Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Natural Art Of Tattoos
Tattooing was very common among all tribes across the world. Tribal people used animal bones as carving tools/instruments in tribal tattoo art. Tattooing was an accepted norm among these tribes although it was a painful process.
Most designs of tribal tattoos were replicates of animals, flowers, and other shapes as seen in nature. You can perceive these tribal tattoo pictures instantly. Tribal tattoo designs encompass tribal rose tattoo, tribal crosses, tribal dragon tattoos, tiger tattoo, turtle tribal tattoos, and lots more.
Tribal tattoos art and tribal tattoos designs do not depict any significant meaning in the modern world of tattoo designs. Tribal tattoos were essentially abstract tribal art forms put together with curves and lines. Ancient tribal tattoo pictures were in typical black colors. Recent depictions of tribal tattoo designs display innovative colors and tattoo designs like skull tattoos, star tattoos, heart tattoo designs, fairy tattoo designs, tweety bird pictures, lettering tattoos, and similar more.
Where to Tattoo?
Getting tattooed requires lot of forethought and planning so that you do not regret later. You can get tattooed on any part of your body. Arm tattoos, ankle tattoos, foot tattoos, thigh tattoos, tattoos on the lower back, abdomen tattoos, and tattoos on your legs, just name any part of your body and tattoo artist will start working on tattoo design.
You can browse through tattoo designs available on tattoo galleries, tattoo magazines, tattoo books, or scout the Internet for tattoo pictures and tattoo patterns. If you have any tattoo ideas, make your own tattoo design on paper and present it to your tattoo artist to carve it on your body.
When to get tattooed?
It is a common misconception that summer months are ideal for tattooing. As you wear short pants and expose major part of your skin in summer, tattooing may seem easier. But the heat can cause lot of discomfort while scripting any specific tattoo design on your body. Hence, winter is the best time to get tattooed.
Tattoo designers are able to work better during the cool months due to the low and comfortable temperatures. Tattooing is a long drawn process and you should remain seated in a tattoo studio for many hours. Certain tattoo designs could require many sittings. Winter is the most comfy season to remain seated indoors.
Most tattoo parlors are less crowded during winter and you do not have to get into a waiting list or even sit in studios for two or three hours awaiting your turn. All tattoo designs irrespective of specific tattoo art, tattoo ink, or body part tattooed require certain healing period. During this time, your tattoo may look extremely revolting and ugly. The cool winter season helps you keep your tattoo design covered comfortably allowing it to heal naturally. During the healing period, your tattoo design undergoes many stages like peeling, scrubbing, and similar others. Summer months may cause lot of irritation.
Nonetheless, tattooing in winter does have few limitations. You often face colds, coughs, and similar flu like symptoms in winter months. These afflictions take a toll on your body immune system. Tattoo designs take a longer time to heal and dry. If you want to get tattooed in winter, the best precaution is to maintain your health with sufficient intake of immunity-boosting vitamins.