In our days art is becoming more popular minimalism. A tattoo in this style is a favourite destination of body painting for countercultural youth. A minimalist image on the body now have not only “at home”, but the best masters of special equipment. Many experts are predicting a new impetus to this direction in connection with the popularization of perfectionism and the desire to find meaning in small details.
Virtually all types of fine art is minimalism. A tattoo in this style were the first to appear. Then it was the dominant style, because the master has not performed large-scale complex drawings.
A vivid example of minimalism: tattoo of the “Soviet period”. The name of his girlfriend, emblem of military unit, blood group and so on. All these drawings can be called minimalist.
Now tattoo is in the style of minimalism abound with simple geometric motifs. The Golden ratio, dotted lines, perfect circles and others are now in trend. Also minimalism is considered “old school”. So it is rarer than other genres.
Canons of style
Mostly minimalist tattoos are made with black paint. The image should be as primitive, without the clutter and complicated strokes. But to be most symbolic. A separate subspecies can be called geometric minimalism. A tattoo in this style represent a symmetrical image of simple geometric shapes. With lines of thick, black, but thin. Such tattoos are rarely of large size. But some pictures can belong to one composition.
Among the total mass of minimalist tattoos are not the most popular. The majority of people prefer the more classical types. However, in various subcultures such “partake” occupy the first place. Countercultural young people find a kind of protest in a small symbolic images. Most often it is the motive, made of simple lines. Also, the picture may accompany the provocative phrase with profanity. Often, this style is called Handbook.
Simple forms look rather mysterious and, at first glance, there is no meaning in such a tattoo. Minimalism is notable for the fact that the spectator himself must find meaning. Sketch you can draw yourself and show to the master, who will perform an art treatment prior to application.
Tattoo styles: minimalist, feminine drawings
Among women this is also quite popular. It is often opt for girls who want an inconspicuous figure. In order not to clog the entire body, they create a minimalistic way in a hidden spot. Very popular images of animals. You are only outlines. It is almost never used different colors. Even if the figure is colored, then it has no more than three colors.
There are many images where geometric motifs are interwoven with the natural. For example, the image of the mountains and the moon, from which departs the line that goes through the entire hand.
The versatility of these tattoos is the possibility of their application to any part of the body. Some girls like getting a tattoo on the hands. The composition of the five figures on each finger will look very impressive. It is not necessary to associate multiple tattoos in one motif. Many small images also looks attractive.
Experts say that the easiest way to take pictures in the genre of minimalism. Tattoo this style of small size. They are easy to hide or to kill. In some cases, you can also paint a different picture. But it's better to think before to apply to the master.