5 Cool Tattoo Styles You Need to Check Out

Are You Looking for Unique Body Art?

Once you decide that you want to get a tattoo, there are several things to consider. Besides the design, size, and part of the body to place your masterpiece, there is another vital element: the style of the tattoo. If you are new to the world of tattoos and are looking for unique body art, here are five cool styles of tattoos you can choose from:

1. Japanese Style Irezumi

Japanese style tattooAsian themed tattoos are mainly known for large images that cover the back, arms, and legs. The main items are dragons, koi carps, geishas, lotus flowers, cherry blossoms, and many more Japanese images. These types of tattoos are incredibly detailed and can also be done with traditional style or even with a realistic or new school twist. Japanese tattoos are ideal for those who want to tell a story using symbolism.

4. Biomechanical

These tattoos adapt to the unique flow of an individual’s body, mimicking machines, cyborg, or alien-like things. Biomechanical designs could be hidden within the skin. If you are a hardcore sci-fi or industrial tattoo-type lover, this is the way to go.

2. Black and Gray

black & gray tattoosAs the name implies, only black and gray tones are tattooed in your skin. The style originated in the Chicano communities of East LA during the 1970’s and is perfect for performing realistic images in shades of gray, which are created by watering down black ink to create the spectrum. Opt for this style if you desire to create some 3-D effect without using color.

4. Realistic Trash Polka

Realistic Trash Polka was created by Volko Merschky and Simone Pfaff in 2014. It is a collage-like structure that mixes design elements that vary from surreal and abstract to geometric and traditional. Using mainly large, bold blocks of red and black ink, this ensures unique tattoo designs.

5. Stick & Poke

The stick-n-poke is a form of body art where only one needle is used to create simple designs with bold and thick lines, most often done in black ink with small decorative patterns. In the hands of a professional tattoo artist, these creations can reach beautiful levels.

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Each of Mantra Tattoo artists has a wide and varied range of experience and styles, allowing them to help you design and create your next masterpiece. We encourage you to take the time to find ideas and styles you like so that we can help you create or fine-tune your tattoo. Then, contact the best tattoo artists in Denver!

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