Friday, April 12, 2013

Tattoo Fonts

If you're looking for a tattoo that contains words, you really need to examine possible tattoo fonts to find the one that's best for what you want. After all, tattoos are really works of art. Not only that, but they are works of art that everyone will be able to see on your body for the rest of your life.

There are many tattoo fonts to choose from. Thanks to the computer age, anything you can dream up can be used for tattoo fonts. In fact, you can use software on the computer to combine a tattoo design with tattoo fonts and get a full image of what your finished tattoo will look like. Then, all you need to do is print it and take it to the tattoo artist at the tattoo parlor you have chosen. They can then trace the tattoo onto your body for you. Technological advances have really improved tattooing methods.

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

Tattoo Fonts

There are, of course, some tattoo fonts that are more popular than others. Fiery fonts and icy fonts are among the most popular. Those who want to look cool or spice things up often use tattoo fonts like that. Old English is another popular font for tattooing. Any tattoo fonts can be used, but usually people choose these fonts because they are eye-catching.

What are tattoo fonts used for? Well, primarily they are used to tattoo a person's name or initials. They're popular among people who are dating. Sometimes tattoo fonts are used to tattoo the name of a loved one who has died or the name of someone's pet or child. The possibilities are endless, but those are the more popular uses for tattoo fonts.

Kanji Japanese calligraphy is another of the tattoo fonts you may want to consider using. Originally Kanji was used to write on bones in a formal way. The rounded, natural calligraphy is often used, these days, by Japanese people to achieve an old-fashioned appeal. These days, Kanji has evolved a bit. It's split off into two different styles. One is SOSHO Kanji and one is MINCHO Kanji.

MINCHO Kanji is the equivalent of Times New Roman in English letters to the Japanese. It's the font found commonly in newspapers in Japan. MINCHO style is a bit formal and is starting to be used everywhere, even on billboards in Japan.

SOSHO Kanji is more of a modern, cursive twist on the Kanji style. It's usually brushed, which creates smooth, flowing lines. The movie Ć¢The Last SamuraiĆ¢ used SOSHO Kanji lettering. It's also common to see SOSHO Kanji lettering in places that teach martial arts.

If you want the perfect tattoo, consider not just the meaning of the picture you choose, but also the origins and meanings behind the tattoo fonts. Take the time to research and you'll be sure to make a good selection. That way you can use tattoo fonts that really make people take notice of your tattoo in a positive way.

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