25 Mysterious Ouija Tattoos For Halloween

jentheripper in Tattoo Ideas

Halloween is back! Child or adult, it is difficult not to love this night, either for sweets or for its fascinating mood...

Indeed, there are the classic Halloween tattoos (pumpkins) and the horror movies influence (zombies, clowns) but let's talk about the vintage scary tricks when Halloween was all about witchcraft, spirits and dangerous games...
The Ouija board is famous all around the world. Ouija is made of two foreign words : oui and ja, yes in french and german, an answer to the first question asked to the spirit, 'are you here?'. It was a popular board game launched in 1890 during the Victorian era. Some sees it as an harmless game for all ages, but others believe in its power to connect players with genuine spirits, and sometimes evil ones. The Ouija board is consequently a subject of horror legends and movies for long. So, toy or occult tool? You decide.

But as other Victorian culture tattoo hits, the ouija is also a coveted tattoo design. Symbol of fate, the planchette is often inked on Friday the 13th. You can tattoo it for spiritual reasons, but also because you enjoy gothic aesthetic. But it is not necessary spooky or dark, you can even go for feminine or funny designs. More popular in old-school and neo traditional style, it doesn't prevent you to innovate with new school, realism and graphic : if you do, don't forget to send us the pictures!

So, Ink spirits, are you here? :P Be brave and check those ouija tattoos and have a great (tattooed) Halloween!

Spirit's hand guiding the planchette... Love the mystery behind this tattoo by Speck Osterhout.
Spirit's hand guiding the planchette... Love the mystery behind this tattoo by Speck Osterhout.
Tattoo by Simon Erl inspired by a vintage illustration of a couple playing the ouija board game.
Tattoo by Simon Erl inspired by a vintage illustration of a couple playing the ouija board game.
We mostly know Sara Fabel as a model, but she is also a tattoo artist and this planchette is her work.
We mostly know Sara Fabel as a model, but she is also a tattoo artist and this planchette is her work.
Old school skeleton playing ouija by Rodrigo Garcia Del Gadillo.
Old school skeleton playing ouija by Rodrigo Garcia Del Gadillo.

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By Frank Chavez, with a tattooed hand...
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And now, time to say goodbye ;)
And now, time to say goodbye ;)

P.S: If the name of the tattoo artist is not written, it is not a lack of work. It is because despite long researches, the photos were separated from their credits and alas, we don't know all the artists out there. So don't be mad and if you actually know any artist, just share the love for awesome ink and give us the answer! Thank you :)

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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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