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  • A simple and nice tribal dragonfly tattoo on leg.

Symbolic Tribal Dragonfly Tattoos

By |January 31st, 2011|

We all know that tribal tattoos are enjoying a resurgence in popularity and that demand for them is increasing almost daily, with the tribal dragonfly tattoo gaining in popularity faster than most other designs, but it is always worth reminding newcomers to the wonderful world of tattoo art, that tribal tattoos are permanent fixtures and therefore need careful consideration before committing to any design.
  • A man has tattooed tribal scorpion with sign tattoo design on his arm.

Scorpion Tribal Tattoo

By |January 25th, 2011|

Apart from on people born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, scorpion tribal tattoos might seem an unusual choice of design. What we all know about these creatures is that they are foreboding predators with a nasty sting in their tails, and those born under their zodiac sign are usually people one should be careful not to cross!
  • The honey bee tattoo at the back of man's neck.

Creative Honey Bee Tattoos

By |January 13th, 2011|

Honey bee tattoos are very versatile and the bees themselves hold a surprising amount of symbolism and value in many ancient and current religions. The fun part of including honey bees in a tattoo is that you can just add just a few small bees for accent or you can completely center all of the artwork..
  • A cute and tiny bumble bee tattoo is very famous tattoo for girls especially tattooed on wrist.

Creating Cute Bumble Bee Tattoos

By |January 4th, 2011|

Of all the small, accent tattoo designs, cute bumble bee tattoos must be the most appealing and eye-catching little gems of all! Who doesn’t like bumble bees? When you think of them, you think of nectar and honey, summer flowers and fat, lazy buzzing insects that are perfectly content to do their..

Weaving Meanings Around Spider Web Tattoos

By |December 17th, 2010|

Despite the beautiful, intricate delicacy of these gossamer constructions, and the positive super hero imagery of Spiderman and Spiderwoman, spider web tattoos have fallen into disrepute as tattoo designs because of their negative connotations.  Originally they were symbols of industry, patience and flexibility associated, in Greek mythology, with Arachne, famed for her talents as a spinner and weaver, but who overstepped the mark when she committed hubris and challenged the goddess Minerva to a contest.

As goddess did, Minerva wrought revenge and turned Arachne into a spider.  For some time now, however, spider web tattoos have become one of those coded signifiers that denote a number of negative qualities.


Getting a Printable Scorpion Tattoo

By |October 15th, 2010|

Scorpions are creatures of great antiquity and have horrified and fascinated the human race since it was first born and, whilst they may seem unlikely subjects for tattoos, the number of people searching for a printable scorpion tattoo on-line is testament to the popularity of this fearsome creature.

Distinguishable at a glance from the rest of its arachnid family, it has a complex structure and shape which is often difficult to capture in ink and, when searching for printable art work, care needs to be taken that the design is a realistic and faithful facsimile or your tattoo will be a big disappointment.

The most immediately recognisable part of the scorpion’s body is its highly flexible tail, which, of course, contains its venom.  They have four pairs of walking legs, like spiders, but the second pair of legs sport two powerful pincer-like claws, rather like crabs, while the first pair have little flipper-like feet.

Three hundred and ninety million year old fossils have shown that scorpions have altered very little structurally for the unknown aeons of their existence – […]