The Popularity of Butterfly tattoos
Butterfly tattoos have been one of the most popular tattoos to have. You will
find large butterflies, tribal butterflies, small butterflies. They represent a
restless spirit that moves from one marvelous moment to the next, enormous
change and transformation. Why are butterfly tattoos so popular?
The variety of designs allow people to choose not only a creature that
represents their own exciting spirit, but also a design and pattern that most
expresses their own personality. Another good example is the Celtic butterfly
tattoo. Celtic butterfly tattoos are very attractive and distict, they are so
unique that men sometimes choose them as well.
One thing I have discovered while searching for them is that there are some
photographers out there posting their pictures on the web. Because of the
graceful curves of the butterfly, the subject is very easy for the artist to
catch it. The celtic butterfly, used on a small scale, is often integrated into
a much larger tattoo artist's design.
The best way to choose a good design is to browse the many galleries of
butterfly tattoos available on the internet and choose the one that you love.
There are designs ranging from very large to very petite, and when it comes to
butterflies, one size certainly does not fit all.
When you choose
butterfly tattoos there are a wide variety of options. Both
black and colored tattoos are available for butterflies, and both are stunning
regardless of which design you choose. The typical placement of the these
* Some people place fairly large tattoos on the lower back
* A little butterfly tactfully placed on the ankle or wrist
* Various sizes placed in "hidden" areas
* A slightly larger tatto on the shoulder
I love Butterfly tattoos
Butterfly tattoos are amazing, I love them. Research
has shown that nearly 1 in 90 people have at least one
butterfly tattoo. There are many designs to choose from,
giving people a chance to be creative. Below, we will take a
look at some of the most popular tattoo designs.
Tribal tattoos are popular as butterflies. They have been
around for hundreds and hundreds of years and they are always
evolving and becoming more and more complex with their designs
and styles. Tribal tattoos can either be the traditional black
style that cover the arms and the legs or the more colorful
styles that can cover every area of the body. The colorful,
more modern look is becoming more and more popular when
compared to other styles.
The “old school” styles of tattoos are also popular. Anchors
and things like that are making a great comeback these days
and not just with sailors. These styles were very common and
very popular back in the 60s. They are rapidly gaining their
popularity back, as females and males are getting anchors and
swallow designs tattooed on them more and more.
Lower back tattoos are the most common for women. The lower
back is one of the most sexual and sensual areas on a women,
making the ideal spot for a tattoo. Tribal designs are the
most popular, although flowers, dragons, and other symbols
make great tattoos as well. The lower back offers plenty of
natural curves as well, which can make for an innovative
tattoo. Often times, women tend to include tribal that spreads,
covering the base of their hips as well.
Dragon designs are another popular type style of tattoos. They
were popular in the past, and are now starting to get their
popularity back. There are a lot of different dragons to
choose from, including the mythical dragon and ancient Chinese
Interesting aspects about butterfly tattoos
Butterfly tattoos are created by injecting ink through into
the skin. Tattoo artists accomplish this by using an electric
powered tattoo gun that almost sounds like the drill a dentist
uses. The tattoo gun has a needle that moves up and down,
putting the ink into the skin around 2,000 times a minute. The
needle in the gun punctures the skin and deposits a small drop
of ink with each puncture.
The tattoo machines of today have several
basic components. The sterilized needle, tube system, electric motor, and foot
pedal are all fine examples. The foot pedal is extremely important to the tattoo
gun, as it controls the vertical movement that the needle will make. It
resembles a pedal used with a sewing machine, except for the fact that it
determines how the needle will work.
One of the
biggest concerns regarding tattoos has always been safety. Tattoo machines work
by puncturing the skin and injecting ink into the tattoo site. Whenever you are
dealing with puncture wounds, there is always a risk of infection and disease.
Because of these risks, tattoo applications are always focused on safety. Tattoo
artists always use sterile equipment, disposable materials, and proper
sanitation to ensure protection for themselves and their customers.
To help prevent the risk of contamination, almost all tattoo materials such as
ink, ink cups, needles, and gloves are for single use only. Needles should never
be used a second time, as they can almost always lead to infection. Most of the
single use products will arrive at the tattoo studio in sterile packaging where
the artist can open it up in front of you before he starts his work.
Butterfly tattoos design and Application Techniques
Butterfly tattoos are really common these days. Tattoos are
decorative markings in the skin, such as symbols, signs, and
letters that are applied by puncturing the outer layer of the
skin and injecting color. Tattoo guns are the best instrument
to use, as they move extremely fast and are sharp enough to
easily puncture the skin.
There are several types of tattoo guns
available, many of which use a very sharp needle. There are guns out there that
use more than needle, although they aren’t ideal for tattoos that require strict
lines or designing. Single needle tattoo guns are the best for tattoo
applications, although the needles need to be changed out after each tattoo.
Tattoo needles can be very dangerous if they aren’t disposed of - possibly
leading to serious infection if they are used over and over again without being
disinfected or disposed of.
There are also tattoos out there known as “jailhouse tattoos”. These types of
tattoos are normally found in jails and prisons, using homemade material for
tattoo guns. Normally, tattoo artists in jails and prisons will make their own
guns, using batteries and needles for ordinary ink pens. These tattoos aren’t
very safe, and normally lead to infection. The skin is punctured to inject the
ink, although with jailhouse tattoo guns the needle will literally pull and jerk
at the skin, ripping it and normally going very deep with the ink.
If the skin is jerked or ripped, it can result in the tattoo looking horrible.
In most cases, if the ink goes too deep into the skin, it can lead to an
infection. Deep ink also looks terrible as well, especially if it penetrates the
third layer of skin. For that very reason, jailhouse tattoo applications aren’t
recommended and should be avoided at all costs.
With any tattoo, color is very important. Black and white are the most commonly
used colors, although there are other colors used as well. Tattoos need to have
an equal balance of color, along with the right shape. If the shapes used in
your design follow the contours of your body, the tattoo will look even more
impressive. Therefore, you should always have your tattoo applied by someone
with a lot of experience.
From a technical standpoint, tattoos involve micro pigment implantation, as they
are a form of body modification. Tattoos are a design in ink, normally symbolic
or decorative, permanently placed under your skin. Tattoos have been around for
hundreds of years, although tattoos in the past used everyday needles and ink -
with a very high risk of infection. Although they are very common and very
popular, tattoos always have risks. No matter what type of application method is
involved, there will always be a risk of infection.
Today, electronic tattoo machines are the most common methods of tattooing. With
electronic tattoo guns, the ink is injected into the skin by a group of needles
that are attached to a bar. The electronic gun moves very fast, going in and out
of the skin hundreds of thousand of times per minute.
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Before they start the tattoo, tattoo artists will always wash their hands with soap and water and check themselves for abrasions and cuts. After doing so, they will clean and disinfect their work area with the appropriate disinfectants. As they do this, they will
normally explain to you what they are doing and how the sterilization process works.
Once they have cleaned the area, they will then start to open their equipment from the sterile boxes.
After the artist has opened everything, he will shave the area for the tattoo and disinfect it with water and soap.
Once he starts the tattoo, the pain will all depend on your tolerance. Some people say that it feels like being pinched, while others describe it as a slight poking with needles. Your overall pain tolerance, the location and size of the tattoo and the experience of the tattoo artist will all be contributing factors to how much pain you will feel. The location is extremely important. If you are getting a tattoo in a sensitive area – it will probably hurt a bit more.
When you get home, you should always follow those instructions. Taking care of your new tattoo is very important and may very well determine your risk of infection.