Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Cute Hand Tattoos

This collection of hand tattoos is chalked full of fun, silly and cute artwork ideas for both boys and girls of any age. I imagine you'll take an immediate liking to the little hand goblin, and you would be right for doing so, he's a lot of fun!Hand face tattoo idea.Four leaf clover tattoo on bottom of thumb idea.Cute colorful butterfly design picture.Matching swallow birds.Cute angry panda bear

Hand Tattoos For Girls

As we mentioned before, hand tattoos are often regrettable because they are not easy to disclose when needed, however it does seem like girls hand tattoos in general are much less subtle and perhaps more appealing to people whose fear the wraith of an inked man or woman.Rose hand tattoo with ladybug.Lovely flower on wrist area.Purple and white flower idea.Several stars artwork idea.Picture of

Hand Tattoos

Much like facial tattoos, getting a tattoo on your hand is also a rather daring choice of location which is somewhat difficult to hide for those formal occasions. Perhaps not quite as difficult as covering your face, but still its a pretty risky and often regrettable tattoo area.Checkout these pictures of some real top quality hand artwork ideas below.Owl hand design photo.Engine with wings image


Nice whoppers by Johanna Bluebird again.

Chin up!

I love these sad looking old school ladies, from Rachi Brains

Monday, May 30, 2011

Tribal Sleeve Tattoos

Tribal sleeve tattoos are almost always seen in the form of the classic arcs and curves, which come in all shapes, sizes, widths and lengths, sometimes all of which are connected at some point.These tattoo pictures below are a great collection of high quality tribal sleeve ideas for either girls or guys, however tribal sleeve tattoos in general are much more commonly seen on men.Arcs and curves

Sleeve Tattoos For Girls

Clearly there is not limit in the range of designs a girl can choose from when selecting a sleeve tattoo, however we've determined that the most common sleeve tattoos for women often include flowers, sometimes as the centerpiece or perhaps to complement a larger design.Green vegetation sleeve tattoo idea for women.Large flower and peacock idea.Colorful artwork with four leaf clovers.Nautical star

Quarter Sleeve Tattoos

The quarter sleeve tattoo is a partial design which starts at the top of the shoulder and usually extends to just above the bicep area. And despite these shorter sleeve designs being rather small in size, they really pack a punch, as you can includes several smaller tattoo designs within this compact quarter sleeve.Skull and flowers quarter idea.Aztec inspired quarter tattoo.Voodoo skull and

Tinkerbell Tattoos

Tinkerbell is an iconic cartoon character, first featured in J. M. Barrie's 1904 play entitled Peter and Wendy. The cute mystical fairy has since appeared in several animated feature films and television shows, perhaps best known from Walt Disney's film entitled Peter Pan.Tinkerbell tattoos are beloved by women, and the designs often show Tink brandishing a magic wand or perhaps positioned on a

We Want Boor

Tattooist submission from Timothy B. Boor, which I somehow missed in my inbox! Sorry!


Lordy, Roman Abrego! She looks like a sweet, innocent girl...

Hoot of Gold

Ryan Hadley. That's the 300th post on this blog. Lordy.

All Good In The Hood

Another Julia Seizure pinup, thanks!

Geisha Cutie

CUte li'l geisha girl from Ed Perdomo, whose cartoon-style is just awesome!

Nice Pair

Hart & Huntington's Robert Jarrett did this leggy pair.

What is the use of a book, without pictures or conversations?

Popular topic, Alice in Wonderland. This minxy Alice comes from Vince Villalvazo.

Hoot Stroke

Sweet Laraine

Hoot The Road Jack

Tattooist submission from Gina Casaleggio of Fat Cat tattoo ,Sutter Creek. Ca.

Fedor Emilianenkhoot

Reader submission from Justin, by another Justin...Weatherholtz of Kings Avenue Tattoo, NYC.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Dmitri Young Tattoos

Dmitri Young is a professional baseball player, known for his large stature and off the field issues.Dmitri has a few tattoos to speak of, including a city skyline, an ace of spades and a skull and spiderweb, all of which are on his left arm and shoulder area.

Sex Pistols Tattoos

The Sex Pistols are widely regarded as the godfathers of the Punk movement, in the late 1970's.Their short lived career seemed top end as soon as it started, with addiction being the breaking point of the band.Show your support of the historic Punk band by getting a Sex Pistols tattoo, i mean who wouldn't want Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious tattooed on their bodies for life?

The Hulk Tattoos

The Hulk is an iconic cartoon superhero who has appeared in comic books, television series and several motion pictures. This mean green wreaking machine is known for having a quick temper, which ultimately causes him to transform from ordinary Bruce Banner to a clobbering creature known as The Hulk.Tattoos of this classic character are rather common and portrayed in an array of styles, ranging

Fairy Good!

I love it when I discover new UK talent! In addition to the huge backpiece below, these cartoon pinups were also done by Emma Kierzek.

I'm Batman

Nikko Hurtado

Where does he get those wonderful toys?

Mike De Vries

Ice to see you!

Mike De Vries

You look nervous. Is it the scars? You want to know how I got 'em?

Chris Thomas

I'm not just pussyfooting around this time, Batman!

Retro Batman! Matt Kolling

Hello, Vinny. It's your Uncle Bingo. Time to pay the check!

Alex De Pase

I don't know about you, Miss Kitty, but I feel so much yummier

Eze Nunez

Painted Lady

This is a gorgeous take on the day of the dead ladies, by Tony Ciavarro.

And now for something a little different....

Not quite 'pin-up', I admit, but the cute expression is rendered so well, I had to include it. By Hector Cedillo.

Bury The Hoot-chet

"heres a pic of a kinda different owl tattoo i did" - you ain't kidding, Mike Adair!

Would you like to know which of them were cowards?


Why So Serious?

Welcome to the Batman Tattoos blog, showcasing the best battoos (sorry) out there. This will just be a minimalist picture blog, like my other blogs www.owltattoos.blogspot.com and www.pinuptattoos.blogspot.com. So enjoy!This first Joker piece was done by Bez, of Triple Six Tattoos.

A Rose By Any Other Name...

Such a beautiful Old Skool example, from Valerie Vargas

My Blue-Haired Girl!

I absolutely love the subtle use of colour in this Alex Lopez tattoo.

Call of D-Hooty: Modern Warfare (sorry)

This fantastic 'snow owl' tattooist submission comes from TheJorell, who works at Planet Ink Tattoos in Hiram, GA.

The Hoot That You Own

Uncle Allan

Whoah, norks!

You could take your eye out on those things, John Fitzgerald.

Twice is Nice!

Keith Ciamarello does Gil Elvgren. Twice.

Funny how? How Am I Funny?

Claire Reid just cured my fear of clowns!

Whatever doesn't kill you, makes you stranger

Louie Lopez

I Should Be In The Kitchen

Another tattooist who has been featured heavily here is Hannah Aitchison. This is one of my favourite Hannah tattoos, which was done on LA Ink. I love the text too!

Red Hot

This simple but very pretty pinup was done by Cara Massacre, whose increasingly impressive work we have seen before.

Bat-Fan submissions

Another roundup of submissions over the past month, or a little longer in one case! I still have more to post, but I may save them for the next roundup. Anyway, on with the bat-toos...Amber sent in the above Mad Love tattoo.Dcota sent in the above JokerA tattooist submission above, from Alfonso Boyano.Above is another tattooist submission, from Justen JonesAnd a third tattooist submission, from

Hoot Wave

This awesome little owl, submitted by Cassidy, was inspired by this very blog! After seeing the tattoo on Rae in this post, Cassidy contacted Rae through me and was given permission to get this owl done. Owl Tattoos FTW! Cassidy's owl was done by Amy Cole from Tigerlilly Tattoo in Portland.

Hoot The Ground Running

Sorry for the lack of posts recently, I've been very busy! Now, on to more important stuff, like the above reader submission from Matt, which was done by Tomas Archuleta of Thick As Thieves Tattoo in Denver!

Fat Bottomed Girl!

And now for something completely different, from Kristel!

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Hello Kitty Tattoos

Hello Kitty is that super cute fictional cartoon kitty cat, that originated in Japan by the company "Sanrio", designed by Ikuko Shimizu.Hello Kitty has taken the entire world by storm via, toys, calendars, clothing, lunchboxes, and of course tattoos.That's right, Hello Kitty fanatics are rushing to local tattoo parlors around the globe to profess their love for the cute white kitty, with a tattoo

Anthony Green Head Tattoo

Lead singer of the band Circa Survive, Anthony Green, has a newly revealed head tattoo of the Circa Survive "safe camp" symbol, located on the left side above his ear.

Rib Tattoos

The ribs and side torso area is a rather common location for a tattoo design, perhaps more common among women, and the tattoo often extends below the ribcage in many cases.The type of designs range from anything under the sun, or anything you would have inked elsewhere on the body, however flowers and other vegetation seem to be most popular.Feast your pretty peepers on this picture gallery of

Taz Tattoos

The Tasmanian Devil, or simply Taz, is a wildly popular animated Looney Tunes cartoon character who rose to fame in the early 1990s, known for his slurred speech and aggressively assertive nature, which often resulted in a whirlwind of fury.Taz tattoos are quite common, and designs often portray the character in a state of attack mode, with arms up and teeth showing. See this collection of cool

Lady Luck

Nice reader submission from Erin, done by Tiffany at Planet Ink Studios in Ottawa,Ontario Canada.

Cookie Master

Tim Senecal did this homely pinup.

Ear Ear!

I adore these cute, behind the ear micro pinups from Ben Grillo. How small?!

Gypsy Queen

Another beautiful gypsy from Dawnii

Bear Necessities!

Miami Ink's Chris Garver does Gil Elvgren.

Hoot Me With Your Best Shot

Class tattooist submission from Malia Reynolds, who works at Memorial Tattoo in Atlanta, GA.

You know, you remind me of my father.


Dead Hoot

Angelo Fernandes


An Indonesian owl! Sanchia sent this in, 'a magic mini owl, that i designed my self, inspired by one of Camille Rose Garcia's owl'. Done by Naomi of Red 13, Jakarta.

I am the goddamn Batman

Another reader submission, from Zombiefart (?!), at Inkside Tattoos in El Paso TX.

I'm crazy for it!

Ryan sent in the above Batman tattoos, done by Tilo in Clannad Tattoo Studios in Heidenheim Germany.

Wuthering Hoots

A quick reader round-up... Nee sent in this ace owl above, done by Phil Blast of A New Dimension Tattoo in Lake Worth, FL. Owl was done at the Jacksonville (FL) Tattoo Convention in September 2009. This barn owl comes from Quartny. From 'lilpip'. And finally, the above owl comes from Andrew.I always seem to be behind in posting reader and tattooist submissions (I get so many now!). However, if

You've eaten Gotham's wealth. Its spirit. Your feast is nearly over.



Here, kitty, kitty! Douglas Billion.

Friday, May 27, 2011


Three completely different styles, all from the same needle, courtesy of Phil Young.

New Blog Header!

...and its all thanks to this awesome Tim Harris rendition of a classic Gil Elvgren piece.

South Park Tattoos

Much like The Simpsons and Family Guy, South Park is yet another highly popular and often risque cartoon television show that garners a cult like following of both children and adults, for better or worse...Here we see a few pictures of some nice looking South Park inspired tattoos, inked on the bodies of devoted fans.Various arm tattoos with Cartman the gang, plus Terrance and Phillip.Large back

Japanese Sleeve Tattoos

Japanese sleeve tattoos are truly stunning works of art, often containing such designs as dragons, flowers and plant life, fish, animals such as cats and of course the Japanese sword wielding samurai.Enjoy these wonderful pictures of cool Japanese sleeve tattoo ideas below.Flowers, clouds and flames design.Bright and colorful idea with vegetation and sun beams.Flowers and ocean waves idea.Peacock

Hoot Canal

Owl-tacular, Leah Moule!

Oh knickers!

Nice Gil Elvgren reproduction from Abby Stewart.

I've got the thorn!

Another wonderful piece from Nikko Hurtado!

Sweet Peacock!

I love this zombie-30s' pinup come peacock lady from Ryan Mason.

Flower Lady

Simple but lovely, this pretty geisha was done by Darwin Enriquez.

Snakes in her Mane!

Scarily good, and thoroughly NSFW realistic Medusa, from Dave Newman. Apologies for the awful title punnage.

I'll show you. When the chips are down, these... these civilized people, they'll eat each other.

Meghan Lee

Booty Shakin'

New School at its best, from Leah Moule.

The Hoot Chick

Jessi Lawson

Hoots On Fire

A quick reader submission round-up coming up...Miles sent in the above, not bad for a first tattoo! done by Ronnie Grizard of Modern Body Tattoos in Sacramento CA.Thank you Kitty!Aaron, sent in the above, saying 'Mine was inspired by Pigwidgeon from "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban". My owl is delivering an envelope from Sirius Black to Harry Potter.' It was done by Zac Vining of

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Sonny Bill Williams Tattoos

Sonny Bill Williams is a famed New Zealand rugby football player of Samoan and European descent.Sonny has a few tattoo designs on his body including, a huge Samoan design which covers virtually his entire right arm and shoulder.He also has a the name "Williams" in large letters across the top of his back, plus another Samoan design on his right calf area.

Lower Back Tattoos

Love them or not, lower back tattoos have officially inked themselves as one of the most popular tattoo requests among women and even some men, but how could this be, the mere idea of these designs have garnered the negative slang stereotype of "tramp stamp", nevertheless these lower back stamps have flourished like a flower in the open sunlight.When its all said and done, the fact remains that

Sleeve Tattoos

Full sleeve tattoos start at the top of the shoulder and stretch down the entire arm to the wrist. And if you fully intend on getting a sleeve tattoo, its absolutely essential to pick out the right tattoo artist for the job, and the best way to evaluate an artist is to view his previous work, so don't be afraid to ask.These sleeve designs below are some real top quality masterpieces, so perhaps

Half Sleeve Tattoos

Half sleeve tattoos generally start at the very top of the shoulder and run down below the bicep, often to the elbow. However some people refer to half sleeves as starting at the elbow and running down to the wrist. Then again, i suppose there is two halves to every arm, so both estimations would be correct.This picture gallery showcases some very beautiful and quite colorful sleeve tattoos which

Forearm Tattoos For Women

Checkout this little picture gallery of excellent forearm tattoo ideas for women, consisting of some very well inked designs ranging in style from cupcakes to nautical stars, which are quite popular among men as well.Unlike their male counterpart, its far less common to see women with sleeve tattoos, however its not complete rare either. Women tend to prefer a single tattoo design on the forearm

Girls! Girls! Girls!

A pinup overload from Danylo Stefan.

Back To Reality

Classic stuff from Cecil Porter, his others can be viewed here.

Hoot (I really don't like you)

Quick Reader roundup. I finally caught up with all my submissions, some of these came in yesterday. Good job, as I'm going away for a month so if you submit anything don't expect to see it on the blog til January! And just as I became a Blogger 'blog of note' too. I can't believe how much interest this little blog has generated, but I just want to say a big thank you for all the support. Now,

Everyone looks up to you. They listen to you. If you tell them to fight, they'll fight.

Dave Waugh


I love the fucked-up style of Kamil Mocet, it certainly works well in this piece.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

X-PAC Tattoo

Sean Michael Waltman, better known as 1-2-3 Kid and X-Pac, is a professional wrestler who has been a part of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW).X-PAC only has one tattoo design which we are aware of, and its a cross on his right shoulder.If you know of anymore tattoos on X-PAC, send them to us.

Evan Rachel Wood Tattoos

Evan Rachel Wood is a lovely young up and coming celebrity actress and singer, probably best known for her role in the movies, Little Secrets and Thirteen.Evan Rachel Wood has four tattoo designs to speak of, including the phrase "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream" which is just below her neck in the center of her back.She has a heart of vines with a lightning bolt in the

Rainbow Tattoos

Rainbows are said to portray happiness, good luck and new beginnings, as well as being absolutely beautiful in nature.If you enjoy bright joyful colors, getting a rainbow tattoo is the perfect choice of deigns for you.Have a look at these pictures of people with delightful rainbow tattoos.

Crow Tattoos

Crow tattoos are the perfect choice of artwork for somebody who wants a dark themed design. Crows are often associated with the dark and sometimes Gothic community and seen by some as an object that represents death and sorrow.Checkout this great photo gallery of some nice quality crow tattoos.

Simpsons Tattoos

The Simpsons cartoon series is perhaps the single most beloved animated series the world has ever known, or surely one of the top five cartoon creations of all time.The 30 minute program has been airing since 1989, so that's over 20 years of fun loving pranks and situational calamity, that has introduced us to classic characters such as Homer, Bart, Moe, Barney, Krusty the Clown and Ned Flanders,

Lip Tattoos

Sometimes i find it difficult to keep up with all the latest tattoo treads, initiated by cool kids around the world, however lip tattoos are quickly becoming a little too common for their own good.That's right folks, people everywhere are now venturing into the inner fleshy areas, for some undoubtedly painful inner lip ink, which is surely parent approved...The real question is, how long does it

Forearm Sleeve Tattoos

Here we see a beautiful array of forearm sleeve tattoos, showcasing drastically different themed designs which will help you conjure up some ideas for your own personal sleeve tattoo.Selecting each and every small detail that makes up a sleeve tattoo can be quite a prolonged experience, however it helps tremendously if you consult your tattoo artist beforehand, so he or she can help walk you

Family Guy Tattoos

Family Guy has completely taken the world by storm, and with nearly of decade of episodes under their belt, the fun loving and often crude characters that make up this program are poised for another 10 years of highly original reference style comedy.Family Guy has garnered a cult like following of obsessed fans, some of which have ventured into the world of tattoo artwork and now don their

Tweety Bird Tattoos

When i think of classic adorable cartoon characters, the first thing that comes to mind is that feisty little yellow canary, known as Tweety Bird.Tweety is another one of those lovable animated Looney Tunes characters, which stole the hearts of millions, often paired with Sylvester the cat, the duo became comic and entertainment gold.Feast your precious eyes on these adorable Tweety Bird tattoos

Forearm Tattoos For Men

With so many tattoo choices under the sun, it can be difficult deciding which design to pursue. This picture gallery has some great forearm tattoo ideas for men, including skulls, charms and fish.This is just a small taste of ideas to get you started off on the right foot when beginning your quest for the perfect forearm tattoo.Statue of liberty forearm tattoo idea.Four leaf clover ideas.Cross

Forearm Tattoos

The forearm is an excellent location for a number of sleek tattoo designs, including such things as flowers, stars and daggers, often seen running vertically down the forearm to the wrist area.We also see quite a few partial sleeve tattoos which focus on the forearm area and are often called half sleeves, appose to a full sleeve design which begins at the top of the shoulder area.White rose

Hot Hot Hoot

Bryan Reynolds

Away With A Fairy

Nice new school piece from JimmyLajnen.

La Vie En Rose

A nice departure from the gory stuff he's famous for - Tim Kern

Lovely, Boyo!

More Old Skool effort from Matt Kolling, but Ay Caramba! (or whatever they say in Wales)

What a Temptress!

I love the subtle effects in this Matt Kolling piece

Weighed Down

Another lascivious Tim orth nude

Oh, and by the way, the suit, it wasn't cheap. You oughta know, you bought it.


Strawberry Blonde

Jamie Schene takes on an Elvgren.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Star Foot Tattoo Ideas

We recently features some excellent foot tattoo idea for both men and women, now checkout this collection of gorgeous star foot tattoos which are perfect for either gender.Star tattoo are perhaps the most common design in the entire tattoo spectrum, perhaps because they look amazing on any area of the body and blend easily with pretty much any other artwork.Collection of solid and stencil

Scar Tattoos

Scar tattoos or scarification is formed by cutting or branding the skin.Some people choose to get scar tattoos instead of traditional ink tattoos because they are a product of one's own body.Some tribes in Africa believe that producing a scar on a newborn baby will help prevent vision related illnesses in the child.Checkout these scar tattoo photos below.

Joker Tattoos

As you know, the Joker is the leading adversary of the caped crusader known as Batman. And while the majority of fans seem to prefer the hero in this situation, many of us were cheering for the quick witted and often infuriated Joker, as his nightly schemes were inevitably foiled by Bruce Wayne's alter ego.Get a load of these very nicely drawn, past and present representation tattoos of the

Just Ace!

An old Nikko Hurtado piece that is certainly a cut above!

Futurama Tattoos

Futurama is a wildly popular animated science fiction cartoon show, which originally aired from 2003 to 2007, and has since maintained a very strong cult like following.Some folks enjoyed these lovable characters such as Fry, Leela, Zoidberg and Bender, so much so they decided to make a lifelong commitment to them, by getting a snazzy Futurama inspired tattoo designs. Checkout these pictures of

Plastic Fantastic!

Nice Barbie portrait from Tim Harris


Vince Villalvazo back on the blog with a nice Elvgren.

Vegas, Baby, Vegas

Just got back from Vegas, so what better way to start back on the blog than with two from one of Vegas' finest, Jime Litwalk, who inexplicably works for Hart & Huntington.

Toy Glory

The blogs second barbie, from Nikko Hurtado.

You see, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve.

Julio Rodriquez

Yeah, to scare people. You know, war paint.

Awesome tattooist submissiom from Henry Anglas

Cat On A Hoot Tin Roof

Reader submission from Craig, done by Tink.

Sexy Tattoo for Women

Tattoo for Women

Sexy Tattoo for Girls

Women Tattooed