Tattoo is one accessory that people have used to define themselves and to define their attitudes. Since the time tattoo was launched, there have been a lot of tattoo designs and tattoo styles. People always choose according to their preference. Some want a full body tattoo whereas some want it only on a part of their body where they can flaunt it. Some people want Japanese style tattoo whereas some want Indian and some want Arabic. Because of different choices people have various styles have sprung up for tattoos. One of this is the bio-mechanical tattoo designs.
These were in vogue in eighties but till now are a choice of large group of people. The main idea that these tattoo try to depict is that life is becoming mechanical and it is so true for today’s era. They help you take out the frustration you have because your life is becoming mechanized. The most common element is the robot and other robotic designs. They are available in a lot of colors and design. The movie Alien brought the charm of bio-mechanical tattoos once again. After this movie they once again became a style statement.
Where to wear a tattoo?
You can choose the part of the body where you want to have your tattoo made and wear it as your attitude. Most common place to wear these tattoos are the arms. You can choose either a full arm tattoo or a half arm tattoo. They are always prevalent on neck, thighs, back region and calves of mostly males. The location of your tattoo will depend mostly on the size of the tattoo that you are choosing.
Size of the tattoo
You can have a large size tattoo or a small size tattoo. Both of them are equally good, but it will depend on your preference. Small sized tattoos are dome on the parts of the body where they are easily visible. Whereas large size tattoos are done on places where you will show them only when you flaunt them like on the chest and the back. Generally the males will go for a large size tattoo or a full body bio-mechanical tattoo.
Color of the tattoo
They are also done in a multitude of colors. You can also choose a black and grey tattoo, if you do not want to add colors to your tattoo. Some of the most vibrant colors like yellow, red and orange can be used in making bio-mechanical tattoo designs.
Tattoo design techniques
There are two different bio-mechanical tattoo design techniques:
- Trompe loeil style
- Trick of the eye style
Categories of tattoo design use
Also there are numerous categories where bio-mechanical tattoo designs are used. These are:
- Body care
- Natural beauty treatments
- Beauty feet
- Beauty procedures
- Organic cosmetics
- Spa and yoga
- Oral care
Types of Bio-mechanical tattoo designs
There are various designs that you can make in a bio-mechanical tattoo. One of the most common is the feature where you show an insect trying to come out of the skin. You can depict this scenes using various mechanical components like microchips, cogs, wheels, ball bearings etc.
Some of the tattoos will be made in such a way which will show that your body or a part of the body is made up of parts of a machine like wires, gears, rods chips, pipes etc. This will give a feel as if you are a person with mechanical body parts. Some of the times, three dimensionaleffects are added onto it and it gives even a more realistic effect. It also creates an effect that the machine parts are mingled with flesh, blood etc. This gives a very rough look to the person wearing the tattoo. But it is one tattoo that will catch the attention of everybody who looks at you.
- There are simpler designs which are done only in black and grey. They were more popular in the eighties. This is not a very conventional style today. It gives a more 3D effect as compared to the colored ones.
- Some people like to have parts of their body depicted in a bio-mechanical tattoo like a heart functioning. The tattoo will show in detail the heart and its various parts which are functioning together.
- Some people may also like to have various symbols. Some of the most common symbol is the dragons, some God depicted or some text.
- Some might want to keep it simple and may have just a skeletal drawing. But the drawing will be not just a design; it will be in a different style.
You always choose the tattoo that will try to depict what you want to show and flaunt and what expresses you best. There might not be a value to the design but the symbol might express yourself. It displays how imaginative you are and your capacity for creative and innovative thinking. Some of the designs are pleasing while some are gross. Choose the one that best suits you.