It’s exciting to get a new tattoo! It doesn’t matter if this is your first or 28th tattoo. Don’t rush.
Before you rush to get tattooed, consider the following.
It is important to have a personal connection with the tattoo design. You should choose a style and design that you love! Even though it may look great now, what you love years from now may not be as appealing. Before tattooing anyone’s name on your body, take a hard look at the future. Except if it’s your family, which might be okay.
Research your ideas before you visit a tattoo shop. It will be a great help to your tattoo artist if you can provide as many design references as possible. This will allow your tattoo artist to create your custom tattoo.
Before the needle touches the skin, make sure you approve the placement of your tattoo stencil before it is inked. Look in the mirror after your tattoo stencil has been placed on your skin canvas. Is it straight? Is it better to be higher or lower? Is it too large or too small to be used in the local area? Don’t be afraid to voice your dissatisfaction.
Although you may believe that the best area is where the tattoo should be placed, your tattoo artist may have suggestions based on their experience and the size of the design.
You should also consider the pain factor. Certain areas of your body are more painful than others. This may make it difficult for some people to choose where their tattoo is placed. The temporary discomfort is well worth it.
You need to find a tattoo artist that understands your style and is willing to work with it and can do tattoos that match your style. Each tattoo artist will interpret your design in a unique way. Some artists prefer a certain style.
This post was written by J Michael Taylor. J Michael Taylor is an artist and owner of Black Amethyst Tattoo Gallery. Looking for Tattoo shops in St Petersburg Florida? Black Amethyst has you covered! They provide an art-first approach to custom tattooing in a gallery setting.