A sugar skull, or calavera in Spanish, is a representation of the human skull in an artistic form or manner. They are mainly associated with the celebration of the Mexicans’ Day of the Dead. Physically, calaveras are usually made out of clay. They use to symbolize the dead and the life that they have lived while they are still on Earth.Interesting symbol, right? Maybe that kind of interest is what brought the idea of putting calavera on the body parts of people through a tattoo. It is now a very famous object done in this kind of body modification. Aside from a sugar skull, we have other tattoo designs you might want to check for inspiration.
What is good about a sugar skull as a tattoo is that it is totally open for customization. You can add your own touches to make sure that it is not generic and is truly personal. Here are a few suggestions on how you can add up little touches to your skull candy tattoo:
No matter what the design of your sugar skull is, make sure that it fits your personality and how you see yourself as a person. It should not take away your own individuality just for it to have its own. Let the designs to be applied on your sugar skull come from the items that you also want or believe as a person.Remember that you can not just remove it easily once it is already inked in your body. Try browsing through our samples and sketch one for your own use based on the templates that we have provided for you. This way, you can assure that the sugar skull that you want truly is a representation of yourself in a tattoo.
We also have samples of watercolor tattoo if you want to be inked with them too.