Tattoos are brands, messages, symbols, which in antiquity were related more to the liturgy and mystical rituals, but now also personal desires. Even if someone is tattooed to follow the fashion, the decision to leave the skin a visible mark, a drawing, a word, it remains, in any case, a mode of expression. The tattoo techniques have been modified even though deep down it is always the same, painting the skin indelibly.
Years ago, tattoos were only for men, sailors and convicts, but with the rock culture, tattoos became increasingly sophisticated, improved the quality of the ink and the instruments, making strokes fine and ultrafine, phosphorescent colors, deep blacks, and most importantly, greater durability of the design and color.
Women and tattoos
When tattoos began to improve in quality and many people began to take it as an art, women began to warm the ink in the skin. The world of tattoo is feminized while many women began to tattoo as well. The tattoo changed their meaning and tribal warrior to become a weapon in women of seduction.
The tattoo was very sexy in the hip, shoulder blade, neck – remember Leticia Brédice, more tattoos star of Angelina Jolie, or sophisticated patterns on the skin of Amy Winehouse – played some more sites as breast or hip. The tattoo on the belly is a powerful resource to seduce, the tattoo on the arms gives an image of strength that is often very attractive in general.
An old remedy that was used to tattoo the skin wound was marking the desired pattern with a sharp instrument; on this wound was placed the plant dye which include ash used to speed up the scar. The ancients also used sharp items such as sticks or bones, which pricked and introduced the ink, like the current method.
Tattoo Fashion and times
The designs are chosen for tattoos vary with the fashions. In the eighties was the rose the reason most often used. Currently living with realistic drawings and comics and psychedelic abstract figures. Most important for the beautiful drawing is that the tattoo artist to have a good handle on the effects of volume with shadow and light. Bright colors are excellent in all skin types, and ensure that over the years, the ink is not diluted too much.