Getting a little bit of ink on the ankle as a statement is one of the more common ways people get into getting inked, but most of them are just to add a little bit of color to your look. This person decided to let the tattoo pull some double duty by getting it to cover up an attention-grabbing scar.
We’re not sure what kind of scar that is, but it looks like it could be a burn. Still, with the addition of a cute little bird in front of a cloud, nobody will even have to know that the scar is there.
Finding the Right Fit
Tattoos come in all shapes and sizes, just like people, and sometimes those people want to be a different size. Their bodies might not always adjust in a way that looks the way they want, but there are a couple of procedures that can be done to help out.
Some of those procedures leave behind scars such as this intense injury, but that's where a tattoo comes in. Even if it's just stretch marks that won't go away, a tattoo is a great way to add to your personal flair and keep yourself looking your best.
From Top to Bottom
It's obvious that the bigger and more complicated a tattoo is, the longer it takes, the more pain you must endure, and the more you'll have to pay. That being the case, it must have been quite the session getting this intricate and large tattoo added to more than half an arm.
As we can see, there are quite a number of scars to cover up, but the skeletal details mesh with them quite nicely. It looks like it might not even be finished just yet, and we wish we could see the finished product. It would make for a bomb metal album cover.
Making Use of Every Technique Available
The person who got this tattoo could decide on what kind of design to get – go for something intricate and detailed. Something with a bit more simplicity to it? Blocky? Narrow? Well, why not go for all of them and make something truly unique? A silhouette of a powerful deer head with big antlers, some swirls and twirls, and a hanging chain at the bottom.
Each disparate part seems to work in tandem with the others to make a design that not only covers the scars that were there but will have people marveling, too.
A Bird on the Ankle Is Worth Two in the Bush
We think that's how the saying goes, anyway. What? A hand? You have to work up to getting tattoos on the hand, that hurts quite a bit. This person just wanted a funny little owl to cover up a scar that stands out against the rest of the foot, and that's exactly what we see here.
The branch it's sitting on, the details that the owl has on its feathers, and the pose it's pulling all tell us that someone good at their craft was on-hand to supply this ink – you'll never know there's a scar there.