Top 2014 Viral Tattoos

chateau in Tattoo Ideas

Here is a collection of tattoos shared in 2014 that have gotten the most ATTENTION and have become VIRAL SENSATIONS on social media!

These tattoos were the objects of the most likes, comments, and shares on Tattoodo's Facebook. The tattoos represent a multitude of styles, including portraits, traditional, black and grey, Japanese, and many others. They don't always stick to foundations of old school tattooing, but some of these are definitely jaw-dropping.

Realistic portrait tattoo by Nikko Hurtado
Realistic portrait tattoo by Nikko Hurtado

Starting right off with a portrait of Walter White, the star of the TV show Breaking Bad, played by Bryan Cranston. The realism captured by legendary LA-based portrait artist Nikko Hurtado is amazing!

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    Space chest tattoo by Jesse Rix
    Space chest tattoo by Jesse Rix

    3D tattoos are especially impressive and can easily become internet phenomenons. This mind-blowing space chest piece by up-and-coming artist Jesse Rix is no exception. We even shared a short video of this piece where you can see the effect up close!

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    Lion sleeve by Juncha
    Lion sleeve by Juncha

    Juncha is a well known artist for being the master of black and grey tattoos. This lion sleeve is truly epic and captures his skill perfectly.

    Watercolor tattoo by Sasha Unisex
    Watercolor tattoo by Sasha Unisex

    Watercolor tattoos have been trending all over the web this year. This beautiful set is done by Sasha Unisex who is one of the top artists in this category.

    Lego Star Wars tattoo by Kyle Cotterman
    Lego Star Wars tattoo by Kyle Cotterman

    This Lego Star Wars themed chest piece by Kyle Cotterman is amazing. Intricate and large tattoos like this can take 50+ hours and many sessions to complete!

    Victorian torso tattoo by Carlos Torres
    Victorian torso tattoo by Carlos Torres

    Speaking of intricate, yet another black and grey master, Carlos Torres, delivering with this amazing Victorian full torso piece.

    Batman tattoo
    Batman tattoo

    “Why do we fall, sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” The source of inspiration for a tattoo can range from your personal experiences to characters that you’ve admired. Such is the case with this fantastic Batman portrait by Sivak.

    Skull chest piece by John Anderton
    Skull chest piece by John Anderton

    And when you’re not going for a specific character, you can redesign your body to create a new image, like this incredible skull chest piece by John Anderton.

    Popeye tattoo by Alina Fokina
    Popeye tattoo by Alina Fokina

    These punching fist tattoos are not only cool, but useful! Here’s one of Popeye by Russia-based Alina Fokina.

    Skull hand tattoo
    Skull hand tattoo

    Hand tattoos like this can be quite intimidating, but if you are getting one, then you gotta go all in and get a badass negative skull, all black! Done by artist @da_ink.

    Mermaid suit tattoo by Paul Scarrott
    Mermaid suit tattoo by Paul Scarrott

    This “little” mermaid suit took over 2 years to complete and created an amazing level of hype when it was first posted. Congrats to the artist is Paul Scarrott from Magnum Circus Tattoo.

    Amazing vivid backpiece by Vince Villalvazo Art!
    Amazing vivid backpiece by Vince Villalvazo Art!
    Cover-up tattoo
    Cover-up tattoo

    Cover-up tattoos can be very difficult, but when you have a professional like Nathan Mould from the Artisan Shop in Pittsburgh, it’s guaranteed excellence. The key here was covering the tattoo in black and retracing new patterns with white ink, creating an incredible effect!

    Mandala tattoo by Marco Galdo
    Mandala tattoo by Marco Galdo

    Marco Galdo delivers another incredible Mandala here, using blackwork and geometric patterns to transform this into a full back piece and sleeve.

    Impressive portrait tattoo by Tim Bartley
    Impressive portrait tattoo by Tim Bartley

    Tom Bartley, our mate from down under/Australia, brings his own style to the table, creating these half realistic, half cartoonish warrior women with their accompanying animal spirits. Quite impressive and definitely unique!

    Black and grey wing by Anatole
    Black and grey wing by Anatole

    Residing in New York City, Anatole impresses with this black and grey wing, perfectly positioned on the client’s arm.

    3D wolf tattoo by Lippo Tattoo
    3D wolf tattoo by Lippo Tattoo

    Another mind-blowing 3D tattoo, this one by the Italian Stallion, Lippo Tattoo.

    Neotraditional tattoo
    Neotraditional tattoo

    NEO, as mysterious as he is talented, has captured a lot of attention with his unique abstract and geometric style. This black piece also definitely warrants a spot on our list.

    Full back piece by Tim Hendricks
    Full back piece by Tim Hendricks

    And, of course, the old school traditional style makes an appearance, as one of the best, Tim Hendricks, provides his interpretation of to common motifs of a ship, roses, an eagle, and a snake, for an epic full back piece.

    Realistic eye tattoo by Niki Norberg
    Realistic eye tattoo by Niki Norberg

    Capping things off with this incredible realistic eye done by Niki Norberg out of Sweden!

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