5 Popular Tattoo Styles for Those Looking for Tattoos in Massachusetts

March 31, 2015

Tattoos in MassachusettsA tattoo is a commitment. There’s no easy way to get rid of one so, when looking for tattoos in Massachusetts, it’s important that you do your research. And, if you’re reading this, then the majority of your work is done. You’ve found the premier tattoo shop in New Hampshire that offers customers the chance to work with some of the most experienced and talented tattoo artists in New England. Our two convenient locations in Seabrook and Nashua, NH make it easy for anyone currently looking for tattoos in Massachusetts to make the wise decision to come to Tattoo America for their next great piece.

We know that it can be hard to find a tattoo that you really love so we’re taking this opportunity to go over five of the most popular tattoo styles with you today. These will give you a template with which to judge the quality of tattoos and tattoo artists like those here at Tattoo America.

  1. Fine line black and grey – Originating in East LA during the 70s, fine line black and grey tattoos are made using a single needle to create fine lines punctuated by subtle and smooth shading in various shades of grey and black throughout the entire piece. Make sure to check out the fine line work of an artist you’re interested in working with.
  2. Biomechanical – This style of tattooing combines themes of natural biology with intricate machinery to produce complex tattoos that greatly accentuate your body’s natural muscle structure. A great artist should excel in this area.
  3. Asian – Beautiful, colorful and graceful, Asian tattoos are loved across the globe. Koi fish, dragons, tigers, cherry blossoms and Geisha women are common themes in this style of tattooing.
  4. Tribal – Originating from the art of Native Americans and a type of tattooing that has been a bit overused during the last few decades, true tribal tattoos are often considered important rites of passage and include images like monks and spiritual blessings.
  5. Traditional old school – These are colorful tattoos that celebrate the early history of tattooing and include images like pin-up girls, eagles, flags, ships and anchors. This is a style that every tattoo artist has to excel in.

We hope that the above mentioned list of popular tattoo styles gives you a place to start when you’re looking for tattoos in Massachusetts and, remember, you don’t have to stick to one style. Tattooing is all about being creative and innovative, so come to Tattoo America to collaborate with some of the most insightful and talented artists around!

If you’re looking for tattoos in Massachusetts, contact us at:
Seabrook – 603-474-9304
Nashua – 603-594-3007