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  • A guide to getting text tattoos, with important tips on font selection, tone, exotic foreign phrases etc. This article also covers ideas and inspirations for lettering, script and quote tattoos accompanied by quality images.

    Tattoo Ideas & Tips: Text, Lettering, Script & Quotes

    Tattoo Ideas & Tips: Text, Lettering, Script & Quotes

    by Peony2

  • 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

  • Written by: Jaclyn Popola Of the thirteen tattoos I have permanently inked onto my skin for all time, four of them contain words or phrases. There's a single word on my lower stomach that hails from the Elvish language created in the "Lord of...

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Phrases

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Phrases

    by becauseilive777

  • After writing over two dozen hubs on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Dreams, Hope, Belief

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Dreams, Hope, Belief

    by becauseilive25

  • The other day I was watching a documentary on VH1 called "RockDoc: The Last Days of Lisa Lopes". Lisa Lopes, better known as "Left Eye" from the all-girl hip-hop group TLC, was killed in a car crash on April 25, 2002 when she and her crew were...

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Sayings IV

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Sayings IV

    by becauseilive300

  • The first poem I ever wrote, at the tender age of nine, was about a man and a woman standing in the darkness of their living room late at night, unable to sleep for reasons unknown, and the final sentence went something like: Look at them, their...

    Literary Tattoo Ideas: Poem Tattoos

    Literary Tattoo Ideas: Poem Tattoos

    by becauseilive12

  • After writing over two dozen hubs on tattoo ideas that showcased pictures as the majority of the content, I started noticing that a large portion of the comments were from people asking for ideas on what to say, not so much on how to say it. Like...

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes on Love

    by becauseilive58

  • People write quotes on their bodies to remind themselves of wisdom. Here are things to consider about the style and placement of these tattoos. Plus my own experience.

    "This Too Shall Pass" Tattoos

    "This Too Shall Pass" Tattoos

    by ladyyummy13

  • Although certainly not a new concept, the use of typography (lettering) in tattoo designs has exploded in popularity over the past decade or so. Shelley Jackson's "Skin" Project, Ineradicable Stain, is a movement that has been in progress since...

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Shelley Jackson's SKIN Project

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Shelley Jackson's SKIN Project

    by becauseilive10

  • Greek is one of the oldest languages in the world; it has been spoken in Europe since the year 2000 BC. Several different forms of Greek have been spoken since then, including classical, Hellenistic (spoken during the days of Alexander the Great),...

    Tattoo Ideas:  Greek Words & Phrases

    Tattoo Ideas: Greek Words & Phrases

    by becauseilive833

  •  I've been through a normal amount of pain in my life: the pain of sickness, the pain of addiction, the pain of loss, love, disappointment, regret. There have been moments where I've felt I was on the brink of insanity, and I've literally fallen to...

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes and Lyrics about Pain

    Tattoo Ideas: Quotes and Lyrics about Pain

    by becauseilive5

  • Some Christians argue that it is against the word of the Lord to carve anything into your flesh; other Christians say, "Why not? Why not go crazy for God?" Instead of having to find a Bible and open to your favorite page, or recite it from memory, why not just tattoo the quote somewhere on your skin, that way you can always see it when you need it most?

    Tattoo Ideas: Bible Verses

    Tattoo Ideas: Bible Verses

    by becauseilive2

  • Love. The most powerful drug of all. Who in this world cannot say that at some time or other they've heard a beautiful song with a slow, rolling intensity that builds to a soaring crescendo and contains inspiring lyrics that tout the pain of loss or...

    Tattoo Ideas: Lyrics about Love

    Tattoo Ideas: Lyrics about Love

    by becauseilive9

  • 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

  • "It came to me in a flash that everything that ever has been always will be, and everything that ever will be always has been."

    Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut

    Tattoo Ideas: Kurt Vonnegut

    by becauseilive6

  • In the form of words either done in English or translated into another language, lettering tattoos can be words, names, dates, phrases, lyrics.

    Tattoo Ideas:  Words & Phrases III

    Tattoo Ideas: Words & Phrases III

    by becauseilive50

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