Mario Tattoos combine Video Games and Body Art

Mario Tattoos combine Video Games and Body Art

Video games, especially Nintendo video games, have been a popular pastime for children, teenagers and adults since the late 1970s. One of the most famous video game characters of all time is Mario, the mascot of gaming giant Nintendo, and the main character of dozens of Nintendo video games. Mario is so popular that he […]

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MC Escher Tattoos create Body Art Illusions

MC Escher Tattoos create Body Art Illusions

The artist MC Escher was born Maurits Cornelis Escher in 1898 in Holland. He was a graphic artist whose art work was influenced by geometry, perspective and visual illusions. His designs were popular during his day, but have become famous over time, winning the artist international notoriety. MC Escher’s Twisted and Trippy Tattoo Designs Although […]

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Tribal Aztec Tattoos honor Ancient Warriors

Tribal Aztec Tattoos honor Ancient Warriors

The Aztecs were a race of Mesoamerican people who were especially powerful in the 14th to 16th centuries. The area now known as Mexico city was at the heart of the Aztec empire and many ruins and monuments still remain within the city, marking the art and culture of the war-like Aztec peoples. The History […]

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Hummingbird Tattoos are Fast Fliers on Skin

Hummingbird Tattoos are Fast Fliers on Skin

Hummingbirds are among the smallest birds on Earth, but even though they are tiny, they are powerful creatures. The hummingbird has been praised in both ancient tribes and modern societies as a powerful totem (animal symbol) representing vitality and sexuality. The Sweet Sippers in Hummingbird Tattoos Hummingbirds drink the nectar of flowers to stay alive. […]

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Car Tattoos Symbolize Speedsters on Skin

Car Tattoos Symbolize Speedsters on Skin

Car tattoos are a recent tattoo design choice, as cars have only been around for little over a century. Whether car tattoos are of classic, vintage automobiles or sleek and modern racing cars, the symbolism remains the same; the tattoo owner is expressing his love for cars, speed and the joy of driving. Vintage Car […]

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Lace Tattoos Celebrate the Femininity of Women

Lace Tattoos Celebrate the Femininity of Women

In centuries past, the rich adorned themselves with delicate lace, expressing their wealth and celebrating their gentle natures. Lace represents the genteel ideals of grace, sensuality and delicate charm. Lace Tattoos: Body Art with History Although lace making is a centuries-old practice, true lace making only began in the 15th and 16th centuries. This was […]

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Trippy Tattoos for Psychedelic Personalities

Trippy Tattoos for Psychedelic Personalities

Psychedelic music was first introduced in the 1960s. The aim of the music was to induce a trance-like state of euphoria. Inspired by the trippy sounds, artists began to paint what they heard, creating psychedelic art. Although psychedelic tattoos are not all that popular, they do make very interesting body art pieces, especially for those […]

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Celebrate the Day of the Dead with Sugar Skull Tattoos

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with Sugar Skull Tattoos

Sugar skull tattoos are currently very popular as body art designs. Tattoos of sugar skulls can be designed for the individual and contain decorative symbols that have meaning for the tattoo owner. Although many people view sugar skulls as being simply decorative, these designs have centuries of history behind them. Sugar Skull Tattoos and History […]

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Thomas Hooper’s Sacred Geometry Tattoos

Thomas Hooper’s Sacred Geometry Tattoos

Thomas Hooper is a tattoo artist, illustrator and designer who lives in New York city. Although he is not currently taking new clients for tattoos, Hooper’s renown as an exceptional tattoo artist remains. His signature mandala pattern style is unique and although others have tried to mimic his work, Hooper’s tattoo designs have a quality […]

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Abstract Tattoos by Peter Aurisch

Abstract Tattoos by Peter Aurisch

Peter Aurisch is an abstract tattoo artist from Berlin, Germany who creates vivid, unusual tattoo designs. His contemporary body art style is appealing and attractive and can be used to compliment artistic and creative personalities.  The Art of Abstract Tattoos The term “abstract tattoo” is a fairly new term that has sprung up over the […]

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