Thursday, September 30, 2010

Cyndi Lauper Tattoo

Cyndi Lauper is an American singer-songwriter and actress, best known for the hit song entitled Girls Just Want to Have Fun and Time After Time.

Cyndi Lauper has a single visible tattoo on her body, which appears to be a tiger design located on her left ankle.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Robert LaSardo Tattoos

Robert LaSardo is an American actor who has appeared in several movies and television shows, including Nip/Tuck and General Hospital.

Robert LaSardo is almost completely covered in tattoos, most of which are of the satanic variety, including several designs on his chest, such as skulls, demons, devil, pentagram, and other dark creatures.

The actor has two finished sleeve tattoos, both containg a signifigent amount of tribal artwork, along with a dragon, lion, cyclops, cross, and other fantasy inspired ink.

On his neck is Jesus Christ on one side and a devil woman on the other side, along with a portrait on himself in the middle. The actor also has tattoos on both his hands and across the knuckles.

Cherry Blossom Tattoo Designs

The cherry blossom tattoo design is one of the most beautiful and popular among women. This unique art has a profound meaning in both Japanese and Chinese cultures, the tattoos seems to induce meditative thoughts in admirers and proud owners of these beautiful tattoos.

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But each country has a very different take on the symbolism of the Cherry Blossom. In Japan people are reminded that the beautiful blossoms only remain on the tree for a short time before they float to the ground and kiss the earth a final goodbye. So... to Japanese people, the flowers are a reminder of a reverence for life and the truth that all living things eventually pass on.

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But in China, the cherry blossom is a source feminine power and womanhood. For a woman with strong values a cherry blossom tattoo may well be the perfect piece of body art. But many people think of the cherry blossom tattoo as a symbol of great love and deep passion, and to them, wearing this tattoo is a sign of true commitment and of a life long pledge to the precious and special connections they encounter in life.

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Different Types Of Cherry Blossom Tattoos
There are different species of cherry trees and each with its own slightly different blossom. One of the most common is the Japanese Somei Yoshino with its large white blossoms glowing with the lightest pink hue this flower makes a beautiful tattoo.

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Another excellent choice is the stunning pink flowers with white highlights. You will find it interesting to see the different types and shapes of cherry blossoms and be sure to check artwork and pictures, as well as look at tattoos and see how the different blossom colors match or contrast to your skin tone while you do your investigation.

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This fun research will help you discover the ideal body art for your new tattoo. You should ask friends how the different blossoms colors and art would look on you. With a little patience, you'll find the right one... the perfect match. Remember your cherry blossom tattoo is your lifelong symbol of fulfillment, power or contentment as it personally means to you.

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Now that you have your art work it's time to think about the size and the placement of your tattoo, are you looking for a modest shoulder piece or a spectacular full back piece incorporating a natural landscape or water background? While the choice is always personal it may be best to research how such tattoos look on other people in order to get a feel for the impact they create.

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Ask yourself does the size do the tattoo justice or would a small blossom fit better, you'll see what I mean as soon as you start to look and get a feel for all the options. Some will just not look right as a large piece while others will be perfect.

Where to Get Your Tattoo:
This is the most important part of your tattoo. First; you find the perfect cherry blossom tattoo in the right color, shade and size to work the best with your skin tone Then the right artist to apply it. This is something you should research very carefully; invite friend's opinions, ask people who have stunning tattoos "where they got them" usually people are happy to refer you to a good artist.

Don't take this part lightly; you will be wearing this tattoo for the rest of your life. So interview all potential tattoo artists, ask to see their portfolio and some of their work.

Remember you don't have to settle for an artist in your town or go with the first artist you meet, a 200 mile drive or a $300 flight is cheap compared to wearing a badly done tattoo for the rest of your life. Be patient and get a cherry blossom tattoo you will be proud of for the rest of your life.

Article by: Sam Ploof

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Jessica Lange Tattoo

Jessica Lange is a sensationally talented American stage and film actress, featured in such movies as Tootsie, Blue Sky and King Kong.

Jessica Lange has a Celtic knot tattoo on the outer portion of her left wrist, which was influenced by her daughter while in Paris. She has been quoted as saying...

"She conned me into doing it. She said, 'Mom, let's go and get a tattoo together that will connect us forever,' but I think it was just a way for her to get a tattoo, but I bought into it. She was underage."

Jessica Lange has also said she has a crescent moon tattoo located on her hip, which she also received in Paris France, at the age of nineteen.

K.D. Lang Tattoo

K.D. Lang is a talented Canadian singer-songwriter, perhaps best known for the album entitled Ingénue and Hymns of the 49th Parallel.

K.D. Lang is known to have a single tattoo, which is located on her right shoulder, the design is of a traditional sailors anchor.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Miranda Lambert Tattoo

Miranda Lambert is a fantastic American country music artist, known for her work on such albums as Kerosene and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

Miranda Lambert has a single tattoo which is located on her left inner forearm, and the design is a pair of crossed six shooter guns with large angel wings behind each revolver.

Picture of the tattoo design with guns and wings.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Adam Lambert Tattoos

Adam Lambert is an American singer-songwriter who is best known as the runner-up on the eighth season of television talent show American Idol.

Adam Lambert currently has two tattoos, both of which are located on his inner right wrist, including an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection and royal power, which is called Eye of Horus.

The other wrist tattoo design is a symbol which is called infinity, and is used in mathematics and physics, representing quantity without bound or end.

Some people believe that the infinity design symbolizes an everlasting life cycle, similar to eternal life granted by God for our good deeds on earth.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Lorenzo Lamas Tattoos

Lorenzo Lamas is an American actor, featured on the television show Falcon Crest and Renegade.

Lorenzo Lamas has quite a few tattoos which we've spotted, and the pictures below pretty much cover all his designs.

Woman riding fantasy Pegasus horse, located on upper back.
The actor has a winged eagle crest tattoo on his right shoulder.
Closeup picture of back artwork.
Lorenzo Lamas has chest piece which connects to a design on his arm, containing several skulls and other designs which aren't quite clear.
Another view of his skull head arm tattoo.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Lady Gaga Tattoos

Lady Gaga is an American recording artist, known for such songs as Poker Face and Paparazzi.

Lady Gaga has quite a gallery of tattoos on her body, including a rather long poem on her inner left arm, which is a tribute to her favorite writer. In her own words...

"That one commemorates my favorite writer, Rainer Maria Rilke, a poet and romantic philosopher," "In German he writes, 'Confess to yourself in the deepest hour of the night whether you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. Dig deep into your heart, where the answer spreads its roots in your being, and ask yourself solemnly, Must I write?' ".

Pictures of her poetic tribute, plus a piece sign tattoo on her left wrist.
In the act of getting tattooed in Tokyo Japan.
Closeup pic of inner bicep artwork.
Lady Gaga has three lily flowers, along with some mysterious scribblings that read "Tokyo Love", located on her back left shoulder. She also elaborated on this design, saying...

"That was to celebrate the Haus’s collaboration with legendary Japanese photographer Araki. I was bound by Araki’s personal bondage artist, by several ropes and Japanese knots … Araki photographed me, using a series of several cameras. He did not photograph my image; he photographed my soul. We spent the night with Araki and his friends at a members' only bar he’s owned for more than 20 years, where he displays his work. Here, he painted me and took Polaroids through the night. I was honored to be the first American woman he's photographed, and only the second pop artist, in the company of Björk. He signed the Polaroids 'Tokyo Love,' and the Haus got tattoos of his marking in celebration."

The artist also has another flower themed tattoo, which is a patch of six roses with a lot vines that covers areas of her lower back and hip. This tattoo was designed by famous artist Kat Von D.

And finally, Lady Gaga's most recent tattoo is of a unicorn with an extra long horn, which has a banner wrapped with the title of her upcoming album "Born This Way".

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Japanese Style Kanji Tattoos

There are many urban legends of disgruntled tattoo artists tattooing words like 'loose' and 'whore' onto a persons body because they feel that the person getting the tattoo does not really appreciate tattoos as an art form but is just slavishly following fashion.

Japanese Dragon Tattoo Designs and Meaning

The Japanese Dragon Tattoo is a very beautiful and colorful tattoo design and very symbolic, with its origins in myths and folklore. It is also very mystical, adding to the appeal of the Japanese dragon tattoo. Over the ages, from Egyptian times the dragon has represented good and also represented evil. However, the attraction of the Japanese dragon, apart from its stunning beauty is that it represents good luck and the source of wealth. The Japanese dragon also represents the meaning of freedom and being fearless, both very attractive qualities.

Cool Japanese Shirt Sleeve Tattoo Designs

For men, it is important to have a tattoo that is unique, different, at the same time cool. More popular designs include dragons, flames and skulls for sleeve tattoo designs. If you want something a little more different, don't go to these generic and common tattoo subjects! Why won't you get yourself a Japanese sleeve tattoo instead?

The Meaning and Symbolism Behind the Lotus Flower Tattoo

Lotus flowers are amazing and have strong symbolic ties to many Asian religions especially throughout India. The lotus flower starts as a small flower down at the bottom of a pond in the mud and muck. It slowly grows up towards the waters surface continually moving towards the light. Once it come to the surface of the water the lotus flower begins to blossom and turn into a beautiful flower.

Mistakes to Avoid with Japanese Style Kanji Tattoos

Asian inspired tattoos are increasingly popular in the West. Chinese dragons and Japanese tattoos have been mainstream for years. There seems to be no let up in people getting tattoos in Asian style writing. In the West Kanji tattoos started becoming popular in the 1980s. Nowadays even kids are getting temporary tattoos out of vending machines with kanji style tattoos!

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Nick Lachey Tattoos

Nick Lachey is an American singer-songwriter, actor, producer and television personality, best known as a member of the pop group 98 Degrees.

Nick Lachey has three confirmed tattoos on his body, including a tribal armband around his right bicep, a tribal inspired phoenix on his upper back, and finally a large sun with the 98° group logo in the middle, however he has since added color to the sun and covered up the 98°.

Celtic Cross Tattoo Galery On Tattoos For MEN

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Celtic Cross Tattoo Galery

If you spend much time rooting around in the history of the Celtic tattoo lands you are sure to have many explanations and historical anecdotes offered to you in forms ranging from casual explanations from individuals to historical markers, tour guide banter, grandmother’s family lore and souvenir shop hang tags.

This variety of sources of information is available on many topics of history, customs, superstition and when the subject is Celtic tattoo Art I have found that the popular and casual sources of information are very generous. Conversely the academic and scholarly sources of information are very cautious to the point of being truly a disappointment if your seek confirmation of the meaning of mysterious ancient symbols.

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History has never come a cross tattoo a tribe that was equally famous for their art as they were for their warrior ship. Even after 25 centuries we still have their creative art alive. We have their stories, myths, metal engravings, knot works, tattoos, body arts, designs and knots.

The Celts not only dwelt in Britain, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany but they have also live in Bohemia, Italy and Turkey. This is the same reason Irish, French, Germans, English and Italians particularly have Celtic patterns in their embroideries, tapestries, tattoos and jewellery.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Beauty of Flower Tribal Tattoos

If you go back in history, you will have the evidences that points out to the long time existence of tattoos. The first evidence was discovered in Egypt. There is a strong belief that the trends had utilized by many ancient tribal people around the globe.

The tattoo body art was the stigma of strength, vitality and status in the name of beauty. There are some tribal casts who use tattoo to ward off evil spirit and they think it can cure diseases. The tribal soldier uses it to symbolizing their great courage and mighty strength.

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Tribal tattoo designers make the design of flower, animal and religious symbols and tribal flower tattoos are great variation of art and it is being greatly used by worldwide tattoo lovers.

Tribal flower tattoos are one type of ancient tattoo that can make you feel the essence of great cultural heritage. There is huge number of people are recognizing the value of the its body art. The bold strokes and curve designs are the combination of beauty and strength but now it is blended with fashion factor. The unique shapes and colors of tribal flower tattoos can really make you one from others tattoos fan. Normally the basic idea of imprinting it is done on one arm or on the back. These types of tattoos are really sophisticated and traditional. Creativity is the perfect word which is intimated with the tribal flower tattoo.

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In recent days tribal tattoos are executed and incorporated in different ways. Stark, black, arching lines and mirror-image patterns are the typical tribal tattoo patterns. Flowers are the most popular designs of it. Flower has become very popular and off course it is highly fashionable. There are lots of flower tribal tattoo designs and you can easily choose the perfect one for you.

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You can search your favorite flower tattoo design in internet because there are lots of websites of tattoo makers and most of them provides their works portfolio on their website so you can easily select the best design. Rose, Lotus, Hibiscus, Daisy and Lily are the different types of flower tattoos. The artists have been paid special attention to the flower tribal tattoo so that then a normal shape of rose can be changed into different shapes and designs. No matter if you have a large flower tattoo on your back or small one on your feet but the only matter is how you are carrying this style.

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Before going to tattooing your body it's very important to decide which type of design you want and if you have no particular design in your mind then it can take a bit of time. Drawing a customized tattoo can take a bit more time than other impression tattoos but these really look cool and it can give a great boost to your status. Unique tribal flower tattoo designs are very well known specially these design which wrap around your arms or back.

Article by: Jackso King

Angelina got New Tattoo in Intimate Place

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Jolie's got a new tattoo in an intimate place 'for Brad'

The actress tattoo, who has been with Pitt, 45, for five years, was more open when asked what makes a relationship successful.

Fans first spotted the new tattoo when she posed in skimpy shorts in the August issue of Vanity Fair.

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"Ohh, it's for Brad, it is something for Brad," quoted her as saying when asked about the tattoo by MTV News.

She added: "I actually think it's important to be completely honest, however difficult that may be, I'm bad at hiding secrets anyway."

Angelina Jolie has a new tattoo in an intimate place - her inner thigh - and she says it's 'for Brad.'

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Monday, September 20, 2010

Octopus Tattoo Designs

Deciding what tattoo design to choose is a very important decision, considering that you will have to live with that decision for years to come. To help you choose a design, you should first consider its symbolic value. One rare, but amazing tattoo design, is the octopus tattoo.

When people think of octopuses, they attach the idea to values like grace, intelligence, wisdom, and adaptability. But to other people, it might not have any significance at all.

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Squids on the other hand are believed to be mysterious. They are like chameleons in that they have the ability to change color and disappear when faced with danger. The squid avoids being preyed upon by blending in with the color of its surroundings. Since they do not have spines, they are called invertebrates. Invertebrates are known to be agile and flexible. This sums up the reason why many ocean lovers are amazed by the squid's mysterious beauty.

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Octopuses can disengage their limbs when under attack. Even more amazing, an octopus will regrow a lost limb - they magically grow back in time. This attribute signifies renewed hope for all of us. It is like getting rid of what is bad in our lives. And like the octopus, wouldn't it be nice if we could regenerate what was lost and as we 'grow back' maybe we could also evolve into better individuals.

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When applying an octopus design, the most distinguished stokes are the tentacles. Sometimes it gives out a negative message to people since it symbolizes pride, grabbing, or trapping. This invertebrate is also monstrous for most people. Even though it gives out a negative connotation, we should realize that we are only human and sometimes we are in ourselves, monsters.

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When choosing a design and an area where you are planning to place your tattoo, you should consider that it will be permanent. It should sync with your outlook in life, your character, and your goals. As to where you put your tattoo will entirely be up to you. You can wrap the tattoo around your forearm or from the shoulder down to the lower arms. Or any other place you might come up with.

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When using symbols in designing octopus tattoos, an artist can make the round head of the octopus into a globe and represent the tentacles as waves symbolizing the difficulties of life on earth. Some weird designs depict octopuses as aliens. Other extreme designs include octopuses that have big round eyes with scary fangs.

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Though some designs are overly aggressive, conservative artists take them to a whole new level. Some even have them cartooned. Artists usually use the colors blue, purple and yellow when making images of octopuses. Examples of these designs are octopuses having large heads and small tentacles, some having funny expressions, and different motions.

Octopus tattoo designs are not only flexible, they also look better than most tattoo designs. It symbolizes a lot of things that you can share to your friends and family.

Article by: Richard Galli