Guitar Tattoos Alexandria LA
New Orleans, LA
2:00 - 10:00 Monday - Saturday
Lake Charles, LA
Bossier City, LA
Tattoo designs - G >> G uitar
Guitar Tattoo Designs - As a musical instrument the guitar has a history which goes back nearly three thousand years. Guitars come in two varieties, the first of which is the acoustical guitar having a flat-backed rounded body that narrows in the middle, a long fretted neck, and usually six strings, played by strumming or plucking. The body of an acoustic guitar is hollow and the sound is produced by the reverberations of sound produced when the strings vibrate.
An electric guitar usually has a solid body with a device known as a pickup - a magnet surrounded by wire - which picks up the vibrations of the guitar strings and sends them to an amplifier which is then sent to the speakers where they are converted into sound.
Similar in nature but with very different sounds, are musical instruments like the lute and the banjo. These instruments speak to the long and romantic history of troubadours and musicians, who often lived a nomadic existence traveling between country and market fairs all over the world when not performing in the courts of the nobility or the taverns and meeting places of th...