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Landscape Tattoos And Designs-Landscape Tattoo Meanings And Ideas

Updated on October 31, 2013
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

Landscape Tattoo Designs Pictures


Landscape Tattoos

Landscape tattoos are designed in several different ways. Landscape tattoo designs include dozens of different elements and symbols. When it comes to capturing the true beauty of nature, landscape tattoos are a great way to do so. Some people like to paint their landscapes on a canvas while others may want to get it inked on their back. Is landscape tattoos a mainstream tattoo? No. Not by a long shot, but for those who appreciate the art within, landscape tattoos can hold high symbolic value. There's a variety of different symbols and elements that may find meaning within landscape tattoos. You can find mountains, clouds, trees, water, rocks, moon, and the sun within landscape tattoo designs. Each one of these symbols represents their own meanings. Due to this, different landscape tattoos can vary in meaning.

Since landscape tattoo designs include all these different symbols and elements, tattoos of landscapes provide the tattoo artist and wearer endless options for designs. Anything within the world of nature can be considered as a landscape tattoo. Below, you can find a list of everything that would qualify as a landscape tattoo.

  • Mountains
  • Sky
  • Clouds
  • Trees
  • Rivers
  • Lakes
  • Oceans
  • Plains
  • Swamps
  • Hills
  • Dessert
  • Beach
  • Waterfalls
  • Rocks
  • Bushes
  • Sun
  • Moon
  • Bridges
  • Buildings
  • Animals

Landscape tattoos, also called scenery tattoos, can include many different things. A sunset tattoo with a beautiful background and clouds would qualify. These designs give you a never ending list of symbols that can be added within your landscape tattoo. You may want to add flowers, rocks, pine trees, or a waterfall to your landscape design. When it comes to landscape tattoos, nothing is out of the question. Make sure you take your time and view the landscape tattoo design pictures in this article so you can get an idea of everything that is within these eye catching designs.

Some landscape tattoos are more popular then others, so you may want to think about getting one. One popular landscape tattoo is the beach landscape tattoo. Beach tattoos, mountain tattoos, forest tattoos, and dessert tattoos could be considered. When it comes to the beach, the possibilities are endless. Your beach tattoo may include waves rolling on the beach or a giant palm tree. You may want to get a volcano inked in the background with a rainbow crossing the sky. Volcano tattoos may be another option for you. Perhaps, you may want to have a beautiful sunset where the ocean meets the sky. When it comes to landscape tattoo designs, let your imagination take you away. Another popular landscape tattoo is the dessert. The dessert has specific features that let people understand that it is a dessert tattoo. You could include cactus, brushes, dessert flowers, animals, and anything associated with the dessert.


Choosing Landscape Tattoo Designs

Depending on where you live, you may want to get a landscape tattoo that symbolizes where you live. If you live in San Francisco, you may want to get a tattoo of the bay or a Golden State Bridge tattoo. If you live in down in Central America or South America, you may want to get a jungle landscape tattoo. If you live in Canada, you may want to choose a tattoo that portrays the beautiful mountains. You may want to consider a local landscape near your home. Your tattoo could include symbols and features of your home. Your landscape tattoo would represent where you live in this case. If your a big deer hunter from Tennessee, you may want to get a landscape tattoo that portrays the forest with a big 12 point buck, also called a deer tattoo. This makes for a unique tattoo that is very unlikely to be duplicated.

One of the main reasons that people choose landscape tattoo designs is for the beauty of designs. When done in great detail, landscape tattoos can look as good as high quality art. Some people may feel a personal connection with mother nature. The overall meaning of landscape tattoo is up to you. You are the one that decides if your landscape tattoo has a symbolic value. Since there are a variety of symbolic tattoo symbols within landscape tattoos, the tattoo meaning may be associated to these symbols. For example, you may have a landscape tattoo with doves. This tattoo may represent peace and happiness. Either way, landscape tattoos can hold deep symbolic value or none at all.

Make sure you take the time to view and research your tattoo. You want to make sure that you fully understand what your tattoo means and represents. You don't want to be surprised later on down the road after you have already been tattooed. Don't rush to get inked! Most men and women that rush to get inked end up with regrets about their decision later on down the road. We all get in those moods where we thrive on an impulse or feel that we need to release. Take your time and make sure your getting what you want. Take the time to think it through. There are many things that you can do with them. Make sure you take the time to view the landscape tattoo gallery on this page so you can get an idea of what to expect with landscape tattoos. If you feel that the landscape tattoo is not for you, be sure to follow the links below to view more popular tattoo designs, ideas, symbols, and meanings. Thanks for your visit.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      6 years ago from West Virginia

      *Max, thanks for taking the time to drop by. I love the color in them. Many tattoos lack a lot of color, these do not. They are beautiful.

      *Rosemay, always a pleasure. That is a good point. So much colors and design, some of these would take many hours, some for days. Appreciate the comment and your time.

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      Rosemary Sadler 

      6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Wow talk about walking art. these are just amazing and so creative. I am IMPRESSED.

      The only thing that puts me off is all those hours of paaaaain. ouch.

      A wonderful hub Ricky

      Voting up all they way, not only for you but for all those that suffered for these beautiful tattoos. lol

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      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      This is awesome. I mean, jaw-dropping awesome! These ones are so unique and frankly speaking humongous! Like wearing a masterpiece on your body, whoa!

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      Richard Ricky Hale 

      6 years ago from West Virginia





      Thank you all for taking the time to comment and for all your support. There are so many cool ways to use your body as a canvas. That tattoo is a great example of that Alastar. Very creative. Landscape tattoos are far in between, but they are really beautiful and colorful tattoos.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wow Ricky these are really colorful and beautiful.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      These are really unique, quite beautiful..Thank's Ricky..

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      6 years ago

      cool designs and very tropical too.

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      Alastar Packer 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      Keep bein' amazed at all the different designs and this is one of those really amazingly different ones Ricky. My mouth dropped open on the landscaped stomach. Did you notice how there are little steps going up to the belly-button lol. Some of them cover a lot of territory but are quite beautiful; others not so much but each to his own. Awesome one bro!


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