talk about pricing, too. It’s ok if they give you a range, as long as it works for your budget.

Schedule Design Visits

Once you decide on an artist, you’ll need an appointment to plan and complete your tattoo design. Bring notes about your ideas with you. If you’re not sure, as for guidance.

Most artists have many, many options you can choose from right in the shop. But, whatever you choose, personalize it a little bit. Then, negotiate to have it removed from the options.

This is yours. No one else should have it.

Picking the Right Time

Schedule inking appointments, next! It’s up to you whether you do it before or after the wedding.

Talk to your artist about what it’s like to get a tattoo. This can help you choose the right day.

Getting it done on your wedding day is not the best option. Think about everything else going on that day. It’s a very busy day, and you don’t want to add to it.

You can always use plain bands as your symbol during the ceremony. For best results, don’t rush your tattoo appointment. Schedule it during a time when you can relax and enjoy the moment!

wedding ring tattoos

Talk to a Tattoo Artist, Today!

Don’t go the traditional route. Look into wedding ring tattoos, instead! They’re personal, symbolic and beautiful.

It’s a unique and meaningful way to represent your marriage!

Looking for your next tattoo? We’ve got locations in Las Vegas and Hawaii. Contact us for details, today!

Cliche Tattoos

Cliche Tattoos

15 of the Worst Cliche Tattoos That You Should Avoid Getting

15 of the Worst Cliche Tattoos That You Should Avoid Getting

Tattoos are a way of showing your creative self-expression, except when you decide to get a lame cliche tattoo. Here are 15 of the worst cliche tattoos to avoid.

Tattoos can be a beautiful and creative way to express yourself or commemorate something special. Tattoos can also be a permanent bad decision.

Don’t fall victim to an embarrassing tattoo. Here are 15 cliche tattoos you should avoid when you’re planning to get a tattoo.

How to Know if You’re Getting One of the Many Cliche Tattoos

Cliche Tattoos

Cliche Tattoos

Below are the most cliche tattoos right now. Like fashion trends, every day more tattoos become a cliche. The best way to predict if that tattoo you’re planning to get will become a cliche one day is, to be honest with yourself.

Ask yourself if the design you’re getting means something significant to you that you will like for years to come, or if you’re just following a trend. Tattoo trends are harder to get rid of than fashion trends.

Here are some of the most common cliche tattoos.

1. The Infinity Sign

The infinity sign tattoo symbolizes rebirth, reincarnation and forever. Similarly, your infinity tattoo will also last forever. This tattoo is everywhere, so go for a sign that’s more unique.

2. The Chest Wings

Chest wings is a very detailed design that covers your entire chest. Sometimes people even get this on their back.

You might be tempted to get this piece because of it’s symbolic and inspiring symbolism. Or how you hope that like in nature, you tattooed wings will help you fly. In myths, wings are earned, but you only have to pay for your tattooed chest wings.

If you’re in great shape, you might feel you need this design. Sure, your chest wings look nice now. But will you still like this design when your pecks sag to man boobs or when your back is hunched over?

Probably not.

If you must get wings, perhaps go for a more subtle design in an area that less likely to hunch or sag with age.

3. The Lower Back Butterfly

Lower back tattoos or “tramp stamps” are never a good idea. Luckily you can hide them with clothes, but they will make an appearance during swimsuit season.

If a lower back tattoo still sounds appealing to you, at least go for a design that isn’t as cliche as a basic butterfly.

4. A Heart on the Wrist

This tattoo is usually gotten after a break-up. Quick, relatively painless, and seemingly subtle, an outline of a heart seems like the perfect ink.

Turns out this tattoo is incredibly cliche. We’re pretty positive it’s a prerequisite to being a contestant on The Bachelor.

5. Tribal Tat

Tribal tattoos are also incredibly common, and we’re guessing most people who have these tattoos have never been in a tribe. Often this design will take up the entire arm, making it difficult to ever look classy in a short-sleeved shirt.

6. The Dandelion Birds

This tattoo of a dandelion blowing in the wind and transforming into flying birds seems to be everywhere these days. It’s meant to symbolize your fate and the fulfillment of your wishes.

The dandelion stalk symbolizes to let go of the past, so this design can also represent rebirth and resilience. Or also “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” a motto as cliche as this design.

7. “Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost”

Speaking of cliche lines, having the phrase “not all those who wander are lost” tattooed on your arm is incredibly cliche. So don’t get lost with this tattoo after wandering into your local tattoo parlor.

Try to think of a phrase that actually means something to you, and perhaps get that tattooed somewhere.

8. “Carpe Diem”

“Carpe Diem” or “seize the day,” is another cliche tattoo text to get. Instead, try seizing the day with a more original phrase.

9. Om Sign

We get it, you do yoga. You talk about it all the time, you don’t need to get the om sign on the back of your neck too. Also, don’t you want to be able to admire your tattoo without using a hand mirror?

10. Anchor

Either you have a boat, have been on a boat, or need a reminder to stay grounded. Maybe look into another way to stay grounded or show of your love for boats because an anchor tattoo is incredibly cliche.

11. “This Too Shall Pass”

Getting the phrase “this too shall pass” tattooed on your body is a great way to remind yourself that things get better. Unfortunately, your tattoo will not pass and it’s also cliche.

12. Dreamcatcher

You might be tempted to get a dreamcatcher piece on your back or neck to symbolize that nice dreams will travel through and bad dreams will be caught, and the feather at the bottom is the breath of air which is key for life.

You also can just get a dreamcatcher and hang it up in your room. Dreamcatcher tattoos tend to be big pieces, that unlike an actual dream catcher are cliche and will last forever.

13. Barred Wire

Barred wire tattoos symbolize that you are not an open book, you’re unapproachable and difficult to understand. They also likely show you got this tattoo sometime around the 90s.

These tattoos are also really cliche, so perhaps find another way to symbolize that people should leave you alone. Like not a tattoo that will for sure spark conversation.

14. Geometric animals

We’ve been seeing a lot of geometric animals lately, mainly foxes. While these designs look cool and unique now, they’re becoming a cliche and soon they will feel incredibly dated.

15. Area Code

If you might want to get your area code tattooed on you in either large block numbers on your forearm, or in subtle small numbers somewhere else on your body. You might think that this tattoo is key, to remind you where you came from.

You know you grew up, it’s in your cell number. Unless you keep forgetting your area code when you call your parents, avoid this cliche tattoo.

Get a Unique Tattoo

Don’t blend in when you were born to stand out. Your tattoo should express yourself in a unique way. Don’t be one of the many people with cliche tattoos.

Talk to a tattoo artist at the Skin Factory Tattoo shop before making your final decision.  We have tattoo shops in Las Vegas, Henderson and Maui Good luck!

For more resources and insight on tattoos, check out our blog.

Wrist Tattoos

Wrist Tattoos

15 Timeless Wrist Tattoos You’ll Want to Show Off

15 Timeless Wrist Tattoos You’ll Want to Show Off

If you’re browsing ideas for wrist tattoos but you want something you’ll love decades down the road, our list of timeless ideas will help spur your imagination and find the perfect match. Take a look!

Are you looking for a classic but unique tattoo idea for your wrist? The wrist is an awesome spot for tattoos.

It’s important to choose a tattoo that has meaning for you. Luckily, there are some classic tattoo ideas that have many different meanings.

Choosing an idea for your wrist is a big decision. While it’s not as exposed as your shoulder, wrist tattoos are conversation-starters. Keep reading for 15 awesome wrist tattoo ideas.

Wrist Tattoos

1. Minimalist Astronomy

Astronomy is very trendy in the tattoo world. Stars, planets, and moons all create a mythical and dreamy vibe. Some people choose to get the moon in a specific lunar phase that is important to them.

They’re also usually quite small tattoos with little elaboration. This makes them great options for first-time inkers. Since the wrist is a smaller area, minimalist tattoos are ideal.

2. A Portrait

Everyone experiences loss at some point in their life. For many of us, we want to commemorate that lost loved one with a tattoo.

Portraits make awesome tributes to a lost friend or family member. The wrist makes for a smaller portrait with less detail, but still characteristic. Make sure you hire an artist with experience in realism and portraits.

3. Handwritten Script

There’s something so special about having your grandparent’s handwriting tattooed. It’s like they wrote it permanently on you.

It’s also popular to have children write something for a tattoo. Wrists are the perfect spot for handwritten script because they’re compact. The writing won’t overwhelm the space, but you can still look down and see it every day.

4. Botany and Flowers

Men and women love getting botanical and floral tattoos. For some, the type of plant has meaning to them. For others, they like the adornment created by floral patterns.

The most common flowers tattooed are roses, dandelions, and lotuses.

5. Mandala

The mandala is an ancient design in Hinduism and Buddhism. It represents cycles and the universe.

Even if you don’t follow a religion, mandalas make beautiful wrist tattoos. They adorn the wrist with a unique and exquisite pattern.

6. Jewelry

It’s quite common to get jewelry tattoos, especially for friendship bracelets. The artist can even make the bracelet look like its hanging on the wrist.

Many people choose to get jewelry tattooed on if they have strong metal allergies. Or, to remember a family heirloom.

7. Travel-themed

Millennials love their travel-themed tattoos. They represent freedom, exploration, and discovery. Plus, they can be specific to where you’ve traveled or important places to you.

Some common travel themed tattoos are compasses, world maps, and anchors. Anchors are especially popular with people who find meaning in the sea.

8. Words to Live By

Quotes are super popular all over the world. Phrases and certain words capture us and provide meaning. Tattooing them on our body helps us to remember that meaning every day.

Many quotes are from classic novels and songs. Others are common words that hold immense meaning, like “love” or “hope”.

9. Blackout Bands

Blackout tattoos are all the rage. While some may think they lack creativity, blacking out a section of your body can be very creative. Its lack of detail provides meaning to the wearer.

The wrist is a great spot for blackout band tattoos. Although it may be a bit more painful than others, it looks super cool.

10. Arrows

We all follow a direction in our lives, some forward and some to our roots. Arrows are excellent symbols to represent where we’re going.

Some get tattoos of arrows on their wrist to remember to keep moving forward. Or, to remember where they came from.

11. Family Coat of Arms

The family coat of arms is a common icon in many cultures. It’s usually passed down through generations and has a strong meaning. Tattooing the family shield on your body shows allegiance and loyalty.

The shield is a perfect shape for the wrist. Although the space is small, it’s a notable spot for a coat of arms.

12. Birds and Feathers

Birds can have varying meaning for tattoo enthusiasts. The species of bird also changes the meaning. And, for some people, bird tattoos look pretty and have no meaning.

Doves are the most popular bird to get tattooed. It represents love and faith. Cardinals and crows are also very popular. Feather tattoos are on the rise; they can represent the fragility of life.

13. Crosses and Religious Iconography

Religion is a huge part of human identity (if you subscribe to it). For many believers, getting a tattoo is a show of faith. It demonstrates your beliefs and reminds you of them each day.

Some people get crosses, saints, and other iconography. The meanings are as broad as the number of religions in the world.

14. Non-English Text

While English text is special, using the language of your background is even more. People who grow up speaking English can get a tattoo with their ancestors’ language.

Not only is the text itself symbolic, but the language chosen is symbolic. It represents your roots and heritage.

15. Coordinates

Is there a special place in the world where you experienced something magical? It could be where you got married, found enlightenment, or found freedom. Or, it could be your family home or the town you grew up in.

Coordinate tattoos are a way to remember that life-changing location and moment. The numbers of the coordinates won’t mean much to outsiders. But, people who know you and know the place will see the meaning in it.

Want More Ideas of Wrist Tattoos?

The wrist is a perfect spot to get a tattoo. While it’s not the biggest surface area, it isn’t the most painful spot either.

There are so many awesome and beautiful tattoos that fit perfectly on the wrist. From text to flowers to symbols, the options are endless.

You can learn more about tattoos on our blog and contact us if you have any questions. We have tattoo shops in Las Vegas, Henderson and Maui Good luck!

Tribal tattoos

Tribal tattoos

Tribal Tattoos: Why Are They So Popular?

Tribal Tattoos: Why Are They So Popular?

Tribal tattoosFrom ancient times to the modern era, tribal tattoos have remained popular throughout the years. Learn more about why this popular style has stuck around.

Did you know that over 45 million Americans have at least one tattoo?

Some get tattoos as a means of self-expression. For others, tattoos make them feel sexy, rebellious, or daring.

While we can’t say for certain which tattoos are the most common, tribal tattoos definitely rank high on the popularity list.

What makes the tribal tattoo design so popular? How did they get started? What meaning did they have in the past–and what meaning do they hold today?

In this post, we’ll delve into the fascinating history of tribal tattoos. Read on to learn more!

The History of Tribal Tattoos

Long before Samuel O’Reilly invented the tattoo gun in 1891, cultures around the world had embraced the art of the tribal tattoo.

Consider a few examples.

Egypt

Historians have found tattoos on mummies in northern Africa that date back to around 2000 BC. In ancient Egypt, it was common practice for the High Priestesses to decorate their bodies with tattoos, especially on their arms.

Other mummies have been found with tattoos that are thought to relate to fertility, rejuvenation, and sun worship. It was also believed that tattoos could ward off evil spirits and cure certain diseases.

Polynesia

Almost everyone in ancient Polynesian cultures–male and female–was tattooed. Tattoos were used to identify tribe, rank, genealogy, and sexual maturity. Tattoos were also closely linked with warfare and religious rituals.

Tribal tattoos were part of life in many different Polynesian cultures, including Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, and New Zealand. In fact, the word “tattoo” first entered Europe after explorer James Cook returned from his voyage through Tahiti and New Zealand in 1771.

Britain

Britain may not immediately come to mind when you imagine a tribal tattoo. But the elaborate Celtic knots and crosses date way back to before Christianity ever reached its shores.

The “Picts” were an ancient people whose name literally meant “painted people.” Aside from crosses and knots, common Celtic designs include birds, trees, and other aspects of nature.

Central America

In ancient Aztec society, tattoos were used as symbols of social status and war achievements. Warriors often had tattoos of deities, which were believed to give them divine protection during battle.

Ghosts, demons, and wild animals are other popular tribal tattoo designs throughout central America. The Mayan calendar, which predicted the end of the world would come in 2012, is another popular design.

Southeast Asia

In Thailand and other parts of Southeast Asia, you’ll see monks and tourists alike sporting sacred “Sak Yant” tattoos. These eye-catching designs incorporate geometric patterns, animal images, ancient Buddhist prayers, and magical Khmer scripts.

The practice goes back thousands of years to when it was believed these tattoos would protect warriors in battle. The tattoos were created using bamboo–a practice still common in that part of the world today.

Modern Tribal Tattoo Designs & Meanings

As you can see, the art of the tribal tattoo transcends time, culture, and continents. They were used for centuries to identify, protect, and empower those who wore them.

Of course, most of us today don’t believe that tattoos offer magical powers or protection from evil. Most people select tribal tattoos for their aesthetic beauty or to celebrate their cultural heritage.

Still, if you’re considering a tribal tattoo for yourself, it’s interesting to know the origin of the design.

For example, some of the most popular tribal tattoo designs are Samoan in origin. These abstract or geometric designs are generally black and may include animals, sun rays, or ocean swirls.

Tribal tattoo designs on the face are typically Maori. Originating in New Zealand, these striking tattoos are synonymous with rank, prestige, and social status.

Other popular tribal tattoo designs and patterns include:

  • Abstract patterns
  • Geometric designs
  • Swirls
  • Crosses
  • Vertical masks
  • Shields
  • Dragons
  • Butterflies
  • Tigers
  • Centipedes
  • Spiders
  • Phoenix bird

There’s virtually no limit to the design you can create for a tribal tattoo. That’s why it’s essential to find a talented tattoo artist who can create the perfect tattoo for your vision.

Considerations for Your Tribal Tattoo

Before you make any final decisions about your tribal tattoo, here are a few important factors to consider:

Style

Tribal tattoos can be soft, swirling, and looping. They can also be bold and jagged with hard edges.

Which style feels right for you? You might also consider a blend of the two for a more unique look to your tattoo.

Color

Many people associate tribal tattoos with solid black, which they certainly can be.

But have you considered any shading or shadows? What about one or more colors to accent the main parts of your design?

You can also go with full, bold colors to really make your tribal tattoo stand out. There’s no right or wrong answer–it’s whatever what you want it to be.

Location

A final consideration is where you’re going to place your new tattoo on your body. The upper arm or lower leg are popular choices for tribal tattoos, but they’re not the only ones.

Men might consider a tattoo that stretches across their upper back or creates a sleeve on their forearm. Women can get creative with placement on their lower back, foot, or hand.

Ready for Your Next Tattoo?

Now that you know more about tribal tattoos, how are you feeling? Are you ready to create a tribal design that’s perfect for you?

We invite you to contact us to discuss your ideas with one of our professional tattoo artists. Whether you’re in Las Vegas, Henderson, or Maui, we’ve got you covered.

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