A tribal rose tattoo is one of the most popular forms of rose artwork are tribal rose tattoos.
Tribal designs were once a ritualistic process that bound a clan of people together with a symbolic image inked on their skin.
Tribal rose images are usually inked in only black; however, color can be added to the design without altering the integrity of the picture. Red and black work especially well for the rose image especially a tribal rose and heart tattoo, as red is a color associated with passion, love, and sex. Tribal styles can be any size, and look fabulous anywhere on the body.
Alternately they can completely separate designs with the tribal work forming a backdrop or surround to accentuate the beauty and color of the rose.
A tribal rose design that is made to look like it is “growing” is a stunning image, and works especially well inked across a large area of the body; twisting up the back and spilling on to the stomach, or snaking up the leg from the ankle or foot.
Single roses work especially well in making a statement about natural beauty and being in harmony with both nature and yourself.
Popular locations on the body for a small single rose and tribal adornment include the back of the neck, the shoulder blade, the chest, the lower back, the hip bone, the ankle, and the foot.
A rose bush, a bouquet of roses, or a couple of roses that have been intertwined make for great large tattoo flash, so don’t be afraid to spice up a well toned part of the body with a large, sexy rose image.
The artwork for a tribal tattoo is composed of thick, bold, black lines. These lines intertwine ornately to make up an eye catching and sophisticated adornment.
Full color roses can be used in conjunction with any design as part of the whole composition with the tribal wrapped around the stems and leaves of the rose.
Think of the rose as a living symbol with an eternal presence when designing your artwork. The rose has a period of life, death, and rebirth, it is bound by the seasons just as we are. Find ways to incorporate this in to your rose design by showing how the rose grows wild and free in nature.