Skull tattoos are a staple of the tattoo world. Thanks to the wonder of Instagram and tattoo sharing networks, our world has been opened to the inane possibilities of tattoo ideas, specifically with reference to skulls.
Skull tattoos can speak volumes about that your personality as their are many different interpretations. To many a skull tattoo seems like a morbid idea. For some, it’s just “cool”. And for others, skull tattoos are necessary for any collection. The skull tattoo can be seen in positive and negative lights. As we wrote in our article on Japanese Tattoo Ideas, skulls are intended to be a positive representation of the natural life cycle; representing the greatest change one can experience – death.
You can get creative with skull tattoos by incorporating symbols, abstract designs, and by experimenting with colors to make the elements feel a bit more personal.
Take a look below at this list of realistic skull tattoos and the artists behind them. No matter your interpretation on the matter, these guys are a must follow.