Wonderful Gradient Tattoos That'll Paint Your Skin With Lovely Hues

Step up your game with tattoos that have a lovely gradient effect that's bound to be the next big thing in the scene.

Xavier9 months ago in Tattoo Ideas

Instagram may have screwed it up by messing with gradient colors on their logo but these tattooers will bring back your faith in gradients with a refreshing take on gradient tattoos. Contemporary tattoo artists and micro workers alike have recently been experimenting with gradients on their works by blending them into the linework, using as little black ink as possible for the outlines, and making use of basic elements such as crescents, lines, and swatches in creating gorgeous gradient tattoos.

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Gradient tattoo by Ida. #Ida #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Ida. #Ida #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art

I've mostly seen the use of gradients in tattoos by South Korean tattooers but experimental tattoo artists like David Cote is no stranger to gradients — he's been using the technique for years in creating his unique, trippy pieces .

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Gradient tattoo by Banul. #Banul #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Banul. #Banul #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art

Here's a stunning gradient tattoo by South Korean tattoo artist Banul as she created a stunning contrast on basic colors and monochrome gradients.

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Gradient tattoo by Mini Lau. #MiniLau #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Mini Lau. #MiniLau #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by Ilona Kochetkova. #IlonaKochetkova #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Ilona Kochetkova. #IlonaKochetkova #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by David Cote. #DavidCote #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by David Cote. #DavidCote #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by Yaroslav Putyata. #YaroslavPutyata #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Yaroslav Putyata. #YaroslavPutyata #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by Gennaro Variale. #GennaroVariale #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Gennaro Variale. #GennaroVariale #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by Gennaro Variale. #GennaroVariale #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by Gennaro Variale. #GennaroVariale #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by lazerliz on Instagram. #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
Gradient tattoo by lazerliz on Instagram. #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art
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Gradient tattoo by Ponto. #Ponto #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art #rainbow
Gradient tattoo by Ponto. #Ponto #gradient #hue #color #mix #swatch #art #rainbow