Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA
Have you always thought of getting surrealist tattoos but just never had the courage? Well, we’re here to convince you otherwise! Get inspired by our top 10 surreal tattoo ideas down below!
What does surrealism mean?
You know that weird art style where two photorealistic images are mashed together? That’s surrealism for you! And the whole world is in love with it! The most popular artist of thus creative style is none other than Salvador Dali.
Can you tattoo over a faded tattoo?
The short and simple answer is yes! Faded tattoos aren’t surreal, it can depend on the ink quality and your skin type. And if you don’t love your tattoo the way it is now, just do another one over it! Think of tattooing one or two surrealism tattoos we chose down below!
Salvador Dali Black And White Ink Portrait King Of Surrealism Tattoo Style Designs
The name, the man, the legend! Get yourself a S. Dali tattoo in grayscale to commemorate this man’s creative work! Fit for any artist and surrealism lovers alike! We suggest a forearm placement, but definitely talk it through with your tattoo artist!
Black Ink Surreal Tattoos Raspberry Queen Playing Chess Design By Creative Artist
Imagine what the world would be if we had fruit for brains! Well in the tattoo world everything is possible – just like in surrealism. So why not tattoo surrealism in a nutshell with this black ink queen raspberry playing chess tattoo?! It’s your move!
Tattoo Artists Best Work Colorful Girl Surrealism Tattoo Portrait With Nature Scenery
What gorgeous surreal art tattoos we have in store for you! Just take a look at this girl portrait with nature scenery double exposure tattoo art! You know it’s a talented surreal tattoo artist work when it looks so good. We promise these colors will stand against any skin tone you might
Green And Purple Alien Tattoo Surrealism Style Art Forearm Tattoo Ideas For Surrealists
Hopefully you’re not afraid of meditating aliens, because we have a surrealism tattoo for you! Check out this guy done by some creative surrealism tattoo artists! Greens and purples are colors that suit every skin tone, so don’t let that bother you. If you love this kind of art style, think about tattooing this design anywhere you wish to!
Black And Gray Awesome Tattoo Artist Work Portrait Surrealism Tattoos Back Of The Arm Placement
Now this is an example of the perfect surreal tattoos! Done in black and gray ink with white highlights, this surrealism tattoo needs no color to be trippy af! The perfect surrealism tattoos art for your calf muscle or back of the arm placement!
Weird Surrealism Tattoos Ideas For Men A Realistic Bomb With Human Teeth Design
We sure are glad that the old-school hand grenade does not have teeth! Or does it? There are no limitations to a surrealist and his mind. Just like in the tattoo world! So if you’re drawn in this creepy yet cool tattoo done by surreal tattoo artists, it’s a sign you need it on your body!
Vikings Way Inspired Tattoos For Men Surrealist Tattoos Breaking Through Bicep Design
Vikings are an endless source of inspiration when it comes to tattoos! And this design breaking through the skin is a surrealist dream tattoo! Get it done in a combination of colored inks that mimic metal. We promise you won’t be disappointed! Works well as a surrealism tattoo sleeve idea too.
Crow Woman In Victorian Dress Surrealism Tattoos Worth Tattooing And Arm For
Imagine bird people walking around in today’s day and age! Luckily that idea looks good only as a tattoo on your skin! So get yourself a talented surrealism tattoo artist and get to tattooing this cool crow lady wearing a beautiful Victorian dress. Get it done anywhere you want to, but we suggest an arm or thigh placement!
Love Is Blind Trippy Heart With Eyes Surrealism Tattoo Design In Black Ink Dotwork
They say love is blind! We say no wonder, since the eyes are on your heart instead of head! If you like surrealistic tattoos, this one is made for you! Get a trippy heart with eyes tattoo design and indulge in your surrealistic way this month!
Salvador Dali Surrealist Tattoo Head Splitting Realistic vs Cartoony Design On Shin
We’ve saved the best for last! A surrealists’ must have tattoo design! Everyone has an angel and devil inside them and everyone loves Salvador Dali. It’s the perfect combination! Buckle up for positive comments and get this one on your shin or upper arm!
Having Said All That
We hope you enjoyed scrolling through our top 10 list of best surrealism tattoo ideas! If you’re a fan of the art movement or a creative surreal artist yourself, this list is meant for you! So choose your favorite design among the ones we showcased above and make that tattoo appointment today!
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