Black flying phoenix tattoo with long tail feathers
The back is a good location for a phoenix tattoo, because the majesty of the phoenix is more accurately portrayed on a large scale. This person has a cool black and white phoenix tattoo inked on the back, with the phoenix itself inked just over the right shoulder blade, and the tail feathers extending all the way across the back to the left hip. There are a variety of phoenix tattoo designs out there, and this person’s back tattoo depicts a very realistic phoenix that appears to be rising from the ashes. Because of the mythology surrounding the mythical phoenix, which is said to set itself on fire when it gets tired only to rise from the ashes and be reborn, phoenix tattoos are popular tattoo deigns for those people who have overcome an obstacle in their life.