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Majestic Lion Tattoos
ANIMAL TATTOOS /Zebra/LION/Elephant/MONKEY/Tiger/
If there's one thing you think of when you see a lion tattoo, it's majestic, as the king of beasts retains his crown in the artistic realm as well.
With the magnificent mane of the male lion, that is by far the favorite choice of those wanting a lion tattoo in wanting to include that as part of the design.
Along those lines, it's also the major choice to have the head of the lion as the major lion them.
Even so, I went to some lengths to not just include lion heads alone as the sole image, as while it is wonderful to look at, there is only so much you can do with it, although there are some surprises in that regard, as you'll see below.
So here we go with the inking of the king of beasts.
- 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...
So let's start with what most of us would think of as a traditional lion, showing off his head and that tremendous mane.
While they may be ubiquitous, for a lion lover you can never get enough of the kingly look and demeanor of the king of beasts.
Both of these below are great examples of that.
Lion Head Tattoos with Full Mane
- Harley Davidson Tattoos
Harley Davidson motorcycles, and the brand itself, have become a way of life for many people, and represents, more than anything, freedom. Consequently, Harley fans are forever looking to express the lifestyle, and one of those choices are to get...
- 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...
The tattoo below, while that of a lion head, is done through more of an interpretation. The color is different but not undesirable (although not for me). I do like the fierce countenance of the lion.
- 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,...
- 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...
While enjoying the unique theme of the tattoo of having a lion and lioness head, what's up with that hair of the male lion. Looks like he grabbed hold of some electricity there with the way it's straight up. Maybe it's supposed to represent a windy day. Still, not bad.
Lion and Lioness Tattoo
- Duck Tattoo Designs
Ducks are a fantastic bird, with a wide array of types, colors and sizes, which has attracted many artists through the years, who have put the beautiful creatures on canvasses of many types. That's also true with tattoo artists, who in response to...
- 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...
This lion's head below is also very unique. The color tones do add something to it. Surprisingly the blue actually works pretty well.
- 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...
- Lucky Horseshoe Tattoos
The horseshoe has a lot of meaning, beyond the practical use a horse gets out of it, or a cool piece to hang in your garage, workshop or an entryway. In the case of tattoos, it's the luck side of the meaning of the horseshoe that is by far the...
- 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...
I couldn't help putting the the Jamaican lion caption below. But after all, what do you call a lion mane with dreadlocks? If you're going to go for, like here, you may as well go all the way. Pretty neat.
Jamaican Lion 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...
- Fascinating 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...
If you're not a Christian or unfamiliar with Christian imagery, you may not understand what it is being portrayed below. Jesus in the Bible is identified as the Lion of the tribe of Judah, and so that's what the artist is signifying below, and what the blood represents in the form of a tear.
Lion of Judah Tattoo
- Parrot Tattoos
Parrot tattoo designs are among the more colorful tattoos, and rightly so. While I prefer the darker tattos, as they seem to really look at stand up much better, and you can appreciate the quality much more, in the case of tattoos of parrots, it's...
- Unique Rat Tattoos
Just like their real-life counterparts, a rat tattoo is something of a peculiar taste, but for those who are fans of rats, there are some that are extremely nice looking, and many that are humorous, based on the caricature rats can be used as. ...
- Dog Tattoos
Dog tattoos were enjoyable to look at and search for, as many dog lovers not only expressed their appreciation for dogs, but did it through a variety of breeds; showing their personal preferences. Man's best friend had a huge number of tattoo...
Simply a very cool image of the lion tattoo lying on and within the African continent. I like how it cuts into the lion's face. It doesn't detract from it all in my opinion.
Lion Tattoo on African Continent
- 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...
- Awesome Tribal Tattoos
I recently wrote about the increasing popularity of cross tattoos, as the overall tattoos trend embracing numerous designs and representative lifestyles. Another tattoo trend which is even growing larger than cross tattoos, is tribal tattoos. ...
This is a powerful tattoo of the lion appearing to be ripping through the skin. The red interacts great with the theme, and the roaring look and claws are powerful. Great tattoo.
Roaring Lion 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...
- 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...
The lion in the tattoo was done great, and somehow the bright yellow works. My only complaint is the placement, where the lion hear looks a little constrained and off because of trying to fit it into the scene. Nice job though.
Lion Leg Tattoo
- Spider Web Tattoos
As you'll see from some of these amazing photos of spider web and spider tattoos, they're amazing in their quality, and in some cases very challenging as to how and where they were placed on the body by those being tattooed. What's great about a...
- Cat Tattoo Designs
Cat tattoos offer up a variety of designs and inspirations from people, and can range from jungle cats to our favorite little fur balls running around the house. This hub we'll look at domestic cats, which can bring out a lot of emotion in people,...
While this tattoo had some tremendous potential, and I really like it in general, it's hard to take a lion serious when he only has three legs. Also the front right leg looks funny, as if it's coming from the same place as the back leg.
Like I said, this would have been an amazing tattoo. Hopefully the artist wasn't finished, although it appears he was if you have ever viewed partially completed tattoos.
Full Body Lion Tattoo
There you have it. A collection of tattoos showcasing the king of beasts himself. As mentioned, there were a lot of really nice tattoos showing the head of the lion with his shaggy and majestic mane, but I wanted to give a wider view of what's available out there for those interested in the lion at a tattoo theme.