8 Tools to Help Design Your Tattoo Online
Design Your Own Tattoo Online
Tattoos can be wonderful expressions of style, beliefs, and personality. It's important to get your tattoo right. While some people prefer to hand over their art to the professionals, others are interested in designing their tat themselves. Luckily, there are now some great resources online to help you do just that.
While some sites help you design the tattoo, there are others that allow you to actually see what a particular tattoo would look like on your body. That way you can be sure about a particular design before getting it done and regretting it later.
Below are some resources that will help you find and make your look.
Free Online Resources for Designing a Tattoo
Upload your tattoo design or create it with the StrayTats tool. This site was built for temporary tattoos but it can still be useful for making your design even if you want a permanent tattoo.
- Tattoo Lettering and Fonts
Design your own tattoo with hundreds of tattoo lettering styles like tribal, old English, Chinese, gangster, Celtic, and more.
- Inkgenerator: Design Tattoos Online for Free
InkGenerator.com offers you a step-by-step process for designing and creating text-based tattoos from start to finish. You will be able to see your words in many different fonts.
- Tattoo Lettering Designer
While not the most high-tech site out there, this lettering designer can be helpful to start getting some rough ideas of the text and style you want your tattoo to be.
Tips for Designing Your Own Tattoo
Software for Figuring Out the Best Place for Your Tattoo
- Virtual Tattoo Maker for Any Part of Your Body
Tatmash.com offers users a virtual way to place tattoo designs on any part of the body using photos. They also have a huge database of tattoo designs for you to choose from. You'll have to start a basic trial version in order to use the software.
- Tattoo Placement for the Back, Hips, and Shoulder
With this tool, you can get a rough idea of what your back, hip, or shoulder tattoo will look like. Unfortunately, you have to use the model the site provides and you cannot upload your own picture.
Find Professional Tattoo Design Help Online
- Custom Tattoo Designs
Tattoo Design's professional tattoo artists can help you turn your idea into a tattoo. It isn't free but it might be worth the money for a design you love.
- Create My Tattoo
On this site, you have access to 22,000 tattoo designers who can help you perfect your ideas. Though it's not free, it's cheaper than other tattoo design options.
Make Temporary Tattoos at Home
Now that you've designed your tattoo, why not try it out as a temporary tat? Here's a video that goes step-by-step in printing out a tattoo design with an inkjet printer.