Blue is often reported as the worlds most popular favorite color. It has been reported that people are more productive in blue rooms, including weightlifters that can lift heavier weights in blue gyms. Blue is often associated with soothing natural elements like water and the sky. Considering the strong subconscious associations with the color it is no surprise that blue is such a popular color in tattooing. This article compiles 100 blue tattoos for your consideration before you decide on your next piece.
Various shades of blue are used to create the image of multiple flowers in this shoulder tattoo.
Traditionally styled sparrows are rendered on the wearer’s back in a blue and red color palette.
Buddhism Inspired Back and Arm Piece
An elaborate Buddhism inspired piece is created using a vibrant color palette that heavily utilizes blues and purples.
A cosmic scene featuring a ringed planet and a multitude of stars is fragmented into hexagonal sections in this piece inked onto the wearer’s torso.
A light blue rose is rendered in a traditional style on the wearer’s right shoulder blade.
This tattoo, illustrated on the wearer’s upper right arm, portrays a fragmented fox with blue accents surrounded by black leaves with various patterns.
A gradient leaf transitions from blue to black in this tattoo portrayed on the wearer’s shoulder.
Middle of the Back Flower Collage
A predominantly blue collage of flowers adorns the center of the wearer’s upper back in this tattoo.
Sparrow and Flowers
A muted color palette is used to portray a sparrow surrounded by leaves.
Middle of the Back Mandala
A mandala is rendered entirely in blue ink in the center of the wearer’s back.
An excellent example of sleeves that use negative space to emphasize the artwork.
Full Body Dragon Piece
A brightly colored blue dragon runs down the left side of the wearer’s torso and left leg. The dragon is depicted in a traditional Chinese style except for section on the thigh where the piece becomes more graffiti influenced.
Sparrow and Flowers
A palette of soft blues were used to create this delicate piece portraying a sparrow flying over flowers.
Tribal Inspired Sleeve
A tribal inspired sleeve covers the wearer’s left arm in bold line-work and contrasting patterns.
Blue, purple, and red Watercolor splatters replace leaves in this torso tattoo depicting a tree.
Gradient coloration on the petals of the flower enliven this piece depicting a baby blue rose on the wearer’s left thigh.
Wispy Watercolor Tree
An abstract tree is colored with a blue watercolor smear around the branches and accented with black paint splatters.
Black and Gray Sleeve with Blue Accents
A repeating pattern of blue crosses serve as the background in this sleeve featuring an elaborate array of black and gray designs.
Portrait and Octopus
This tattoo, located on the wearer’s chest, features a woman’s portrait surrounded by octopus tentacles.
Compass and Insect
Watercolors accent the images portraying a compass and an insect on the wearer’s forearms.
Upper Arm Flower Collage
A small flower collages is rendered in the shape of a circle in blue ink in this tattoo located on the wearer’s upper arm.
Abstract Paint Smear
This abstract piece mimics a brushstroke surrounded by paint splatter on the wearer’s back.
Forearm Flower Collage
Skilled shading and an exclusive use of blue ink contribute to this lively piece featuring stylized flowers on the wearer’s forearm.
Stylized Flower Design
An abstract interpretation of a flower is pictured on the wearer’s left forearm in blue and black ink.
Blue Rose on Hand
A blue rose is depicted on the wearer’s left hand hand in this photo. Depth is added to the piece by using black ink to shade the petals farthest from the observer.
Stylized Wolf Portrait
A stylized portrait of a wolf covered in a wavy pattern is colorized by a blue circle that partially covers the wolfs face.
Watercolor Tree on Wrist
A watercolor tree is portrayed with red, blue, and yellow watercolor smears around the branches in this tattoo inked onto the wearer’s forearm.
A hyper-realistic raven surrounded by purple paint splatters is featured on the wearer’s chest in this tattoo.
Blue Rose and Rosary
A blue rose attached to a black rosary is featured in this tattoo portrayed on the wearer’s ankle. The artist’s use of white ink to show reflections creates as sense of depth in the piece.
Anchor and Geometric Design
A geometric design of overlapping squares surrounds a light blue anchor in this tattoo located on the wearer’s left thigh.
Blue Flowers on Chest
Only blue ink was used to create the flowers pictured on both sides of the wearer’s chest.
Dragon and Mountain
A dragon is shown flying toward a mountain in this completely blue tattoo rendered on the wearer’s forearm.
Blue Flowers on Stems
This tattoo, located on the wearer’s forearm, features a pair of blue flowers with stems that gradually fade into bare skin on the wearer’s wrist.
A circular design with a hexagonal center is pictured in this blue tattoo located under the base of the wearer’s neck.
Bird and Flowers
A blue bird and flowers run down the wearer’s left arm in this sleeve tattoo.
Video Game Symbols
Three symbols are inked down the wearer’s torso in blue ink.
Broken Flesh Reveals Sky
The wearer’s flesh is crumbling away to reveal the sky in this imaginative tattoo accented by flying birds.
A mandala is pictured on the wearer’s right forearm in this black and grey tattoo.
Abstract Lion Portrait
A lion is partitioned and colored differently according to each separation in this abstract piece located on the wearer’s forearm.
A black and gray compass is pictured over a blue watercolor smear.
Blue Ear Lobe
This odd tattoo inks the wearer’s right earlobe as though they’ve just dipped it into a bottle of ink.
Across the Back Mandala
A mandala inspired pattern comprised black and blue ink stretches across the wearer’s back in this tattoo.
A myriad of black flowers descend down the wearer’s torso toward the hip bone in this piece.
Blue Bird Covered in Ornate Design
A brightly colored blue bird is embellished with multiple patterns and highlights in this stylized depiction of a bird.
An arrow, located on the wearer’s foot, is embellished with green, blue, and purple feathers.
A black and gray pineapple is rendered on the wearer’s left forearm in this tattoo.
A realistic portrait of a bird is surrounded by foliage and flowers in this colorful piece located on the wearer’s forearm.
Stylized Wolf Portrait
A blue wolf with a crescent moon on its forehead is pictured on the back of the wearer’s calf.
A series of four bluish green stars descend down the wearer’s torso in this photo.
Blue Half Sleeve
A blue and black half sleeve featuring a lion portrait covers the wearer’s upper right arm.
Black and gray flowers adorn the right side of the wearer’s back.
Miniature peacock feathers are portrayed on the wearer’s ear lobe as well as inside the wearer’s ear.
A tree is comprised of pastel watercolors in this beautiful piece rendered on the right side of the wearer’s back.
A small cluster of flowers is portrayed in black and gray ink on the wearer’s left forearm.
A group of blue flowers is rendered on the wearer’s left forearm in this tattoo.
Feather and Flower Collage
Blue accents enliven this black and gray piece featuring a rose, feather, and flowers.
Beads and Feathers
A blue and black garter belt, located on the wearer’s right thigh, features multiple embellishments including, feathers, beads, and gems.
Flying Bird Silhouettes
Black silhouettes of flying birds are portrayed on the wearer’s right shoulder blade and upper right arm.
A squid is rendered in a soft blue palette with the head pictured on the wearer’s shoulder and the tentacles stretching across the wearer’s chest.
A winged lighthouse is prominently featured in a leg sleeve that uses a vibrant color palette.
Swirled Design Sleeve
An elaborate black swirling design is accented with blue highlights in these sleeve tattoo located on the wearer’s left arm.
“Sue” Banner and Flowers
Three blue flowers and some sort of metal contraption surround a banner reading, “Sue,” in this tattoo.
An origami rabbit is rendered in bright teal ink in this tattoo located on the wearer’s forearm.
A black and gray peacock has blue highlights in the upper half of its body while the tail is a vibrant mixture of blues and greens.
A black and gray sleeve on the wearer’s upper arm depicts a pair of koi fish and a cherry tree.
Upside Down Diamond
An upside down diamond between the wearer’s breasts is accompanied by the words, “Forgive,” and, “Forget.”
Diamond and Ribbon
A blue diamond adorns the wearer’s pinkie while the quote, “Don’t ask me about my tattoos,” is written on the sides of the wearer’s fingers.
Behind the Ear Feather
A dark blue feather is rendered behind the wearer’s right ear in this photo.
An eye features a blue, green, and yellow iris with a blue and purple eyelid and pink flourishes in this forearm tattoo.
Blue and Green Bird
A blue and green bird is depicted flying overhead in this colorful tattoo.
A blue snowflake is illustrated on the wearer’s forearm in this tattoo.
An incomplete outline of a triangle is rendered in blue ink on the wearer’s wrist.
Abstract Shin Pieces
Stacked cubes are framed by ornate swirling designs in this blue tattoo set featured on the wearer’s shins.
Waves with black outlines and blue embellishments are pictured wrapping around the wearer’s ankle in this tattoo.
Blue Forearm Roses
A pair of blue roses are pictured on the wearer’s forearm in this tattoo.
Diverse clusters of blue flowers are featured on the wearer’s chest in this tattoo set.
A teal rose is portrayed surrounded by black and yellow leaves on the wearer’s forearm.
A blue rose is accompanied by a heart filled with an ornate design in this set of tattoos located on the wearer’s forearm.
The blue outline of an elephant is featured on the wearer’s wrist in this tattoo.
Heart Shaped Flower Collage
A group flowers arranged into the shape of a heart is portrayed below the wearer’s left knee in this photo.
Watercolor Bird Portrait
Blue, yellow, and green watercolor smears accent the image of a bird in this tattoo located on the wearer’s upper right arm.
A blue fox is pictured devolving into a blue watercolor smear in this tattoo located on the left side of the wearer’s chest.
A blue circle surrounds the image of a black and gray anchor in this upper arm tattoo.
Blue, yellow, and orange mandalas are portrayed on the wearer’s hands and fingers in this photograph.
Blue and yellow flowers are portrayed on the wearer’s right forearm in this tattoo.
Blue and Black Flower Design
This tattoo, located on the wearer’s right forearm, features flowers and a fleur-de-lis pattern represented in blue and black ink.
This imaginative tattoo, located on the wearer’s left leg, features a skull merged with a tentacle and is comprised of blue and black ink.
A blue musical note is rendered on the wearer’s forearm in this tattoo.
An abstract blue, black, and orange design adorns the wearer’s upper left arm and the left side
Flowers rendered in blue ink are portrayed on the wearer’s left shoulder blade and accompanied by the phrase, “Truly, truly.”
An abstract design featured on the wearer’s chest portrays blue, orange, yellow, and black smears and splatters.
Stylized Blue Jay
A stylized blue jay is portrayed with spread wings across the wearer’s chest.
Upper Arm Mandala
A blue, purple, and red mandala is featured on the back of the wearer’s upper right arm.
A realistic heart is adorned with wings and red roses and pictured on the wearer’s chest.
Starfish and Seashell
A seashell and starfish rendered on the wearer’s chest are colored with blue watercolor smears.
A girl is pictured wearing a blue dress in this tattoo featured on the wearer’s forearm.
Another angle, not necessarily focusing on the tattoo, of the realistic heart seen earlier.
Gradient Blue Circle
A circle is colored with a gradient blue and imagined on the wearer’s forearm.