Watercolor tattoos – beautiful choice for a colorful tattoo
Watercolor tattoos are a pretty new thing in the tattoo world. Though they have been popular around for at least 4 or 5 years now it is still a huge trend. And that’s because watercolor tattoos are something that anyone can have. They look good both on men and women. They can be simple and small or huge and sophisticated going all over your body. However, like any other tattoo, a watercolor tattoo should be something unique and mean something to you.
Unlike the traditional colorful tattoos, watercolor tattoos usually consist of the rainbow colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. Also, black color is being used widely in watercolor tattoos. Watercolor tattoos usually depict abstract things. But you will see below, how cool can a real object look in watercolor.
Watercolor tattoos can be small like these gorgeous bats by tattooist sol art ↑.
Or they can be large, going all over your thigh, like in this design by Minervas Linda ↑.
As you can see, watercolor tattoos can be both abstract and real. But usually, even if they depict real objects, they still look more abstract. Like in this beautiful whale tattoo by Jenia Kniazeva ↑.
Another beautiful watercolor tattoo example – a lion head, filled with flowers by Jenia Kniazeva ↑.
A beautiful watercolor jellyfish tattoo on calf inked by Olga Volta ↑.
Captain America inked in watercolor style by tattoo artist Brandon Flores ↑.
Which is the best part of the body for a watercolor tattoo?
In tattoo world, there are no rules on where you should put your watercolor or any other type of tattoo. Although, for guys, it would look really nice on the upper back, forearm, sleeve or chest. For the girls, the most beautiful place for a watercolor tattoo would probably be the thigh. Another great place for the girls to get a watercolor tattoo is on both ribs. Both for men and women, a watercolor tattoo will look great on the calf, forearm, shoulder or sleeve.
A beautiful example of watercolor tattoo for girls – a flamingo, inked all over the thigh and calf ↑.
A watercolor boat tattoo is tattooed on the calf by Aleksandra Katsan ↑.
Upper back is a nice place to get a watercolor tattoo both for guys and girls. Tattoo by Magdalena Bujak ↑.
Beautiful watercolor origami birds tattoo idea for the girls. Inked on the sleeve ↑.
An awesome tattoo idea – watercolor sacred geometry tattoo. Inked on the back will look great both on man or a woman ↑.
Gorgeous watercolor belly tattoo idea for girls – a heart shape filled with cosmic cloud ↑.
A beautiful abstract tattoo design by Georgia Grey inked on the forearm. Awesome tattoo idea both for guys and girls ↑.
Always be creative when getting a tattoo. Here’s an example of combining watercolor style with geometric shape and a tiny cute whale ↑.
Another awesome abstract watercolor tattoo design. Inked over the whole arm, would look great on both men and women ↑.
Cute watercolor airplane tattoo for a traveler. Tattoo by tattooist Doy ↑.
Any logo or symbol can also be tattooed in the watercolor style. Like in this example of watercolor Disney tattoo by Georgia Grey ↑.
Bird or animal tattoos also look amazing inked in a watercolor style. A beautiful example of watercolor owl tattoo Sasha Unisex ↑.
Don’t just copy, be creative!
There are plenty designs to choose from for a watercolor tattoo. As any tattooist would recommend – use those designs for inspiration. Not for copying and pasting it into your body. With watercolor, you can be as creative as you want! Just imagine you are painting a picture in a watercolor. The main concept of watercolor tattoos is to not limit yourself to traditional shapes, forms etc. Get creative!