Watercolor tattoos are becoming more popular among tattoo enthusiasts because of their unexpected, painterly and tonal quality. They are more artsy and whimsical, and often, are colored outside of the lines, if there are any! They are perfect for the free spirit and the inner child. Are you thinking about getting a watercolor tattoo? Check out these 12 Wonderful Watercolor Tattoos for inspiration:
Look at this watercolor cat taking a stretch. The little watercolor heart makes it even cuter.
Who knew a watercolor tattoo could be so vibrant and “electrifying?” Unusual watercolor colors that are super saturated and bright make for a very unique light bulb design for a tattoo. The ink splats in the background add to the painterly style.
This watercolor sleeve offers hard yet feminine lines. With a mix of high contrast and pale pastel colors, we think the balance is beautiful and eye-catching.
A watercolor portrait, complete with unexpected colors and a patient little bird.
Bursts of color all throughout the forearm of this tattoo wearer makes for a unique watercolor tattoo. One could swear that this was painted on, not inked on with a tattoo machine!
A watercolor fox is a unique idea for a thigh tattoo, and this fox looks as if he is looking up at his owner.
Here’s a vibrant watercolor version of the classic nautical compass.
Watercolor hummingbirds are becoming increasingly popular, and it is easy to see why.
This black line, Mendhi inspired lotus design with watercolor shapes behind it is an absolute delight.
Here is a powerful lion tattoo with traces of watercolor that look as vast and beautiful as the universe.
Here is another floral watercolor tattoo. The watercolor drips add great contrast to the lotus.
“See heeaven’s got a plan for you” is in a typewriter font with a galaxy of watercolor in the background. Lovely!