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Places To Find Talented Custom Tattoo Designers

February 29, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 166

Even though there are millions of tattoo designs available over the internet, in magazines, and in books at the tattoo parlor, many people still think that a custom tattoo design reflects their preferences better in comparison to the designs originally made for someone else. There are a lot of talented custom tattoo designers who have the skill and the aptitude to understand a client's personality and interpret their personal ideas and preferences into tattoos.

Since clients opt for a custom tattoo design because it is a lot more meaningful to them, the tattoo artists must be sensitive to their feelings and create designs that live up to their expectations. This article shares some great tips to find that perfect tattoo designer to create the best tattoo as per the client's desire.

The first and the easiest way to find a designer is through a reference. If you know someone who has a tattoo that you like or can find someone who only gets tattoos that are designers especially for them. Talking to these people will not only help you find a skilled artist but it'll also allow you to inquire about the cleanliness at the tattoo studio, prices charged for a specific design, the after-care instructions provided by them, if they use fresh ink and needles for every customer getting a tattoo and the attitude of the artist towards the client's choice and inclination. People who are happy with their tattoos will be more than willing to do some advertising for the artist who tattooed them.

Another great way to find custom tattoo designers is to pick up some of the popular tattoo magazines. These magazines print the latest designs, designer's interviews and their contact information as well. You can look for designers located within your vicinity and pay them a visit to check if their rates suit your budget or not.

Another interesting way to find a custom tattoo designer is by organizing a tattoo design contest. The greatest advantage that these contests offer is that your choice is not limited to physical boundaries. In an online tattoo contest, designers form across the globe can participate and deliver quality designs to their clients spread across the world. Check out the winning designs of contests started by other tattoo enthusiasts and search for their designers.

After you've located the designer, find out if the artist is enthusiastic about creating the custom design and willing to do whatever work is needed to satisfy your wishes. Just because the artists has the talent to do other designs, be sure they are receptive to your wants before they pick up pen and paper or needles and ink to give you a permanent tattoo. Trust your instincts and if you get positive vibes about the artist and his ideas, go for that much awaited design to be tattooed on your skin for life.

Though custom tattoo design cost relatively more than the regular ones, they are always worth it because you get to wear a design that's unique, personal and is close to your heart because you got it made especially for yourself.

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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