There's nothing much more majestic than the image of an eagle, and when combined with a tattoo, it's endless the versions you can make that are very compelling.
Also important with eagles is they included so much detail in real life that it lends itself to fantastic art and variety, which can be placed on almost any part of the body ... and it works!
Not that many themes for tattoos can say the same thing, and as you'll see with the eagle tattoos below, it's definitely the truth.
And while I don't like color with the majority of tattoos, the eagle, depending on the type it is, can be made to look extraordinary.
The bottom line is eagle tattoos are a great challenge and interest to an artist, and the end result when its inked on is extremely satisfying.
- Magnificent Owl Tattoos
Owls are a mysterious and interesting creature, and the fact they are, for the most part, nocturnal (and carnivores), adds to the attraction of this bird of prey. For those who like owls and desire them for a tattoo theme, there are numerous,...
- American Flag Tattoo Meanings and Designs
The American flag is probably the most recognizable national symbol in the world, and to those living in America, it represents something more than simple nationality, but it's a symbol of ideals, such as liberty, freedom and unity. Some names...
We'll start off the eagle tattoo set with some eagle heads, as they are stunning to say the least, whether in real life of art.
With the first one, it's what the majority of us think of when the idea of an eagle may come to our minds: the bald eagle.
There's one word that comes to mind when we look at it, and it's "majestic." You can't miss when you have an eagle head inked on you like this.
Eagle Tattoo Head
- Amazing Bat Tattoos
Depending on the part of the world you live in, bats can be considered bad omens or representative of evil, or in other places a sign of good luck, if you believe in it. Either way, bat tattoos are very interesting, and they can be inked on as...
- Wild and Crazy Chicken Tattoos
It was a lot of fun doing some searches for chicken tattoos, as it's a light and winsome category (for the most part) and projects the enjoyment and love of chickens people have. With few exceptions, most of the chickens were done as cartoon...
For contrast I thought I would include a bald eagle with color in it. The one below isn't bad, but I could have done without the blue. It must have been a personal taste thing.
Still, not bad for color, and an interesting difference between the two.
- Rebirth and the Phoenix Tattoo
The tattoo of the Phoenix is one of the most fantastic to work with, and whether you do it in dark ink, bright colors, or in some cases the combination of both, you've really got to have a poor tattoo artist to screw this one up, as the body and...
- Parrot Tattoos
Parrot tattoo designs are among the more colorful tattoos, and rightly so. While I prefer the darker tattos, as they seem to really look at stand up much better, and you can appreciate the quality much more, in the case of tattoos of parrots, it's...
The tribal eagle head tattoo is supreme to me. The method and style really accents the strengths of the eagle image. I really like this one.
Tribal Eagle Tattoo
- Peaceful Dove Tattoos
Dove tattoos can be extraordinary in that they represent universal peace, as also depicted in many cases of the dove carrying an olive branch. Also note of doves is a representation of long-term love, as the male and female dove mate for life....
- Compelling and Unusual Feather Tattoos
Feather tattoos are fascinating in that they're embraced in numerous ways as far as where they're placed on the body, possibly being among the largest variety of placements of the majority of tattoo themes I've seen. A couple of things with...
Unfortunately the quality of the photo below doesn't do it justice, but it is a decent example of how you can combine an eagle with scenery. You can see the potential it has even with the weak image.
Eagle Tattoo Scene
- Hummingbird Tattoo Designs
Hummingbirds are among the most attractive to the average bird watcher, who make special provisions of growing flowers or artificial nectar in feeders to attract them nearby in order to watch them. Consequently it is an inspiration for lovers of the.
- Cow Tattoo Designs
Cows, or cattle and cowboys, seem to have been joined at the hip for as long as we can remember, and that has extended to our culture overall, making cows an interesting choice for tattoo designs; as they're not only considered a food source, but in.
- Stallion and Horse Tattoos
A stallion isn't just any horse, it's a horse that hasn't been gelded (castrated). That means that the testosterone inherent in stallions results many times with better looking and thicker necks, as well as a much more muscular structure in...
The tattoo below looks like a combination of an eagle and a phoenix, but if you take away the long tail feathers, you can easily see the eagle. It could have been artistic license taken here. But either way, this is a nice tattoo.
Eagle or Phoenix?
- Fishing and Fish Tattoos
Even though my days of fishing have, for the most part, fled behind me, that doesn't keep the fond memories of fishing in my youth from coming back over and over again, as the great battles with fish over the years I continue to recall with delight..
- Cupid Tattoos
Cupid and love go together, and in the case of tattoos, there are a myriad of designs to choose from to celebrate your love for that special person. Just be careful concerning names, as many people have regretted inking a name on their skin where the
The eagle tattoo on the shoulder below is a good example of how you can use the strengths of the subject matter to work with wherever on the body you want to put it.
You can see that from the curvature of the head, position of the wings, and placement of the talons. Being able to see the entirety of it is important, and you lose nothing with this tattoo.
Eagle Tattoo on Shoulder
- Wolf Tattoos
Wolf tattoos have a unique place in body art because the wolf itself means many things to a disparate number of people. It can be a pest and threat to the owners of livestock while having spiritual meaning to tribal societies, where some consider...
- Awesome Tiger Tattoos
I haven't done much research before into tiger tattoos, so I was surprised and excited to find some pretty cool ones out there. Because of the nature and body structure of the tiger, it's a little more difficult to work with than other tattoo...
- Lobster Tattoos
For those of us that love the water and seas, a lobster tattoo is a compelling choice to show what it means to us. There is no doubt that we who are born near the water have a unique affinity to the sea, lakes and the life forms associated with...
Here again we have the strength of the eagle motif, as with this tattoo on the back, you can allow the wingspan to flow out and see the eagle as you would if was approaching prey. Very nice.
Eagle Tattoo on Back
- Butterfly Tattoos Becoming the Rage
When you take all the people getting tattooed in the United States, it may surprise some that men and women are only a couple of percentage points apart for who gets inked the most. Of all men of all ages in America, 15 percent have tattoos, while...
- Versatility of Flower Tattoos
Flowers are a fast growing segment of the tattoo market, and because of the infinite variety and endless meanings attached to them, can be used my women and men to speak and say a lot of things, while still being very nice looking. Another...
Last but not least is the amazing eagle on the woman's back. Again it shows the diversity of ways you can display an eagle, and it seems no matter what you do with it, it ends up with a great and compelling image.
Eagle Tattoo on Woman's Back
As far as wildlife tattoos go, the eagle is right up there on top as to my favorites to look at. And while it takes a talented artist to bring it to this level, as the same time the reputation and appreciation of the eagle brings something majestic to the theme, and it doesn't get much better than that.