Old school tattoos as they have come to be known were practiced in the earlier days of modern tattooing. The characteristics of old school tattoos are usually quite simple designs with bold outlines. Some popular old school designs are navy and armed forces symbols, pinup (calendar) girls, hearts and other designs with “ribbons” surrounding a motto, name or special date.
The history of the old school tattoo dates back to the 1920’s and 1940’s. Which generally consisted of ships, designs of birds and women. sailor Jerry was one of most famous tattoo artists of the olden times. The old school tattoo are creating a rage today. There are many people who are opting for an old school tat.