Full sleeve tattoo designs refer to ink design of tattoos done on the arms or legs, which cover the entire area similar to a sleeve of a shirt. You can choose to have a quarter sleeve, half-sleeve or full-sleeve tattoo, it depends on what your preferences are. Quarter sleeve usually is done from the shoulder to the bicep region or from the elbow to the wrist. Half sleeve tattoo covers the upper arm, from the shoulder down to the wrist, covering the entire arm. Sleeve tattoos are usually an assembly of small and large designs and they are put together with backgrounds designs like stars, flowers, water or fire.
The most popular designs of full sleeve tattoos are:
Koi Fish Tattoos – very popular not only because of the bright colors of the fish but also because of the strong meaning of the Koi fish.
Tribal Tattoos – you can not go wrong with this type of tattoo; it’s perfect for sleeve tattoo.
Flower Design Tattoos – are probably the most common tattoo chose by women to have not just because of their beauty but also because of the symbolic meaning. The most popular are: cherry blossoms, lily, lotus flower and the rose.
Celtic Tattoo Art – known for spirals, complex and intricate designs, animals and knot work.
Sleeve tattoos are preferred by man but you can see an increasing number of women wearing sleeve tattoos. Sleeve tattoos take a lot of time to be to finished, and you need more then one session. Probably the most popular design of tattoo is the Japanese sleeve tattoo. The Japanese tattoo art it’s full of designs an themes that you can choose from. When you think about Japanese sleeve tattoos you immediately think at color, intricate design, flowers; myths and stories.
Like any other tattoo you need to choose the design of tattoos that represents you the best. It’s a big decision to take so fell free to take as much time as you need.