Barcode Tattoos have had some interest in the past but are becoming more requested as time goes on. Those of you who do not know what a barcode is, check any product in a grocery store with those black stripes in about a one-inch square with tiny numbers below the stripes all laid over a white background. Barcode is what is scanned by either a handheld device or over the glass counter by the clerk.
Ideas For Barcode Tattoos
Mark Of The Beast
You may ask yourself, why would anyone want barcode tattoos? Actually, for quite a few reasons, people wear barcode tattoos where they are visible because they want to make a statement. While they are body art, they are meant to make a statement in this cyber world. Some people believe that it is “the mark of the beast” written and prophesied in the chapter Revelation from the Christian Bible. Some people see it as a symbol that replaces people by way of eliminating jobs or that we humans are just a number with a barcode. For some, it’s a status symbol and has no relationship whatsoever to the above philosophies or religious connotations. Some replicate the barcodes in the way barcode tattoos, found on costly items, purveying that they are expensive.
Making A Statement
It gives rise to a discussion of the various barcode tattoos, designs, and styles that we see people wearing and the significance of placement. For the mark of the beast barcode tattoos, it has been prophesized that we will be marked upon the forehead or the hand, depending on your interpretation. So it’s not uncommon to see barcode tattoos on the forehead. However, even though the prophecy also states we will be assigned a number, people choose to have a word tattooed under the barcode instead. They use words like a slave, human, being, etc. As you can see, it’s the placement of the barcode tattoos and the wording underneath that brings significance to this body art. So if choosing barcode tattoos, get creative with your wording and placement. This is your opportunity to make a statement.
If you are in the group that feels we are no longer viewed as humans and are being replaced by mere numbers, then choose words that firmly and succinctly states who you are. Some suggestions are; proud woman, a mother, a father, living being, child of God, Breathes Air, Self-sustaining, organic being, earth organism, Child of the Earth, and so on. Remember, you will have to keep it short because barcode tattoos and barcodes themselves are a specific size. However, this is art. Art is still allowed freedom, and if you want a giant barcode, then go for it!
Love For Expensive Items
For the people who want to have barcode tattoos representing expensive items, visit stores or shop on the web and try to magnify the barcode of your favorite expensive item.
Coloring & Placement of Barcode Tattoos
Barcodes are exclusively black and white. But that doesn’t mean you can’t use a very dark green, blue or purple. In addition, the wording you choose to use underneath barcode tattoos could be inked in color, which would draw more attention to your statement. Red always looks great with black, but so does every color. Stay away from yellow, though, unless you want to look generic.
Visibility is the key with barcode tattoo designs. They’re small, so you can place them anywhere you want.