What are the best sources or tools to come up with tattoo ideas?

asked by Anonymous
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8 solutions
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    #1Tattoodo

    Tattoodo
    Tattoodo is the online destination for tattoo lovers around the world. From inspiration and custom designs to lifestyle and entertainment, Tattoodo covers all aspects of the global and ever-growing tattoo culture. 
    Websites

    Free

    Steven Morrison
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I always visit Tattoodo for their Tattoos of the day session. This gave me enough inspiration to add to my portfolio where my patrons can choose their desired design or to help them customize their designs."
  2. 13

    #2Pinterest

    Pinterest
    Pinterest is an online tool and a mobile application that features everything, ranging from recipes, home ideas, party themes, OOTDs, style inspirations, and many more. It is also an online community and social media channel where people interact.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Zhou Lai
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I find my greatest tattoo inspirations in Pinterest even from images which are not actually tattoos. I love how Pinterest has so much ideas for me to adapt."
  3. 9

    #3Reddit

    Reddit

    Reddit is an online internet community that is built by people who share the same interest. It features more than a thousand communities sharing funny jokes, the on-going trends, business, and many more. It is available on different platforms.

    Websites

    Free

    Walter Castillo
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "There are lots of forums in reddit with communities of tattoo artists. It's a cool place to learn new ideas on what I'd like to add on the tattoos on my arm. THere are even cheap and safe recommendations too."
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    #4The Tattoo Dictionary

    The Tattoo Dictionary
    The Tattoo Dictionary is a book that will help you discover the true meanings behind over 200 popular tattoos with illustrated tattoo designs. 
    Books

    Check price

    Peter Perez
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "This book helps me a lot in understanding what symbols could mean. This helps me think of designs to combine in a tattoo project just so I don't just add anything to the design, but add something to give off a meaningful tattoo."
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    #5Tattoo Johnny

    Tattoo Johnny
    Tattoo Johnny is an in-depth resource that offers more than 1,000 designs in a wide range of styles, all by renowned artists: angels, devils, flowers, pirates, pin-ups, religious images, stars, zodiac signs, and more. 
    Books

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    Donna Ruiz
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I'm not really into tattoo but seeing my young son making drawings on his arm using a pentel pen gave me an idea that he might be into tattoos so I found this book on Amazon. He got it and was so happy. Now I see him doing drawings on a paper first before drawing one on his arm. He even drew a tattoo on my hand and it's cute."
  3. 5

    #6Alvaro Groznyy

    Alvaro Groznyy
    Alvaro Groznyy is a tattoo artist based in Barcelona. On his Instagram page, he shares his latest tattoos, sketches, and glimpses of his life.
    Websites

    Free

    Vivaan Jhadav
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I've had my eyes on Alvaro Grozny for the longest time as I had friends who had their tattoos done by him. The tattoos look so cool! I'm still thinking what design I want to have as my tattoo so I guess his Instagram account have plenty of inspiration for me."
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    #7The Mammoth Book of Tattoos

    The Mammoth Book of Tattoos

    The Mammoth Book of Tattoos by Lal Hardy covers all styles of tattoos from bold tribal pieces to delicate air-brushed designs. In this book, you'll find striking images of tattoos ranging from all-over “body suits” to individual motifs.

    Books

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    Alice Weber
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I love how stunning are the collection of tattoo inspirations here. Only I dont like the weak binding. The pages get removed from the spine for mere slight movement uuugh"
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    #8Needles & Sins

    Needles & Sins
    Needles and Sins is a blog that focuses on tattoos, tattooing, visual art, music, grafitti, culture and more.
    Websites

    Free

    Bryan Davidson
    Written on July 27, 2018
    "I find many beautiful tattoo designs here so I subsrcibe to this website"

Summary

Best What are the best sources or tools to come up with tattoo ideas
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1TattoodoWebsites 14 Free
2PinterestApps 13 Free
3RedditWebsites 9 Free
4The Tattoo DictionaryBooks 9 Paid
5Tattoo JohnnyBooks 6 Paid
6Alvaro GroznyyWebsites 5 Free
7The Mammoth Book of TattoosBooks 2 Paid
8Needles & SinsWebsites 1 Free
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