Traditional culture innovation - tattoo innovation design for tattoo lovers who are interested in traditional pattern.
Traditional culture innovation - tattoo innovation design for tattoo lovers who are interested in traditional pattern. Read more
We love traditional culture. We love tattoos. But we haven’t been ready to take the permanent plunge and don’t know the real meaning of traditional patterns.
That’s why I created this little design here.
Traditional culture tattoo design:
Innovative tattoo designs for tattoo lovers who are also interested in traditional culture patterns.
I am a designer and traditional culture enthusiast, and I want to design and transfer traditional culture into a modern context. Three years ago, I started learning and researching Chinese culture, which is also my national heritage. I learned quite a bit through interviewing traditional artists and learning to make and draw the traditional art. Using my professional design knowledge, combined with traditional Chinese culture art, I created these tattoo designs.
Why Does This Matter?
Today, there is not a good medium and design to showcase traditional culture. This is because our lifestyles and the mediums we use are changing over time. In the future, people will gradually forget the beautiful traditional cultures. However, people’s deep ideas and opinions are still admired and recognized through these old fascinating culture’s values. So that’s why I am bringing this tattoo design to public, to attract more people to focus on traditional culture.
I designed tattoo patterns which are all related to Chinese traditional culture. In the future, I aim to design tattoos that come from other cultures, such as Mexico, Japan, and Europe. However, this is a good starting point for me to start sharing my designs.
There are three different pattern categories I used into my tattoo design:
1.Traditional Chinese blessing characters
2.Traditional Eastern god patterns
3.Chinese-American culture patterns
These patterns all have their own style. Each tattoo sticker will include several different patterns. If you like Chinese traditional culture patterns, this is a good time for you to pledge! I will give you a temporary tattoo, accompanied with a description, so you can know the meaning behind the pattern.
Temporary tattoo sample - Chinese traditional blessing words
I have been learning traditional Chinese New Year painting for many years. In my learning process, I found there are lots of symbols in traditional painting to express specific meanings. For example, the peach, in traditional culture, means health and longevity. Interested in these symbols, I started to study and collect all the symbols in traditional Chinese New Year paintings, with the ultimate goal of classifying and redesigning them. I combined them together using our blessing words (all words about best wishes).
I can design a personal tattoo pattern just for you, by listening to your likes and needs. Please note that the only limitation for this offer is that you need select which kind Chinese traditional culture you want to use as a base.
I will base my design on the culture you choose and your personal needs. I will obtain more inspiration through research, interviews with artists and designers who are currently working on traditional culture (As the video shows). Through this process, I will be able to design a tattoo pattern for you, which you are free to use as you wish.
Risks and challenges
If no one love my design, this project will be fail.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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