First things first you need to find out what you like, styles of tattoos is important and using the right language when talking to an artist can make or break your tattoo. When I say make or break I mean for you personally it might be a great tattoo but if its not what you wanted its not great! It truly is all about the client and giving you what you want within reason, some clients can ruin a good tattoo by not listening to an artist.
Styles go anywhere from very simple to very detailed, make no mistake when I say simple there is no such thing a simple tattoo. But here are some things to consider and try to stay away from.