One of the most popular tattoos in men are inscriptions on the hands. Their popularity is explained by the fact that not all guys want to become the owners of a simple symbol or drawing: many of them are interested in inscriptions with meaning. After all, with their help, you can show others both your character and personality and declare your love for your other half. In this article we will consider the best inscriptions for tattoos with translation for men, and also we will present photos of works of masters from all over the world.
What inscription to put on your arm?
The best method of making a statement to society is through tattoos on the arm. For men, inscriptions can be a tool of self-expression. Hands are a prominent place, so tattoos should be meaningful and speak as clearly as possible about the owner of the inscription.
The inscription must be a clear description of the interests or goals, A kind of motto for life. For such people, the following phrase is ideal: "Destiny is in my hands, and happiness is always with me. On the hand, you can fit both a long text, and a small word, the main thing is to choose the right location.
On the hand, you can fit both a long text and a small word, most importantly, find the right location.
Hands represent a huge variety of places for tattoos:
- The back of the palm.
So, on the finger, for example, can fit a couple of words - max, but on the forearm has room to run wild. If there was a difficulty choosing tattoo, which in the future will be located on the hand, you can come to the tattoo master for a consultation, he will show sketches and offer ideas.
Information about tattoo inscriptions
All of these options are examples of open tattoos. More personal inscriptions are done on the ribs, under the chest, on the side. Spicy playful inscription can be placed in the lower abdomen. Here in women, the inscription often serves a camouflage function, being a tattoo on the scar after a C-section. This is a great way to camouflage the scar and return the figure to aesthetics.
Inscriptions are also good as a tattoo on stretch marks. Most often in this role, the tattoo inscription acts on the lower back.
Most often the inscriptions are made in a monochrome version.
Doing this type of tattoo is very important to get to an experienced master. Even if the tattoo seems simple - there are a lot of nuances. For a tattoo to look good, there must be a clear outline and the inscription itself must be perfectly flat. On many parts of the body, given their anatomy, this is not easy to achieve.
To correct a crooked inscription is almost impossible, you will have to remove the tattoo.
The most popular quotes
In literature, music, clothing, there are invariable classics, and so it is with tattoos - there are the most popular. A kind of classics of body painting.
- Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Illusion is the highest of pleasures;
- Law stands mute in the midst of arms. When guns rattle, laws are silent;
- I may not have a lot to give, what I've got I'll give to you. I may not have a lot to give, but what I've got I'll give you.
A wonderful feeling that motivates men to do things - love. Everyone has his own methods of expressing it, some even resort to writing the name of a loved one on their bodies. Often written quotes from movies, poems, songs associated with the person you love.
A few examples of phrases for tattoos about love:
- All's fair in love and war. All's fair in love and war;
- And I love her, the more I suffer. And I love her the more I suffer;
- I'll never forget you. I'll never forget you in English.
Many men want to tell the whole world about their devotion and love for family. For example, Angelina Jolie made herself a tattoo on her arm with the coordinates of the birth of her beloved children. Often men put a tattoo on the hand inscription "Family" - short and concise, and gives the understanding of others about the priorities of the bearer of the tattoo.
Examples for tattoo inscriptions on the theme of family:
- A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband;
- Family begins with children. Family begins with children;
- Marrying means to halve one's rights and double one's duties. Marrying means halving one's rights and doubling one's duties.
Often you want a piece of a friend to always be there for you in a difficult moment, when you have already given up. Some people make paired tattoos in honor of their friendship.
Some examples of aphorisms about friendship, which can be turned into a tattoo:
- A friend is someone who gives you the strength to be yourself. A friend is someone who gives you the strength to be yourself;
- I got my friends, share a rain coat in the wind. I got my friends who share a rain coat in the wind.
It will be a real surprise to a comrade when he sees a tattoo already done, in his honor, no doubt it will surprise him pleasantly.
Often men express philosophical thoughts on their bodies in the form of tattoos. And more often than not, they do not make do with brief expressions, men give themselves the opportunity to run wild. Sometimes it comes to the fact that the scale of the back is not enough to fit the whole essence of his philosophy.
A couple of variants of philosophical phrases about life:
- Wer die Menschen einst fliegen lehrte, hat alle Grenzsteine verrückt (German). He who once taught men to fly moved all the boundary stones;
- One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn`t do. One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find that he can do what he previously thought impossible;
- What have they done to the earth, what have they done to our fair sister? What have they done to our earth, what have they done to our fair sister?
The liberty tattoo on a man's arm has a special charm. Freedom can manifest itself in everything: individuality, confidence, independence, fearlessness, absence of stereotypes and labels.
Examples of freedom-themed tattoos:
- A man is meant to be free. A man is meant to be free;
- The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. The most important kind of freedom is the freedom to be what you really are;
- Freedom is not where there are no walls, but where you don't feel them. Freedom is not where there are no walls, but where you don't feel them.
Motivational tattoos on the arms in the form of an inscription are very popular among men. A man often lacks motivation and incentive to do things. Men who write motivational phrases with paint on their bodies tend to be active and constantly evolving.
And everyone can have their own secret to success, their own rules for achieving their cherished goals, and they can put this rule on their body to always remember it.
A few examples of phrases that make you not give up:
- Believe in yourself. Believe in yourself;
- Never say never. Never say never;
- Keep going. Keep going;
- Every morning is the time to start life again. Every morning is time to start life again.
The Celtic pattern tattoos have a fascinating look - peculiar patterns intertwining with each other, creating a single pattern. The Celts themselves were convinced that the mysterious ornaments had magical properties. Each symbol has its own interpretation.
In the Celtic knotwork pictures, you can see areas that resemble a labyrinth, and this is no accident, because the philosophy of the Celts says that life is a labyrinth, through which a person goes, and it depends on him whom and what he will come.
Basic symbols and their meanings:
- Cross. This means four sides of the world and their harmony. Protects from the pernicious influence of evil thoughts of enemies, inspires wisdom in the mind.
- Heart. Symbol of love, signifying the eternal union of body and soul of two lovers.
- Birds. Sign of the will of the spirit and freedom of the body. A bird that brings good news-pigeon, raven the opposite, and heron-symbol of caution.
- Snake. A symbol that protects the health of man. Analogy of the snake changes its skin, as well as man, constantly energetically regenerated. Also symbolizes wisdom.
- Shamrock. Today the most common symbol of the Celts, found even in marketing, as the symbol has a powerful attraction of goods as money and luck. The three leaves are the elements of fire, water and earth.
The Celts believed that mystical symbols could influence a person's destiny, because any symbol was a metaphor for a path long into eternity.
Tattoos on Wrists with Religious Symbols
While almost every tattoo is a statement in itself, tattoos with religious symbols are perhaps the loudest and most revealing. It's your way of telling the world that you subscribe to a certain faith, and you're not ashamed to admit it.
Choosing any religious symbol as your tattoo requires a lot of thought beforehand. This statement will resonate throughout your life. It will affect, both positively and negatively, most people you meet. Nevertheless, here are some common choices and what they mean:
Full arm tattoos.
It is the arms that are the most popular place to get a tattoo. You can often see a situation where a full arm tattoo lurks under the sleeves of a man's office shirt. Also such tattoos are called - a sleeve. According to the stories of bearers of full arm tattoos, it all starts with a small tattoo, then there is a desire to complement the old image with a new one. And so a sleeve is drawn out in a chain.
Of course, some people decide to do a sleeve right away, but there are no sketches of a full sleeve anywhere. The sleeve is quite a large-scale job and no one wants anyone to be the bearer of identical images on the arms.
Masters can help you create a sketch of the sleeve, but it will be an expensive job, it is easier to independently select the sketches of individual tattoos, gradually drawing a single picture, and the end result is just finishing the sleeve, filling the gaps between the images.
The work is time-consuming and takes by no means a couple of tens of hours, and several tens of days, or even weeks, depending on the feelings of the tattooed and the recommendations of the tattoo master. Some complicated works are carried out some years.
Tattoo on the whole arm is a whole art gallery, a real work of art. More often men choose a monochrome, black and white tattoo, although sometimes there are tattoos in the whole palette. Deciding for such a large-scale tattoo, you must be prepared for the excessive attention of others and ambiguous reaction.
Choice of font for a tattoo
Gothic, textured, graffiti, a la typewriter font is able to radically change the appearance of the tattoo, as for the better or for the worse. Usually men choose classic, standard fonts.
You can do without a hike in a consultation on fonts to the tattoo-master, there is always the possibility of viewing options yourself. For example, in a text editor WORD. Also, there are sites that allow you to try out various fonts, as with a download, and online.
Inscriptions that you should not do.
Still You shouldn't immortalize the names of unfamiliar women and buddies. Very often, even with full confidence in the sincerity of feelings for the person, whether it is love or friendship, the relationship can deteriorate and break down, coming to naught, and the tattoo will remain.
If there is no clear-cut understanding that even having stopped the communication with the person, there won't be a feeling of regret about the made tattoo, there's no need to hurry to make an appointment with the master. It is not necessary to do a tattoo in an unknown language, without a possibility to address to the knowledgeable person.
It is not necessary to do a tattoo in an unknown language, without the possibility to address to the knowledgeable person.
You should never be in a hurry to get a tattoo, despite a strong desire to get the image on your body as soon as possible. Also It is worth considering getting tattoos in a prominent place, such as on the arms. Men often have serious positions that prohibit peeking inscriptions and images from under their shirt sleeves.
- It is necessary to check the accuracy of the translation, if it is an inscription in a foreign language;
- decide what font is appropriate for the tattoo;
- choose a place for the tattoo;
- find a good master.
Finally, as an example of a well-known fact: American actress Angelina Jolie already got rid of a tattoo with the name of her former lover Billy Bob Thornton. But Angelina did not learn anything from this lesson, and she again dedicated the tattoo, already a new spouse, Brad Pitt. After her recent divorce, Jolie plans to get rid of this tattoo as well. Nothing lasts forever, don't forget that.
List of the most beautiful phrases for tattoo girls
If I can dream it, I can do it... - If I can dream it, I can do it...
Que femme veut - Dieu le veut - What a woman wants - it pleases God
Sono nata per la felicità - I was born for happiness