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  • I've been struggling for weeks to come up with a way to explain the difference between old school and new school tattoos, and I have finally figured it out! The Old School style of tattooing seen in the earlier half of the 20th century used symbols that celebrated patriotism and similar values and were done by electric tattoo machines...

    Tattoo Ideas: New School vs. Old School

    Tattoo Ideas: New School vs. Old School

    by becauseilive34

  • Considering a nautical tattoo? First, you'll want to read more about the history and meaning of ship tattoos and browse photos of the many different styles of boats.

    Boat and Ship Tattoos

    Boat and Ship Tattoos

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • 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

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

    Lucky Dice Tattoos

    Lucky Dice Tattoos

    by Barnacle Bill0

  • While I usually enjoy targeting a certain theme when writing on tattoos, I got motivated to present a variety of tattoos related to oceans, ships and sea life in general. Sometimes looking at a variety of tattoo designs can trigger ideas that can...

    Ships and Sea Life Tattoos

    Ships and Sea Life Tattoos

    by Barnacle Bill1

  • The female figure has been a long-standing staple in art for thousands of years, so it follows easily that her form and face bear a prominent place in this new art form as tattooing developed in the early 20th century. Pin-up girls are one of the...

    Vintage Pin-Up Tattoos

    Vintage Pin-Up Tattoos

    by jonaitis3

  • Who hasn't dreamed of sailing the seas in days of old, as sailors and ship captains of those days were the explorers and greatest risk takers of their time. There's always something about the majestic ships and tossing seas that stir our...

    Majestic Ship Tattoos

    Majestic Ship Tattoos

    by MakinBacon3

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