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Flower Power! Hawaiian Tattoo

Posted in Arts, Body Arts with tags , , , , on July 21, 2009 by carlnumb

hibiscus flower

For many people, Hawaiian flowers are a symbol of grace and beauty. They represent beautiful islands, lovely weather and they might have deeper meaning as well. Taking a look at Hawaiian flower tattoo designs might mean that you want to honor your Hawaiian ancestry, that you have important memories relating to the state, or that you are simply someone who is looking to make such delicate grace a permanent part of your life. No matter what your reasoning, you’ll find that there are many different Hawaiian flower tattoo designs and flower tattoo designs that you might be interested in.

hawaiian tattoo


When you are taking a look around for some excellent Hawaiian flower tattoo designs, you’ll find that you will have a great deal to think about when it comes to things like level of detail. When people think of flowers, they often find themselves thinking of bright and beautiful splashes of color such as the rose heart tattoos, you’ll certainly find that there are plenty of reasons to look at this. Think about how realistic you want your tattoos designs to be, and think about how well it will blend in with another tattoo or modifications that you might have.

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Not Just For Pond

Posted in Body Arts with tags , , , on July 11, 2009 by carlnumb
Great Oriental Art

Great Oriental Art

Koi Fish Tattoo is one of the favorite tattoo designs which are popular for beauty and ‘Good Luck’. Koi Fish belongs to the same family as Carp and is often mistaken for large goldfish. Koi fish are known for their strength, vitality and perseverance. This design represents Zen and symbolizes ‘Good Luck’.

Hey, It Swims!

Though the Koi fish mysterious mythology and symbolism apply to all cultures but the Japanese people probably have the longest history with the koi fish. There is an ancient Japanese legend that if a koi swims all the way up the Yellow River to a point called Dragon Gate, and swims up the waterfall at that point, it will turn into a Dragon which shows the measure of perseverance and triumph over adversity that it possess. And with the belief that Koi fish tattoo on their body will lead them toward greater fulfillment and happiness many people prefer to get this tattoo inked on their body.

Now that is awesome!

Now that is awesome!

There are some significant factors that you need to consider including the tattoo color, its location on your body and of course any complimentary inclusions. Koi Fish tattoo are now very popular among men and women. Always remember that Koi Fish tattoo needs a place of honor on your body. Men generally get them on their shoulders or calf and women like to get them as a lower back tattoo. Next factor that should be consider is that if you are an employee then get your tattoo on those parts of your body where it can be camouflage with clothing and if you are free to show off your lucky Japanese Koi fish tattoo design then your back, your forearms, around the side of your neck or around your ankle are the places commonly liked by the people to place their Koi Fish tattoo.

Vivid Colored Koi Tattoo

Other two factors are the color and the environment where the Koi fish is going to be put. For your Koi fish tattoo you need to have a clear opinion of the color scheme you want the tattoo drawn in and ideally it is best to choose a color design that compliments your skin tone. You can go for as white, red, black, yellow or gold, or perhaps a mixture of those colors. The different environments where the Koi fish can be put are flowing stream, a calm pool or even rocky rapids. You can also apply your own unique ideas to make it gorgeous so that it can be treasured by you and the onlookers throughout the years.

Koi With Nipon Character

Koi With Nipon Character

Women and Butterflies

Posted in Body Arts with tags , , , on July 9, 2009 by carlnumb

Whats’ with women and butterflies? Well… Just imagine your are a mean muscled two hundred fifty two pounds six foot three bull wearing a butterfly tattoo! Odd ain’t  it?

Yummy tummy!

Most women want their butterfly tattoos tattooed on ankles, shoulders, lower back area, upper back area, chest and armbands or just about anywhere. With the huge number of butterfly images available, it can take quite some time to choose the perfect butterfly tattoo design. People who have chosen butterfly tattoos may have gone through a transformative experience in life and want to express it in the form of butterflies.

This one is bluer.

There are different sizes and shapes of butterfly tattoo designs that are most loved by men and women. Butterfly tattoos also come in different color schemes that ranges from two-tones to colorful ones. Butterfly tattoos known for its unique, gorgeous and striking colors. Anyone who has a butterfly tattoo can be a head turner. For sure, you have seen or come across people with butterfly tattoos because people are going crazy about it.

Butterfly That Stings Like A Bee!

Posted in Body Arts with tags , , on July 9, 2009 by carlnumb
Fly...fly...fly...

Fly...fly...fly...

Oftentimes, many people ask about the meaning of the butterfly. In some cultures, butterflies are recognized as a bringer of bad news or bad luck, while most people regard it as a symbol of new life or a new beginning. The earlier cultures believed that caterpillars die to give life to the butterfly, which made them assume that butterflies are bad luck. The latter focused on the rebirth of the caterpillar through the butterfly, which made the significance of the butterfly tattoo popular.

Butterfly Wings

Butterfly Wings

This unique butterfly design blends well on Caucasians. The skin tone makes the tattoo more visible. So in choosing a tattoo design, consider what color will blend well on your skin tone.