Phoenix tattoo on back of girls shoulder in fire colors
The phoenix is a mythological bird of fire, which is why many people opt for phoenix tattoos inked in fire colors. This girl has a large phoenix tattoo inked on the back of her right shoulder, and the tat is inked in bright red, orange and yellow. In this particular phoenix tattoo, the phoenix itself is designed in such a way that it actually looks like it is made of flames. According to ancient myth, the phoenix builds a nest of twigs and sets itself on fire when it grows tired, rising from the ashes after three days to be reborn. Because of this legend, many people opt for phoenix tattoos to represent new beginnings or overcoming an obstacle in their life.