12 Stormy Weather Tattoos To Stir Thunders In Your Heart

By Xavier - 
12 Stormy Weather Tattoos To Stir Thunders In Your Heart

Start a thunder in your heart with these intense stormy weather tattoos!
stormy weather tattoo by Elizabeth Street Tattoo - Riverside, CA
Stormy weather is often associated with hard times and turbulence in an individual's life. It's also a very popular choice in tattoos, especially in traditional American style pieces. The discernible nimbus clouds with the bright yellow thunder are often the indications of tattoos with a stormy theme. It's also often paired with ships, to represent the journey and the struggle of getting through tumultuous events in life.

All in all, it's a great theme for tattoos. Not only does it often signify a story the wearer keeps underneath his/her sleeves,
thunder tattoo by Dylan Weber
stormy weather sea tattoo by Susanne Konig
Beautifully executed ‘storm in a teacup’ tattoo in blackwork.

Maybe it's just me but stormy themes look fantastic in traditional American style tattoos. See for yourself:
by Steve Wood at Electric Tattoos
Because a smooth sea never made a skilful sailor.
by Matt Truiano
by Henry Big
Storm in a bottle, a good rendition of the typical ‘storm in a teacup.’
by Corey Steverson
Sunshine after the rain!
by @xamthespaniard / Instagram
I really liked this particular piece. Black, red, and yellow makes a great combination of colors in a traditional American style tattoo.
Artist unknown.
They also make great tattoo fillers too!
by Megan Wilson
Spectacular piece! Love how they threw in a little ‘storm in a teacup’ reference in this Neo-Traditional tattoo too!
via alexeimartinsart / Tumblr
The State Champs lyrics, “when the sun doesn't shine, it rains in my mind” comes to mind when I first came across this curious piece.
by Frankie Tank Baker
by Turyanskiy
That's some black and grey piece right there.
Artist unknown.
But when you really would rather keep it simple, you always have the classic rain+thunder pieces to fall back on—whether its in trad, blackwork, or any other style of your choice.
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