Mythical and Spiritual Tattoo Design Directory: The Essential Reference for Body Art

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This book provides the ultimate reference guide for artists and wearers alike. It covers the most popular types of mythical and spiritual tattoo designs with unique illustrations from some of the leading artists working today. Accompanying each type of design is a detailed explanation of the history and symbolism attached to it, so that anyone researching a tattoo will be sure to find one that perfectly expresses their beliefs.

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Overview

This book provides the ultimate reference guide for artists and wearers alike. It covers the most popular types of mythical and spiritual tattoo designs with unique illustrations from some of the leading artists working today. Accompanying each type of design is a detailed explanation of the history and symbolism attached to it, so that anyone researching a tattoo will be sure to find one that perfectly expresses their beliefs.

This book will also appeal to anyone with an interest in tattoos and tattoo art, traditional tattoo forms and techniques, or even religious symbolism and iconography. The canvas of the human body provides almost infinite scope for mythical and spiritual tattoos, and this book acts as a lively, informed companion for every spiritual quest.

If you wish to express your faith—whatever it may be—to the world, there is an immense library of tattoo symbolism to choose from. The tattoo will be with the bearer for life, so it is important to consider the meaning and design of any tattoo carefully. With more than 800 images, no body artist should be without this uniquely comprehensive volume. The flash drawings and explanation of the symbolism of all tattoos featured in this book will inform and inspire. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785827153
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 646,931
  • Product dimensions: 6.59 (w) x 8.12 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Russ Thorne is a versatile journalist and editor with seven years experience, specializing in crafting lively, engaging copy on a huge range of subjects.He has edited nationally distributed titles for young people as well as B2B and motorsports titles, and has written freelance features for a range of publications, including The Independent.He particularly loves writing for young people.He has previously authored three books, Tattoo Directory for Guys, Tattoo Directory for Girls, and Body Piercing:The Body Art Manual.
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