Sunday, 25 September 2011

Love Hate Ambigrams

"Ambigram" is a modern term derived from a word meaning deciphering different orientations. "Ambi" means both, while 'g' word means. Combined, these roots indicate a word that can be understood in two ways. An ambigram can even design different words or phrases that are understandable from several directions included. A word can be read from an upright orientation, while an entirely different word is seen from a different direction. Artists use optical illusions, design, and symmetry of this literary art form to create.
For tattoo lovers, there is a dictionary of ambigram designs to choose from and a wide range of fonts and scripts, from simple to elegant gothic graphic. A design can consist of a single word or entire sentence. Depending on the ambigram concept, it can be rotated, reversed, or reflected in mirrors, meaning sometimes change, sometimes it stays the same. Looked at one way, you see a devil, but turn it around and an angel appears, or at least the way the figure is spelled! The best tattoo artists can an optical illusion with an intriguing graphic design that never fails to intrigue.

Koi Fish Tattoos Pictures

Meaning Of Koi Fish Tattoo:
According to Japanese legend if a koi succeeded in climbing the falls at a point called Dragon Gate on the Yellow River, could be transformed into a dragon. Based on that legend, it became a symbol of worldly aspirations and progress.
More generally, the Japanese associate koi (also known as carp) with perseverance in adversity and strength of purpose. Because of his strength and determination to overcome obstacles, it stands for courage and ability to achieve high goals.
Probably surprising to many westerners is the large amount of ancient myth that these beautiful fish in the Orient and their elevated status around there. Generally known here as the brightly colored fish that are common in public ponds and fountains, carp (Koi is Japanese for carp) can be found in white, yellow, gold, deep orange, and some are even calico-colored to take. Particularly beautiful specimens have been known to the prices of more than half million dollars out of private collectors who specialize in their breeding and showing. However, the koi is more than just a colorful and collectible fish. It is also one of the most popular and most beautiful of Japanese tattoo symbols - a beauty that belies its symbolic meaning. Although Chinese origin, the carp is now widely celebrated in Japan, particularly for the male qualities. It is said to climb waterfalls bravely, and, if caught, it is on the cutting board awaiting the knife without a quiver not unlike a samurai (warrior) facing a sword. This theme goes back to ancient China, where a legend tells how a koi succeeded in climbing the falls at a point called Dragon Gate (on the Yellow River) would be transformed into a dragon. Based on that legend, it became a symbol of worldly aspirations and progress. Eventually, the stoic fish associated with so many masculine and positive qualities that the annual Boys' Day Festival earmarking in Japan where even today colorful, streaming koi flags are traditionally displayed for each son in the family. In tattoo images, especially when combined with water, it symbolizes much the same: courage, the ability to achieve high goals, and overcoming difficulties in life.

Pictures Of Fairy Tattoos

Fairy Tattoo Designs:
Fairy tattoos are quite a popular choice for women, although they  are chosen by men. This creature from mythology, literature, and television can be found on arms, lower back, shoulders and other parts of the body.  Many people choose a fairy tattoo simply because they enjoy the look of, but these tattoos can also have a symbolic meaning that means something to the person who chooses. It does not matter why you choose a fairy tattoo, you will  find that they come in many different styles, colors  and designs to make the right choice for your  personal preferences to find.
Fairies (faeries) are known by many names like Fay (FAE), sprites, pixies, gnomes, honest folk, wee folk, and brownies to name a few. According to legend, they are magical creatures that can be extremely helpful and incredibly destructive. In general, fairies exactly like humans but are often described as incredibly small, with wings, with pointed 'eleven' ears, with teeth, which are part demon, or dead.

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