Sunflower tattoo

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Sunflower tattoos are a growing trend in the tattoo industry. Definitely such a tattoo is always very vibrant and eyecatching.

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is a a tall North American plant of the daisy family, with very large golden-rayed flowers. The stem of the flower can grow up to 3 metres tall, with a flower head that can be 30 cm wide. Moreover the flower head is actually an inflorescence made of hundreds or thousands of tiny flowers called florets. The central florets look like the centre of a normal flower, apseudanthium. The benefit to the plant is that it is very easily seen by the insects and birds. They pollinate it, and it produces thousands of seeds. People cultivated sunflowers for their edible seeds, which are an important source of oil for cooking and margarine.

Symbol

Sunflowers symbolise loyalty and adoration thanks to the myth of Clytie and Apollo. Because of their association with the sun, sunflowers are well-known for being a happy flower. In fact it is the perfect bloom for a summer flower delivery to brighten someone’s mood.

Sunflowers symbolize strength and joy. They are tall, hardy, and bright, they loom above the rest of the plants. They portray a joyful energy. Therefore they carrying a reminder of that joyful energy with you wherever you go is sure to be a bright spot in even the dreariest of days.

Sunflowers have a deep connection with the Chinese culture, as the Chinese consider sunflowers as a sign of longevity and good luck. In addition to these meanings, people also identify sunflower tattoos as a sign of warmth, fertility, faithfulness, and wisdom.

Design

Placements for sunflower tattoos depend on their size. Some people prefer tattoos minimalist and small-sized, while others take up a larger space with exquisite details. Most of the smaller sunflower tattoo designs appear on the wrist, fingers, neck, or behind the ear. larger designs you can place that’s visible such as on your arm, wrist, leg, or back.

Sunflower tattoos come in a range of styles, from that which imitates the watercolor technique of painting to tattoos that are still delicate but a little more solid, such as a “sketched” or pixelated design.

Some people prefer as simple of a design as possible. Unlike sunflower tattoos with a significant amount of color blended into the design, black and grey options have a higher likelihood of complementing. You can even match this type to other tattoos that could be added to the area later.

Sharp, thin lines, careful shading, and a clear image make delicate sunflower tattoos a viable option for people who want to show off their love of sunflowers or simply have some pretty ink on their skin.

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