Angelina Jolie was a well-known Hollywood actress. She fervently loved for tattoos. She regularly displaced her new tattoo design on celebrity news magazines and websites. Angelina Jolie tattoos had already become worldwide focal point.
Angelina Jolie featured in several large scale productional films, including “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider”, “Gia”, “Girl, Interrupted”, “Hackers”, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”. People began to pay attention on Angelina Jolie tattoo while she swiftly fells in love with actor Billy Bob Thornton. Now, Angelina Jolie has had thirteen known tattoos, embracing engraving with geographical co-ordinate of location of the birth place of her four children.
Angelina Jolie acquired world-wide fame since manufacturer use her portrait as videogame heroine Lara Craft in 2001. From then on, she got a well-established reputation and the highest remunerated actresses in Hollywood. As Lara Croft in Tomb Raider or the female assassinator half of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, you couldn’t find any tattoo design because makeup was applied and laid over her tattoo design for her movie roles. It was reported that during the Tomb Raider shoot, Makeup failed to bring about the desired effect to cover the sizable “Billy Bob” and black dragon on her left upper arm and a digital artist was employed to go frame by frame through the film and ensured that no any mark of tattoo design could be discovered.
Maybe, Angelina Jolie tattoos were as renowned as her trademark pouty lips and her play-acting on the wide-screen film. Angelina Jolie was elected as the “world’s most beautiful women” refer to the “100 Most Beautiful” issue of People magazine in 2006. Her winning was attributed to her skin art.
Angelina Jolie had tattooed various designs in recent years. She kept on tattooing new ones or modifying existing ones. She got the tattoo not only for decorative purposes, but also carrying deep significance though each tattoo design. You can know her personality, thinking, fondness.
Known Angelina Jolie tattoos
Angelina Jolie once tattooed the name of her ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton on her left arm. Now, she covers it with new tattoo. That was the longitude and latitude of Cambodia, Ethiopia, Namibia, Vietnam where is the birth place of her adopted son Maddox, adopted daughter Zahara, biological daughter Shiloh, adopted son Pax Thien respectively.
A few months ago, she had applied laser technique to erase the dragon tattoo. However, you still indistinctly observed vestiges of the former dragon tattoo.
Angelina Jolie tattooed dragon with blue tongue on her left hip when she got drunk in Amsterdam. Now, she tattoos a large black Latin cross to substitute the dragon tattoo with <<Quod me nutrit me destruit >> Latin words right beside the cross tattoo. This Latin phrase is interpreted as “What nourishes me also destroys me” She hired tattooist, Noo Kanhphaiin to tattoo Gothic letter between her shoulder blades. It says “Know Your Rights” which is song’s title of her beloved band.
Angelina Jolie tattooed Buddhist Pali incantation in her left shoulder so as to guard her and her adopted Cambodian son from misfortune.
If Buddhist Pali incantation was translated into English, it meant that
Your foe will be far away from you
If you become riches, the fortune stays with you
You will become as beautiful as Apsara
Wherever you are, god will escort, look after and guard you, accompanying you on all sides.
Angelina Jolie tattooed rune style letter “H” on the inside of her left wrist and letter “M” on the palm of her hand in remembrance of her brother, James Haven and her deceased mother, Marcheline Bertrand respectively.
Angelina Jolie had an Arabic phrase tattooed on the inside of her right forearm. Some people translated it as “Strength of Will” but some translated it as “Determination”. This tattoo was instead of the abstract lines tattoo that Angelina had done with her ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton.
While Angelina Jolie visited Thailand on 8 July 2004, she hired tattooist, Sampong Kanhphai, to engrave 12-inch long Bengal tiger on her lower back in order to celebrate that she became Cambodian citizen. The special thing of the tiger tattoo was that its tail obstructed the view of the blue window. She clamed that she had expended too much time looking out of windows and hope tour the world in the past. The blue window tattoo represented her past wish. Now, the tiger tail hid the blue window. It implied that she preferred to stay inside rather than outside.
Angelina Jolie tattooed Ruman numberals XII on her left forearm so as to express that she never trusts in superstitions.
Angelina Jolie tattooed Chinese word “dead” on her left shoulder blade. Afterwards, she took it off and had Khmer tattoo in place of Chinese word “dead” to pray to God for helping her adopted son Maddox.
Angelina Jolie tattooed her favorite poem written by Tennessee Williams (“A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages”) on her left forearm.
Soon after Angelina Jolie had a Chinese word”dead” tattoo, she intended to tattoo another design. But, she hadn’t any idea so she picked Japanese tattoo “Courage” to go with her ex-husband’s, Johnny Lee Miller’s.
While you are making sketches for your tattoo and decide on its theme, you can use Angelina Jolie tattoos for reference.