If you thinking about getting a new tattoo or having your first tattoo on your body.
Why not trying to design it on your own? You can start watching television shows like Miami Ink, Ink Master, and L.A. Ink to get inspired,
this show really brought the world of custom tattoos to up close and personal,
it feels special to create your own tattoo and make it as you’ve always wanted.
You wanted an art with unique design that permanently etched onto your proud body.
I’m not an artist and can’t even draw a perfect circle? That doesn’t mean you have to do it all by yourself.
Search for a good tattoo design over the webs or find your local tattoo artist or anyone who will help you with precious advice about tattoo.
Speak to professional tattoo artists is always the best choice for inputs to getting a better personal guide.
Here are several tips for you to consider before getting your tattoos:
Choose the Spot
The location, visibility, and discretion are the key role when determining a tattoo design.
When you start planning your tattoo, explore your available body canvas and take these areas into consideration, including each spot’s own shape.
You also need to decide if you want a tattoo that the entire world can see or just a select few.
Areas consider to semi-private location are include the lower back, shoulders, stomach, and neck,
and area where consider as high visibility locations are include the face, arms, fingers, and legs.
Find More Inspiration
You should always looking for new ideas before getting tattooed. Even if you already have one in mind.
Start looking in tattoo magazines, art books, cultural symbols and botanical images to get your new inspiration.
Social medias such as Pinterest and Instagram are best place to get some ideas for your new exclusive designs.
Into photographs, old illustrations and textile patterns, and an example of work of the specific artist are not bad.
Stick to Classic Over Trendy
It may sound cliché but a tattoo is permanent. Try not to stuck in one trendy piece or style.
Tattoos not always must have a specific meaning, it is more important to represent your hobbies, special interests, and beliefs when choosing your design.
When you currently interested in a piece of pop culture or practicing a new religion, always consider you’ll have the same passions down the road as a precautionary measure.
It is also important that you pay attention, be respectful and avoid getting ink/tattoo that will offend some cultural.
If not sure how to choose your tattoo, zodiac symbols, floral tattoos, and other classic styles are consider as safe designs, that won’t pinpoint a particular time or trend in your life.
Design It Yourself
If you are a creative person, some sketching are not bad ideas to let the paper come alive.
Why not design your own, rather than using a traditional piece of old school tattoo?
You don’t need to have a perfect drawing, more important is to use your imagination.
Using rought draft you’ve made, you can show it to your tattoo artist, they will transform it into the beautiful final design.
Pick the Best Color
Did you know that color is flowers of life? Before you pick colors be sure you can commit to ink touch-ups down the road, as they will likely be needed.
While touch-ups certainly aren’t a necessity during the life of a tattoo, you may find a drab and old tattoo needs a color refresher.
The lighter the color, such as white or yellow you can choose to add it later.
Solid Black Tattoos is Best
Many people choose solid black tattoos because Black is basic color and looks very clean.
Black also consider as the prime shade found in most cultural tattoo designs.
Black is a good option for body areas that get more sun exposure.
Temporary Tattoo As First Choice
Some tattoo artists would recommended you to use it as stencils before finalize the permanent tattoo on the skin, it is a good idea totry it before your permanent.
Make sure to know what to have an idea of the design and how it will apply on your body.
Remember that tattoo placement and movement on your body also affect a design visually.
Get the Right Artist
Once you’ve finalized your perfect design, time to find the artist who can transfer it to life.
Choose artist that you like because of their style or work result first and foremost, and it has to best reflect what you are actually looking at getting done.
Find someone who can give you advises to get information on the tattoos and safety precaution for the tattoo industry,
talk to other people who have worked with their tattoo and asked for how their experience was.
Always open minded, tatto artist will choose to modify your design as they see fit and you should pay attention to their expert suggestions.
The tattoo artist are the best and most reliable person to design a successful tattoo. Many of them will give you free consultations so get an appointment, sit in the chair and listen to their creativity advices.