There are two main ways to approach a Native American or American Indian tattoo design, including traditional tribal designs associated with specific tribal groups and general iconography that is associated with Native A... More »

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Regardless of location on the body, Native American tattoos were originally used to identify which tribe one belonged. They were also used to identify individual members within a certain tribe. More »

The pinup girl is considered an old-school tattoo design. To design such a tattoo, you need images of pinup girls and pinup girl tattoos, paper, pens and pencils. More »

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A quarter-sleeve tattoo is a design or series of designs tattooed on the shoulder and around the arm, extending to the bicep. It covers approximately the same area that a short-sleeved t-shirt's sleeves cover on a person... More »

Popular Thai tribal tattoo designs include ongk phra, which translates to Buddha's body; ha thaew, translating to five rows (of blessings); suea, a design depicting twin tigers and kao yord, or the nine spires. More »

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Some cool tattoo designs for men are a geometric design on the forearm, the depiction of an old-fashioned ship's compass, a forest-themed illustration, and an asymmetric geometric pattern. Single leaves or trees are also... More »

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Examples of ideas for small tattoo designs include dream catchers, lotus flowers, hummingbirds and seahorses. Snowflakes, mandalas, elephants and water color tattoos are additional ideas. More »

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