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Fascinating Bear Tattoos
Teddy Bear Tattoos
I was really surprised when I started looking around for interesting bear tattoos how many there were. My thought was there would probably be a few out there, as not that many people would be interested in the theme. Was I wrong.
There were so many with a large variety of designs, that it shocked me at first, as there were the usual cuddly type of bears that some would like, to pictures of bears in nature, bear tattoo heads, paws, and a number of other images.
Each one of them had a place, and it seems bear heads and bear paws won out as to the most popular.
Bear paws are especially interesting because you can include all sorts of elements with them without having trouble finding a good place to ink them on you.
With the bear being popular with American Indians, you also have that as a major part of bear tattoo images people choose.
- Cow Tattoo Designs
Cows, or cattle and cowboys, seem to have been joined at the hip for as long as we can remember, and that has extended to our culture overall, making cows an interesting choice for tattoo designs; as they're not only considered a food source, but in.
- Powerful Bull Tattoo Designs
Bulls are a huge part of cowboy culture, as they were representative of the future of cattle, with the best sires a look into the future of the herds. That and the power of this magnificent creature makes them a fantastic design choice for a tattoo,.
- Stallion and Horse Tattoos
A stallion isn't just any horse, it's a horse that hasn't been gelded (castrated). That means that the testosterone inherent in stallions results many times with better looking and thicker necks, as well as a much more muscular structure in...
Whenever I write about tattoos, I usually try to find one that isn't done as well as it should be, as an example of what to look for. After all, if you get something inked on you, it will usually be for life, so you want it to be the right image.
In the case of the tattoo of the bear head below, it's the mouth that looks weird. Even though it probably isn't as bad as it looks, the feeling is the mouth is off kilter , even though it's probably the way the black flowed into the nose that seems to hide the rest of the mouth, giving it the strange look.
It doesn't matter about the why though. It's just a reminder to look closely at any tattoo you are going to have inked on you before you commit. Little details do matter.
Bear Head Tattoos
- Fishing and Fish Tattoos
Even though my days of fishing have, for the most part, fled behind me, that doesn't keep the fond memories of fishing in my youth from coming back over and over again, as the great battles with fish over the years I continue to recall with delight..
- Cobra Tattoos
Cobra and King Cobra tattoos are amazing if you like snakes and that fascinated hood the cobra has. It's a great motivator for tattoo artists wanting to create great designs. While cobras are placed in a variety of places on the body when inked...
Here's another bear head tattoo that leaves a little to be desired. Now I come from an area of the United States that is full of bears, so maybe I can see things other don't, but this one doesn't work for me, even though it does have some nice lines to it.
I think it's the odd feeling he has eyebrows, or that semicircle above his eyes that does it.
Angry Bear Tattoo
- Powerful Warrior Tattoos
Tattoo designs are extremely important to those in the midst of making a decision on whether or not to have one permanently inked on their bodies, and almost always they will represent something very significant to those bearing them. It could be...
- Turtle Tattoos
Turtles, which are actually classified as a reptile, are a choice of quite a few people to have tattooed on them. There are seemingly a couple of reasons for choosing a turtle for a tattoo design. The first is a person simply enjoys turtles in...
- Claw Tattoo Designs
Claw tattoo designs are a niche category that has many adherents and fans, especially among males, who like to express the power associated with the claw in a way that shows them breaking free of and through resistance. This is usually expressed...
Here's a good bear head. It's done different to emphasize what a bear is, and so I can suspend reality on it to enjoy what is trying to be conveyed. Real busy on the detail, but if you like that style, not a bad bear head tattoo.
Growling Bear Tattoo
- Compelling Eagle Tattoos
There's nothing much more majestic than the image of an eagle, and when combined with a tattoo, it's endless the versions you can make that are very compelling. Also important with eagles is they included so much detail in real life that it lends...
- Deer Tattoos
Deer are fascinating in that they are an attraction to all sorts of people for a variety of reasons. Some like to paint them, photograph them, use them in creative themes. Many hunt them for food and sport. Either way, whatever the motivation,...
This is my personal favorite among the bear head tattoos, as it portrays what a bear encountered is like, as well as very close to what it actually looks like. Nice tattoo.
Vicious Bear Tattoo
- Paw Print Tattoo Designs
When doing some research on paw print tattoos, I was really surprised at the quality and creativity surrounding the theme, as I wasn't really expecting much. Not only are there awesome paw print designs that stand on their own, but interesting use...
- Cool Snake Tattoo Designs
Snake tattoos are very exciting, as the texture of the snake, its shape, and the ease of combining in with numerous other themes lends itself to great subject matter to have inked on your body. One surprising thing for me was to discover how...
Too bad the bright light interferes some with this bear tattoo, as it's a fantastic tattoo, and the most compelling part to me is the way that paw seems to be in the middle of swiping at you. Pretty cool.
Bear Paws Swiping Tattoo
- Scorpion Tattoos with a Sting
The large variety and number of scorpion tattoos surprised me when I was looking for some interesting designs, as I had no idea they were as popular as they were, although I suspected there would be some fans of the subject matter because of the...
- Magnificent Owl Tattoos
Owls are a mysterious and interesting creature, and the fact they are, for the most part, nocturnal (and carnivores), adds to the attraction of this bird of prey. For those who like owls and desire them for a tattoo theme, there are numerous,...
This was an interesting bear tattoo below, in that it is part of a larger scene. It was odd to me the way the neck of the bear looked though, as if it was a guy wearing a bear costume with a zipper easily seen. Other than that, not too bad if you don't mind more of a cartoon-like image.
Bear Standing in Scene Tattoo
- Majestic Ram Tattoos
Being someone who has raised sheep and owned a couple of rams, I appreciate the majesty related to them and the very cool look they have when displayed in an art form. There are a variety of ram types, but I'm not going to get into that, as we're...
- Haunting American Indian Tattoos
Tattoos of American Indians cover a wide range of topics, as you can have the usual heads to a plethora of combinations, usually including feathers, animals and/or something spiritual. Almost every tattoo design for American Indians has a feel of...
This full-body bear tattoo is well done, if you only look at the body, but the head is a little off, including the eyes, which are at different levels. Too bad, as I thought the artist captured the body almost perfectly.
Bear Climbing Tattoo
- Wolf Tattoos
Wolf tattoos have a unique place in body art because the wolf itself means many things to a disparate number of people. It can be a pest and threat to the owners of livestock while having spiritual meaning to tribal societies, where some consider...
- Awesome Tiger Tattoos
I haven't done much research before into tiger tattoos, so I was surprised and excited to find some pretty cool ones out there. Because of the nature and body structure of the tiger, it's a little more difficult to work with than other tattoo...
This is a very cool and realistic looking bear paw tattoo, and the bear head coming through the paw is a great touch. The color of the tattoo is also appealing to me, as it gives it a very unique look.
Bear Head in Bear Paw Tattoo
- Horse Tattoos
If you're a fan of horses, and love to ride and take care of them, you know how easy it is to get close to them and how big a part of your life they are. Many people not only get horse tattoos inked on them, but sometimes they even do it of their...
- Rebirth and the Phoenix Tattoo
The tattoo of the Phoenix is one of the most fantastic to work with, and whether you do it in dark ink, bright colors, or in some cases the combination of both, you've really got to have a poor tattoo artist to screw this one up, as the body and...
This final bear tattoo is really unusual and well done. The paw in the middle used as a simple on the canvass is great. The detail of the stretched out skin and what it is attached to is a great piece art. I really like this one.
Bear Print Tattoo
Looking at this collection of bear tattoos is an excellent education of how to go through whatever theme you want tattooed on you. After all, as mentioned, tattoos are for the most part permanent. If you aren't very discerning and have something put on you're not happy with, it's a disaster.
I actually didn't start off with the intention of commenting on some of the tattoos like I did, but as we went along it seemed to be taking on a narrative on its own, so I went with it. Hopefully you enjoyed it and learned something along the way.