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Heart and Love Tattoos Designs
For couples looking at love tattoo designs that show and encapsulates their feelings, the heart image is an ideal graphic. Of course, common couple designs are matching hearts or other love themed images such as a quote or the other person’s name.
Matching wedding bands or promise rings tattooed around the finger are also popular and a great way to symbolize everlasting love.
Try a heart illustration that can be easily divided into two, and get it inked somewhere on the body, such as the forearm, so that both halves of the couple can put that body part together to show the full drawing.
Heart motifs can be incorporated into any blueprint to fit any style.
If you want to be literal with the love theme instead of symbolic, the word love spelled out on the body and tattooed in a beautiful and meaningful design lends itself to a number of creative options.
You can experiment with different languages, but be careful—there are countless tales of people thinking they are getting “Love” in Chinese inked on their wrist only to find out later they accidentally branded themselves with the word “Stepmom”.
There are many other popular adornments that can be added to create a stunning tattoo design, add elaborate wings to the heart graphic, fill in the heart with a symbolic image such as a flag or face, have a dagger penetrating or barbed wire wrapped around the heart.
Heart tattoos also work well with animal images and portrayals of people. Large heart graphics can showcase another illustration inside of the design, symbolizing what is held in the crux of the heart.
Personalization is key when coming up with the perfect concept for your tribal heart tattoo artwork. Try adding hearts of different sizes to tribal designs including a quote or name, using hearts to feminize a masculine image or vice versa.
However, the heart symbol can be divided symmetrically in two, making a for a perfect “matching” design, where one half of the couple gets half the tattoo, and the other half of the couple gets the other half.
Love is a meaningful word, so chose a language that has meaning to you… or at least is checkable by a person who speaks that language.
Pops of color as well as more traditional artwork such as dragons, flowers, or the sun make for the perfect complement to a heart tattoo image.
There are many great reasons to use heart and love designs in artwork, illustrations and tattoos. Beyond their natural aesthetic appeal, these images hold a bounty of important meanings and symbolism.
Humans have revered and worshiped the symbolism of the heart for centuries, and it doesn't look like that is going to be changing any time soon.
In addition to all of the meanings that have been attributed to the heart tattoo image through the years, many people simply like it because it looks great. The aesthetically pleasing nature of the simple heart shape is, indeed, compelling. Its broad, sumptuous shape and color look great just about anywhere , too.
Heart and love designs are often depicted in a rainbow of different colors and styles, allowing each person to create their own unique look.