Design Your Tattoo With Ink

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There are many things that you need to think about when you design your own tattoo. Just like getting some idea of what type of tattoo you’d like and more other important thing. As with any tattoo, you will need to consider your budget and how big you would like it to be. After you’ve thought about all those important things, you’re ready to start looking for the right artist to do the work for you!

An Overview

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The top 10 tattoo designers that people tend to go to would be either Google Images or WordPress. The reason why I like these two websites so much is simply because they offer a simple way to see all of the different designs that are available. These websites also let you search by categories, so you can quickly find the design that you are looking for. Google Images does have a few great artists on their staff, but for the most part they are fairly lacking in terms of design talent.

The next option is either Google Sketchbook Apple iWork or Microsoft Paint. These two programs are great if you’re looking for quick sketches of your tattoo but not necessarily the type of work that will turn into a masterpiece. For example, if you’re making a flower tattoo, an Apple iWork app will allow you to import photos from your computer or your camera to create a quick sketch. Sketchbook on the other hand lets you upload a photo or image, and then it automatically creates a unique tattoo design that fits the image.

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The best way for you to begin designing is by downloading a stencil and some freehand drawing abilities. This is by far the cheapest and easiest way to get started. You can either find a good website that offers stencils and other drawing skills, or you can look at various tattoo shop catalogs to see which ones they have in stock.

If you’re not the greatest drawing artist, neither are you the greatest artist. There are apps that let you choose from thousands of tattoo designs. They will usually also offer free downloads of designs that the professional tattoo artist would use. So you’ve got some options there.

I often recommend that people start with a small tattoo design, because the goal is to learn how to tattoo without any complications later. So why not choose the most common body part like the back, foot, ankle, or wrist? Why not choose something that isn’t so common, like a heart or smiley face? This way you can gain experience while still learning the trade of designing. Or you can go the extra mile and design a tattoo around a specific symbol or design that has special meaning to you.

Take Precautions

One of the main reasons why so many people end up regretting their inked artwork is that they didn’t spend enough time planning for their tattoo design. When people say you should have spent more time deciding, I think they mean spending five minutes deciding. How much time do you spend planning a design? You could have spent an afternoon with a pen and paper, sketching out your vision.


Once you get a tattoo it’s yours forever. Don’t get caught up in designers who are constantly changing their designs to keep up with the Joneses. A tattoo is with you forever unless you decide to cover it up or have it removed through laser removal surgery. Tattoos are cool, but remember you need to spend time designing your tattoo’s to make sure they are just right for you.

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