We’ve all seen them; you might even have one or a few, but the tattoo industry is riddled with darkly themed ink. Horror tattoos most commonly represent an appreciation for horror movies or novels of a certain theme, a character, time period or just a love of horror in general.
These are, as stated before, the most commonly seen tats of the horror persuasion, but the horror theme is not limited to the appreciation of movies and literature.
As much as I adore the artwork and detail that go into those tattoos, the ones that intrigue me the most are the tattoos that represent one’s personal horrors.
These are not necessarily of any specific character, book or movie; They may not even be instantly recognized as a horror tattoo. They can carry a personal, heavy meaning, like the loss of a loved one, or a personal obstacle that was overcome, or just be a show of appreciation for darkly themed artwork. Artists who tattoo evil looking ink are entirely skilled in their craft, and turn out amazing works of art.
The horror themed tattoo is a main stay in tattoo society; whether the artwork is of a movie or character, a dark spin on something innocent, or a depiction worthy of hell.
(Expect posts on tattoos by specific artists in the future.)-Bombshell Hell