The Octopus tattoo is the perfect tattoo for creative flexibility as far as tattoo design is concerned. The tattoo artist can design this sea creature to be wrapped around arms and legs, draped over shoulders and wrapped around torsos and backs. Add to that the Octopus’s chameleon like ability to change color to match their surrounds, and their wide variety of colors. They are ideal designs to incorporate into existing tattoos and maritime scenes and they also can symbolize a huge range of characteristics and virtues.
Naturally intelligent, creative and flexible, the octopus also acquires its mystique from the watery environment in which it lives. It is a master of camouflage, and can literally disappear before your eyes. And if that tactic doesn’t work to evade oncoming predators, the octopus will eject a cloud of black ink to make it’s escape. It is all part of the mystery and sense of wonder that surrounds this eight-tentacled creature.
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Flame and Fire Tattoo Designs and Meanings
The meanings of fire and flame tattoos can be quite diverse depending upon the individual. At one point fire represents destruction, temptation, sin, lust and hell, however at the same time it represents change, passion, wisdom and rebirth. A fire can cause destruction and burn someone while heat can save ones life using it for the preparation of meals and/or warmth in cold climates. Continue reading Flames and Fire Tattoo Designs →
The lion tattoo is one of strength, power, and royalty. The lion has always been symbolized as “king of the jungle” because of their powerful nature. The lion is the most respected and feared animal in the jungle. If you are considering an animal tattoo the lion is a great choice if you are looking for encouragement of strength.
A lion tattoo can also be a symbol for the Leo, the sign for the zodiac. Most people who choose this get it in a way that represents the sign as well. Lion tattoos are deep in meaning and symbolism and if you are looking for more courage a lion tattoo might work well for you.
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