The arms are generally the most popular place to get a tattoo for men since tattoos on the arms are so visible for anyone to see and can be very appealing to the eye. For tattoo artists, the arms are the top place to make intricate designs since it generally provides a big area to work with. Tattoos on arms can represent memories, certain events and places for some people and for others it is just a form of art.
When getting a tattoo it may take several visits to the tattoo artist to finish. For the most part, tattoo artists will need a few sessions to complete a tattoo. On the first visit, the tattoo artist will outline the tattoo. If everything goes well, the tattoo artist will begin the tattooing process, which will begin in your second visit.
Here are some things you may want to consider when choosing on an arm tattoos. First off is where on the arm do you want a tattoo? Will you cover the whole arm? Or maybe cover your shoulder down to your forearm. Certain uncomplicated designs can be included just on the lower arm. These things you need to think about when you decide on a design that is best for you.
There are diverse types and styles for men and women. The key difference involving sexes is how the tattoo is placed on the arm. Also, different techniques are used when the tattoo is done on the arms. Having comprehension about these differences can help you decide where you want to place your design.
Sleeve tattoos generally run from your shoulder to your elbows. They more often than not wrap around the arms like sleeves. The tattoo title speaks for itself and like sleeves, there are many designs to decide from, also you could mix and match designs to create a unique look all together. The second most popular tattoo that people get is the shoulder tattoo. There is an extensive variety of design choices that blend well to the shoulders contour and can also create an illusion of effects when you move your body in certain ways. These styles of tattoo include the entire shoulder and arm, but it does not go all the way to the shoulder blade. The upper arm is generally the common area where men would like the shoulder tattoo to join.
Another style of arm tattoos are forearm tattoos. This type is placed on your lower arm and can be on the inside or out. Arm tattoos are the most suitable area to get a tattoo, also it can be covered or exposed depending on the clothes you wear. If going out to a formal affair, your shirt sleeve simply conceals your tattoo. If you choose to flaunt your tattoo, you can wear sleeveless shirts during summer or just wear no shirt at all. One more huge benefit of having an arm tattoo is that the area has additional muscle mass than other tattoo areas, making it less painful during the tattooing process.
Men and women alike must seriously consider looking for the ideal area to place their tattoo. There are a lot of options with arm tattoos. Just choose one and find the right location and go for it.
Couturier: Miguel Gigante
Tattoo Artist: Todor from TNT Tattoos