A great choice for a modern and intricate piece of body art is a biomechanical tattoo (often referred to as Biomech tattoos). These tattoos reveal mechanical and robotic parts under the flesh that are enhanced by natural systems in the human body. To understand the art more clearly, the terminology can be broken down into the following terms. Bio refers to living organic creatures and mechanical refers to non-organic mechanical objects. The appeal is for fans of futuristic or sci-fi literature and movies. The tattoos are often designed in black and grey ink in hopes of imitating metallic parts. The art depicts a cyborg with human and robotic parts that create a futuristic dark vibe. H.R. Giger is the illustrator that popularized the design art from the Alien movies starting in the early 80′s. Black and grey ink are the most popular, but often red ink is used to portray muscle or tissue while blue ink is used for cables and wires.
Biomechanical tattoos are not only used for parts of the body or skeleton to transform into a cyborg. They can also be used to show other animals or humans with mechanical or human body parts. Finding a tattoo artist that specializes in biomechanical tattoos is very important. The tattoos are complex with great detail and an artist should be able to match the dimensions of the tattoo to your body part to appear realistic. Any type of biological science knowledge on part of the artist would be an added benefit when designing this tattoo. The finished product should appear that looking through your arm or body part would reveal some sort of alien or cyborg infestation. The biomechanical tattoo is somewhat a trick of the eye where the skin looks as though it is peeled back and reveals mechanics and flesh.
Men often choose biomechanical tattoos more than women with popular locations being the upper arms, calves, thighs, and back. Large or small Biomech tattoos are both beautiful and built largely on imagination. It is becoming more common for people to express the more spiritual side of Biomech tatoos with additional colors such as butterflies in the stomach as the demand for Biomechanical tattoos grows. Please remember the importance of choosing an artist with experience in this area of art. The surreal style has no room for error when combining machines and organics to your chosen body part. Using imagination and futuristic art to intertwine realistic organics with mechanical parts is the true essence of biomechanical tattoos.[Gallery not found]