Tattoos tell tales about what people love and what they live for. Tattoos inspire with their creativity, bold imagination, and colorful designs. One of the oldest living examples of body art tattoos have been used in tribal ceremonies for centuries. Today tattoos are a brilliant instance of self-expression and a way to tell your story. Whether you get a tattoo with a fantasy theme blue dragon, or one with a graphic novel style superhero, or a delicate and abstract theme tattoo, each piece of body art has its own story. Among the different places to get tattooed the calf is very popular.
Being a fatty part of the body a tattoo on the calf is less painful than those on thinner parts of the body, and the elongated surface is great for different designs. You can go for single color shaded designs like a fish theme tattoo, or touch up a black hummingbird theme tattoo with red and green. As designs for Calf Tattoos you can choose everything from evergreen comic characters like Calvin and Hobbes, to retro style video game figures, to elaborate dragon theme tribal motifs, and lots more. Tattoos for you calf can range from long designs like an S-shaped arched dragon that covers a large portion of the calf to a small and cute cow design. Here’s a look at some cool tattoo ideas for your calf.
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Dragon Motif This S-shaped calf tattoo design with sharp spikes and gentle curves depicts the form of a dragon to perfection.
Cool Kitty Check out this modern style ‘Hello Kitty’ wearing a pink bow decorated with a skull.
Realistic Warrior Tattoo Bring out the warrior in you by getting inked with this single color realistic warrior figure tattoo.
Realistic Warrior Tattoo
Cute Cow If you are looking for a small and cute tattoo getting a this cartoon-style cow inked on your calf is a cool idea.
Flower Power Kitty Drawn with bold black outlines and a vivid pattern of flowers this is a cool version of Kitty.
Flower Power Kitty
Calf Owl A perfect tattoo for night-birds this tattoo depicts a brown-feathered owl that looks like it might hoot any moment.
Pink Ghoul Girl For Halloween you can get this ghoulish green-skinned girl tattooed on your calf. Also check out the glaring pink costume adding a colorful effect.
Pink Ghoul Girl
Colorful Calf Tattoo This striking tattoo has a circular design with 11 spikes shaded in yellow, gray, and, brown, and white.
Colorful Calf Tattoo
Prehistoric Tattoo This detailed and colorful tattoo in many shades takes you back to the times when huge dinosaurs roamed the earth feeding on smaller beasts.
Calf Comics Character Here you see one of the world’s most popular comics characters, Calvin and Hobbes tattooed in a black ink newspaper format.
Calf Comics Character
Blue Serpent Dragon This intricate design of a scaly blue dragon with a fierce red mouth is awesome as a calf tattoo.
Blue Serpent Dragon
Video Game Blue Man Get into retro mode with this cute tattoo showing an old style video game pixellated figure.
Video Game Blue Man
Delicate Calf Design This is a really delicate tattoo design. Check out the graceful black arches and the pattern of three blue stars.
Delicate Calf Design
Red Bull Tattoo Get your inner animal out with this charging bull tattoo drawn in shades of red and black.
Red Bull Tattoo
Hummingbird Tribal Design Styled in black flowing lines this hummingbird calf tattoo gets a tribal motif touch with red and green ink.
Hummingbird Tribal Design
Tiger Calf Fire burning the night, that’s what a tiger is all about. Carry the power of the tiger by getting this brilliant tiger tattoo inked in golden hues and flowing black lines.
Shaded Fish Artistic shades of brown make this fish theme calf tattoo look almost real. Note the delicately drawn fins and lines on the body of the fish.
Halloween Calf Tattoo Brilliant green, red, and touches of pink go with the bold black outlines of this zombie girl theme Halloween tattoo.
Halloween Calf Tattoo
Traditional Lion You can go for a lion inked in a traditional style in a single color as your calf tattoo design. Check out the decorative style of the paws.
Dragon Number Make 13 your number of fortune with this cool tattoo with a graceful dragon motif curved around the number in green and black.
Saucy Tattoo Hot and spicy a bottle of tabasco sauce is the perfect mischievous tattoo for your calf.
Cartoon Calf Tattoo Cartoons make cool themes for tattoos. Check out this hooded red and green cartoon figure holding a pistol.
Cartoon Calf Tattoo
NY Calf Tattoo Black is a simple, bold, and extremely effect color for a tattoo. Check out this neat initials theme tattoo saying ‘New York’.
NY Calf Tattoo
Iconic Tattoo Shaded in grays much like one would sketch with a pencil this iconic tattoo of an eagle shield looks great on the calf.
Graphic Novel Tattoo If graphic novels are your love you can get an elaborate and muscular superhero theme tattoo inked on your calf.
Graphic Novel Tattoo