Taurus tattoo and symbolic of the astrological sign of the bull

The astrological sign of Taurus (from 20 April to 20 May), linked to the planet Venus and represented by a circle surmounted by horns, a circle with solid roundness and solid, topped with horns that can symbolize the moon resting on the solar star . A sign of the earth, it is linked to character traits such as patience, tenderness and fidelity but also, for defects, to jealousy, bitterness and greed. The bull appreciates the safety of everyday life and delights in the regularity of the daily train train, he is a loving husband or wife, a reliable worker who knows what he wants.

Taurus tattoo symbol

The bull is a soothing and springtime sign, proper to men and women with a full and calm character. Taurus tattoo is not a very common tattoo motif. To be Taurus tattoo or a bovine symbol like the ox, the buffalo, the bison, is not necessarily very feminine for example, although this zodiacal sign has a very strong feminine dominance. It is preferred among men, for whom the bull is a symbol of virility and strength.

See also: Capricorn tattoo, symbolic of the astrological sign of capricorn

It is also linked to the very macho universe of bullfighting, and used in Spain in the form of a national silhouette, the bull Osborne, which opposes the Buro, the donkey of the Catalan independantists. For a tattoo, it is generally preferred to represent a bull’s head rather than the animal with its entire body, so that it can not be confused with a cow, which is not an animal with a very nice symbolism . When the bull’s body is fully represented, it is often in motion, ready to charge, or rearing up in a defensive position, as if it were in an arena fighting. A Taurus tattoo head stylized for a tattoo can however be visually interesting.

In a bull tattoo, the symmetry of the horns will be sought to give a “far west” aspect. It can be tattooed in the back like a logo, in the hollow of the neck, on the shoulder or lower back, outside the calf … It is complicated to make effective a small bull tattoo Size, 10 to 20 cm are often necessary for a correct rendering. The top: the head of the bull in fury with the smoke coming out of the nostrils of realistic or cartoon style. One may prefer the tribal style stylized or not, a colored old school tattoo or a morbid skull with a skull bull skull, along the leg for example, from the ankle to the knee. Giving an aggressive air to the bull allows to bypass the rough and heavy side of the animal. The bull in tattoo is indeed more effective in stylized or symbolic version. Realistic tattooing is less common, although existing.

The bull of the zodiac is a placid and opulent personage, living in material and financial comfort. He is credited with an epicurean and pragmatic symbolism. It is an astral sign linked to the earth, to the spring and to a great stability, emotional as social.


Second sign of the zodiac, it is also associated with symbols of faithful romanticism, affective generosity. It echoes sentimental and emotional personalities, the strong instinct of self-preservation and possession, lovers of the arts and beauty, material possession, the family and the descendants, attributes necessary for a happy happiness. The bull is a person with exclusive and deep feelings, in love and friendship, acting with thoughtful weight and stubbornness, for whom family and loving ties are very important and natural sensuality.

Love Compatibility of the Taurus sign: Virgo, Pisces, Cancer, Capricorn
Incompatibility: Aries, Libra, Gemini, Leo, Sagittarius and Aquarius
Stone: Emerald
Color: brown and green
Planet Mars
Some famous characters with the bull for sign of the zodiac: Malcolm X, Mireille Darc, Alpacino, George Clooney, Penelope Cruz, Fred Astaire, Sigmund Freud, William Shakespeare, Leonardo de Vinci, Cher, Orson Wells, George Lucas, Adolf Hitler, Michelle Pfeiffer, John Paul II, Karl Marx, Jack Nicholson, Lætitia Casta, Barbara Streisand, Dwayne “the Rock” Johson (who wears a bull tattoo on his arm) …