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White Ink Tattoos


A rapidly growing trend in the tattoo community seems to be white ink tattoos. Until recently white ink was primarily used to highlight colorful tattoos, but rarely as the primary color of the tattoo. Now, using white ink as the primary or even only color in a tattoo is becoming very popular. Part of the appeal is that white ink tattoos are much more subtle than their dark/colorful counterparts. White ink can be placed on more exposed areas with little risk of backlash in the workplace. And if they are seen by the boss, they are much easier to cover than bold, black tattoos.

White ink tattoos do have a downside, however. First, it is hard to use a stencil for a white ink tattoo as the risk of mixing stencil ink with the white tattoo ink is great. When these inks mix, the color becomes a pale blue, pale purple, or even a grayish color. While these colors are still much more subtle than a black or colorful tattoo, the desired look is lost when stencil ink mixes with white tattoo ink.

Another issue with white ink tattoos is that they are much more prone to degrade due to sun exposure. They can fade completely as the sun’s ultraviolet rays breakdown the ink particles. In other instances, the white ink can become yellowed or even turn a brownish or even a gray color. There again, the desired result of an all white tattoo is lost.

As with any tattoo, but more so when looking to get an all white or predominately white ink tattoo, make sure you understand the process and the risks. Find an artist who is confident in working with all white ink, but above all find an artist who has experience with white ink tattoos.



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Best Popular Tribal Tattoo Design

Tribal tattoos are generally influenced by tribal art from native and indigenous tribes. The tattoo art comes from the oldest tribes, as the Celtics (Ireland, Scotland and Wales), the Maori Tribe (indigenous people of New Zealand), North American Tribal, the African tribal, Marquesas of ( Polynesian inhabitants of the Marquesas Islands) and the tribes of Borneo.

Celtic Tattoo Art

Celtic tattoo art come from Ireland. Celtic knot s are some of the most popular and most common, with endless loops that symbolize a never ending cycle of death and rebirth. There are also Celtic cross s and animals,

Tribal Tattoo Art Mori

The Maoris, the Aborigines of New Zealand, call your tattoo “Moko” and Mori art is amazing to see. For Maori, Moko designs of a person increased their prestige and show transition from one social status to another. At its highest level, Moko designs proclaimed the sacredness of chieftainship.

North American Tribal Art

There are many Indian tribes of North America and many different traditions to make tattoos. It was common for tattoos to denote rank within the tribe. Take the Illinois Indians, for example. It was quite common for weapons of war to be tattooed on men and it has been suggested by some that the women received tattoos of tools used for work. The tools of war exceeded tools. This was, to the best of my knowledge, their tradition. That apparently kept their practices to a minimum.

Samoa Tribal tattoo art

Samoa’s tattoo was done with a carved boar tusk, sharpened with a piece of coral, attached to a turtle shell, and then placed on a stick. This tool is used to carve designs into the flesh hitting it against the skin and then a mixture of candle nut soot and sugar water is rubbed into the resulting wound.

Marquesan Tribal tattoo art

Polynesian sailors from Samoa colonized the Marquises Islands as early as 300 AD They were warring tribes who sometimes cannibalized their enemies. Marquesan art is very rare. Most tribal tattoos are made with a specific purpose and size variation is minimal. Not so with the Pacific.

African Art Tribal Tattoo

Tribes in Africa do not use pigment for tattooing, they cut the skin or the wound is covered with a substance so that it is lifted or rubbed with ash or sand until the wound rises, then the scar is the tattoo.

Borneo Tribal Tattoo Art

Borneo is the third largest island in the world. The Dayak people reside here for centuries, they believe that spirits are all around. For this reason, they believe that by tattooing an object or creature in them can draw power from the spirits.

While the tribal tattoo was originally used to identify members of specific tribes, represent battles, and to serve as the symbolization of social status, today tribal tattoo art is a popular fashion. a lot of people today choose various designs simply for aesthetic reasons. Some of the most popular designs include dragons, butterflies and tattoos suntribal. This tattoo can be placed virtually anywhere on the body, back and arms are usually the most common areas where people have to be applied, but the ankle, calf and chest are also used.

Tribal tattoo art expresses personal freedom and individuality of its wearer. Tribal art has a simple appeal that reinforces a positive feeling about ourselves and connects us to ancient mystery of the tribal rituals, which faded with the story.

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