Tiger lilies are flowers that are hardy and found right on the road in places where the weather is humid. This beautiful flower has a pattern that looks like the design on a tiger – that is orange with black dots. Many a traveler along the roads of America have been delighted by the sight of these flowers.
This lovely color combination has inspired many people to have a tattoo featuring this flower. The tiger lily is also known as a symbol of honor and riches and some cultures around the world consider it a symbol of love and kindness. The colors of the tiger lily by themselves also represent energy, adventure and a sense of balance. Considering the attributes this beautiful flower has been credited with, it is not surprising that is a sought after tattoo design.
Place of tiger lily tattoos: Mostly you will find that people prefer to get the tiger lily tattoo on the narrower parts of their body like limbs, though there are some exceptions. People who want the design to be done on a larger scale with painstaking details will obviously pick other parts of the body.
On the back: We will look at one of lesser seen placement of this tattoo first. You can do this design by placing the tiger lily as the center of your design and add other flowers on the side to throw the tiger lily into focus.
On the lower portion of the arm: This sort of design may not allow for a very detailed rendition due to the area in which is done. But put in a darker background and the tattoo will carry a bigger impact. You can also add some quotation along with this to complete the look
On the foot: This could be more on the lines of tribal art way of drawing and adds to beauty of the design as well as the foot on which it is made.
Drawing the tiger lily instead of the wings of the angel: This is a creative way of making a tattoo where you have creature of fantasy – the angel and her wings are made up of the tiger lily flower instead of the gossamer wings that are usually done.
Tiger lily along with leaves: In this rendition the green foliage provides a good frame and background for the orange flower with its black dots. Only caution here is not let the greenery dominate the flower or overwhelm the beauty of the tiger lily.
Tiger lily drawn in shadowy colors: This one may be a little difficult to do as instead of solid colors to draw the tiger lily more subtle shades have been used. It has a dream like quality that makes the tattoo look very ethereal and cool. You can always use stronger colors for the background to ensure that the tiger lily can still be clearly viewed.
Many a flower lover will tell you about the qualities of a tiger lily. Combine that with the vivid colors of the flower along with the inherent sturdiness of this lovely flower and the symbolism behind this flower, you have a winning combination for a tattoo design.
When you are going in for a tiger lily tattoo do not be limited by simple and straightforward depictions of the flower, though these are beautiful too. You can and should explore more creative ways that this flower can be used in your tattoo design. Talk to the tattoo artist and take the time to do some research on the choices available to you and then make your choice.