18 Alive & Kicking Day Of The Dead Tattoos

Honoring loved ones is a most traditional theme in tattoo history and the Day of the Dead tattoo has become a very popular choice...

Featured image and above image: Radical full back color designs by Theo Mindell
Featured image and above image: Radical full back color designs by Theo Mindell
Gorgeous Day of the Dead Mariachi back piece  by Kore Flatmo, plurabella.com
Gorgeous Day of the Dead Mariachi back piece by Kore Flatmo, plurabella.com

MARIACHI: People put on plays, listen to the village band, sing, dance and reminisce about those who have past; celebrating their life and supporting their spiritual journey. Enjoying music, song and dance is prevalent in honoring the souls of the Day of the Dead tradition.

Colorful traditional Mariachi sleeve by Vincent Meyer, tattoosbyvincent.com
Colorful traditional Mariachi sleeve by Vincent Meyer, tattoosbyvincent.com
Clever black and gray Mariachi with a splash of color by Erica Castillo
Clever black and gray Mariachi with a splash of color by Erica Castillo
Colorful Sugar Skull made by Megan Massacre at Grit N' Glory, NYC
Colorful Sugar Skull made by Megan Massacre at Grit N' Glory, NYC

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Sugar Skulls by Malia Reynolds of Memorial Tattoo, Atlanta
Sugar Skulls by Malia Reynolds of Memorial Tattoo, Atlanta
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Mexican floral skull by Antonio Proietti, camdentown tattoo studio

Santa Muerte Style Color Portrait made by Nikko Hurtado
Santa Muerte Style Color Portrait made by Nikko Hurtado
José Guadalupe Posada's  La Calavera de la Catrina
José Guadalupe Posada's La Calavera de la Catrina
Brilliant Black & Grey realistic interpretation of La Calavera de la Catrina by Kore Flatmo plurabella.com
Brilliant Black & Grey realistic interpretation of La Calavera de la Catrina by Kore Flatmo plurabella.com
Katrina drawing by Megan Massacre
Katrina drawing by Megan Massacre
More phenomenal black and gray work honrar a los muertos by Kore Flatmo plurabella.com
More phenomenal black and gray work honrar a los muertos by Kore Flatmo plurabella.com
Exquisite Black and Grey Realism by Matteo Pasqualin
Exquisite Black and Grey Realism by Matteo Pasqualin
Back piece by James Tex, Deadly Tattoos
Back piece by James Tex, Deadly Tattoos
Realistic Hombre by bhbettie
Realistic Hombre by bhbettie
Magnificent Day of the Dead Frida tattoo by Logan Aguilar, loganaguilar.com
Magnificent Day of the Dead Frida tattoo by Logan Aguilar, loganaguilar.com
Lovely lady made by Megan Massacre
Lovely lady made by Megan Massacre

Beautiful Sugar Skull Girl by Kyle Cotterman
Beautiful Sugar Skull Girl by Kyle Cotterman
A complete embrace of the Day of the Dead holiday; Gorgeous Black and Grey back piece  by Van Biard, Clean Slate Tattoo Studio
A complete embrace of the Day of the Dead holiday; Gorgeous Black and Grey back piece by Van Biard, Clean Slate Tattoo Studio

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