Creepy H. P. Lovecraft portrait tattoo by Tin Machado hplovecraft TinMachado literature horror

10 Eerie H. P. Lovecraft Portrait Tattoos

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

jentheripper 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
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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
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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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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 

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