Skin Art: A History of Tattoos

Tattoos are a permanent mark or design made on the skin by a process of ingraining and pricking an indelible pigment into the punctures or by raising scars. This body art comes in many shapes, sizes, colors, designs, and styles. Whether flaunted or hidden, sought as art or bought out of a whim, the tattoo … Read more

History of Tattoos

Malisa Smith The History of Tattoos Axia College University of Phoenix Tattoos have been around throughout our history, from Egyptian times to the present day. Many people may say they know the history of tattoos, and where they originate from, but do they really? Does one know that there were reasons that some people had … Read more

Tattoos: a Brief History

Tattoos: A Brief History Angela Ramsey COM/150 December 13, 2009 Brett Stamer Tattoo: in Tahitian, the word “tatau” literally means to mark something. The Samoan word, “tatua” open wound or some other form of small wound. Even though tattoos are gaining in popularity today, history has shown that they have been around for thousands of … Read more

History of Tattoos

There are many various forms, and techniques Of tattoos. Henna tattooing is one of the oldest forms of tattooing. Henna is not a permanent tattoo and does come off in time. Tribal tattoos are the second form of tattooing. There are several reasons for the tribal tattoo. Depending on the tribe, tattoos are shown for … Read more

History and Polynesian Tattoos

On the basis of mythology, humans learned the art of tattooing from the 2 ones of the God of Creation Taro’s. Tattooing was operated by high trained shamans (that) in the religious ceremony, who was an expert in the meanings of the tattoo and skills Of the art (www. Polyunsaturated. Com, 2014). The origin of … Read more

History of Tattoos

Page One History of Tattoos Regina Perkins English 101 April 23, 2010 Annie Mak Page Two Introduction: Tattoos are so taboo yet so interesting you get different reactions from different people. But one thing we all agree on when it comes to getting a tattoo / body art, the pain you endure makes the story … Read more

The History of Tattoos

The Beginning of Tattoos Different cultures tattoo for different reasons like, protection, rank in society, adornment of the body and coming of age. Regardless of why people are tattooed, they have been tattooing since before the birth of Christ. Throughout history tattooing has served many purposes. The earliest evidence of tattooing was found in 1991 … Read more