Top 2014 Viral Tattoos
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.
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!
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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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 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.
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!
Speaking of intricate, yet another black and grey master, Carlos Torres, delivering with this amazing Victorian full torso piece.
“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.
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.
These punching fist tattoos are not only cool, but useful! Here’s one of Popeye by Russia-based Alina Fokina.
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.
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.
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!
Marco Galdo delivers another incredible Mandala here, using blackwork and geometric patterns to transform this into a full back piece and sleeve.
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!
Residing in New York City, Anatole impresses with this black and grey wing, perfectly positioned on the client’s arm.
Another mind-blowing 3D tattoo, this one by the Italian Stallion, Lippo 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.
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.
Capping things off with this incredible realistic eye done by Niki Norberg out of Sweden!
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