18 Brutal Pennywise The Clown Tattoos That Will Give You The Creeps

Stephen King's IT is next on the horror remake list and Pennywise the clown is a favorite of fan tattoos

The trend of Hollywood remakes/reboots in horror seems to be booming these days and one of the most anticipated releases coming soon for fans of classic terror will be Stephen King's IT. 

The original movie released in 1990 terrified audiences with Tim Curry's nightmarish performance as Pennywise the Clown. I still get chills when I watch that scene where he asks that little boy if he wants a balloon...

Recent news revealed the new actor up for the role as the iconic nightmare-inducing clown Pennywise is to be Hemlock Grove's Bill Skarsgard. While die hard fans will forever claim that no-one can outshine Curry's portrayal as the clown, Skarsgard certainly has some unusual characteristics that might be well suited for the part. He has a haunting look in those eyes that once the clown paint is on...he might just be terrifying enough to unsettle a few new horror fans out there.

Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Creeoy painting like Pennywise portrait by Andy Engel #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #AndyEngel
Creeoy painting like Pennywise portrait by Andy Engel #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #AndyEngel

This post is for all the dedicated fans of the original with a collection of some of the most spine-chilling portraits of your favorite creepo the clown Pennywise in all his gory glory. Enjoy...and be careful when walking past those storm drains you never know what's lurking down there.

Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Killer detailed piece found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism
Killer detailed piece found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Truly terrifying Pennywise busting out of the skin found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism
Truly terrifying Pennywise busting out of the skin found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Insane detail on this tattoo by Andrzej Niuniek Misztal  #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #AndrzejNiuniekMisztal
Insane detail on this tattoo by Andrzej Niuniek Misztal #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #AndrzejNiuniekMisztal
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Psychedelic horror in full color by Cecil Porter #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #CecilPorter
Psychedelic horror in full color by Cecil Porter #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #CecilPorter
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Pennywise is still spine chilling in black and grey by Chuy #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #Chuy #blackandgrey
Pennywise is still spine chilling in black and grey by Chuy #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #Chuy #blackandgrey
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Awesome black and grey portrait by Eliot Kohek #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #EliotKohek
Awesome black and grey portrait by Eliot Kohek #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #EliotKohek
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Incredible light and shade on this realistic tattoo by Fredy #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #Fredy
Incredible light and shade on this realistic tattoo by Fredy #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #Fredy
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Those eyes in this tattoo are pure creepyness tattoo by Kyle Cotterman #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #KyleCotterman
Those eyes in this tattoo are pure creepyness tattoo by Kyle Cotterman #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #KyleCotterman
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
An even more nightmarish take on Pennywise all bloodied up photo found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism
An even more nightmarish take on Pennywise all bloodied up photo found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
They all float down here... photo found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism
They all float down here... photo found on Pinterest by unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Straight from the movie poster tattoo by Saz #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #saz
Straight from the movie poster tattoo by Saz #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #saz
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Another great ripping flesh tattoo by Hanz #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #hanz #skinrip
Another great ripping flesh tattoo by Hanz #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #hanz #skinrip
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Excellent expression in this portrait by Steve Butcher #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #SteveButcher
Excellent expression in this portrait by Steve Butcher #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #SteveButcher
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Wicked looking contemporary piece using various elements of the movie from Tribute Tattoo Parlour #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #TributeTattooParlour
Wicked looking contemporary piece using various elements of the movie from Tribute Tattoo Parlour #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #TributeTattooParlour
Sarah CalaveraFrom Tattoodo App
Killer linework and expression capture in this black and grey piece found on Tumblr by an unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot  #TimCurry #horror #realism #blackandgrey
Killer linework and expression capture in this black and grey piece found on Tumblr by an unknown artist #Pennywise #IT #StephenKing #clown #reboot #TimCurry #horror #realism #blackandgrey