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  • Art Of Tattoo
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    The Honorable Art of Tattoo The art of Tattoo has been around since 12,000 years before Christ and has gone through many years of judgment by people of different races and cultures. This art form spanned many different cultures with many different meanings and is being transformed today. The outlook of tattoo turned from honorable and elegant to deviant and wrong and is now coming back as an honorable and memorable art form for the people to express their feelings about certain subjects or perso...
  • Treatment The Tattoo
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    Had arrived they had bought all sorts of things with them including metal. Now the Maoris started to use a more conventional style of puncturing tattooing. The Maori had an unusual custom of removing and preserving the heads of the upper status or ranking. When the Europeans had arrived and began to settle, the heads were only of sentimental value not commercial. Soon the demand began to exceed the supply. The Maori usually fought with each other over land and property. The heads of the dead Mao...
  • Early New York Tattoo Artist
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    The first American tattoo studio opened in New York in 1870; the invention of the first electric tattooing machine in 1891 significantly reduced the inflicted pain, skill, and time it took to execute a tattoo. By 1900 every major American city had a tattoo parlor, and the ubiquitous images of hearts, eagles, snakes, God, and country were on their way to becoming Americana. Known in the trade as "flash", these are the images that are displayed on the walls of tattoo establishments, and many still...
  • Tattoo Studio
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    My Interest in Ink I can't recall why, but ever since I was fourteen I've been interested in tattoos. My curiosity began when I started adding tattoos to the cartoon characters I had drawn in my art book. Then I began drawing them on my skin in class and making new designs in my art books. I was fascinated by the fact that it was possible to draw permanent designs on the body, designs that would change the way you saw your body forever. I began researching tattoo history on the Internet for more...
  • Tattoo Marks
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    The Filipino Art of Tattoo The history of tattooing in the Philippines goes back nearly as far as the history of the country itself. There are literally hundreds of ethnic groups in the Philippine island chain, each of which has their own language, tradition, and history. Much like Borneo and other parts of Micronesia and Polynesia, tattoos were applied by a sharpened bird bone or a kind of 'comb' made of sea shells. A hammer or mallet was used to strike these repeatedly and drive the natural in...
  • Word Tattoo
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    The polemic about tattoos was wondering why tattoos are a controversial point in our society! There are people against and people that really like tattoos, but who is right? Should I think it is a good or a bad thing? Maybe for the tattooists the art involves is worth the pain and sacrifice of being tattooed. For the religious, it is a sin to sacrifice one's body with so meaningless purpose. Now I don't think there are excuses to justify so drastic a way of art, but analyzing the points of view ...
  • Tattoo Parlors
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    Tattooing in Oklahoma. Tattooing is illegal in our state of Oklahoma. We are the last state in the union not to have this type of body art. I have read in the Daily Oklahoman about a bill has been introduced to Oklahoma legislation that would legalize tattooing in our state. Some citizens think this would be something we need in our state. If we would pass this bill our state would not receive the economic rewards other suitable industry could produce. Children would be able to make permanent ma...
  • People With Many Forms Of Body Art
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    How Past Cultural Body Art Has Influenced Our Society Today It is very common to walk through the mall these days to see people with many forms of body art exposed. Tattoos and piercings surround us on a beautiful day at the beach. Body art is a world wide characteristic shared by men, women, and children of all ages. Yet where and when did all of this begin With tattoos and piercings being an ancient form of art, it has highly influenced our modern society in many ways. Tattoos first came about...
  • Early Tattooed Christians
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    The art of Tattoo has been around for many thousands of years. The styles and reasons for it have varied from individual to individual as they have from society to society. Some tattoos were done for simple adornment, others done for religious beliefs, and others still for reasons only their owners will understand. Tattooing has existed in one form or a another across the globe since before recorded history, and the popularity of this unique form of expression will most likely continue for centu...
  • Image Of Tattooed People For Years
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    title: A Brief History of Tattoo type: Research Paper body: The art of Tattoo has been around for many thousands of years. The styles and reasons for it vary from individual to individual. Some done for simple adornment, others done for religious beliefs, and others still for reasons only their owners will understand. Tattooing will most likely exist in one form or a another for centuries too come. Although the basic concept of tattoo has been a constant throughout the history of mankind (insert...
  • Expressive Art Forms
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    Art is expression. It comes in many forms and is used in many ways. Coexisting with society (which forces us to conform to its "strictly business" style), is a "no holds barred" type of counterculture. In response to society's dress codes, standards, and unwritten laws, a counterculture of tattoos, piercings, alternative hair-styles and clothing styles flourishes in every downtown, fashion runway, modern record, and popular magazine, and is spreading quickly to the bodies and closets of today's ...

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