Looking to get yourself a gorgeous back tattoo? Back tattoos range from teensy tiny to a whole back piece, and what you end up getting depending on your personality, desires, and pain threshold! You may have tattoo envy after checking out these pics! Tribal Back Pieces This woman has some remarkable tribal designs both on her lower and upper back to her neck, as well as coming down her arms. Three Doves This gorgeous pin-up doll lady has some spread out flying doves across her back.
It makes for a unique design that is sure to turn heads. The Angel This tattoo is obviously one that has been added to across the years. You will notice in the middle of her upper back she has a gorgeous angel or maybe fairy? From her there are emanating spokes of light and vines, moving into a colorful floral piece at the top of her shoulder. An interesting combine tatt. Stylized Peacock Lady This amazing back image has a stylized lady and her peacock with long peacock features heading up to the shoulder and two blooming flowers at the base of the spine.
See how far it extends onto her thigh, and how it wraps around to her front. This is a bold choice with brilliant colors. An experienced tattooist will be able to come up with a large wraparound design for you too! Magical Fox This outline design is very intricate — and a very popular style at the moment, mainly because you can easily add elements to an old design!
It makes for a very pretty and interesting piece, that can be added to easily again should she wish. A fierce and bold tattoo that still looks cute, we really like the style work done on the tiger here. Note the jagged edges and curled instead of straight stripes. Cat tattoos are popular but we think this is a great way of doing something just a little bit different! The birds emerging from within the frame and extending over the shoulder looks like her soul is emerging from within.
This is a very pretty design that was obviously started by getting just the single dove on her shoulder. Little Red Wren What a piece! The splatters and blotches make it look like an amazing painting rather than a tattoo. For a design like this, browse around for a tattoo artist that has done a similar type of work before.
A Bold Fantasy Scene Here we have a very interesting cartoon design with a flying Medusa-like woman grabbing the head of a plant from down the back! If you are a fan of a particular cartoon or manga series then what not get your favorite scene inked on your back?
Make sure that your artist is well practiced in similar designs. Use eyelash glue to carefully position gems on highlights of your tattoo. Purple Angel Wings A very popular choice that is easily customized is a spreading set of angel wings. The model here has huge purple feathered wings sprouting out of her mid back and draping all the way down to her hips.
See how you can have an amazing scene without the use of color? This tattoo would have been created by a highly in-demand artist. Watercolor Tree An interesting new form of tattooing is the watercolor effect — where no black outlines are drawn around your tatt. The model here has a sprouting tree growing from the middle of the back up to her shoulder and the opposite side of her back.
These watercolor tattoos can have a more feminine look than traditional pieces. Doll and Her Bird A very pretty piece of a young girl with combs in her hair, a cameo necklace, and her bird beside her. Revealing the Inner Self This back piece is a real thinker! The cracks reveal the truth of the model within. A great talking point for sure! Japanese Full Back This full back tatt is a tribute to all things Japanese. We have Mount Fuji, the wave scene, cherry blossoms..
The model is obviously a lover of all things Japanese. The Musical Butterflies This delightful design featured musical notes across the lower back we wonder what the tune is? This is a very gorgeous, feminine design. Butterflies and Flowers Here are some more butterflies, this time flying up through a flower scene. Note how only the flowers pop with color here.
The model must have a keen interest in mythology. Alice in Wonderland Ever felt like Alice in Wonderland as she slides down the rabbit hole? This model has dedicated her entire arms and back to that feeling! Day of the Dead Full Back Wow! From the jeweled eyes of the skull to the huge blooming colorful flowers, everything about this piece is exceptional.
Purple Blooms Flowers are always popular with females. Deconstructed Clock Time slipping away from you? Colorful Floral Design This type of tattoo was extremely popular in the late 90s.
The water lilies still look just as beautiful today. From the crying girl, to the butterflies, to the fingerprint, everything blends in perfectly — no disjointed tatts here! Roses and Guns This stylized tatt shows the classic guns and roses tattoo.
We really like the use of space down the middle of her back and think it goes well with her bow suspender tatts! The Timepiece Another interesting deconstructed clock design, this tatt includes musical notes and a dragon fly too.
The Gecko In Asian cultures, geckos are thought to be lucky! This lady obviously thought so too, as it now climbs up her back. The Mandala Mandalas are special symbology that are painstakingly drawn and then erased just as quickly.
This mandala is designed to last forever, though. The Lyre Bord A beautiful scene here of the bird among butterfly wings and water. Check out the tiny yin yang symbol at the top right — cool!
More Birds and Flowers We really love the colors put into this birds and flowers scene. Make sure that you pick wisely with your colors as well as your design! Stingray and Turtle This model must have quite an affinity for the sea. Up the top of her back there is a huge stingray and at the bottom is a turtle. The Spine Vine The oak leaves are trailing down her spine here.
Butterfly Wings Another take on the popular angel wings is butterfly wings. Stylized Cat Want something different? This stylized cat looks amazing! Skull and Rose A very popular skull and rose done with shading. The Phoenix The rising phoenix represents new birth.
Butterfly Lover This girl has transformed her lower back tramp stamp into a whole body full of butterflies — and we love it! Blooming Flower A different take on the floral design, this one is a bit more abstract. Abstract Circle Abstract patterns can be an alternative to a traditional scene.
Bird Down Spine This bird extends from the top of the back to the bottom, all the way down the spine. Mid Back Tree Another tree, this time growing from the center of the back with doves flying to it. Cartoon Owl We just love this stylized owl chilling over there on her shoulder! Watercolor Four Leaf Clover This watercolor tattoo shows that the wearer is lucky in love. Feather and Doves These two popular designs have been combined for an interesting ink feature.
Tribal Floral Back A fierce yet feminine design, combining purple flowers and tribal elements. The Panda Bear This cute piece features a panda napping on a cherry blossom tree. The Permanent Henna Piece This design looks like it was made to imitate the effect of henna. Arabic Design This interesting design features Arabic script. Make sure that you know what it says before inking! The Cowgirl A great female depiction of a cowgirl.
The Koi Fish A Japanese design with a large koi fish central to the water. The Watercolor Phoenix Another phoenix design, this one is drawn as a watercolor tatt instead. Tribal Dragon This tribal dragon is a bold choice for a back piece. Paint Splattered Flowers Another paint splattered piece, this time with flowers up the whole back.
The Temptress A temptress juggling orbs is the main feature of this full back design. Dolphin Scene An amazing underwater piece with light streaming in to highlight three happy dolphins. Butterflies and Flowers A large back piece with feminine flowers and butterflies throughout. Tribal Dragonfly This tribal dragonfly sits between the shoulder blades. Watercolor Drawing The child pens the tattoo here.
Indian Skull The model may be paying tribute to her Indian heritage here.