40+ Amazing Whale Tattoos You’ll Never Forget

Emphasis on the amazing.

This lovely little linework piece.

Linework Whale Tattoo on Forearm by Matteo Nangeroni

A delightful whale tattoo done in an engraved/etched style. (Photo: Matteo Nangeroni)

This mother and her calf.

Whale and Calf Tattoo by Anna Yershova

While humpback whales have been filmed in their breeding grounds giving birth, we still have no idea where blue whales go to give birth to their young. (Photo: Anna Yershova)

This saddled creature.

Saddle Whale Tattoo by Jake Wiman

Whale rider animation movie in the works? This creative cartoonish work is almost too cool for school. More please. (Photo: Jake Wiman)

This perfect pair.

Whale Tattoos by Ben Doukakis

Here we have two almost identical humpback whales adorning both back shoulders of the subject. One whale houses a scenic landscape scene complete with moon and stars while the other takes things up a notch into outer space.   (Photo: Ben Doukakis)

This sketch-style arm piece.

Sketch Style Whale Tattoo by Kamil Mokot

(Photo: Kamil Mokot)

This amazing diamond-shaped glyph.

Surreal Whale Tattoo by Matteo Nangeroni

This spectacular diamond-shaped glyph utilizes creative negative space shapes to give it’s lines a more open feeling. (Photo: Matteo Nangeroni)

This colorful abduction.

UFO Whale Tattoo by Little Andy

Notice the negative space whale in the center of the design being beamed up by a flying saucer. (Photo: Little Andy)

This shoulder tat.

Hyperrealism Whale Tattoo by XKM

Here we have a flawless black and grey ink whale tattoo located on the collar bone. (Photo: XKM)

This creative yin yang.

Yin Yang Whale Tattoo by Viktor Fursyk

Or Yin and Yang symbol if you prefer. This cool little forearm tattoo has to be the cutest design on the list. Fun fact: A baby blue whale weighs over 5,000 pounds at birth, instantly putting it out of reach of even the most ambitious of ocean dwelling predators. (Photo: Viktor Fursyk)

This sprawling side tat.

Whale Tattoo on Side by Dokgo

Whale, whale, whale, what do we have here? Sorry, we just couldn’t resist. (Photo: Dokgo)