Author Archives: Gary Gray

The Scripture Tattoo: Different Religions, Different Views

A scripture Tattoo is a tattoo that displays the word of a favorite passage or verse from the Bible. The tattoo will have a verse like John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” This…

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Hawaiian Tattoos; A Symbol To The Surfer

Surf’s up and your board is waxed. You looking good heading out to the break with a short board and a big attitude. Hawaiian surfing is a lifestyle and an attitude. With both, Hawaiian tattoos can accent that lean surfer body.  Tattoos that represent Hawaii are as diverse as they are traditional. What can be…

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Latin Word Tattoos Explained

No it is not Hispanic tattoos, but Latin as in the ancient, almost dead language from the Roman Empire. Few people can speak Latin now and it is only used by Academics and a few old timers in the Roman Catholic Church. Recently, Latin word tattoos have gained in popularity. Not only do these tattoos…

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Ring Tattoos; The Symbol Of Everlasting Love

Ring tattoos are tattoos that are place where a wedding ring or other ring might go on the finger. It is the ultimate symbol of love because a man or woman cannot take it off when their significant other is out of town to go tom catting around town. It is there for life.  Why…

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Spotlight on Star Tattoos

Are you a “juke box hero”, with a star in your eye? Maybe an Ace Frehley fan from the band “kiss”? If your ambitions are to be in the spotlight, transfer those ambitions into a star Tattoo. A tattoo of a star represents that there is more in your life than what others might see.…

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Wolf Tattoos; A Symbol Of The Night

Wolf tattoos are a symbol of the night. A hunter, a loner, or a pack animal, the wolf portrays fear, awe, and beauty. The howl of the wolf is a lonesome, yet frightening sound that carries through the night and instills fear in all that hear it. If you find the romantic allure of the…

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Are Breast Tattoos Sexy?

This type of Tattoo has been done by women with a little tattoo, in a semi hidden place, by many women. To a full on chest panel from shoulder to shoulder and encompassing the breasts. It is a tattoo that is not for shy girls. This tattoo if visible will draw a large amount of…

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Are Arm Band Tattoos Retro?

Arm band tattoos have been around for a while, they were one of the more popular tattoos in the 90’s to early 2000’s. I remember days back then of doing 2 or 3 of them per day and thinking that was all i was ever going to do. Well there were at least a few…

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Justin Bieber a Tattoo Artist?

What…. you are seeing and hearing it correctly . The Canadian born pop star has tried his hands at tattooing. Justin Bieber was getting his newest Tattoo in new york and decided to tattoo the tattoo artist as well. The iconic Prince of pop artist may end up being the next big thing, A celebrity…

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Tattoo Guns, Slang For Tattoo Machines

A common expression with tattooing, but this term is looked down upon by many artists. The proper term would be Tattoo machine. Some tattoo artist find it offensive to call the machine a gun, Why? Because guns kill people and guns represent danger and carry a bad stigma with many people. I have heard of people…

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