American Traditional

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The American Traditional tattoo design style originated in the 1930s on American military bases. It became associated more with sailors when tattooist Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins popularized it. This style of tattooing is based on big and bold sections, with solid and clean black outlines and a minimal (mainly primary colors) well-saturated color palette. Traditional imagery is often maritime in nature, celebrations of love or reflections on love lost.

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Watercolor Style Tattoos

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Watercolor is a design style that consists of abstract tattoos. It takes a lot of skill and artistic ability to design a watercolor style successfully. It uses extreme amounts of color and less of lines and black color to create the effect that it has been painted on your skin with watercolors.

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Tattoos in a Professional Work Environment

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Getting a tattoo is a practice that should be undertaken only after considerable forethought. Despite the opinions of many, body art does not fare well in most business environments. If you are choosing to get a tattoo, or if you already have a one, here are few important things to consider with having a tattoo in a professional work environment.

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Tax Season Tattoos

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Tax season is upon us which means many are making a list of ways they can spend their well-deserved return. Those considering a tattoo should be mindful of when to schedule appointments, confirming artwork and making deposits. This article will discuss the do’s and don’ts of getting a tattoo during tax season.

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Tattoos as a Form of Therapy

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We all have coping mechanisms, vices, ways we deal with our own negative thoughts and feelings however they might manifest themselves. Could tattoos be one of these coping mechanisms? Many people today believe so. For some, a tattoo holds a far deeper meaning that just self-expression. They can be a way of attempting to undo past wrongs or a means of focusing the mind on something other than the negatives in life.

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Care Tips for Tattoos

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Tattoo’s have come a long way since the anchor and eagle that your Grandfather had on his arm. It has evolved into an art form and we treat it as such. During the healing process, as well as afterwards, it is extremely important that you take care of your tattoo to ensure a lifetime of enjoyment. Please take note of the instructions below.

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Popular Tattoo Design Styles

When choosing a tattoo, considering the many different tattoo design styles can seem to be a time-consuming task. Here a list of popular design styles to help narrow your list of options.

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What to Consider When Getting a Tattoo

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There are many things to be taken into consideration when getting a tattoo. How cheap is too cheap? How do I know if it’s a good tattoo artist? Do I really want a tattoo? Here are some things you might want to know and consider when getting a tattoo.
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