Color Inspiration in Body Art: Thrilling Tattoos with Ink in Every Hue

Color Inspiration in Body Art: Thrilling Tattoos with Ink in Every Hue


Although our current generations may be under the impression that the hard rockers of the 80s and 90s first brought the art of tattooing to the scene, humans have, in fact, been marking their bodies with (at least a form of) tattoos for thousands of years.  According to facts and studies on remains uncovered by scientists at the Smithsonian, these permanent designs, which ran the gamut from being quite plain scrawls, to elaborately detailed designs, were always greatly personal in nature, and symbolized something very intimate to the wearer.

These tattoos could be amulets, status symbols, declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, adornments, and even in some cases, forms of punishment. Today, although branding is still practiced, tattoos are mainly used for personal adornment, and have evolved to embrace a kaleidoscope of vibrant designs, and of course, our favorites, colors! Seen below are those celebrating their own unique tastes and personalities via donning tats in every shade of the rainbow, as well as the palettes they inspired. We'd love to see your own (tasteful, PG-rated!) tattoos and your palettes they inspire as well, Colourlover community! So chime in below with your unique additions in the comment sections, with a badge linking us to your palettes! We'd love to see your imaginative inspirations, too!

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If You're A Bird

1-If You're a Bird

If_Youre_a_Bird

Gypsy Queen

2-Gypsy Queen

Gypsy_Queen

Flower Power

3-Flower Power

Flower_Power

Menagerie

4-Menagerie

Menagerie

Kit-tea for Tat-two

5-Tea for Ta-two

Tea_for_Ta-Two

My Little Tattoo

6-My Little Tattoo

My_Little_Tattoo

Fly By

7-Fly By

Fly_By


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Lily.luv

interesting topic. Must say never been impressed by their colour patterns. Imho the more muted, the better.
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Dancinedane

Understood, Lily.luv! To each their own! Thanks for chiming in, and with such an honest but kind comment and opinion! We'd love to see any examples of particular ones--with your created coinciding color palettes--that you'd prefer in the more muted realm ;) Lily.luv wrote:
interesting topic. Must say never been impressed by their colour patterns. Imho the more muted, the better.
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Dancinedane

Awesome! Thanks for jumping in on the comments!

Kate-Myers wrote:
Hand_Tattoo

Kate-Myers

Dancinedane wrote:
Awesome! Thanks for jumping in on the comments!

Kate-Myers wrote:
Hand_Tattoo

No problem.

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