40 Perfect Black and Grey Ink Tattoos for Men

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40 Perfect Black & Grey Ink Tattoos for Men | TattooBlend

We all love those colorful watercolor tattoos and vibrant geometric designs but the classic elegance of colorless black and grey ink tattoos have kept them in the highest of demand throughout the history of the art form.

What appear to be solid black ink tattoos are usually a combination of black and grey ink — grey being necessary for shadows most, but not all of the time.

In this article, we’ll take a look at some pretty spectacular examples of black and grey ink tattoos on men.

This tropical-themed world map.

Tropical-themed world map by Balazs Bercsenyi

(Photo: Balazs Bercsenyi)

This epic full back piece.

Large skull on back by Benjamin Laukis

(Photo: Benjamin Laukis)

This superb sleeve.

Black and grey ink sleeve by Jun Cha

(Photo: Jun Cha)

This tiger.

Tiger tattoo by Doctor Woo

(Photo: Doctor Woo)

This ancient Chinese painting.

Ancient Chinese painting tattoo by Sarah Gaugler

(Photo: Sarah Gaugler)

This outstanding owl on chest.

Outstanding owl tattoo on chest by Kelly Violet

(Photo: Kelly Violet)

These cliffs in paradise.

Cliffs by Octavio Camino

(Photo: Octavio Camino)

These spiritual roots.

Spiritual roots tattoo by Daniel Matsumoto

(Photo: Daniel Matsumoto)

This sketch style circular dragon.

Circular sketch style dragon tattoo by Inez Janiak

(Photo: Inez Janiak)

This nature-filled silhouette.

Nature-filled silhouette tattoo by Balazs Bercsenyi

(Photo:Balazs Bercsenyi)