We don't mean to toot our own horn, but really, don't you think our zodiac illustrations used in our zodiac birthday cards make pretty awesome zodiac tattoos?
Since we completed our zodiac birthday collection, we've received messages asking for the drawings to be used as zodiac tattoo designs. We say, go for it (just make sure you pick a good tattoo artist!).
Below you can find the zodiac symbols illustrations used in our zodiac birthday cards collection that in addition to bomb birthday cards, also make unique zodiac tattoos. Let's dive in, shall we?
Zodiac sign: Aries (March 21 – April 20)
The zodiac symbol and ruling animal for Aries is a Ram (the name Aries is Latin for ram). Aries is a Fire sign ruled by Mars.
Since the zodiac symbol for Aries is a ram, our Aries zodiac illustration portrays a girl with ram horns, holding a baby lamb pet. We used a light theme color for this drawing to go with the light color of a ram. The zodiac constellation for Aries is visible above her. Aries constellation is in the northern celestial hemisphere between Taurus to the east and Pisces to the west.
Positive characteristics of Aries: Courageous, passionate, lively, daring, active, adventurous.
Negative characteristics of Aries: Impulsive, impatient, arrogant, stubborn, confrontational.
So all you daring Aries out there looking to get a zodiac tattoo, we know you're impatient about getting this tattoo!
Zodiac Sign: Taurus (April 21 - May 20)
The zodiac symbol and ruling animal for Taurus is a Bull (the name Taurus is Latin for bull). Taurus is an Earth sign ruled by Venus.
Since the zodiac symbol for Taurus is a bull, our Taurus illustration portrays a girl with bull horns, with septum piercing, next to her calf pet with similar septum piercing. The series of square tattoos on her leg represents balance and stability due to the balanced nature of Taurus, especially a Taurus woman. The zodiac constellation for Taurus is visible above her. Our Taurus illustration makes a great Taurus zodiac tattoo.
Positive characteristics of Taurus: patient, hardworking, balanced, independent, generous, dependable, down to earth.
Negative characteristics of Taurus: stubborn, lazy, possessive.
Zodiac sign: Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
The twins are the zodiac symbol for Gemini. Gemini is an Air sign and is ruled by planet Mercury.
Since the zodiac symbol for Gemini is the twins, our Gemini illustration portrays twin sisters.The Yin and Yang characteristics are clearly visible on the twins. The Yin is symbolized by the moon, with the moon phases tattooed on her upper arm. Similarly, the Yang is symbolized by the sun with an upper-arm sun tattoo. The forehead tattoo on the Yin twin is the triple moon symbol which symbolizes the 3 phases of womanhoood: the Maiden, Mother, and Crone since the 3 moon phases associated with feminine energy are the waxing, full, and waning moon. The Yang twin has a forehead tattoo of the sun. The zodiac constellation for Gemini is visible above the twins. Our Gemini illustration makes a great zodiac tattoo for not only Geminis but also those wanting to get a personified yin and yang tattoo.
Positive characteristics of Gemini: Enthusiastic, intellectual, adjustable, versatile, and adaptable.
Negative characteristics of Gemini: Indecisive, superficial, anxious.
Zodiac sign: Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
The zodiac symbol for Cancer is crab. It is a Water sign, ruled by moon.
Our zodiac illustration for Cancer portrays a crab girl with crab like fingers. The sideways 69 representing the crab for Cancer is tattooed on her arm. The theme color used in our Cancer illustration is red, representing the crab. The zodiac constellation for Cancer is visible above her. Our Cancer illustration makes a beautiful zodiac tattoo for all tattoo loving Cancers out there.
Positive characteristics of Cancer: Compassionate, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive
Negative characteristics of Cancer: Manipulative, pessimistic, moody, clingy.
Zodiac sign: Leo (July 23 - August 22)
The zodiac symbol for Cancer is lion. Cancer is a Fire sign, ruled by the sun.
Our Leo illustration portrays a woman with a lion cub. The zodiac symbol for leo is tattooed on her forehead. Her big blonde dreadlocks give her a strong powerful lion-like image. The zodiac constellation for Leo is visible above the her. Our Leo illustration makes a beautiful zodiac tattoo.
Zodiac sign: Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
The zodiac symbol for Virgo is a Maiden (virgin), element is Earth, and is ruled by Mercury. Our zodiac illustration for Virgo portrays a young women dressed in a conservative clothing with a unicorn. The unicorn symbolizes femininity and purity. The triple moon symbol tattoo on her hand symbolized the 3 phases of womanhoood: the Maiden, Mother, and Crone as the 3 moon phases waxing, full, and waning moon and is associated with feminine energy. This illustration makes a great Virgo zodiac tattoo.
Positive characteristics of Cancer: Loyal, intelligent, practical, analytical, kind, hardworking.
Negative characteristics of Cancer: Workaholic, shy, over critical, judgmental.
Zodiac sign: Libra (September 23 - October 22)
The zodiac symbol for Libra is scales. It is an Air sign ruled by Venus. The scales of Balance in and Final Judgment dates back to the Egyptian afterlife rituals. A scale in ancient Egypt was used in weighing the souls of the dead. The heart was weighted against the feather of Ma'at, which represents balance, truth, and justice. For the individual to pass to heaven, the heart should weigh less than the feather.
Our Egyptian Libra illustration makes a beautiful zodiac tattoo for those wanting a little more than just the scale.
Positive characteristics of Libra: Charming, romantic, balanced, .
Negative characteristics of Libra: Unreliable, detached, superficial.
Zodiac sign Scorpio (October 23 - November 22)
The zodiac symbol for Scorpio is a scorpion. It is a Water sign ruled by Mars and Pluto. Our Scorpio zodiac illustration portrays a woman with long braided hair similar to that of a scorpion tail. A triangle pointing downward is the symbol of the divine power of the female, and is used as a tattoo on the forehead and as a necklace on our Scorpio zodiac illustration. The necklace, consisting of three interlocked triangles, is the symbol of the valknut which mean "knot warrior". The six arms on our Scorpio illustration is similar to that of Vasudhara - the Buddhist deity for wealth, prosperity, and abundance.
Positive characteristics of Scorpio: Brave, faithful, passionate, balanced, a loyal friend.
Negative characteristics of Scorpio: Jealous, manipulative, resentful, stubborn.
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (November 23 - December 21)
The zodiac symbol for Sagittarius is an archer. It is a Fire sign ruled by Jupiter. Our zodiac illustration for Sagittarius is a half woman half horse archer, holding a bow and arrow with three armband white tattoos on both upper arms and a facing up triangle on her chest.
Positive characteristics of Sagittarius: Generous, adventurous, funny, intellectual, large-hearted.
Negative characteristics of Sagittarius: Impatient, undiplomatic, careless, superficial.
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
The zodiac symbol for Capricorn is a sea-goat. It is an Earth sign, ruled by Saturn. Our zodiac illustration for Capricorn portrays a woman with goat horns with fish scales tattooed on her upper arms, thighs, and top of her feet. The zodiac symbol for sea-goat can be seen tattooed on her forehead. A triangle pointing downward is tattooed on her chest and is the symbol of the divine power of the female. Her hair is dyed blue to represent the fish element of this zodiac sign along with her holding a sea shell. Our zodiac illustration makes a great Capricorn zodiac tattoo.
Positive characteristics of Capricorn: Wise, ambitious, disciplined.
Negative characteristics of Capricorn: Stubborn, pessimistic, detached, unemotional, moody.
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (January 20 - February 19)
The zodiac symbol of Aquarius is water-bearer. It is an Air sign ruled by Saturn and Uranus. Our zodiac illustration for Aquarius is a young woman with long blue hair, resembling running water, holding a clay urn with water coming out of the urn and can make a beautiful Aquarius zodiac tattoo.
Positive characteristics of Aquarius: Independent, intelligent, loyal, creative.
Negative characteristics of Aquarius: Detached, stubborn, unpredictable.
Zodiac sign: Pisces (February 20 - March 20)
The zodiac symbol for Pisces is Fish. It is a Water sign, ruled by Jupiter and Neptune. Our zodiac illustration for Pisces is a woman holding a fish bowl with two gold fish swimming inside and makes a great Pisces zodiac tattoo.
Positive characteristics of Pisces: Intuitive, sensitive, kind, compassionate.
Negative characteristics of Pisces: Pessimistic, idealistic, lazy.