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How To Take Advantage Of Tattoo Design Contests

April 17, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 120

The sites that offer tattoo design contests are actually doing a great service to the budding as well as experienced professional tattoo designers. A design contest is where a site hosts a contest for a customer to offer prize money for a custom design that best matches their ideas and personal preferences.

Any number of artists can opt to join in and submit their designs. Once the person behind the contest selects the winning design, the contest is over and the prize money is handed out and the design and stencil is forwarded to the new owner. Not only does it test the abilities of a designer, it is a format that is both fun and informative.

If you aren't quite sure of what type of custom tattoo design you want, other than generally, you can list as many attributes you're looking for in a design and let the tattoo designers get to work. They are the ones with the creativity and if they are provided with enough information, a good designer can come up with a variety of things. Once the client sees a design drawn out, it gives you a clear idea to start with. They can recommend changes, share ideas and let them know the special features to tailor the custom tattoo design into a perfect design for them.

Since there is no limit to the number of designers who can participate in the contest, and the number of samples that they can submit to suit the client's taste and special requirements, the client gets to choose from a huge variety of designs. This is especially advantageous because one is offered so many options that they are bound to find the design they want.

Additionally, when a tattoo design contest is started, the customer selects the 'prize' money, or the amount that they're going to pay out to the winner. Obviously it needs to be attractive enough for the designers to take part and give their best to win the contest. So, when you're selecting the amount to pay as prize money, think about what you want the final outcome to be when the contest closes. A good, profitable amount will bring out the best work from designers and they will do their best to give the best custom designs they can create.

Using tattoo design contests is one of the smartest ways to find a tattoo designer who has similar tastes in designs that can also turn out to be a long term relationship with the clients. Once you find an artist that provides you style and designs you like, there begins to develop an understanding between the two becoming a fruitful working affiliation in the future.

Many of the contacts made at these contests can turn into long term relationships. Tattoo design contests can provide many things for both designers as well as tattoo enthusiasts. So, go online and check them out.

Kristen Dunn is a tattoo enthusiast and professional tattoo designer who has created thousands of thought provoking, elegant, and funky tattoos for her clients. She has a vast collection of custom designs to her credit. Winner of several awards and accolades, Kristen is now a founding member of the world's largest custom tattoo design community at CreateMyTattoo. View her tattoo collection or read more on her blog here.

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