30 Creative Tattoos For Artists

jentheripper in Tattoo Ideas

For artists, creating is an obsession, a way of living, but also a great pride...

There are all kind of artists, from painters, illustrators, tattoo artists, graffiti artists, photographers, designers, seamstresses, and all the crafty people who are creating amazing things with only their hands and imagination... They live for art, ready to die for it, whether they become famous and rich or not, because it is just into their guts. And sometimes, it is also into their skin. For many people, a simple pencil is just an ordinary object. For artists, it is the key to another world. Each of their tool is so precious that they want to tattoo them. Artists' tattoos are of course ...very artistic ! And they often remind the type of art they prefer, from graffiti to comics, and from painting to etching. It is thus coming as no surprise that those tattoos are frequently in graphic, new school or trash polka styles.
So, is your whole life dedicated to creation to the extent of getting an artist's tattoo? What kind of artist are you? Tell us and show us your tattoos!

And if you are an artist who love designing tattoos, why don't you get involved with Tattoodo? There are many amazing tattoo designers on Tattoodo, ready to create YOUR perfect tattoo design... So, get started! 
Meanwhile, artist or not, check those 30 imaginative tattoos for artists...

This may illustrate the expression "Die Trying"! Great new school artist skull by Timmy B.
This may illustrate the expression "Die Trying"! Great new school artist skull by Timmy B.
Great graphic chestpiece with artist's hands and art supplies by Josh Payne.
Great graphic chestpiece with artist's hands and art supplies by Josh Payne.
Small tattoo of a painter's palette by Lucy Hu.
Small tattoo of a painter's palette by Lucy Hu.

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Realistic artist's Tools by Andrea Lanzi.
Realistic artist's Tools by Andrea Lanzi.
Beautiful and poetic graphic tattoo of a child drawing with a Feather! Tell us who is the artist please.
Beautiful and poetic graphic tattoo of a child drawing with a Feather! Tell us who is the artist please.
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Another Art+Death new school piece by David Tevenal.
Another Art+Death new school piece by David Tevenal.
Art Inside an anatomical heart by Dustin Golden.
Art Inside an anatomical heart by Dustin Golden.
Nice black and grey piece of airbrushing artist's tools by Estefan.
Nice black and grey piece of airbrushing artist's tools by Estefan.
Huge and rad new school piece of a pencil by Fishero: imagination is flying!
Huge and rad new school piece of a pencil by Fishero: imagination is flying!
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More into discrete tattoo style? Check those subtle pen, pencil and paintbrush tattoos by GuilleRyan
More into #discrete tattoo style? Check those #subtle #pen, #pencil and #paintbrush tattoos by #GuilleRyan
Amazing Tools by Jeff Gogue!
Amazing Tools by Jeff Gogue!
Another anatomical heart by new school artist John Anderton.
Another anatomical heart by new school artist John Anderton.
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This time, the heart is blooming with paintbrushes! By JuanSalgado
This time, the #heart is #blooming with #paintbrushes! By #JuanSalgado
Passion for art: not the best tattoo, but nice idea.
Passion for art: not the best tattoo, but nice idea.
Lots of tattoo artists have a tattoo machine inked up: here, the machine is tattooing a pencil! Amazing realistic work by Tomasz Tofi Torfinski!
Lots of tattoo artists have a tattoo machine inked up: here, the machine is tattooing a pencil! Amazing realistic work by Tomasz Tofi Torfinski!
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The basis of artists' knowledge: the Spectrumcolors
The #basis of artists' knowledge: the #Spectrumcolors
Not need to draw to be an artist: crafty people also create art!
Not need to draw to be an artist: crafty people also create art!
I make stuff! Work for artists and seamstresses. By Andee Penner.
I make stuff! Work for artists and seamstresses. By Andee Penner.
Another designer's tattoo.
Another designer's tattoo.
The seamstress' Tools.
The seamstress' Tools.
Keep creating.
Keep creating.
Photographers also have a weakness for camera tattoos. Here a vintage one by Lippo.
Photographers also have a weakness for camera tattoos. Here a vintage one by Lippo.
Very creative tattoo by Helma van der Weide, and great photography!
Very creative tattoo by Helma van der Weide, and great photography!
Fun pic!
Fun pic!
Another vintage camera by Joaquim Cruz.
Another vintage camera by Joaquim Cruz.
The artist's most important piece of advice: NEVER QUIT CREATING! By Javier Eastman, almost looking real!
The artist's most important piece of advice: NEVER QUIT CREATING! By Javier Eastman, almost looking real!

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Writer for art related medias. Fell in love with tattoo while researching for another passion, crime history. Travelling, admiring, sharing.

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