Angel tattoos can stand for protection, purity, morality, strength, beauty, or a combination thereof. Angel tattoos on men usually signify strength, bravery and courage. To express the timeless struggle between good and evil, some people may ink one of the archangels, Michael, Gabriel, or Raphael in a struggle with the famous fallen angel, Satan. Tattoos of fallen angels, the darker side, are more popular with men.
Angel tattoos are a way for men to get a very intricate and colorful but strong tattoo. Placement of the tattoo is also important. Many full back tattoos are of angel wings spread wide. You can also place a guardian angel on your shoulder or neck. Angel tattoos on men might also be placed on a thigh or arm.
Talk to your artist and make sure that the two of you have the same idea of what your angel tattoo should look like. In order to have a quality angel tattoo, you need quality artwork. You might find a lot of good pictures of designs on the web, but many aren't meant to be translated to a tattoo. You need to find great quality tattoo designs that can reproduce quality artwork on your body. You might spend days looking all over the internet for a design, only to be disappointed by sub standard artwork that can't be used for your tattoo. Go where you know you'll find updated, quality angel tattoo designs. You want your angel tattoo to be the best, you'll have a long time to show it off.