Alan Villegas

Types of Tattoos

A tattoo is a form of body modification where a design is made by inserting ink, dyes and pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment. The art of making tattoos is tattooing.

In this day many people ask how many types of Tattoos?

The American Academy of Dermatology distinguishes five types of tattoos

5. Script Tattoos

Script tattoos are mostly done in black ink through any colors can be used. Symbols in Delhi is popular too in this spectrum of work. Script tattoos can be tattooed in hundred of the font; it may be in Japanese, Chinese, udru or any other language.

4.Traumatic tattoos

A traumatic tattoo occurs when a substance such as asphalt or gunpowder is rubbed into a wound as the result of some kind of accident or trauma. These are particularly difficult to remove as they tend to be spread across several layers of skin, and scarring or permanent discoloration is almost unavoidable depending on the location.

3. Realism Tattoos

Realism has been a part of the fine art since as far back as the Renaissance, it only found its way to the world of tattoos recently, cropping up around the latter half of the 20th century. Realism has only gained popularity recently even though classic realism has been a part of art since the Renaissance.

2. Tribal Tattoos

These are the oldest tattoos in the world, dating back to thousands of years ago. They have been inspired by different traditions of tattooing around the globe. All tribal tattoo is done with black ink with intricate patterns. There was the time when traditional symbol became the trademark of Generation X; people who are part generation x always searched for inspiration around the world.

5. Traditional Tattoos

Traditional tattoo, now also considered as a western tattoo style can be distinguished from yellow, green, blue, red and purple colors. They are regarded as a western tattoo style.

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