Tattoos have long been used around the world for beauty, identification, cosmetics, and spiritual reasons. They are made by inserting pigment into the skin. There is evidence that tattooing has been around since Neolithic times. They have served a variety of purposes since then depending on the culture and time period.
In recent years, tattoos have become more popular in North America, Europe, and Japan. Increasingly, people trained in the fine arts have been entering the industry, bringing unique designs to tattoo shops around the world.
Temporary tattoos, including ones with a Harley design, have also increased in popularity. Some temporary tattoos last for several months or years. Others fade or wash out more quickly in a matter of days. These types of tattoos are fun for younger individuals, those who aren't sure they want the permanence of a regular tattoo, or for special events.
Finding a tattoo pattern for your new tattoo can be challenging or you may already have an idea of what you want, making the task much easier. Generally, deciding on what you want tattooed and where you're going to place it can take longer than actually finding a tattoo you like. You can search many sites online for design ideas. Look under topics like Harley Davidson tattoos, motorcycle tattoos, or biker tattoos and you'll find many designs on this theme.
You may find that you like design elements from a particular tattoo but want the overall appearance to be slightly different. In this case, talk to a tattoo artist who may be able to customize the look for you. For example, maybe you love the Harley Davidson logo but want to have flames or flowers swirling around it. A tattoo artist may be able to create the look you want.
You want to be sure that you love the final design since you'll have a permanent reminder of it. Take your time in deciding on the tattoo design that you want and look through as many examples of the theme you want as you can find for ideas.
Harley Davidson tattoos make a great choice for those who embrace the biking culture or who own their own Harley. Think about the instant recognition that the logo gets, showing off your own bike, or creating a one of a kind look that incorporates the logo or other related items. Once you've got it, show it off at tattoo contests during events like the Harley Rendezvous Classic or Sturgis Bike Rally.