Clowns evoke sometimes joy and happiness, sometimes fear and despair. In tattoos, they usually represent the performer hidden under the costume, either in a positive or negative way.
Meaning of Clown tattoos
Here are some of the most common meanings:
The most popular are creepy clownsThey are usually inspired by horror movies such as Pennywise and Joker, and are depicted as killers with disturbing smiles, blood, and skulls.
The Happy Clown is the most fun, symbolizing joy, the circus, childhood, comedy, and good memories, always with many colors.
The Sad Clown brings the representation of depression, unhappiness, mistakes, and misery, showing that things are not always what they seem.
The Bandit always brings along in its representation guns, jewelry, knives, cigars, money, and skulls. There is a culture that whoever has a clown tattoo is involved in the criminal world or is a cop-killer.
The face painting is a trademark of his craft, as a way to express his personality, character, or some emotion.
Historically, they have always existed and used to perform for royalty, always remembered wearing very colorful and vibrant costumes.