A tattoo made in the style of realism most clearly reflects the naturalness and naturalness of the pattern and corresponds to the original.
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Realism styling can only be done by a qualified master, since it is very difficult to apply a live image to the body. This requires not only skill, but also talent.
history of appearance
The word "realism" comes from the French "realisme", meaning "real" or "material". Jules Husson, a French writer, for the first time in the 19th century called the execution of painting a style of realism.
In the 19th century, the style became very popular, as people began to apply portraits of their idols or relatives to the body. The images applied, over time, faded and lost their beauty, there was also a low level of professionalism, there was no high-quality equipment, so sometimes the images turned out to be unnatural.
The main task of the master in the technique of realism is to be able to convey the naturalness of the image and its reality.
Such tattoos belong to the artistic ones, since each master interprets the image of a person in a masterpiece, thanks to his vision and the ability to transfer the reality of life to the body.
The style of realism according to the technique of execution is considered the most difficult, since the artist needs not only to transfer the image to the body, but also revive it, give it beautiful artistic features so that the tattoo looks individual.
The artist needs to select a palette of colors, draw all the details, strokes and features, express decorative elements second purpose of the image. The cost of applying the selected image depends on professionalism and the ability to represent a drawing as real.
The main differences in realism are:
Thanks to modern equipment, you can render images in 3D reality, due to which the drawing will look more real and vivid.
Amy Edwards is considered one of the best teachers of realism. These are some of his works:
Popular drawings and their meanings
A tattoo on the eyes applies to both men and women, before choosing this image, you should study its meaning.
- Sign of day and night.
- light, luminary
- Sign of the presence of gods.
- Definition of human truth.
- Wisdom and knowledge.
- mystical influence.
- Rejection and guilt.
Tattoos with the image of eyes are considered a talisman that protects the wearer from the bad influence of people and gives stability to life.
The eye represented in a triangle develops intuition in the wearer, increases his luck. The eye of the Horug is depicted on a falcon, such a tattoo means victory. If there is a tear near the eye, it means that the owner of the tattoo regrets something.
Very often people fill in portraits because they want to capture the image of a loved one or important person. Most often they represent:
- political or spiritual figures.
You can fill the image of an actor or singer so that it is always there and brings good luck. Sometimes clients fill their bodies with movie stories.
Many do not give themselves the importance of the whole picture, and if a man fill in a picture women, after some time overlap it, since the relationship has ended, and the portrait of the beloved no longer brings pleasure.
Before choosing a character, you should consider how comfortable you will be with walking through life.
The tattoos with animals they just have a good meaning and convey the traits and behavior of the animal.
Thus, a lion or a bear will symbolize strength, authority and independence. A raccoon, cat or squirrel symbolizes affection and sensitivity. Snake or shark – aggression, insidiousness.
People who love nature can capture a landscape or a favorite place on the planet on their bodies.
You can decorate your body with views of the sea or the forest. Such an image will symbolize the romantic nature of a person, his love of nature and travel.
In most cases, the mountains symbolize power and stability, the sea or river - sensuality and emotionality, and the forest - love of solitude.
The flowers they adorn the woman's body, emphasize her beauty and indicate her temperament. The rose is a symbol of youth, beauty and tenderness. Lotus - symbolizes life or death, eternity or immortality, rebirth or spiritual growth. The orchid is a symbol of harmony and beauty, greatness and uniqueness of a person. The peony is considered a symbol of good luck, happiness, wealth.
Popular tattoo spots
Each person independently chooses a place for a tattoo and a sketch so that it is comfortable for him to live and cohabit with the chosen portrait or animal, the characteristics of the stuffed animal and behavior must match the character of the owner of the image, otherwise the tattoo will only interfere, and it will not be pleasant.
Considered the most popular place for tattooing, as the image comes out voluminous and realistic, because the master can detail the drawing.
Most often portraits of idols or animals are applied, women prefer flowers.
A story with several characters is often depicted on the cover. If nature or architecture is depicted, then all the smallest details are drawn so that the landscape looks realistic.
Basically, drawings of fantastic heroes or portraits of women are applied.
In it shoulder, most of the time portraits of animals, idols or relatives are represented, the images are natural and real, thanks to the detailed drawing of lines and strokes.
In the back, you can paint a small picture or a large one that will attract a lot of people.
The pattern is almost always applied to the entire surface of the back or along the spine. If the work is very large, its application can take up to a year of fruitful work by a qualified craftsman.
It represents stories, animals or flowers.
The tattoo of the chest it looks very beautiful and mysterious, but there are some risks, especially for women: you can get an infection during the procedure, in addition, the appearance of the image during life may take on a less attractive look.
It is also popular to apply portraits, flowers and ribbons, images of animals.
Very often, girls get tattoos on the thigh to emphasize your individuality, peculiarity and originality. Both miniature and volumetric images are applied, occupying a large area of the thigh.
Images of animals or images of flowers look beautiful and natural on the thigh.
Men should choose sketches that can express their inner world and emphasize their appearance.
Men's things: portraits, animals, nature, stories.
sketches of women
Previously, women chose small tattoos that they cleverly hid under their clothes, today any woman can choose a large and voluminous pattern to emphasize her individuality.
tattoo not only for beauty, but also take into account the temperament of the woman and her goals.
The most popular sketches: flowers, animals, nature, portraits.