Clown comes from the Italian phrase “pagliaccio” . Scholars claim that this image, as a fashionable clown whose job it was to devote himself to the art of laughter, appeared in Ancient Egypt in 2500 B.C.
Clown tattoos are usually associated with crime. However, it is just another form of aesthetic representation that should not be prejudicially associated with the criminal world.
Many people who get clown tattoos have never been arrested, and yet they are not prone to criminal activity. They do the drawing to honor a particular clown, real or fictional.
If you like clown tattoos, it’s worth checking out some examples and sketches before getting your own.