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Old School (Traditional) Tattoos

Traditional tattoos are immediately recognizable by their bold, clean black lines, limited color palettes as well as the Americana design motifs that include sailor iconography and pin-up girls. Old school tattoos are a classic mainstay of the tattoo community.

Sneaky snake done at #stateofgracetattooTraditional tattoo by Helena Front #HelenaFront #traditional #oldschool #vintage #swim #pinup #lady Start of sleeve by Hugh Sheldon.Quick handjob. All freehand. #hand #handtattoos #lady #fast #copenhagen #barbwire #feather Loving cow tattoo by Swasthik Iyengar aka Gunga Ma #SwasthikIyengar #GungaMa #color #traditional #Hindu #sacredsymbols #sacrediconography #cow #lady #sun #clouds #love #animals #nature
Girls girls girls :)A sorceress riding a chimera by Valerie Vargas (IG—valeriemodernclassic). #chimera #sorceress #traditional #ValerieVargas#portugal #traditional #tradicional #classicTraditional mermaid tattoo by Gianmarco Celli #GianmarcoCelli #mermaid #skull #sun #pinupTraditional tattoo by Helena Front #HelenaFront #traditional #oldschool #vintage #ladyhead #portrait #book Beautiful Shiva tattoo by Swasthik Iyengar aka Gunga Ma #SwasthikIyengar #GungaMa #color #traditional #Hindu #sacredsymbols #sacrediconography #shiva #moon #trident #snake #ganges #thirdeyeDaniel Cotte made this rad #snaketattoo / Senaspace Tattoo Studio #traditional #blackwork #blackworkers #cottetattoo #snake