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  • There are a large number of things concerning Gothic culture that interest and fascinate me, and one of those areas that have a lot of expression is in tattoo design. As with Gothic culture itself, there is really no one defining way to describe...

    Gothic Flower Tattoos

    Gothic Flower Tattoos

    by MakinBacon1

  • I find these tattoos hot! It's like two tattoos in one if you get the UV ink around and through a regular tattoo. You have your daytime tattoo and your clubbin' night tattoo. But, may people just don't dig the UV light. If you want a UV tattoo,...

    Black Light Ink Tattoo Pictures, Health, & Designs

    Black Light Ink Tattoo Pictures, Health, & Designs

    by jaymz51

  • Pictures of gothic bat tattoos, a contemporary take on a popular tattoo theme. These unique designs range from the realistic to satanic and include both black-only and colored ink.

    Gothic Bat Tattoos

    Gothic Bat Tattoos

    by MakinBacon1

  • If there's an interesting story to tell, there's an interesting tattoo to design, and that's the truth with the cult hero 'Hellboy,' who has been a fixture among fans for those who know him for some time. His unique reddish skin gives him great...

    Hellboy Tattoos

    Hellboy Tattoos

    by MakinBacon1

  • Gothic cross tattoos are a fantastic choice for a tattoo, as the variety to choose from are seemingly infinite, especially when you add the minute details so prevalent in Gothic design. For cross tattoos, Gothic crosses are the most popular,...

    Gothic Cross Tattoos

    Gothic Cross Tattoos

    by MakinBacon0

  • With Celtic culture enjoying a revival, it has generated interest in a number of areas related to Celtic, including tattoos. In this article we look at a wide variety of Celtic tattoos and their meanings.

    The Mystique of the Celtic Tattoo

    The Mystique of the Celtic Tattoo

    by MakinBacon5

  • Music themed tattoos come in several different variations: band logos, music notes, lyrics, and musical instruments. I'm going to tell you something right now. Getting a band's logo (like the Hatebreed logo and AFI symbols seen here) is usually...

    Tattoo Ideas: Music + Bands

    Tattoo Ideas: Music + Bands

    by becauseilive28

  • Everybody has a different idea of what's considered lucky. Traditionally, the standard symbols of luck and good fortune are horseshoes, a rabbit's foot, the number seven, a four-leaf clover, diamonds and dice. There's a slightly lengthy...

    Tattoo Ideas: Good Luck & Lucky Items

    Tattoo Ideas: Good Luck & Lucky Items

    by becauseilive4

  • Leo Zulueta and Don Ed Hardy revitalized tattoo art by introducing traditional designs in swirling black.

    Awesome Tribal Tattoos

    Awesome Tribal Tattoos

    by MakinBacon3

  • When I was in high school some friends of mine told me about an abandoned mansion along a dirt road off Route 537 in Springfield. It was shrouded behind trees, opposite a corn field that came in handy for hiding a car in between the rows of...

    Tattoo Ideas: Gargoyle Tattoos

    Tattoo Ideas: Gargoyle Tattoos

    by becauseilive1

  • Lettering tattoos can be wide and varied. There are so many different fonts and written languages that you can choose from. Depending on different variables, you may want to choose one font over another, but it's all up to who what you choose. Word...

    Lettering Tattoo Pictures and Designs

    Lettering Tattoo Pictures and Designs

    by jaymz4

  • The works of graffiti artist only known as Bansky (an anonymous Englishman whose real name may be Robert Banks) first began popping up on city walls in England in the late 1990's. Allegedly born in Bristol in 1974, Banksy is a freehand artist who...

    Tattoo Ideas:  Banksy Graffiti

    Tattoo Ideas: Banksy Graffiti

    by becauseilive16

  • Leprechauns have been fascinating characters of legend and lore, as the minuscule mites of Irish descent engage in behavior anywhere from that of a naughty little boy to a dispenser of death in a horror interpretation of the Irish imp. So...

    Leprechaun Tattoo Designs

    Leprechaun Tattoo Designs

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • Wolf tattoos have a unique place in body art because the wolf itself means many things to a disparate number of people. It can be a pest and threat to the owners of livestock while having spiritual meaning to tribal societies, where some consider...

    Wolf Tattoos

    Wolf Tattoos

    by MakinBacon14

  • Leaf tattoo designs were far more interesting than I thought they would be, especially as the majority of them were inspired from the fall season, which resulted in most of them including vibrant orange, red and/or yellow colors. The most...

    Leaf Tattoo Designs

    Leaf Tattoo Designs

    by MakinBacon1

  • Kurt Halsey Frederiksen, who looks an awful lot like the characters he creates, is a 29-year old pencil, pen and ink artist from Portland who I discovered through his LiveJournal fan base. His drawings are simple and sweet almost-cartoons with a...

    Kurt Halsey Fan Tattoos

    Kurt Halsey Fan Tattoos

    by becauseilive5

  • For those who enjoy zombies, here are some unique tattoo ideas, from classic designs to others pulled directly from TV and the movies.

    Zombie Tattoo Designs

    Zombie Tattoo Designs

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • Taurus is the second sign in the astrological zodiac and is represented by the symbol of a bull. It is an earth sign, and those born under this sign are ruled by the planet Venus (which also rules Libra). When illustrated, the Taurean symbol is a...

    Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs -- Taurus

    Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs -- Taurus

    by becauseilive2

  • At 54 years old, I finally decided to get inked for the first time. It was a decision I had contemplated for several years, but it took a major life event to make it a reality.

    My First Tattoo

    My First Tattoo

    by Lisa Tippette2

  • Anything nautical is of great interest to me, and much of the mythology and truth surrounding the history of pirates is fascinating; especially the ships they used to plunder their unfortunate victims. Picture being on a journey somewhere and...

    Pirate Ship Tattoos

    Pirate Ship Tattoos

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • If you were a child of the 80's and did not fall in love with "The NeverEnding Story", I don't want to know you. After my very first viewing of this 1984 adventure masterpiece, I was immediately hooked. I can't even count the number of times I...

    Tattoo Ideas: The NeverEnding Story

    Tattoo Ideas: The NeverEnding Story

    by becauseilive0

  • Butterflies represent freedom, fantasy, and flight; change and transformation. A caterpillar surrounds himself in a self-made cocoon only to emerge as a beautiful butterfly free to fly wherever his heart takes him. Archangels are our ultimate...

    Tattoo Ideas: Wings (angels, butterflies, fairies)

    Tattoo Ideas: Wings (angels, butterflies, fairies)

    by becauseilive24

  • Straight edge razors have been around since the 17th century, eventually becoming a piece of art with the decorative handles that are still sought after by collectors to this day. In some parts of the world the straight edge razor was used up...

    Razor Tattoo Designs

    Razor Tattoo Designs

    by Cowboy Tom2

  • A lobster is a rare but fabulous tattoo choice. Learn more about the design and its options here (with photos).

    Lobster Tattoos

    Lobster Tattoos

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • Wondering how to take your love for Star Wars to the next level? Well, some people get a Star Wars tattoo. Here's a collection of photos of fans' tattoos to use as inspiration.

    Star Wars Tattoos

    Star Wars Tattoos

    by MakinBacon1

  • An ambigram is a typographical design where a word or phrase has a meaning whether it's viewed right side up or upside down. It can be the same word read either way, or it may be one word right side up and a totally different word upside down.

    Tattoo Ideas: Ambigram Tattoos

    Tattoo Ideas: Ambigram Tattoos

    by becauseilive7

  • Amazing array of tattoos with a lucky dice design and theme.

    Lucky Dice Tattoos

    Lucky Dice Tattoos

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • Angels in tattoos may be male or female, peaceful or warlike, doomed or triumphant, or they may just be a pair of wings.

    Powerful Angel Tattoos

    Powerful Angel Tattoos

    by MakinBacon6

  • A flock of birds in flight, whether depicted realistically or whimsically, makes a beautiful and unique tattoo design, with lots of potential for creativity.

    Flock of Birds Tattoos

    Flock of Birds Tattoos

    by MakinBacon0

  • When you take all the people getting tattooed in the United States, it may surprise some that men and women are only a couple of percentage points apart for who gets inked the most. Of all men of all ages in America, 15 percent have tattoos, while...

    Butterfly Tattoos Becoming the Rage

    Butterfly Tattoos Becoming the Rage

    by MakinBacon3

  • For those bold enough to do it, wing tattoos are a way to grab attention with what is usually, but not always, a back tattoo covering at minimum the top half of the back and, in some cases, almost the entire back. Gothic wing tattoos are different...

    Gothic Tattoos With Wing Designs

    Gothic Tattoos With Wing Designs

    by MakinBacon1

  • Pisces, represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions but held together at the mouth by a cord, is the twelfth and last sign in the zodiac, which originates from the constellation of Pisces. The symbol of the two fish is an excellent and...

    Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs -- Pisces

    Tattoo Ideas: Zodiac Signs -- Pisces

    by becauseilive3

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