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Tattoo Center. Back piece japanese geisha tattoos. Though the Japanese consider the geisha a relic of the past, Americans view them as figures of mystery and allure. The word geisha means "person of the arts" and the geisha herself was once considered art in human form according to The Vanishing Tattoo website. While traditional geisha tattoos tend to be ornamental, the idea that your tattoo art represents a living embodiment of Art itself can open the door to some fun ideas, depending on your artistic sensibilities.
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Back piece japanese geisha tattoos. Take a beautiful representational image of a geisha and break it up into fragments, then reconstruct the fragments in interesting and surprising ways. The purpose of cubism is to move beyond realism and bring out the essence of the subject according to the Pablo-Picasso.Paintings.Name website. Your representation might symbolize your view of the essence of woman or of art itself.
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Back piece japanese geisha tattoos. The white face, haunted eyes and red lips of the geisha lend themselves to horror movie images. A vampire geisha might be an interesting variation on the image, particularly since the geisha movement is essentially dead in Japan. For a more playful and kitschy design, consider combining geisha face elements with horrific clown images such as those in the movie "Killer Klowns from Outer Space" or Tim Curry's Pennywise the Clown in Stephen King's horror miniseries "It." If you really want to get wild, incorporate visual ideas from another Tim Curry character--Frank N. Furter from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
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Back piece japanese geisha tattoos. The geisha has gone from a Japanese embodiment of art to American curiosity. As such, your geisha tattoo could comment on the commercialism of art by portraying a pixelated geisha, or an Andy Warhol-like series of mass-produced geisha images in different colors.