10 Eerie H. P. Lovecraft Portrait Tattoos

Fans pay tribute to the famous horror writer with creative tattoos.

jentheripper9 months ago in Tattoo Ideas

H. P. Lovecraft portrait tattoos are celebrating the dark imagination of one of the most prominent writers of horror literature.

Some of his readers are so fascinated by the tormented writer they have gotten H. P. Lovecraft's portrait tattooed. Based on rare photos of the author, the designs are inspired by his horror stories. Lovecraft is often represented with the tentacles of his creatures and other horrific tricks. If you too want to honor the master of fantasy literature, you could be inspired by these H. P. Lovecraft portrait tattoos.

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Impressive Lovecraft tattoo by Al Minz #hplovecraft #AlMinz #tentacle #literature
Impressive Lovecraft tattoo by Al Minz #hplovecraft #AlMinz #tentacle #literature
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Blackwork tattoo by Bart Balboa #hplovecraft #BartBalboa #blackwork #literature
Blackwork tattoo by Bart Balboa #hplovecraft #BartBalboa #blackwork #literature
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Spooky Lovecraft portrait tattoo by Ezequiel Samuraii #hplovecraft #EzequielSamuraii #literature
Spooky Lovecraft portrait tattoo by Ezequiel Samuraii #hplovecraft #EzequielSamuraii #literature
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Creative tattoo by Lukasz Sokolowski #hplovecraft #LukaszSokolowski #graphic #literature
Creative tattoo by Lukasz Sokolowski #hplovecraft #LukaszSokolowski #graphic #literature
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New school H. P. Lovecraft tattoo by Maurycy Szymczak #hplovecraft #MaurycySzymczak #newschool #literature
New school H. P. Lovecraft tattoo by Maurycy Szymczak #hplovecraft #MaurycySzymczak #newschool #literature
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Dark tattoo by Mr. Dist #hplovecraft #MrDist #tentacle #literature
Dark tattoo by Mr. Dist #hplovecraft #MrDist #tentacle #literature
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Colorful tattoo by Nik the Rookie #hplovecraft #NiktheRookie #graphic #literature
Colorful tattoo by Nik the Rookie #hplovecraft #NiktheRookie #graphic #literature
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Badass Lovecraft tattoo by Niko Inko #NikoInko #hplovecraft #cthulhu #literature
Badass Lovecraft tattoo by Niko Inko #NikoInko #hplovecraft #cthulhu #literature
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Rad portrait by Parvick #hplovecraft #Parvick #dotwork #literature
Rad portrait by Parvick #hplovecraft #Parvick #dotwork #literature

As you see, the 20th-century American writer is a great source of inspiration for tattoos. (See 20 Geek Lovecraft Tattoos) His monstrous creatures have also inspired artists, especially the badass Cthulhu: 16 Haunting Cthulhu Tattoos