Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA
In case you haven’t heard of Cthulhu, then this article might be a bit confusing. Cthulhu is a monster from a horror fiction created by Lovecraft. The appearance of the Cthulhu monster makes it an excellent tattoo design for guys and it can look like such a badass tattoo. Keep on reading to find out our favorite Cthulhu Tattoo Designs!
1. Half Sleeve Cthulhu Tattoo Design
A half sleeve Cthulhu tattoo is an excellent way to go if you’ve gotten a tattoo or two before. The Cthulhu monster works amazing as a big tattoo since you can go into details and show it in its full glory. With an experienced tattoo artist, your Cthulhu tattoo can look like a real piece of art, while also showing the horror side of it. If you do it in all-black ink, as well as with tentacles, we are confident all eyes will be on you!
2. Colorful Cthulhu Tattoo Design
While the Cthulhu tattoos usually have badass designs, they can also look super cool and modern when you do it in colorful ink. For an ordinary person, this Cthulhu tattoo will seem like a cool looking monster, while for the true fan they will be able to recognize the true meaning behind the tattoo. With a good tattoo artist, you can get this tattoo done within one session and without a lot of pain. Be aware that colorful tattoos do fade faster, but we are sure it will be worth it for this unique Lovecraft Cthulhu tattoo.
3. Leg Cthulhu Tattoo Designs
In case you need to hide your tattoo from time to time because of conservative family or work members, then a leg Lovecraft Cthulhu tattoo is the way to go! All artists will tell you that a leg tattoo is a great way to go if you can’t handle a lot of pain. Cthulhu tattoos can work excellent as a leg tattoo because of their size and design. You can do it in colorful ink and with amazing artists, you can do the Cthulhu tentacles in detail. There is no doubt in our mind that you are going to love this Lovecraft Cthulhu tattoo!
4. Black & Green Cthulhu Tattoo Design
All artists and tattoo lovers know that colored tattoos fade faster. But you can do an all-black ink Cthulhu tattoo with some color to it for a more prominent, but long-lasting tattoo. There are many ways the Cthulhu is portrayed in the book and you and the artists can do it in any one of those ways. Cthulhu tattoos like this one can work excellent as cover-up tattoos. Either way, we are confident all of the compliments will be coming your way!
5. Small Cthulhu Tattoo
Not every Cthulhu tattoo needs to be large and prominent. You can do a small Cthulhu tattoo and it will still look super cool and unique. Sometimes less is more. Cthulhu tattoos like this one are an excellent way to go for beginners. You can do them within one session and they don’t hurt as much. You can also do it anywhere and hide it easily. Therefore, with a Cthulhu tattoo like this one you can show off your love for the fiction, while also keeping it simple.
6. Cthulhu Pineapple Tattoo
While a Pineapple Cthulhu tattoo may seem silly, it is a fantastic way to get a unique and stylish tattoo. It is an innovative way to get a Cthulhu tattoo and to also make sure no one has the same tattoo as you! You can do it in any size and ink, but we believe the bigger the better. Also more color the cooler the tattoo. No matter what you decide, we are sure you are going to want to show this unique Cthulhu tattoo to everyone!
Having Said All of That,
Cthulhu tattoos are an excellent way to go in case you are a fan of the Cthulhu book series and if you are looking for a badass tattoo. With a great tattoo artist, your Cthulhu tattoo can look like real artwork. You can do it anywhere on your body and we are confident that you will want to share your tattoo with everyone around you!
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