If the statistics are to be believed, lettering tattoos are most commonly covered up tattoos. Often lettering tattoos carry a huge baggage of regret and covering the tattoos become imperative to be relieved of the traumatizing thoughts. Various methods can be used to cover up the tattoos. One of the idea is to use a design to cover the letters. If the original tattoo is small in size, you can have an animal or a bird or any other design of your choice, covering it up. Often the same color, as the original tattoo is used, as it helps in incorporating and covering the original tattoo more efficiently. If you are indeed fond of tattoo lettering designs, then you can change the existing letters into something more comical or re-word it to make it sound something different. The classic example of re-wording is Johnny Depp’s tattoo. He change ‘Winona Forever’ to ‘Wino Forever’, after his relation withered away. You will have to use all your creative skills to come up with something like that.
There is a huge option in tribal tattoos, which you can utilize to make cover up tattoos. They are often preferred, because they blend well and make use of deep colors. Use of deep colors is more helpful, if a fading tattoo is to be covered up. Often, tribal tattoo designs are used to cover up wrist tattoos, sleeve tattoos, ankle tattoos, lower back tattoos, etc.
If you have to search on the Internet, you will come across a lot of modern day design, which are also appealing and can be used to mask an old tattoo. The modern tattoos are rich in color, as compared to the earlier tattoos and the designs are also more elaborate, which makes the task of covering up a tattoo a lot more easier. You may want to read on tattoo cover up ideas.