Old School Tattoos

Old School Tattoos

Old School tattoos, also known as traditional tattoos, are famous for their bold, bluish-black outlines. This western style of tattooing features shades of red, yellow, green, purple and brown. Little, if any, shading characterizes tattoos of old school style. One of the most famous artists that advocated this style is Norman Keith Collins, also known as Sailor Jerry. Other influential names associated with this style of inking include AmundDietzel, Herbert Hoffmann, Bob Show and Bert Grimm.

There are many types of old school tattoos style for you to choose from. Pin up tattoos and Harley Davidson tattoos are popularwith men, especially bikers. Eagle inks and army symbols are usual in patriotic men such as policemen and enlisted personnel. Anchor and dagger tattoos are also common in people who request tattoos of old school designs. There are suitable styles for women as well. These images include cherries, nautical stars, mermaids, water, hearts and roses. With old school tattoos, you can place them on different parts of your body. The arms, chest, back, wrist and ankles are just some of the many locations where you can have your tattoos. With their unique style and shading, old school tattoos are perfect for ink fans all around the globe.




Anchor

Anchor

Banner

Banner

day of the dead

day of the dead

Shaded Diamonds + Triple Banner Tattoo

Shaded Diamonds + Triple Banner Tattoo

Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond

Roses & Diamonds Tattoo with Banners

Roses & Diamonds Tattoo with Banners

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

Vintage Wing-Clock

Vintage Wing-Clock

Vintage Heart Locket and Key Tattoo

Vintage Heart Locket and Key Tattoo

Anchor

Anchor

eagle skull

eagle skull

Oldschool pocket watch with cherry blossoms

Oldschool pocket watch with cherry blossoms

Pirate Ship

Pirate Ship

Traditional Swallows Carpe Diem

Traditional Swallows Carpe Diem

Family Roses

Family Roses

Take  yer lumps

Take yer lumps

Gemstone 1

Gemstone 1

Burning Heart

Burning Heart

craved nautical star

craved nautical star

Celtic Cross Knight

Celtic Cross Knight

Pan Head & Skull Head

Pan Head & Skull Head

Time Flies make it Count

Time Flies make it Count

Bombs Away

Bombs Away

Arrow Head Vignette

Arrow Head Vignette

heart

heart

Skulls & roses

Skulls & roses

Bad Luck Wind 1

Bad Luck Wind 1

Cross

Cross

bombs away

bombs away

Beaded Rose

Beaded Rose