It can be safe to say that almost everyone across the globe knows and recognizes the American flag. It is after all the symbol of one of the powerful nations in the world today. It denotes unity, freedom and liberty, which are the ideals of Americans. The flag is called by many different names; like the red, white and blue, the old glory and the stars and stripes in a loving way. People are quite attached to this symbol of American patriotism, unity and liberty.
It is due to this very sentimental and emotional attachment to the flag, many people do get it as a tattoo.
Designs associated with the American Flag: Since the bald eagle has been chosen as the national bird of the United States, many a flag tattoo will also have the eagle in them. Some of the other designs show it flapping in the wind along with the image of a soldier or in the form of bandana. No matter what style and layout you go with, the American Flag tattoo will have many interesting options to choose from.
The American Flag fluttering freely: This one is a simple but effective design of the American flag, which seems to denote the very essence of freedom. But it also says that any freedom comes only after a huge struggle.
The bandanna having the American Flag Motif tattoo: Many veterans who have served in the army in the US tend to use bandannas with the national flag design on it to show their empathy to the nation. This same theme can be used as a tattoo design.
A soldier lost in war: This one is quite a serious and rather sad one but a fact of life that soldiers lose their lives in the war. This tattoo is dedicated to those soldiers who protect the nation so that we can live in peace.
Bald Eagle along with ripped flesh flag tattoo: It is an example of ripped flesh tattoo showing the eagle using its powerful talons to break out of the flesh along with the American flag in a tattoo format. It makes a very powerful impact while still being patriotic.
Bald eagle along with American Flag tattoo: The eagle is visually a beautiful creature that works well with the patriotic theme of the American Flag tattoo. The eagle can be shown right next to the American flag in the tattoo, with the eagle done in a detailed manner.
American Flag with Eagle Tattoos: As you can see the tattoo designs that have the American flag do not only denote your inner feelings of patriotism and love for the country, but also make a profound visual impact if it’s done with the addition of the eagle beside it .
The simple thing that wearing the flag of your nation can make a powerful statement about your inner feelings. But the thing is to ensure that you depict it in such a way that it in no way offends the feelings of others or makes a mockery of all the noble things that a flag stands for.
Beyond that, you do consider the location of the tattoo and the size you want it to be before you add other elements to it. Once you do all this, you can be sure that you will have a tattoo that looks great, has a lot of symbolic value and means a lot to you. Here are some more interesting ideas for American Flag Tattoo:
A flag of a country symbolizes many things like the culture of the people, their nature, the citizens and defines how a person is perceived. Wearing a beautiful American flag can be a sign that expresses patriotism, culture and pride in identifying with the country.
American tattoos can be worn by both men and women and the tattoos look beautiful especially when incorporated with other tattoo designs just like the one below. The use of one color on the American tattoo design below looks quite spectacular and blends well with the complexion of the wearer.
The American flag is made of three beautiful colors that are quite attractive and blend quite well. The American tattoo design below has incorporated all the three colors in a way that looks great with the symbol of a gun clearly expressing the wearer’s feelings.
There are numerous designs that can be used to fix the American flag tattoo, as you can have the tattoo designed in a flying mode like shown below. It is however important to choose the size, shape or style that suits you well. The American tattoo design below has been worn in a place that enhances its look and that of the wearer which then creates such an eye catching outlook.
When you decide to wear the American flag tattoo, it is important that you maintain the key features of the flag so that you don’t end up manipulating the design. Having a tattoo that looks like the American flag but only expresses sections of what the flag is all about may not look great.
The American tattoo design below is a great work of art and the place the tattoo is worn is large enough which also enhances one’s outlook. American tattoo can be worn on any part of the body provided you are wear the right size that fits well.
The American flag tattoo design below looks spectacular with the features its incorporated with enhancing its look in such a great way. One can easily mistake that the wearer’s skin has been ripped off and part of the flesh covered with the actual flag which is a demonstration of a great work of art.
American flag tattoo is known to symbolize numerous things like bravery, courage, strength, independence, etc and the way its worn has a way of expressing some of the attributes the flag symbolizes. Like in the American flag tattoo design below, the flag clearly expresses strength or bravery considering the place its worn and the physique of the wearer.
The design of the American flag tattoo below looks spectacular with the wearer’s complexion greatly enhancing its general outlook. The colors used for the flag are mild which makes the tattoo quite eye catching and appealing to the eyes.
America is known as a land of freedom and a place where you become all that you want and some of the symbols used alongside the American flag tattoo like the eagle can be a symbol demonstrating ability to soar higher like an eagle. The American flag tattoo design below looks quite natural and can be easily mistaken that the wearer has wrapped it on his arm.
An eagle is a bird that symbolizes strength, tenacity, and ability to soar higher above the storms. It is featured on the American flag and having an American flag tattoo with the eagle like the one below is a spectacular expression considering the beautiful color combination used in designing it.
The American flag tattoo below is beautifully designed with the eagle artistically inked with the expression that it is seeing very far. The tattoo embodies all the aspects of the eagle which makes it a unique bird and the reason why it is associated with the American flag.
Before settling for any particular design of the American tattoo, it is advisable that you take time and look out for the various designs that may be appealing and meets with your preferred design. You may prefer incorporating it with other features but when you get the main design right, blending it with other features works well just like in the American tattoo design below.
Having an American tattoo design that portrays a waving American flag is a beautiful expression of patriotism and love for your country. It communicates a feeling to those who see it that you are proud of your country and the best way to express it is by having it in a waving design just as expressed in the American tattoo design below.
Adorning an American tattoo design should not only be done on larger parts of the body and in big sizes, you can also design a small size of American tattoo just like shown below and it looks quite spectacular on the leg where it is worn.
The theme used for designing the American flag can either enhance its outlook or even cause it to look bad. The American flag tattoo design below is such an excellent one considering the theme used and the color combination.
The American flag tattoo design below is incorporated with a gun and boots which may symbolize the country’s fight for freedom and independence. The tattoo design expresses a deep meaning and ignites feelings that those who look at the design can identify with differently.
The American tattoo design below looks spectacular on the shoulder where it is worn with colors enhancing the wearer’s general outlook. Although the colors of the American flag are bright, use of mild colors looks good on the body.
Whether your American flag tattoo design is inspired by the symbol of bravery, perseverance, power, hope, strength, etc, how you wear it should equally express the meaning and the feeling that you associate with it. If your motivation is the symbol of power then let the design be done in a way that enhances the feeling of power or strength.
The features that you incorporate the tattoo with should also be features that express your values and true feelings. A particular American flag tattoo that looks good on another person and blends with their personality and character well may not express the same feelings when worn by you.
The use of one color on the American flag tattoo design below looks quite elegant with the writings done on other colors blending quite well with the complexion of the wearer.
American flag tattoo design is inspired with various features just like in the design below that includes a blend of soldiers matching with the flag. The tattoo expresses a feeling of patriotism and love for a nation.
The American flag tattoo design below is a beautiful expression of quality artwork with the eagle clearly inked like perching on a tree with the flag below it. The tattoo is worn on a spacious place which expresses the design work beautifully.
Before you get inked, ensure that the artist carrying out the work is an expert and has quality knowledge on the kind of design you are interested in. The American flag tattoo design below may look complex and it takes an expert to do a spectacular work like the one below.
The American flag tattoo design below is such an eye catching piece of artwork as the skin looks ripped off with the flag inserted into the skin. The design can be quite scaring and not for the simple hearted as it expresses some attributes of the American flag like what might have contributed to independence.
The American flag tattoo design below looks quite elegant and suitable for a lady just like shown below. The choice of colors used and the complexion of the wearer blends quite well with the tattoo enhancing the wearer’s outlook.
The American flag tattoo design doesn’t have to be large and complex for it to be nice and appealing, even a simple design like the one below can be quite appealing if well designed by an expert tattoo artist.
The American flag tattoo design below looks quite scary and is not for everyone. With the snake intertwined with the flag it can be taken to mean that playing around with the flag may lead to being bitten by the snake, and those who see the tattoo design can relate with it differently.
Incorporating words with the American flag tattoo designs also helps in enhancing the general outlook and feel of the tattoo design just like in the tattoo design below. The words may symbolize what the meaning that the wearer associates the tattoo.
The American flag tattoo design below is incorporated with a beautiful lady which may be an expression of what the wearer associates the flag with.
The American flag tattoo design below is a combination of various features that blends quite well with the tattoo resulting into a sophisticated piece of artwork. It takes great expertise to pull up a design like the one below and it is good to take time and ensure that your artist is comfortable with the design and its complexity before trying it out.
The American flag tattoo design below looks quite simple and beautiful. The feathers, the beautiful beads and a combination of cool colors expresses different aspects of the meaning that people associate the flag with.
When you are looking out for an American flag tattoo design, it is also ideal go for symbols that inspire you and embody the attributes that you find valuable. The American flag tattoo design below looks cool on the arm where it is worn and the cross sign may have a deep meaning to the wearer.
Simple in design yet cool and classy. The American flag tattoo design below looks quite eye catching and ideal for the place it is worn. It has a cool color combination of plain white, red and blue colors with the stars on the flag blending perfectly well.
The symbol of the butterfly used on the American flag tattoo design also carries a meaning that may be attributed to the evolving stages of a butterfly and wearing such a design may reinforce once feelings in regard to specific attributes. The American flag tattoo design below looks beautiful on the leg where it is worn.
The symbol associated with the American flag tattoo design may be an expression of one’s faith and belief in relation to the Nation. America has been known as a nation that esteemed Christian values and associating the cross with the flag may communicate a deeper understanding of what it means to people differently.
Removing a tattoo once it is fixed can be a dawning task given the pain associated with the process. It is therefore important that you research for the American flag tattoo design that you want to wear and ensure that it is what you are comfortable with before going ahead with fixing it.
Although the common colors used for American flag tattoos are blue, red and white, different colors like grey and dark are equally used provided the common features like the starts associated with the flag are incorporated just like in the American flag tattoo design below.
The symbol of guns with the date and American flag tattoo can be perceived to have a special meaning for the wearer. The design may not be common for everyone unless if one shares similar meaning for the features associated with the design.
Use of writing alongside American flag tattoo designs also help in reinforcing the meaning just like in the tattoo design below. The use of one color looks quite fantastic with the writings also enhancing the meaning associated with the tattoo.
Working with a talented tattoo artist can be of great benefit as you get access to beautiful portfolio designs that you can look into. The American flag tattoo design below is a beautiful piece of artistic design and greatly enhances the features of the wearer.
American flag tattoo is often associated with an eagle but it looks like incorporating the design with an animal may equally look spectacular just like in the design below.
When choosing the kind of colors to use for your American flag tattoo design, consider using colors that blend well with your body complexion. The American flag tattoo design below looks spectacular with the one uniform color used and the thick lines of ink enhancing the beauty of the artwork.
The American flag tattoo design below symbolizes an animal that is caged with the flag hanging on its shoulders. It is however important to choose designs and themes that represent your values if you are to be comfortable walking around with the tattoo.