What are the different tattooing styles?
Figuring out how exactly you want your perfect tattoo to look like is hard, but we hope the styles below will help you narrow it down.
- Classic Americana. —
- New school. —
- 3. Japanese. —
- Black and grey. —
- Portraiture. —
- Stick and poke. —
- Realism. —
- Blackwork. —
Is it weird to have two different tattoo sleeves?
Yes it’s ok to mix. As long as the work is of good quality you can mix it up. Good tattoos look fine next to other good tattoos regardless of styles. I have some traditional next to some black and grey next to a little Japanese.
What is a traditional tattoo?
Traditional or Old School tattoos are what you think of when you think of classic American tattoos. It is the style your Grandpa got when he was in the Navy. Bold black lines and bright colors are the trademarks of the Traditional / Old School tattoo style.
What are the most popular tattoo styles?
Popular tribal tattoo styles include: Polynesian, Native American, and more. They usually involve elaborate patterns and can range in size from small to entire body tattoos. The Watercolor tattoo style has gained a lot of popularity recently, this makes sense with more and more women getting tattoos.
What is the difference between small and aesthetic tattoos?
Aesthetic tattoos can big or small, black or color, and anything in between, as long as it is aesthetically pleasing. Small tattoos or the micro tattoo style, are tattoos that are very small. They can be done using other tattoo styles, and can be color or black and grey like the tattoo below.
What are the best colours to get a tattoo?
These are the starting point for a lot of people who decide to get a tattoo. Black and grey tattoos are great because they fit every single tattoo style. The designs can appear realistic thanks to proper shading of the grey, or by watering down the black.