Lightning tattoos, showing the power of nature

Lightning tattoos

The lightning tattoos are one of the most tattooed elements in the world when we look for ideas to tattoos on fingers or on the neck. And it is that they are a highly demanded reason when looking for a small and elegant tattoo. As you may well know, lightning is the electrical discharge that we see during electrical storms. The truth is, it is a great demonstration of the power of nature. Thus, lightning tattoos stand as a powerful and shocking symbol.

Since primitive man, many mythological explanations have been found for lightning and other elements that generate storms (lightning or thunder). As we have said, lightning is a symbol of power since we all know that it is capable of killing a person instantly. However, it does not have to refer to a destructive power.

Lightning tattoos

On the other hand and for the ancient Greeks, the rays were launched by the own hands of Zeus, their most powerful god. For Greek culture, lightning was a symbol of power and unpredictable. Lightning tattoos can also signify the uncontrollable and unpredictable power of nature, but you can also have a symbolism of sovereignty and personal power.

Places to get a lightning tattoo

As you can see in the Lightning Tattoo Image Gallery at the end of the article, practically any place on the body is a suitable place to get this tattoo. Although, if we take into account that it is a tattoo that can be done on a very small scale, places such as fingers, neck or ear are perfect to get a lightning tattoo. And although it may seem a lie, it is a tattoo that, being basically only outlined for the most part, is very easy to disguise. Therefore, any area of ​​the body that you would have thought of to get this tattoo will be suitable.

Lightning tattoos

Simple and slim designs always look good

As we say and in my opinion, I think that lightning tattoos are perfect to be tattooed in a minimalist and elegant style.. That is, I think they look much better if we get this tattoo with only outlining. That is, no shading or filling. Personally, I have a lightning bolt tattooed on the middle finger of my left hand and I did it this way since I like the result that is obtained by doing it this way much more. We get an elegant and fine tattoo.

Despite this, and in case you want to get a colored lightning bolt tattoo, I would personally choose to do it in an old school tattoo style and accompanied by other elements such as a small storm to create a more homogeneous composition. And, as you can see below, a color lightning tattoo without any other element around it can be very bland.

Photos of Lightning Tattoos

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