The Key To A Perfect Tattoo Design

Like all art forms, tattoos are a way of expressing to the world who you really are; and choosing the best tattoo design for you is critical because it’s a permanent symbol that holds meaning.

Getting a perfect tattoo design is not difficult, but you have to be patient and persistent. The real key to getting a great design is to start with great tattoo idea. So many people rush into getting inked without taking the time to think it through carefully.

Begin by asking yourself, �Will this tattoo design still look good in 10 years?� If you’re not sure, keep looking. The following tips will help you narrow down your choices and discover the perfect tattoo design for your personality.

One method is to find someone with a tattoo you absolutely love, and consider if there is some way to personalize it. You might even talk to a tattoo artist about the design and see if they have an idea to improve on it, or customize it to your personality.

Of course, you don’t want to just rip off someone else’s �tat.� But being influenced by someone else’s tattoo design is a whole different story. We all have influences on our individual style, and there’s nothing wrong with that.

Another method is to look for a tattoo design has a special meaning to you personally. A tattoo is a reflection of who you are, and it should represent the qualities you see in yourself – loyalty, honesty, individuality or your sense of humor are few examples of this.

Taking time to research different symbols, phrases and patterns will help you select a tattoo design that describes your personality. If you are thinking about getting words inked onto your body, try different tattoo lettering styles.

Once you have a clue about the type of tattoo design you want, it’s time to start thinking about its location. The location of your tattoo is also symbolic of you and your personality, so it needs to �fit.� Remember, location is just as important as design. Arm or lower back tattoos are still popular amongst the influential youth however they are also viewed upon as common.

One of the best ways to get a great tattoo idea is to visit a well-respected tattoo artist. An artist who sees tattoos (both good and bad) all day long is your best guide when you rare trying to narrow down your choices for both your design and location.

A word of warning: if you run your idea by an accomplished tattoo artist and he/she doesn’t think its right for you–you should think long and hard before continuing with that specific tattoo. Tattoo artists are professionals, and the good ones seen it all have seen it all when it comes to tattoos–been there done that. If they don’t think your tattoo idea will work well for you, listen to them! They know what they are talking about.