Innovative Tribal Designs

February 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Tattoo Information

In the world of tattoo designs there are thousands of potential tattoos to choose from. Each and every day, there are new designs added to studios and online tattoo websites. Tattoos are becoming more and more popular these days, making the designs all the more important. Although flowers and other designs are popular, tribal designs seem to be among the most common.

The one thing that sticks out with tribal tattoos is the innovation. Tribal tattoos feature unique artwork, with most being more or less solid black with no other colors. Tribal can have several different meanings as well, as it all depends on the image that the artist is trying to bring to life. Tribal can either be a design that the artist already had or the artist can take your feedback and do the entire tattoo freehand as he goes along. Experienced tattoo artists can normally do great work freehand – as it gives you the ability to make changes as he goes along.

Some of the most popular designs with tribal tattoos include skulls and letters. Unique designs are also very popular, especially those that wrap around the arms or the back. Tribal can be put virtually anywhere on the body, just like any other tattoo. Depending on the tattoo design you have in mind, it may take quite a few hours before the artist has finished. With the larger tattoos, you may need to come back to have the work finished.

Before you decide to get a tribal tattoo, you’ll first need to decide on the design. If you don’t have an idea in mind, this can take you quite a bit of time. You can look online for some ideas, or look at some of the already made designs at your local tattoo studio. If you see something that you like but you want to be a bit more creative, you can always add to the design. For example if you see a tribal skull design that you like, you can make it bigger or change just about anything in the tattoo design that would make it unique for you.

If you want the entire tattoo to be unique and creative, you can always have your tattoo artist draw the entire tattoo from scratch. You can give input as well if you want, to ensure that the design matches what you have in mind. Drawing a custom tattoo can take anywhere from an hour to several hours, depending on the size and detail of the tattoo. Tribal tattoos that have a lot of detail can be a bit complex, both to draw and to tattoo. No matter what you have in mind for your design – you can rest assured that it can be accomplished with tribal design tattoos.

Comments

7 Responses to “Innovative Tribal Designs”
  1. UGG Boots says:

    This article was very useful for a paper I am writing for my thesis.

    Thanks

    Bernice Franklin

  2. Tribal designs are unique and carry a lot of hidden meanings and expressions in it. The thing that makes a tattoo very special though is your affinity and the story behind the image. There should be more to the image than what people see.

  3. FrankyV says:

    Wow, Carlos Rojas work is amazing.

  4. xam sua says:

    Tribal designs are unique and carry a lot of hidden meanings and expressions in it. The thing that makes a tattoo very special though is your affinity and the story behind the image. There should be more to the image than what people see.

  5. This is another great article you have on your blog. I think people really need to plan their tribal tattoo first, and seek advice from a professional/experienced artist before committing.

  6. Jan Jansen says:

    Nice post! I think that this year the tribal will make a comeback.

  7. Lily says:

    Some people mind others having tribal tattoos not belonging to the tribe itself. but as for me it does not matter much if a tribal tattoo does not reflect your personal experience within the tribe. It generally shows what life principles are good and acceptable for you. We do use our ancestors’ expirience, why cannot we use tribal patterns then?

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