40 Conceptual Red Ink Tattoos

40 Conceptual Red Ink Tattoos

Red ink has suffered for years from a bad reputation, but these tattoos show red ink can be amazing.

Red ink is deemed in the tattoo world as the color that causes the most allergic reactions and the color that most easily fades. But red ink allergies (and tattoo ink allergies in general) are very rare, and now, ink pigments have been improved to keep the color’s intensity.


It is lucky as red ink tattoos are trending, especially for very bold and artistic pieces. First teamed up with black ink in realistic trash polka style and geometric dotwork tattoos, it is now quite common to see more and more red outlines and pieces using red ink only.


Check out these innovative and impressive red ink tattoos. 

It is also great for ornamental and dotwork pieces!

Beautiful work of French artist Easy Sacha #redink #buddha #EasySacha
Beautiful work of French artist Easy Sacha #redink #buddha #EasySacha
Red ink is great for trending garters tattoos #redink #ornamental #garter #bow #lace #garters
Red ink is great for trending garters tattoos #redink #ornamental #garter #bow #lace #garters
Red ink chest piece #redink #red #geometric #geometry
Red ink chest piece #redink #red #geometric #geometry
Artistic piede by Grisha Maslov #redink #artistic #art #GrishaMaslov
Artistic piede by Grisha Maslov #redink #artistic #art #GrishaMaslov
Three examples of the epic work of Grisha Maslov. His work is worth seeing! #redink #graphic #artistic #art #GrishaMaslov
Three examples of the epic work of Grisha Maslov. His work is worth seeing! #redink #graphic #artistic #art #GrishaMaslov
Anatomic heart in dotwork. Artist unknown #anatomicheart #heart #anatomic #redink #dotwork #linework
Anatomic heart in dotwork. Artist unknown #anatomicheart #heart #anatomic #redink #dotwork #linework
Red ink back tattoo. Artist unknown #redink #man #suit #evolution #gun #sketch #snake
Red ink back tattoo. Artist unknown #redink #man #suit #evolution #gun #sketch #snake
This torso piece by John Anderton is the top of badassery, don't you think? #JohnAnderton #geometric #geometry #redink #red
This torso piece by John Anderton is the top of badassery, don't you think? #JohnAnderton #geometric #geometry #redink #red
Awesome red ink tattoo. Artist unknown #redink #red #mandala #geometry #geometric
Awesome red ink tattoo. Artist unknown #redink #red #mandala #geometry #geometric
Minimalstic tattoo. Artist unknown #linework #bracelet #lines #fineline #red #blue #minimalistic
Minimalstic tattoo. Artist unknown #linework #bracelet #lines #fineline #red #blue #minimalistic
Jimmy Hendricks tribute influenced by Trash Polka. Artist Jean François Palumbo. #jimmyhendrix #trobute #trashpolka #redink #red #JeanFrançoisPalumbo
Jimmy Hendricks tribute influenced by Trash Polka. Artist Jean François Palumbo. #jimmyhendrix #trobute #trashpolka #redink #red #JeanFrançoisPalumbo
Hand print tattoo. Artist unknown #handprint #hand #red #redink
Hand print tattoo. Artist unknown #handprint #hand #red #redink
Love the work of Karolina Czaja. #geometry #geometric #dotwork #dotshades #redink #red
Love the work of Karolina Czaja. #geometry #geometric #dotwork #dotshades #redink #red
Sleeve by Karolina Czaia #KarolinaCzaia #redink #red #mixstyle
Sleeve by Karolina Czaia #KarolinaCzaia #redink #red #mixstyle
Bloody strawberry by Teresa Sharpe #strawberry #TeresaSharpe #red #redink
Bloody strawberry by Teresa Sharpe #strawberry #TeresaSharpe #red #redink
Awesome red ink. Artist unknown #geometry #geometric #redink #red #dotwork #dotshade
Awesome red ink. Artist unknown #geometry #geometric #redink #red #dotwork #dotshade
Done at Salt Lake City Tattoo Shop #redink #red #lady #ladyhead #rose
Done at Salt Lake City Tattoo Shop #redink #red #lady #ladyhead #rose
New Tattoo Art Galleries tribal. #tribal #redink #red #dotwork #dotshade #geometric #geometry
New Tattoo Art Galleries tribal. #tribal #redink #red #dotwork #dotshade #geometric #geometry
Badass monkey by Delaine Neo Gilma. #monkey #red #redink #DelaineNeoGilma
Badass monkey by Delaine Neo Gilma. #monkey #red #redink #DelaineNeoGilma
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Samurai Fighting Octopus Iphone cover #CustomDesign #mikerubendall #tattooaccessories
Samurai Fighting Octopus Iphone cover #CustomDesign #mikerubendall #tattooaccessories

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