People get tattoos for different reasons. Some get inked as a vehicle of self-expression while others go for it to pay tribute to a loved one or maybe something they are passionate about – such as sports, music, movies, or even video games.
Regardless of your motives, you want your tattoos done right. They’re going to stay with you for the rest of your days so you might as well get it perfectly. You gotta make sure that your tattoo artist is good and that he or she can spell correctly. You definitely wouldn’t want the burden of having embarrassing, cringe-worthy mistakes on your skin.
Want some examples of skin art done right? Well just go browse below and we’ll show you some. Compiled by BoredPanda, these wonderful tattoos show us how some people used ink to cover up their scars, big and small. We love how most of these tattoos were conceptualized and executed. They’re truly clever and inspiring. Also, we’re sure the people who got them no longer have to feel ashamed about their scars, they can look at it with pride now – and in some cases, even display it in public!
“What inspired me to get tattoos to cover my scars was so whenever I was down or having a bad day, I could look down at my newly painted arm and remember that overcoming something can lead to beautiful things. My next step is to cover the scars of my other arm and my leg. It’s never easy, but by getting them covered up, it’s a little bit like closure.” — Lauren S.
30 Hilarious Comics That Accurately Depict What Its Like Growing Up In An Indian Family
This “slice-of-life comedy” comic shows us exactly how its like to grow up in India.
What instantly pops up in your mind when you hear ‘India’? If you’re like most people, you’d probably answer Bollywood, Taj Majal, or the grand weddings the country is famous for.
Well very soon, that list may probably include Brown Paperbag – a fairly new webcomic series created by a Mumbai-based Digital Media Arts student named Sailesh Gopalan. The strips are focused around what it’s like to grow up in India and it already has a huge following since the artist began working on it back in June 2016.
The mind and the hand behind Brown Paperbag webcomics: Sailesh Gopalan, a 21-year-old student from India.
Sailesh, 21, studies at the Srishti School of Art Design and Technology in Bangalore. He describes the comic as "a slice-of-life comedy webcomic aimed at highlighting the ironies and exploiting the stereotypes that prevail in Indian families and society in a satirical fashion." ...
50 Photos of the Helix Tattoo Trend That Will Make You Want to Get Inked
We can’t stop looking at them!
There's a new tattoo trend that's taking over the Internet and even those set on not getting inked might just start thinking twice. It's called the helix tattoo and it's pretty awesome. The helix is the thin and curved outer part of the ear, which is now a famous spot for tattoos apparently. The new tattoo trend is all over Instagram and it looks like more and more people will be getting into it in the next few months.
Helix tattoos have a beautiful simplicity about them. Since the space to get inked is quite small, the tiny designs have to be perfect. Among the most famous designs are florals, animal prints, and minimalist details. Some of them look dainty, while some are pretty kickass. Helix tattoos are very subtle, so they are ideal for first-timers who don't want very noticeable and obvious tattoos.
With cool helix tattoos, who needs fancy earrings or ear cuffs? Below are a few Instagrammable helix tattoo photos that might just convince you to finally get inked. We seriously can't get enough of them, so enjoy!
Artist Dad Illustrates His 5-Year-Old Daughter’s Sayings – And Its Hilariously Brilliant!
This kid is adorably witty! Made me laugh out loud!
If you are an artist, it is crucial that you are a keen observer. You really need to be on the constant lookout for inspiration and ideas to be effective in your work. Fortunately, there are instances when such moments can come naturally and you won’t even have to force it.
Just take it from Martin and Michelle Bruckner of Omaha, Nebraska, parents of 5-year-old Harper Grace. Both of them work as graphic designers and, one day, Martin suddenly had the idea of drawing their daughter’s funny – and sometimes awkward -sayings.
The result, like we told you in the title above, is hilariously brilliant.
From Harper Grace’s descriptions about her dripping nose to her confetti-like farts to everything else in between, you really couldn’t help but laugh out loud at the innocently witty and funny sayings of this 5-year-old wonder. Combined with her dad’s colorful illustrations, then we get an instant online hit as the artworks are uploaded on their Spaghetti Toes page over at Tumblr....