Water is life and water is death. Water is deep and mysterious. Water is a component of our human body, and three-fourths of the earth is covered by water. Water opens up many different ideas in the mind of tattoo artists, who enjoy creating Water Tattoos showing the different aspects of water.
Water can be defined as the mystery in the flow. Water sustains life, and people also get drowned in water. Water subdues fire and water can be very destructive too like a tsunami. The conflict of various aspects is an essential nature of water. Some people are attracted towards water because of this unique flow of water. In addition, the fact that water takes the shape of the vessel where it is stored has a deep symbolic meaning.
The water tattoos shown here are sometimes obvious, sometimes mysterious.
Water can be both calm and restless. People who can relate themselves to water have the water tattoos done on their body. You may be a sailor, a marine biologist. a scuba diver or a layman/woman. The appeal of water is common to all of us.
Star Water Fire Tattoo
This colorful tattoo shows a fiery star surrounded by water waves. It is a five-pointed star which is supposed to be a lucky symbol.
Blooming Lotus In Water Tattoo
This tattoo shows a blooming lotus floating in a swirl of water. Two petals of the lotus can be seen floating separately. The lotus also has a golden ball at its center.
Koi Fish Water Tattoo
The red koi fish with black outlines swimming in water is supposed to bring good luck according to Japanese legends. The design is rich and colorful.
Flying Heart Water Tattoo
The flying water heart tattoo on the shoulder shows a red heart with blue wings flying within a splash of water.
Clown Fish And Planktons Tattoo
This gentle tattoo shows a smiling clown fish coming out of plankton. Clown fishes are deep-sea fishes with amazing yellowish patterns. The eyes of this clown fish are beautifully done.
Edge Of The World Ship Tattoo
This circular edge of the world ship tattoo shows a ship at the edge of the world. The tattoo has a crystal ball feeling to it.
Water Peace Sign Tattoo
A red-orange peace sign is shown surrounded by water splashes here. The deeper meaning of this tattoo is perhaps to obtain peace by flowing like water.
Surging Waves Ocean Tattoo
Stunningly done, this orange blue water tattoo shows surging waves and a boat caught between the waves.
Yin Yang Water Fire Tattoo
This water tattoo shows the two contrasting elements, water and fire, in a Yin Yang design. The streak of fire in water and vice versa shows the essential balance between basic elements.
Pirate Water Tattoo
A true pirate tattoo done in black, this shows the pirate skull. The skull wears a pirate cap and an eyepatch.
Water With Eyes Tattoo
If carefully observed, an eye like shape is visible in the front portion of this water tattoo. This water tattoo shows random waves splashing.
Beautiful Water Lotus Tattoo
A beautiful purple lotus surrounded by waves gives depth to this tattoo. There’s also a flying heart with water dripping from it. The heart has ‘Bailey’ written on it.
Water Tribal Tattoo
The tattoo shows intricate patterns and mysterious shapes intertwined in a simple black and blue design.
Boat Caught In High Waves Tattoo
The ocean blue back tattoo here has a feel of a stormy ocean. There is a boat in the ocean, fighting to remain afloat.
Intricate Koi Water Tree Tattoo
This intricate water tattoo on the arm has many stories. You can see the tree, the koi fish, the splashing ocean waves, and the flowers in this tattoo.
Elemental Water Tattoo And Ancient Text
This water tattoo shows a 9 shaped drop of water in fresh blue, with some mysterious symbol beside it. The symbol can also be an ancient text.
Thunder Light House Ocean Tattoo
This sailor tattoo done in rich colors is full of details. You can see the lighthouse, the ocean waves, the cloud, the orange sky and the thunderstorm.
Detailed Full Back Underwater Tattoo
This amazing full back water tattoo looks like a page from an underwater fantasy. One can see the octopus, the submerged ship, the shark, and the treasure chest.
Bear Wolf Water Tattoo
The bear wolf water tattoo has a fierce wild quality about it. The roaring bear and the howling wolf beside the water stream give a stunning look to the design.
X Mark In Water Tattoo
This simple and neatly designed tattoo shows an X mark in a circular splash of water. There are waves in the circular splash in shades of blue.
Eagle Water Fish Tattoo
This tattoo shows the eagle flying over the mountain stream. A fish is seen swimming in the stream. There’s also a person’s name written on a papyrus roll.
Compass Blue Red Water Tattoo
The compass tattoo shows a splash of blue water on one side and a splash of red water on the other side. This tattoo shows the fascination for a pirate life.
Mysterious Circular Water Tattoo
The mysterious circular water tattoo shows a circular shape with water flow inside it. There are two distinct patterns of the flow, one spiral and the other curvy.
Red Fish In Water Tattoo
This impressive red fish in water tattoo shows the fish in flow with flowers around it. The fish is perhaps a koi.
Lotus Mushroom Salamandar Water Tattoo
This amazing psychedelic full arm water tattoo takes us to a fantasy world. There are the mushroom, the salamander, the water stream, and the lotus.