Watercolour tattoo art: 17 incredible examples

For the last few years, watercolour tattoo art has been a red hot trend – and its popularity is showing no signs of slowing down. Tattoo art has generally become much more mainstream in recent times, becoming more respected as a genuine art form, and tattoo artists have been pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved. Watercolour tattoos are a brilliant example of this.

Creating a convincing replica of the distinctive colour washes and paint splashes of watercolour painting takes an enormous amount of skill. We're so amazed by what's being achieved that we have put together this list of the finest examples of watercolour tattoo art around right now.

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.