Tattoo design contests are very popular among the younger generation. A custom tattoo design contest is an opportunity for a tattoo enthusiast to find a unique tattoo design. They can host a contest and post a prize for the winning design. This kind of contest is open to all artists who are up to the challenge. It will last for 14 days, and then the host selects the winning design and gets the rights to the design. They will also receive a stencil of the custom tattoo design. This type of platform for tattoo designers and tattoo enthusiasts is rewarding and useful to both.

Whether it is your first time to get inked or if you have had many tattoos applied already, this contest is for you. With so many tattoo designs to choose from, and the fact that many people wear them, you want something that will stand out from the crowd; a tattoo that will define you as a person. That is the point of a custom tattoo design contest; it gives you the freedom to specify the perfect tattoo design for you.

These contests are also designed to find the best artist that can provide what you are looking for. Tattoo designers have the skills and talent to do the work for you. In addition, they can provide you with technical details for the tattoo you want. So, it is important to give a specific description for your design. You can also suggest modifications and ideas that would allow you to tailor the design of your tattoo.

Online custom tattoo design contests work on feedback. This is an opportunity to work with the tattoo designer. By communicating online, tattoo designers can create a design that will conform to your preferences. Plus, you will get to choose from a number of designs that will be offered to you on the site.

Another plus side of this contest is that you are the one who controls the prize money. Although there is a minimum amount set, and other guidelines provided by the host site, you will still get to post the amount of money you want to give as the prize. It is a far less expensive way to have a custom tattoo design than going to a tattoo parlor.

However, it is a good idea to post a good prize to entice not only new tattoo designers but seasoned artists as well. Most artists do not focus on the size of prize but rather the challenge to do a great piece of art. Still, it doesn’t hurt your contest to have a great prize as well as a challenging piece to work on.

Custom tattoo design contests have a great advantage for both artist and client. If this is your first, then you will have a one-of-a-kind tattoo nobody has seen before. If you are a hobbyist, then it will boost your great collection of tattoos. This is also a way to meet a good tattoo designer who shares your own passion for the piece you both helped create. Maybe this will be the start of a long tattooing relationship between you. If you want to take advantage of this kind of scheme, go online and start your own custom tattoo design contest now.

Author's Bio: 

Kristen Dunn is a tattoo enthusiast and professional tattoo designer who has created thousands of thought provoking, elegant, and funky tattoos for her clients. She has a vast collection of custom designs to her credit. Winner of several awards and accolades, Kristen is now a founding member of the world's largest custom tattoo design community at CreateMyTattoo. View her tattoo collection or read more on her blog here.