Yokai: Unique Japanese Tattoos

Yokai Japanese tattoos

Japanese tattoos are extremely common. While they are often beautiful tattoos that incorporate a complex mythological history and often use vibrant, eye-catching colors, the themes and elements of Japanese tattoos are often quite similar. Many people who wear Japanese style tattoos have designs that highly resemble the designs of others. Designs within the Japanese tattoo […]

The Cloud Tattoo: More than One Way to Paint the Sky

Cloud Tattoo Matt Brotka Richmond, VA

A cloud tattoo comes in many forms. Some people prefer realistic clouds, while others want something closer to what you might see in traditional tattoo designs. You can get surreal designs as well. There’s really no limit. There are, however, some standards, history, and meanings that should be taken into account when thinking about your […]

Whoa! What Happened to RichmondTattooShops.com?

Sorry folks. Our sincerest apologies for the mess. We’ve been operating for a while now with a website that is rather difficult to see on mobile devices and we really wanted to fix that. We aren’t web designers, so the process is taking longer than we’d like and in the meantime it looks kind of […]

The Lantern Tattoo: Meaning, Symbolism, and Styles

Ash Swain Lantern Tattoo Richmond VA

A common design theme in tattoo arts throughout the ages has been the lantern tattoo. The lantern is full of meaning and history which is a major contributor to its popularity, but the ornate nature of the lantern lends itself to very interesting and beautiful tattoo designs. Take a minute and learn a little about […]