Shoulder Blade Tattoo


Beautiful and charming are probably the most descriptive words to use when watching a Japanese Shoulder blade tattoo design. They are more common in the more liberal society of today. If you get one?

What do you know about this tattoo? Do you know what “sleeves” mean? Are you aware of what designs would be a Japanese sleeve?


A tattoo sleeve is a term that describes a design that fully covers the skin of the zone. positioning of the body and sleeves are common on the arms, and this is where it gets its name. The tattoo looks like where the sleeve of his shirt should be.

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Shoulder blade tattoo are available in various lengths. These are:

1. sleeves. It runs from the shoulder blade to the wrist.

2. three-quarter sleeves. It runs from the shoulder blade to the center part / upper part of the forearm.

3. half sleeves. She runs from the shoulder to the elbow.

4. Fourth sleeve. Works from elbow to wrist.

As you can see, there are many variations, and the sleeves are not limited to arms. Many people have taken the concept on the lower limbs.

There is also the possibility of adding other works on the sleeve as a “bib”, which is essentially covers the entire chest area leading out of the arm.

The Shoulder blade tattoo can incorporate many design styles, as long as the skin surface is covered. However, it is the Japanese sleeve that seems to be the most popular.

Common themes in Japanese sleeve tattoo designs are dragons, koi, Samurai Warrior, Geisha, cherry blossoms, waterfalls and Hanya masks (legendary Japanese demon).

The sleeve often incorporate many, if not all of these issues in a design flowing intricate details and vibrant colors.

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sleeves are in bold and in your face. Everyone will know you’re tattooed! However, if you are looking for a little ‘discretion, but still prefer this type of tattoo and a half innings could be a compromise. The sleeve may start on the shoulder and be cut short just above the elbow, allowing tattoo privately with a short-sleeved shirt.

Another advantage of the semi-circular, especially for men, is that you should not consider any arm self-govern. A full sleeve may end up being hidden under a full forearm hair and beard will be constant for tattoos to see in all its glory.

Be aware that a sleeve tattoo will take time to complete! You will be sitting for many hours in the chair artists and so it is a serious and expensive endeavor.