Can Polynesian tattoos be for everyone? Yes, NOW.
The best selling guide to Polynesian tattoos, their symbolism and meanings, teaching how to create custom personal designs.
Price: 4.37 €
This easy to read illustrated book takes the reader through the symbols used in Polynesian tattooing traditions, explains them and their meanings, and how they can be associated and placed to create personal designs that tell the story of their owners.
WHAT you will find inside The Polynesian Tattoo Handbook:
154 pages, 200+ images, 200+ dictionary entries to find the right symbols on the fly, samples, drawings and clear explanations
Structure of the book:
- I. Foreword
- II. Placement on the body
- III. Symbols and meanings
- IV. Quick reference dictionary
- V. Creation process and case studies
- VI. Basic designs
- + Appendix: Maorigrams creation
- Bibliographic references
WHY is The Polynesian Tattoo Handbook unique:
Because it is the only book that does not stop at listing some symbols but also explains their meanings and how to choose them to create a personal Polynesian styled tattoo.
The idea behind the book.We just asked ourselves:
What do we wish we knew when we started drawing Polynesian tattoos?
The answer to this apparently simple question is this book featuring 150+ illustrated pages, cured in every detail for easier consultation and a more enjoyable experience:
Over ten years of passion and studying on dusty volumes distilled in a single, unique book...
- 1° on iTunes UK Reference Books (August 2, 2012)
- 1° on iTunes Canada Reference Books (June 26, 2012)
- 3° on iTunes Germany Reference Books (June 10, 2012)
- 2° on iTunes USA Reference Books (June 4, 2012)
- 1° on iTunes France Reference Books (October 20, 2011)
Customer reviews from Amazon print version:
"I live in Hawaii, purchased many Polynesian design books in the past but, this one is the best so far. Very extensive in defining Polynesian symbols & placement. Love it! - Katana Padilla"
"If you're reading this review, you´ve probably been looking for a way to decipher or design your own Polynesian inspired tattoo. Look no further. - Communicator"
"Glad I got this book. Learned a lot. I liked the pics in it. Well worth the buy! Thank you - M.Richards"
"This was a gift. My son wanted a book that explained the who,what,where and why history of Polynesian tattoos. This book does just that with great pictures and descriptions. I have purchased other books, this one takes the cake! Highly recommend it. - Colleen Redding"