The butterfly tattoo design is one of the most popular designs chosen for tattoos. This is mostly true due to the amount of women that find this tattoo design appealing and its popularity has now even spread to the male population. A butterfly tattoo design has a vast amount of styles and anyone will be able to find a design that appeals to them.
Butterfly tattoo designs have a huge style range from its natural, realistic versions to highly stylized fantasy or abstract designs such as tribal style butterflies. The vast amount of choices and options makes finding a design that appeals to your senses a daunting task due to the huge amount of artwork that focuses on this subject.
The butterfly itself has perfect symmetry in its design and gorgeous vibrant colors. Capturing the natural beauty of a butterfly design in a tattoo can result in a beautiful piece of realistic tattoo artwork. Some fans of the butterfly have chosen realistic butterflies – multiple – flying up the torso or up the back adding to the beauty using different patterns and sizes. Varying sizes can add to the effect of realism with larger butterfly’s looking closer, smaller butterfly’s in the distance. The common denomination for butterfly designs is beauty. The shape, colors, and delicate makeup are undeniably appealing. It has a universal attraction with a wealth of versatile design options.
The butterfly shape is appealing for many reasons. We find their symmetrical design calming on a subconscious level. Balance is good in all aspects of our life and the butterfly’s design is even and balanced. Open up your mind to various styles such as abstract or a tribal design.
You can find a wealth of choices by going to Google images and doing a search. Narrow down your search by a particular style you are drawn to and expand from there.
The symbolic meaning of the butterfly means different things in various cultures, but the meaning to all always take a positive one. The butterfly is a symbol of change or transformation. The origins of this are the beautiful butterfly emerging from a plain and bland caterpillar form. Butterflies are often a choice by people undertaking a new and positive phase that they believe will be a “transformation” or the beginning of a new phase of their life. It may be symbolic of a change or personal transformation that they feel is a turning point and they want to have a constant reminder and symbol of this phase of their life.
Besides searching for a representation that strikes your fancy by surfing the internet, keep your mind open to any visual representation you run across. Be aware of the art around you. You can visit your local book store or library to expand your choices. For this particular tattoo, you will not have a hard time finding an eclectic variety.