Choosing a tattoo is more than just thinking about what phrase or image you want. There are tons of artistic styles to consider, from biomechanical to photorealist to fine line, just to name a few. Browse the gallery below to see some examples.
Our Guide to Tattoo Styles
New American Traditional
Black and Gray
Eagle tattoo by Amanda Blodøks. Special thanks to our model, Tommi Forsström.
Special thanks to our model, Noah Blough.
Special thanks to our model, Eloise Garcia.
Instagram Artists to Follow for Inspiration
Even if you're already set on something, it never hurts to look around. We've rounded up some of the top tattoo artists on Instagram in no particular order—celebrity clients not required.