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Celebrity Tattoos And Designs-Celebrity Tattoo Meanings And Ideas-Celebrity Tattoo Portraits

Updated on August 23, 2012
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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At some point and time, we all find inspiration from a person that we idolize. In most cases, these people are familiar faces and well known, some across the world. Actors, musicians, and sports stars have often captured our attention, affection, and admiration. In today's society, we know them as celebrities.

Most of us have a specific celebrity that we adore, look up too, or admire for what ever reason. Perhaps, we idolize them and wish we had their lifestyle. Maybe, we respect who they are and the people they have helped. Possibly, we find that their personality matches ours. We are all fans of someone, whether they are a celebrity or not. With this, it is easy to see why a die-hard fan may choose a celebrity tattoo.

Celebrity tattoos consist of tattoos that portray a famous person that is popular and well known. Since there are literally hundreds of thousands to choose from, you have plenty of people to choose from. Even so, celebrity tattoos are not main stream and they are usually wore by fans of that specific person.

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Celebrity tattoo designs can be designed with various symbols and elements. It just depends on which celebrity is being tattooed. For example, we will use Pete Rose. Most of us have heard this name at one time or another, possibly the story behind Rose. Pete Rose was a baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds. If you were to choose a Pete Rose tattoo, you could include anything associated to baseball in your celebrity tattoo, such as a baseball, bat, team logo, or bases. Since sport stars are considered to be celebrities, any sport may be included.

Celebrity tattoo designs usually just portray the head of the celebrity. However, not all of them do. But if you were to portray other areas of their body, it will take more skin to hold such a large tattoo. One celebrity tattoo that is often portrayed as a full body tattoo is Marilyn Monroe. Basically, celebrity tattoos may just include a face while others include the entire body.

Another variation of celebrity tattoos is that they can also be done as a cartoon. Although this type of tattoo is not chosen often, it may be something you want to consider. One popular celebrity tattoo portrays celebrities as they are in certain movies. For example, we will look at Johnny Depp. Johnny Depp is a very popular actor that has starred in many movies. One of Depp's most popular characters is Jack Sparrow from the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean."

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When it comes to celebrity tattoos, you can have a lot of options. Although many men and women stay current and would probably choose a star of today, others may choose a celebrity that has seen their day or has already passed on. One example of this is Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash had a special personality that made him who he was. Another example is Marilyn Monroe, which is a popular celebrity tattoo choice for men.

In general, celebrity tattoos don't hold any symbolic meaning. However, it is sure to hold symbolic value to those who wear such a tattoo. Celebrity tattoos can take on the meaning of who is being portrayed in the tattoo. Once again, take a look at Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash was known as the "man in black." Cash didn't care one bit what people thought of him. It is possible that you feel the same. If so, your Johnny Cash can portray your personality. In cases like this, it takes a celebrity that has that special personality, a personalty that makes them different from others.

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There are some things that you should consider before you choose your celebrity tattoo or any tattoo. You want to keep in mind that you are going to wear this celebrity on your body til the end of time. If you want a celebrity tattoo, by all means go for it. If your having second thoughts, it may not be for you. In such cases, many men and women get a "crush" on a certain actor or star. All I am saying, don't rush yourself and make sure this is what you want.

Celebrity tattoos or not, always make sure you research your tattoo. Make sure that you completely understand what your tattoo represents and stands for. Don't rush to get inked! Men and women that get tattooed on an impulse usually have regrets about their tattoo later on down the road. Don't make this same mistake. Take your time, do your research, and only get inked if you are completely sure. If you feel that the celebrity tattoo is not for you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links below. As always, thanks for your visit!

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