Tribal Turtle Temporary Tattoo
Turtle Tattoo Designs
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 general, and likes them as a theme. Second, with some turtles under threat, it is used as a symbol of support to remind people there needs to be continual vigilance to ensure their survival.
Interestingly, I found that while men and women enjoy having turtles as their choice of tattoo, women, overall, seem to dominate this specific segment of the market.
As with other tattoo designs, turtles can be used as the center of the work, or in combination with other elements. Either way, they are a terrific creature to display, whatever the reason a person decides on it.
- Hawaiian Islands Tattoos
There are a significant number of tattoo themes related to Hawaii and its culture, but some take it to another level and have the Hawaiian islands themselves as the tattoo design. Using the tropical state as the inspiration for a tattoo is...
- 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..
Turtle Tattoo Art
The unique look of turtles, especially of those most of us would identify as sea turtles, offers a tattoo artist a great model to work with.
When you include the flippers of sea turtles, which spend almost their entire lives in the water, along with the unique look and shape of the turtle shell, if offers up great material to work on and display.
This allows them to be designed realistically, in scenes, as tribal tattoos, among many others. In other words, it supplies versatility and a variety of options for the recipient.
- 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...
- Lobster Tattoos
For those of us that love the water and seas, a lobster tattoo is a compelling choice to show what it means to us. There is no doubt that we who are born near the water have a unique affinity to the sea, lakes and the life forms associated with...
Turtle Tattoo on Side
This first turtle tattoo was included simply for the large size of it. I would think this must be a tattoo for the purpose of making a statement of protecting turtles. If not, I can't think of why a standalone turtle of this size and only mediocre quality would be displayed so conspicuously.
- Ships and Sea Life Tattoos
While I usually enjoy targeting a certain theme when writing on tattoos, I got motivated to present a variety of tattoos related to oceans, ships and sea life in general. Sometimes looking at a variety of tattoo designs can trigger ideas that can...
- Pirate Ship Tattoos
Anything nautical is of great interest to me, and much of the mythology and truth surrounding the history of pirates is fascinating; especially the ships they used to plunder their unfortunate victims. Picture being on a journey somewhere and...
Turtle Tattoo on Foot
I really like the turtle tattoo on the foot below. The color is dark and vivid, and the disjointed lines between the parts of the turtle's body and shell look great.
- 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...
- Moon Tattoo Playfulness
Moon tattoos are great because they work with so many other themes. You can use the moon alone, with animals, stars, the sun, and fantasy characters, to name a few, and they all look great. Another very popular combination is the use of the sun...
Turtle, Water, Flower Tattoo Design
While I'm not a big fan of too much color in a tattoo, there are occasional exception to that for me, and the turtle swimming in the water next to the flower is one of them.
I'm not sure why the design works for me, seeing the pure black ink of the turtle blending with the colorful water and flower. Most times that ends up clashing, but it doesn't in this particular case.
- Unique Fish Tattoos
Fish tattoos are among the more numerous of all tattoos it seems, with a wide variety of species to choose from, of which the Koi fish appears to be the most popular. With so many Koi fish tattoos to choose from to look at, along with the...
- Magnificent Mermaid Tattoos
A mermaid tattoo theme is a wonderful option for those looking to get inked. The beautiful lines associated with the mermaid figure, along with the myths surrounding the sirens of sound. Mermaids were originally identified as Sirens in earlier...
Turtle Swimming Among Flowers Tattoo
In contrast to the more loud colors above, below is a much subtler turtle tattoo on the shoulder, which works nicely. Again, the apparent peach-colored flowers and the darker turtle ink blend together to make a nice design.
- Majestic Ship Tattoos
Who hasn't dreamed of sailing the seas in days of old, as sailors and ship captains of those days were the explorers and greatest risk takers of their time. There's always something about the majestic ships and tossing seas that stir our...
- Popular Anchor Tattoos
Anchor tattoos are a great choice for those looking to ink a compelling image on themselves. Anchors are a versatile theme to use, and can be combined with other themes to make a great story on your skin. Interestingly, this is one of those tattoo...
Turtle Shoulder Tattoo
As this turtle shoulder tattoo reveals, tattoo artists love to take the disjointed feel and look of a turtle and interpret it like it was done below. Although there are some turtles done realistically, most are more of a caricature of a real turtle, designed with all those interesting lines.
Turtle Tribal Tattoo
This is a fantastic look at the variety of ways a turtle tattoo can be designed. If you look closely, you'll see that each turtle is completely different. The shapes and size of the flippers and head all have an individual look, and are quite compelling.
I also like the graduated diminishing size of the triangular objects as they go down the calf. Nice!
- Rope Tattoo Designs
Rope is one of the more useful inventions ever made, and has numerous uses in the cattle industry, livestock, horses, and a number of other areas of life on a ranch or farm. Of course rural life is far from the only place rope is used, as it plays...
- USMC Tattoo Designs
The United States Marines have a proud tradition, dating back (institutionally) to 1775, while operationally well before that. Marines are deployed by means of the sea via Naval vessels in order to respond quickly to emerging threats. The rich...
It's easy to see with these turtle designs why so many people decide on a turtle to be inked on their body. They look great and can be included in a multitude of scenes or by themselves. If you like turtles and tattoos, it doesn't get much better than that.