If you are a person who wants a tattoo that can signify strength, power, an fortune you may want to get a tribal dragon tattoo. Tribal dragon tattoos are thought to have been first used in western countries where a dragon symbolizes Heaven, good fortune, health, love, etc depending on the type of dragon and the place. If you want a long and colorful tattoo, get a dragon design which is best in the arms, side of the body and the length of the legs. You can get it plain straight or you can ask your tattoo artist to design it so that it can wrap around your arms or legs. Western tattoos like a tribal dragon is often accompanied by another animal or symbol to strengthen the combination more. Make it more striking and colorful for everybody's enjoyment. Western society favored the natural elements more than any other culture. Dragon, tigers, phoenix, snake, mostly anything relate to the earth. Because western cultures also favors mysticism and the powers that a tattoo can channel through its bearer you may want to look into what tribal dragon tattoo you may want to get. Each culture has a different version of their dragon, and each dragon varies in form and personalities. You should be particular with the feet and eyes of a dragon when picking a design because this is what is most important in a dragon design. When you don't know or can't decide on a particular tribal dragon tattoo, you may want to read books and browse through the Internet first. Because laser removal treatment for tattoos can be expensive, when you get a tattoo it is often there for life. So decide on what symbol or character you want done then ask your tattoo artist what the best size and area it is to put a particular tattoo. It is often best to have a consultation first because sometimes a tattoo depends on the wearers body and build. You don't want to tattoo to wear you but you want to wear the tattoo. What I mean by this is that when you have a small body frame, you don't want a big tattoo because it can over power you adding to the striking design which can really be overwhelming when looked at.