Lotus flower tattoos are quite popular. With its deep meanings of purity, strength, wisdom, and divine beauty, it can have dozens of interpretations. A simple lotus flower sketch can give you an idea of how your artist perceives what you need the tattoo to emulate. You can make changes to a sketch before it is even placed as a stencil on your body. A sketch with open petals can symbolize that you have not made yourself as strong as you can be.