If you are looking to make a statement or just want to grab the attention when you’re at a party or in a crowd, then snake tattoos are for you. Snake tattoos are most often seen in an evil or menacing stance usually coiled and ready to strike. Usually the meaning that’s popular with men and women is power, darkness and authority. Snake tattoos are also seen with a positive meaning also like power, authority, wisdom, protection, balance and the cycle of life giving snake tattoos plenty of versatility. Some people have snake tattoos for the pure love of the serpent and show them off with pride.
Rattlesnake tattoos are a favorite with men and women and are tattooed on the body so it is seen to all with a meaning of a warning that they will protect and defend themselves or family at all cost. Ideas her are a coiled Diamond Back Rattlesnake with two coils only showing. The head of the snake will be tilted down at a slight angle so you can see a little bit of the top of the head, and its jaws wide open. The left eye of the snake will be visible only in this view. The two fangs will be curved back pointing to the throat. The inside of the mouth will be pink and red and off white. The snake’s diamond pattern is on the back of the snake with spots along the side and is tattooed in dark ink. The snake’s body color is tan or brown. Placements of large snake tattoos are on the upper arm, shoulder, upper back, chest or upper leg. Small snake tattoos look great on the forearm, chest, waist and lower leg.
King snake tattoos. The king snake is a master hunter that is often misunderstood by their markings and is not poisonous. A rhyme to remember is, Red on yellow kill a fellow. Red on black won’t hurt jack, so not to confuse with a Coral snake. An idea here is on you lower leg from the knee to the ankle, tattoo a branch with a kink in it. The king snake will be moving up the branch with its head a little over the edge of the branch. The body of the snake will be looped twice around the branch. Good detail work in the branch with knots and nicks is a must to get a great look. The markings of the King snake are black stripe and then a red band and then black stripe then white band. Placement for large king snake tattoos look best on the upper arm, back, chest, waist and upper leg. Small tattoos look great on the neck, forearm, chest, waist, and lower leg.
Snake tattoos are very popular these days with both men and women for many different reasons. The meanings of power and protection or just for the beauty of snakes it’s really not that surprising that they are in high demand. Your tattoo artist can help you with their galleries and experience to create the perfect snake tattoos.