Thursday, August 9, 2012

medieval dragon tattoo designs

medieval dragon tattoo designs

A tattoo is a meaningful expression of one’s devotion, ideal, things that they love, or a story of one’s life without expressing it on many words. This may not be clear at the first glance or you will never know the meaning of it unless you appreciate the essence of body painting. No amount of words is necessary, but by understanding the person who wears it you might learn to appreciate the meaning and the reason why they have to do it. Consequently, you might come to respect and appreciate their passion in the art of body painting.


Whatever their reason, body piercing has a long and colorful history. The new generation is now discovering the beauty and joy of body piercing. Thus, as a result of this passion, many unique designs have been added to the traditional one such as the various designs on medieval tattoos.

Tattoo is a permanent expression of individuality and choosing the right designs is very crucial in body painting. Take note that body painting take years to fade, so choose the perfect design that you could live with “even if it takes forever”. Take your time and think about the thing very close to you or what inspires you and base your designs on these things and you will acquire a new admiration in body piercing.

Many designs originate in different cultures and each design has it own meaning. The meanings of the design are often spiritual in nature, a holy symbol of religion like the Christian cross, Celtic cross or Iron cross, designs in the ancient world, and occasionally on medieval tattoos.

Ancient history is so fascinating that our modern society looks upon this era with new eye and appreciate them for their beauty and significance. Medieval tattoos inspire some tattoo lover as the perfect design for their body painting.

There are varieties of tattoo designs offered by the artist ranging from abstractions to stylized designs. Here are different types of tattoos that have gained popularity in the present times that might inspire you:

* Abstraction tattoos – using archaic styles of tattooing that does not involve many artwork and mostly done in shades of black and classic gray. This type of tattoos is commonly found around the navel, chest and calves, though arms and upper back are also a popular choice. Designs include tribal and Celtic style tattoos, Old English lettering and Chinese symbols.

* Naturalistic tattoos – it involves a minute detailing, shading and perspective to make the designs look as much as possible so alive and natural. But of course, it cost higher than the others and the designs comprise mostly of popular faces of Native Americans and religious leaders.

* Simplification Tattoos – have unlimited boundaries in terms of tattoo designs. Anything goes with this type of tattoos; the shape and the size as long as it is styled by the artist. Designs ranging from action figurines and animals to flowers and hearts, the range of designs in simplification tattoos is quite wide. Panthers and lions are the popular designs, while dragons and zodiac signs is most favored in custom-made stylized tattoos.

* Complex tattoos or combination tattoos – involves a more intricate designs compared with other styles. They comprise of an amalgamation of various tattoos and it comprises traditional Japanese body suits and combinations of unrelated images.

Tattoos lover would always say that body painting is the most exotic and beautiful medium of self expression and that tattoos are forever.