The fact is that snakes are such creatures that incite rather strong emotions. Either you love them or you absolutely loathe them. When it comes to tattoos based on the snake design you will definitely be fascinated. The nature of the creature itself makes it absolutely mesmerizing.
Snakes come in various forms, designs patterns, the shape and poses that you can create makes this a great design. In fact the serpent can easily be combined with other objects and creatures to make a great design. You can come up with a number of body art designs with this subject as the central theme.
One of the amazing things about snake themed tattoos is that it is quite popular with the fairer sex. As a matter of fact, it is likely that more women than men have snake tattoos. The reasons why this design is so popular can be varied. Among Asians it could be because the serpent is intertwined with their folklore, their culture and religious aspects. Whereas in other cultures, the snake could simply be a fascinating subject with both visual and symbolic value to be used as a tattoo design either by itself or as part of a greater design.
No matter why a person picks the snake to be the central theme of his/her tattoo, the fact remains that they look great. The best part is you have a huge variety of design options to choose from. These snake based tattoos can look good on most parts of the body. The snake design when captured perfectly to look as if rippling in motion can look riveting. It actually looks as if the snake is slithering on the skin surface and is absolutely fascinating.
Serpent Shoulder tattoo: This version has the tongue of the snake out and looks really interesting. Among the more ethnic based designs the snake is shown along with a skull. The snake can be seen moving within the eye socket portion or seeming to slid out of it.
Snake with hood up: Usually has the design of the cobra which has its magnificent hood up and this can make the eye stay on the tattoo. In this case art imitates the way a cobra hypnotizes a potential victim by raising its hood.
Serpent tattoo on the side: This can be made in a colorful way though care has to be taken to ensure that the location chosen is able to hold and display the magnificent tattoo of the complete snake
Serpent motif on the calf: This fascinating example of how to make the design look its best displays the way the shape and texture of the body of the snake changes in the look as your eye travels up and down.
Snake tattoo on the length of the leg: This can be rendered with the help of other props like a basket and a pair of dice. You can have different versions of it like a serpent among the flowers or with a bird or slithering up a tree etc.
Snake tattoo on the thigh area: One can consider the idea of going with a theme that show the snake running around the circumference of the thigh or in other positions
The permutations and combinations, the poses and the patterns that you can use for your snake tattoos are endless. All you need to do is decide where and what tattoo you want. You will find that once you start thinking about options for a snake tattoo, your imagination and little research can ensure endlessly engaging designs. Pick the one that suits your thoughts, your budget and the area on which you want it done.
We have collected some more examples of Snake Tattoo Designs which are as follows: