LOVING this thread =]] Its so good to see people seeing tattoos as another form of art.
So my first tattoo, came about three months after I turned 18. I came up with the idea and my very artistically inclined boyfriend drew it up for me.
Here's the design drawing:
And here's the picture after I got it done, sorry for the crappy quality, cell phone pictures =/
The word is my last name in Gaelic and the big symbol means strength. The three little symbols came from my love of the saying Live, Laugh, Love; and they're all an integral of my strength.
My second tattoo was drawn and tattoo'd on me by a wonderful friend of mine. I've always had a fascination with dream catchers and this tattoo came after I had some trouble dealing with my parents' divorce. It really helped me realize that everything gets better eventually.
Here it is: