Butterfly Tattoo Designs
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Butterfly tattoo designs are one of our specialties. Sin City Tattoo employs a staff of friendly, experienced and talented tattoo artists and each one has a number of different specialties. Our butterfly tattoo designs are among our more popular specialties. Butterfly tattoos are popular among women of all ages. There are a wide variety of different butterfly tattoo designs available in our flash books, which contain thousands of tattoo pics.
Butterfly tattoo designs are popular because butterflies symbolise many, many different concepts and ideas. Here is an overview of some of the most common butterfly symbolisms and meanings:
Freedom and Beauty – Butterflies have long captured the imagination with their beauty and free nature. Therefore, butterfly tattoo designs are very popular among individuals who are seeking a tattoo with a meaning that's related to freedom and beauty.
Evolution and the Butterfly – Butterfly tattoo designs are often used to symbolise a period of evolution, metamorphosis, growth and personal improvement. The butterfly starts out as a not-so-attractive caterpillar who is land-bound and not all that extraordinary. But then, the caterpillar curls up into a cocoon and emerges as a beautiful, butterfly who is free to flutter, soar and fly. This metamorphosis process makes the butterfly a popular choice among individuals who are seeking a tattoo with meaning, to mark a period of growth, evolution, rebirth, metamorphosis and self-improvement.
Butterflies and Soul Symbolism – The butterfly has long been associated with the spirit and soul. In fact, many ancient cultures – including cultures in New Zealand, central Asia, Zaire and the Aztecs of modern-day Mexico – regarded the butterfly as a symbol of the soul. Specifically, butterfly tattoo designs are most often associated with “lightness” and the concept of “free spirit.” It can also symbolise a spiritual rebirth due to the butterfly's metamorphosis from a caterpillar into an adult butterfly.
Butterfly as a Symbol of Love – Asian tattoo designs often feature two butterflies flying together as a symbol of love. This connection with love has been traced back to the Chinese folktale called The Butterfly Lovers. (tattoo places in melbourne)
Butterflies as Memorial Tattoo Designs – Butterflies are commonly integrated into memorial tattoo designs. The butterfly is a symbol for freedom from life. The butterfly's life cycle and metamorphosis is often associated with the process of death, which according to some belief systems, is followed by the beauty and freedom that the individual experiences in the afterlife. So as a result, butterfly tattoos are a popular choice for tattoos that serve to honour the memory of someone who has passed away.
EB or Epidermolysis Bullosa – The butterfly is the symbol for the medical condition known as EB. Individuals who are suffering with Epidermolysis Bullosa do not produce enough collagen, the substance that holds the various skin layers together. This causes their skin to be extremely delicate – like a butterfly's wings. That's why EB sufferers are associated with butterflies. Young sufferers are often called “butterfly children.” So butterflies are commonly associated with EB and EB awareness. This makes butterfly tattoo designs a very popular choice for EB-related memorial tattoos.
There are many different styles of butterfly tattoo designs. We have thousands of tattoo pics that you can browse through. Some of the most popular designs include:
- Tribal Butterflies – These designs typically feature just one or two ink colours, thick lines and angular elements. This style of butterfly tattoo is often more similar to abstract art versus realistic artwork. Tribals often include other tribal elements and designs, either inside the wings or surrounding the butterfly.
- Realistic Butterfly Tattoos – Realistic designs are often rendered from photographs or detailed drawings. They usually feature a lot of shading, lots of detail and bright colour.
- Whimsical Butterfly Tattoo Designs – Whimsical tattoos are extremely popular among women. They typically feature lots of swirls, bright colours and round, flowing design elements. They are often included with other nature elements such as flowers. The amount of detail and shading varies according to the specific design.
Since Sin City Tattoos has only the best tattooists in Melbourne, our staff can create beautiful, original and unique tattoo drawings to capture the exact design and style you're seeking. Whether it's from photographs or tattoo pics, a drawing, a sketch or simply a verbal description, our talented tattoo artists can design a beautiful butterfly tattoo drawing that's sure to turn heads! Customer satisfaction is one of our top priorities, so our professionally-trained artists will work one-on-one with each client to ensure you get the exact piece of body art that you envisioned!
So if you're seeking a butterfly tattoo, stop by Sin City Tattoos and peruse our thousands of tattoo pics or work with one of the best tattooists in Melbourne to turn your butterfly tattoo concept or idea into a beautiful piece of body art!