42 Friggin Amazing Compass Tattoos

May you always find your way.

This brightly colored forearm piece.

Watercolor Compass Tattoo by Mila Escobar

If you have two eyes and a Pinterest account, heck if you have one eye and a Pinterest account then you probably know just how popular watercolor tattoos are these days. We get it. They’re bright and beautiful but how they’ll hold up down the road is still yet to be seen. Fingers crossed ’cause they’re some of our favorites!  (Photo: Mila Escobar)


Photorealism Compass Tattoo by Piotr Deadi Dede

Checking, checking, checking, yes this is indeed a tattoo not a photo or clever Photoshop manipulation ;). (Photo: Piotr Dede)

This abstract watercolor work.

Watercolor Compass Tattoo by Kamil Mokot

Maybe abstract isn’t the right word. Sketch-style perhaps? Either way this watercolor design is insanely beautiful. (Photo: Kamil Mokot)

Purple & blue.

Watercolor Compass Tattoo by Jimmy

Another fantastic watercolor design. (Photo: Jimmy)

This large dotwork design.

Dotwork Compass Tattoo by Sarah Herzdame

One of the larger works on this list, this beautiful display of dots mixed in with semi-mandala patternwork is the epitome of symmetry. (Photo: Sarah Herzdame)

This artistic compass.

Artistic Watercolor Anchor Tattoo Design

(Photo: unknown)

This elegant foot piece.

Compass Tattoo on Foot by Ivan

The curvature of the foot makes this design tough to see in its entirety but you can still tell it’s an amazing work of art. Soft shading leaves this design with an incredibly elegant feel. (Photo: Ivan)

These green clovers.

Watercolor Compass Tattoo by Felipe Rodrigues Fe Rod

Green four-leaf clovers and a little bit of, is that glitter? Bad ass as always Mr. Fe Rod. (Photo: Felipe Rodrigues Fe Rod)

This wave of water.

Watercolor Compass Tattoo by Anna Yershova

At least it appears to be water. Anna Yeshova is one of our favorite up-and-coming artists from Russia. If you haven’t checked out her Instagram page yet, we advise that you do. You won’t be disappointed.