To dream that you have tattoos, represents your desire to be unique and different from everybody else. It also suggests that you will make a long absence from your home.
To dream that you are getting a tattoo (and you don't have any tattoos in real life), signifies that you will soon enter a new stage of life.
To dream that you are a tattoo artist, is a sign that you will lose friends because of your exotic tastes and strange experiences. If you are a tattooist in real life, then the dream is a reflection of who you are.