101 Best Watercolor Flower Tattoo Ideas You Have To See To Believe!

by Jamie Wilson
Watercolor Flower Tattoo

Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA

Are you looking for some watercolor tattoo inspiration? Check out these floral watercolor tattoo beauties for your next tattoo.

Watercolor Flower Tattoo
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Floral tattoos are unique to the personality of each individual.

Watercolor tattoos are temporary and can be enjoyed for special occasions like beach vacations, parties, or daily life. There are a bunch of ideas and designs available around us in nature. Art tattoos are widely recognized and used today as a fashion statement. These are simple yet unique designs with meanings attached to all of them. Watercolor flower tattoos look stunning and give a very classy look to the individuals’ body. The whole idea of watercolor tattoos is fascinating and filled with bright new colors and concepts. 

Watercolor flower tattoos can be used to depict just about any image. The bright colors of the watercolor tattoos make them look vibrant and very different from traditional tattoos. You can create unique designs with stunning looks taking the tattoo look to a whole new level. Even a tiny watercolor flower tattoo has meanings attached to it.  A half arm floral tattoo is a good idea for a watercolor tattoo design. These tattoos can be made with bright colors and can even be scattered to cover up skin marks. It can be made colorful by the tattoo artist by adding the beauty of various colors into it. A splash of blue here and there can bring out the design even more.

Here are the ten best watercolor flower tattoos that are a perfect choice for various occasions. Get ready for your next tattoo. 

Abstract Watercolor Flower Tattoos

Abstract Watercolor Flower Tattoos
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Abstract tattoos bring out the brilliance in watercolor tattoos. It adds a unique touch to popular tattoo designs. The flow and mix of watercolors form appealing designs on the body. Abstract art means that the tattoo itself does not have any specific form, and even if it does, the added colors bring out a different sort of glow. Abstract tattoos can be monochrome or made with bright colors. The watercolor tattoo can also be surrounded by some quote or a name with significant meaning to you.  Bright colors look attractive in a tattoo, but they are challenging to manage and must be protected from harsh sunlight, especially when the tattoo is fresh. For the colors to last and stay fresh and vivid, it is essential to follow all the instructions given by the artists. If you want to create an intense design, you can choose dark shades instead of these bright purple and pink used here. This tattoo is placed on the forearm.

Stencil Watercolor Flower Tattoo

Stencil Watercolor Flower Tattoo
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Stencil floral tattoos are elegant and tidy. They are made with absolute perfection. Once the stencil flowers are completed, you can put bright, exciting colors in them to make them more attractive and cool. Splash the watercolors into the stencil outlines to get beautiful intricate flowers. Light shade watercolor tattoos are also pretty popular. You can fill light shades in the solid black outlines. Watercolor flower tattoos are feminine artworks that can be done anywhere on the body with bright colors. But most clients may prefer to get them done on their arms or legs to be visible for all to appreciate.

Realistic Rose And Peony Watercolor Tattoo

Realistic Rose And Peony Watercolor Tattoo
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Rose may seem like a simple flower, but it can be depicted in a rich, classy design, as shown here. Roses can be made anywhere on the body, and it can be a single rose or even a bunch of them. Some people like to create entire sceneries wherein meadows of roses and trees, rainbows, and butterflies. The delicate nature of the flower and its prickly thorns suggest a lot about an individuals’ personality. There could be a rose with a beautiful butterfly sitting on it or a rainbow across two people giving each other roses. You can even try to create a wide range of roses, like yellow rose, red, pink, and so on. Recently there has been an increase in liking towards pink roses. The colors would match up perfectly, and the entire tattoo will look stunning. It is a great choice to add another flower to the mix, like the pink peony in this design. The tattoo artist can make two flowers in the floral water tattoo. The realistic rose design has deep, red shades, while the peony has a mix of pink and white strokes.

Watercolor Tattoo Of Tree

Watercolor Tattoo Of Tree
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Tattoo artists are known for their talent to use minimum black ink and paint the body of their customers with watercolors. An artistic flair could make a tattoo as a full watercolor flower tattoo or bare minimum black. For instance, you could ask them to make a potted plant or an expressive tree. In this tattoo, there is a stunning watercolour tree tattoo with a black trunk. Each branch is inked in a colourful splash of either blue, green, red. The fading and merging of watercolours has created a soothing effect with this tattoo. For those who like minimalist watercolor flower tattoos, the tattoo artist could make intricate designs without colors. Simple solid black outlines also look stunning when made with conviction. However, the tattoo looks more lively when bright colors are added to the mix. The shades that emerge when a tattoo artist creates a watercolor flower tattoo are extraordinary evidence of the watercolor style. Getting a tattoo is like giving yourself a unique and personalized identity. Therefore, while deciding on a design, go by your instinct and get something that is appealing to you!

Bouquet Of Watercolor Flower Tattoos

Bouquet Of Watercolor Flower Tattoos
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Another set of unique and stunning design ideas include forming a mix of different floral designs and forming a bunch of colorful flowers. This bunch looks best either on the shoulder or on the back, but a smaller size would look stunning irrespective of the place you put it on. The watercolor tattoo flower is a perfect choice for the artist looking to create a style with meanings. The flowers could range from pink, blue, shades of pink and blue, yellow, orange, and even red and black. Create the meaning you want others to associate with you. This art increases the beauty of your skin multifold: the beautiful petals and the fantastic mix of watercolors from the perfect eye-catching piece. Watercolor tattoos are best suited for nature-inspired motifs, but you can discuss giving your tattoo a unique spin with the artist.

Cherry Blossoms Watercolor Flower Tattoo

Cherry Blossoms Watercolor Flower Tattoo
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Small watercolor flower tattoos are great. They require the perfect technique and give a very delicate look. Even people with bold personalities can style their skin with a small watercolor flower. The tiny tattoo can be made along the shoulders or the collar bone. The flowers can be of a single color or can be made colorful depending on the client’s choice. In this tattoo, there are a bunch of pink cherry blossoms.

The use of bright colors in the traditional tattoo will be a jewel on your body forever in terms of its memories. Stunning design and a pleasing look make such designs popular. Moreover, these designs can be made on any part of the body as they do not need much space and are small and intricate. Another significant factor is that these small watercolor flowers can be used to depict simplicity and compassion. 

Bold Watercolor Flower Tattoos

Bold Watercolor Flower Tattoos
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A full arm tattoo can either consist of different floral designs or the same design set repeated on the entire arm. Tattoo artists use watercolor ink to create just about any image. The watercolor ink and the watercolor style may be unique to each tattoo artist. The watercolor technique used to mark the body forever can bring in a new beginning and good luck. The full arm tattoo can include the use of bright colors, flowers and leaves, and lines marking the design of the tattoo.  Sometimes we are so enamored by a particular artwork that we take complete inspiration to create something on our skin. When a client decides to get such a large piece done, they must discuss the same with the artist or get it done in parts to keep adding something new to artwork already done, rather than getting a large piece done at one go.

Neon Flower Watercolor Tattoo

Neon Flower Watercolor Tattoo
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Neon colors inked on the body always stand out among other designs! A neon tattoo can be made using just about any image. Watercolor flower tattoos made using neon colors can be shown as a mix of neon and regular watercolors. In a set of two-three flowers, one big flower can be made with neon colors, and the rest can be made using the typical watercolors. This similar watercolor technique is used even in some of the hummingbird tattoos. In hummingbird tattoos, the beak of the hummingbird or the flower around it is made neon. In the traditional tattoo, the flowers may be surrounded by or enclosed within a particular shape. A transition in the flower tattoo can be shown as it touches the body. One side could be neon, and the other can have simple black strokes of ink. 

Floating Flower Watercolor Tattoo

Floating Flower Watercolor Tattoo
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The traditional tattoo made by a tattoo artist can be shown as floating by designing the petals accordingly. They can be made a part of the foot tattoos or a simple ink on the skin to increase the skin’s beauty. It is a beautiful choice of life. The petals can be made delicate and one-sided to look like the flower is floating. Red petals on the skin with delicate stems, dropping leaves, and a bent bud symbolize a sidebar close to life. A sidebar close to you can be represented as a symbol of a floating flower. The beauty of life is in its new beginning. Flowers are the most loved motifs in the tattoo world, every person who gets a tattoo wants to have some form of these delicate, short-lived natural beauties permanently made on their skins. Getting a tattoo of flowers can be inspirational and also makes us realize fleeting the beauty of life.

Mix Flower Watercolor Tattoos

Mix Flower Watercolor Tattoos
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A mixed flower tattoo includes different flowers spaced around the arm or a foot tattoo consisting of distanced flowers. It is not a bunch of colored flowers. Instead, this flower tattoo is spaced in between. This space in the watercolor tattoo can be filled with leaves or colored lupines. It is good news that the watercolor tattoo design can be made using the same technique as an ink tattoo. Along with underwater plants, sea creatures have become a popular design in recent years. In this mixed flower tattoo, each petal has a black outline with purple, white, or orange ink inside. This tattoo will look lovely placed anywhere on the body.

Here are some more watercolor style tattoo that you can consider.

  1. Hummingbird tattoo
  2. Watercolor ink geometric designs
  3. Abstract design with bleeding colors
  4. Bold & Different colors Watercolor design
  5. Minimalist watercolor flower tattoo
  6. Small watercolor flower tattoo
  7. Small flower tattoos
  8. Bold tattoo outline with watercolors

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