Stag tattoos, or deer tattoos, are about as magnificent an animal tattoo as you’ll find. The mighty stag has long played a mythical role as well as a practical one in almost every culture where they’re found. From Asia to North America and across Europe, the stag kept stomachs full and legends alive. The stag played a particularly important role in Celtic and Christian folklore.
There’s never been a better time to get a stag tattoo. It seems like all the other creatures of the forest are having their day in the sun but you don’t see nearly as many stag tattoos as you should. Whether you’re on the fence or already have your heart set on getting a stag tattoo, here are a few of the best stag tattoo designs floating around.
This psychedelic stag.
This negative space dotwork design.
This creative connecting design.
This double exposure stag tattoo.
This watercolor stag tattoo.
This space-themed thigh piece.
This gradient masterpiece.