The Sweetest Sea Horse Tattoos

The Sweetest Sea Horse Tattoos

The seahorse is a type of fish with a face that vaguely resembles the face of a horse. With its curly tail, delicate features and horse-like face, this fantastic creature is a favorite among girls and woman as a tattoo design.  Too Cute to be True: Seahorse Tattoos The seahorse is an unusual creature in […]

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Life’s a Gallop with Horse Tattoos

Life’s a Gallop with Horse Tattoos

Humans and horses have lived together since about 4000BC, when man began to domesticate the horse. This animal has carried warriors into war, dragged ploughs for farmers, won fortunes for lucky gamblers and provided companionship for horse enthusiasts. For people who love horses, a tattoo of a horse is a great way to honor these […]

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Guitar Tattoos make Musical Body Art

Guitar Tattoos make Musical Body Art

A guitar is a musical instrument that uses tuned strings to produce different notes of sound. For centuries man has tied strings to pieces of wood and plucked the strings to create music, but it was only around the 12th century AD that the modern guitar started to take shape. The instrument that we know […]

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A black and white tattoo of an octopus adorns this girls chest and shoulders

Tentacles and Tattoos: Octopus Tattoo Designs

The octopus is a sea creature with four pairs of arms that are called tentacles. Because it has a total of eight arms, the sea dwelling creature was called the “octopus” because “oct” is Latin for “eight”. The octopus has no skeleton or shell, which means that it can squeeze through small spaces. It uses […]

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Anime Tattoos Animate the Skin

Anime Tattoos Animate the Skin

Anime is a style of Japanese animation that has become popular around the world. The characters in Anime are based on manga characters, with large eyes, small mouths and unusual hairstyles. The characters are often brightly colored – they may resemble humans but their skin, hair and eyes can be a rainbow of hues. The […]

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A small swallow tattoo on the left shoulder, a popular symbol for travelers and adventurers

The Love and Loyalty of Swallow Tattoos

Swallow tattoos are one of the most popular tattoos because of their attractive designs and deeper meaning. Many people confuse sparrows and swallows because the birds resemble each other in shape and have similar sounding names, but the meanings of these two bird tattoos are very different. Some swallow species travel great distances each year, […]

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Tattoos of Illustrations from Famous Children’s Books

Tattoos of Illustrations from Famous Children’s Books

The art of illustration began some time between the 13th and 14th centuries. Artists would carve designs into a piece of wood, cover the wood with ink and then press paper or card to the carved woodblock, leaving an impression of the woodblock carving on the page. Initially, woodblock illustrations were used for playing cards […]

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Jesse Smith creates Cartoon Graffiti Tattoos

Jesse Smith creates Cartoon Graffiti Tattoos

Tattoo artist Jesse Smith creates tattoo designs with his own original cartoon characters. His tattoos express his inner emotional experiences as he observes and interacts with the world around him. Influenced by his background as a graffiti artist, his tattoos are made up of vibrant colors, wild lines and are based on a surreal sense […]

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Gorgeous Goldfish Tattoos

Gorgeous Goldfish Tattoos

Goldfish are a form of Asian carp that have been bred for centuries to have specific physical characteristics. Since around 10 AD, fish keepers in China and Japan have coupled spawning goldfish with similar traits to create a wide variety of different goldfish breeds. One of the most popular carp varieties for use in tattoo […]

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