In the form of words either done in English or translated into another language, lettering tattoos can be words, names, dates, phrases, lyrics.
I went back through all 2,000+ comments on my previous articles and tried to identify the most common themes people requested when asking for help with quote ideas.
A selection of fifty of the best tattoo quotes out there to use as inspiration for your next tattoo project.
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.
There are many things to consider when deciding on a literary tattoo. Read on to learn more about what to think about when getting this kind of tattoo.
"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."
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.
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...
In Shelley Jackson's "Skin" Project, Ineradicable Stain, a group of people have agreed to have one word from a manuscript tattooed on their skin. The goal is to have every word from the book represented by an individual.
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?
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 you what you choose.
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 the joy of love?
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, with lots of good photos.
Inspired by a documentary about Lisa Lopes, I began thinking about all the people in the world who connect so strongly with a word or a phrase that it becomes imperative that they ink the saying permanently on their skin.
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. Read on to see some great quote ideas for tattoos.
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...
Greek is one of the oldest languages in the world, spoken in Europe since the year 2000 BC, and it makes for some gorgeous tattoos.