Browse by Style
Some types of tattoos have a specific look to them that helps determine what they are in terms of artwork.
Abstract Tattoo Designs- Art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and textures.
Asian- This category is severely vast and covers culture, spiritual, and style among many races. It is unfortunately best known as a style due it's easily identifiable technique in design.
Bio Tattoo Designs- This category is actually pretty diverse. It is full of rules but has no rules at the same time. It is nearly limitless. It has a few main sub categories that will follow:
Cartoon Tattoo Designs- I would say that this style could be confused with New-school by definition, however, cartoon style is typically a happier style with less sculpting.
Cute Tattoo Designs- Cute is very subjective. We are using it to describe non cartoon-like happier designs. Designs that have a lighter feel, one could say.
Evil Tattoo Designs- Also referred to as darkside, these designs have a tendency to be dark and ominous.
Filigree- A decorative style that can be anything from fine flowing lines to bold and architectural.
Funny- Most of these designs have a dark humor about them.
Geometric Tattoo Designs- Do we really have to explain what geometry is?
Inlay- These are generally silhouettes with a picture inside of them.
Loser- Designs for the born to lose crowd.
Neo-Traditional Tattoo Designs- This Illustrative style takes old tattoo ideas and modernizes them into very bold, eye-catching designs.
Newschool Tattoo Designs- Bright bold twisting of almost anything.
Pin-stripe- This is similar to filigree in many ways, but there can be different flourishes.
Silhouettes- A shape formed by the contour line of the topic.
Torn-skin Tattoo Designs- There's stuff inside your body!
Traditional Tattoo Designs- A.k.a. American Traditional, this styles is born out of the works of Cap Coleman, then made famous by those like Sailor Jerry and Don Ed Hardy.
Tribal Tattoo Designs- These designs don't necessarily belong to any tribe, but some of the styles do.
Watercolor Tattoo Designs-They look like watercolor paintings.