By Davit Tony
Are you planning to add some words or characters o your tattoo? Adding words and characters in tattoo is the best way to provoke the real meaning of the tattoo. And it's very straight forward to convey the meaning of specific tattoos. However, choosing the right fonts would be most important task if you want to do so. Remember to research and choose the fonts carefully otherwise it will jeopardize your entire tattoo.
You can choose from huge range of fonts available. Nowadays, using computer you can get every kind of tattoo designs that you can imagine. Combining tattoo fonts with your tattoo design and check out the final design is very easy with computer. Print out your selected tattoo designs and show it to your tattoo artist for advice. This will help your artist to craft your favorite tattoo design on your body.
When it comes to tattoo fonts, Fiery and Icy styles are most sought after. If you want to have a cool personality these fonts are the best. Some of the most popular design used from Old English. Usually people prefer eye-catching tattoo fonts for obvious reasons.
But, do you really know the main reason these tattoo fonts are used? Usually, people use them in name tattoos. Most tattoo fans love this kind of tattoo design. Names of parents, children or person who has died are the most used names in tattooing. There numerous other reasons behind the use of tattoo fonts.
Kanji Japanese calligraphy tattoo fonts are also very popular. Initially Kanji calligraphy was used to write on bones. Today, among Japanese who prefer to give old charm to their tattoos, the rounded and natural Japanese calligraphy is more popular.
However, Kanji has evolved along the time and has diverged into two diverse styles: SOSHO Kanji and MINCHO Kanji.
MINCHO Kanji in Japanese is just like Times New Roman in English. In Japan, it's the most frequently used font in print. It's is more formal and gradually becoming popular in other media's such as Billboards in Japan.
On the other hand, SOSHO Kanji is relatively more modern, cursive Kanji style and used to create smoothly flowing lines. You can see SOSHO Kanji fonts in the movie "The Last Samurai". SOSHO Kanji style is the most used tattoo design by the martial art lovers.
A perfect tattoo means perfect combination of design and tattoo fonts. Therefore, before you choose tattoo fonts, it's crucial to understand the right meaning. Research and pick carefully in order to get the most unique tattoo fonts you love the most. The style of use of tattoo fonts tells a lot about personality.