Cupid Tattoo Art
Cupid is one of the more identifiable symbols of love, and those with that special attraction and feeling for someone at times will decide to ink a cupid on their bodies to express that love.
One nice thing about Cupid, as long as you don't foolishly include a name, is they will work with any person you're currently seeing, so if things don't work out, it is no problem to use it as a symbol of your current relationship.
On the other hand, those you tattoo the name of someone they're unsure of, or if someone isn't that good in relationships, it's by far best to not ink a name on yourself, as most people will always regret it, as far as romance goes. Obviously parents or children are a different matter.
As for Cupid tattoo designs themselves, most of them include the traditional Cherub look, with the arrow pointed at the heart of the intended recipient.
Although I wouldn't recommend it, there are some couples who decide to have matching Cupid tattoos. Again, as long as you don't include a name, this is something that can be overcome if the relationship is ended.
Most cupid tattoos are on the lighter side, but some people choose to have a more dark cupid design.
Either way, as long as there is love there will be Cupid, and that means the love doctor will continue to be a part of tattoo art.
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I thought the tattoo of Cupid's bow and arrow was pretty unique. The inclusion of the heart as the arrowhead leaves nothing to the imagination as to what the purpose is.
Cupid Tattoo Bow and Arrow
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Cupid Flying Tattoo
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Cupid Losing an Arrow
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True Romance Cupid
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Cupid Ready to Shoot Arrow
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This Cupid tattoo apparently resting near a rose is a great design. It seems the work of the little Cherub is completed, and he is taking a well deserved rest. The lines of the tattoo are nicely done.
Cupid and Rose
Cupid and love go hand in hand, and neither will end as long as there are people on the earth. Expressing that love through a tattoo is a great way of revealing how you feel. As with many other tattoos, as mentioned, avoid inking the name of someone on you if you at all can restrain yourself, as it's one of the major regrets most of those getting tattoos say they have.