Wolf Tattoo – the top 150 wolf tattoos so far this year. See what people are talking about, the top wolf artists, and best spots!If you’re thinking about getting a wolf tattoo, you will encounter not only amazing designs that will blow your mind and appeal to every taste and style, but also with beautiful meanings and symbolism.
Wolves are majestic animals and spirit totems that stand for great things, like:
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Wolves and humans have had a long history together. In different mythologies, wolves are seen as noble animals that have helped humans in different ways: as guidance, as hunters even as mothers and teachers.
Wolves are very instinctive creatures that usually trust their guts and make life-long commitments. They are very sociable and family-oriented, so they make excellent parents, too.
Although very close to their more domesticated cousins, the dogs, wolves have managed to stay wild and free. You can usually see them roam in packs and many times people will use the wolf formation as an example of how people should behave as a group during an exploration or hike.
So no wonder why you want to get a wolf tattoo. It’s a great symbol and the next examples will help you make the decision and get yourself inked with this amazing animal.
1. Nature Guardian Wolf Tattoo
Wolves are commonly viewed as the guardians and leaders in nature. This design shows the animal that hols it all together taking a peaceful nap. The tattoo makes a circle that fully contains different landscapes of nature.
2. Glaring Eyes Wolf Tattoo
In popular culture, werewolves usually have bright orange or yellow eyes that shows their duality and nature.
3. Matching Wolf Tattoos
As the sun and the moon, this matching tattoo of a pair of wolves is both beautiful on its meaning and execution.
4. Watercolor Polygon Wolf Tattoo
The contrast between polygons and watercolor is nothing new but is not getting old any time soon. This design shows a wolf looking up, but not exactly howling.
5. A Howling Wolf in the Night
On the contrary of the last tattoo, this one clearly shows a wolf howling with his silhouette as a canvas of the starry night.
6. Moon and Wolf Matching Tattoos
This is a very cool idea if you’re looking for a matching tattoo and a wolf tattoo at the same time.
7. Polygon and Realistic Wolf Tattoo
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This design combines two techniques and styles to show a wolf howling that breaks into polygons.
8. Outer Thigh Wolf Tattoo
You’re gonna se a few of these, this spot is very popular in girl tattoos and the wolf element gives it a touch of freedom and independence.
9. Wolf Patrolling in the Night
Wolves are also a symbol of protection and this amazing tattoo is a great way to put it.
10. Polygon Wolf Tattoo on Shoulder
This aesthetic is very intense and masculine and looks great on the shoulder looking towards the heart.
11. She-Wolf Tattoo on Leg
Many women choose the wolf as their spirit animal. This design is very interesting and looks like a sketchbook drawing.
12. Symmetrical Wolf Tattoo
Wolves have found their way into the symmetrical art style in tattoos, and thank goodness for that! The face of a wolf makes these kind of tattoos amazing to look at.
13. She-Wolf Hunting
This design full with originality can be found in our list of girls tattoos, too.
14. Female Wolf Warrior
Wolves are also very important in the Native American style, and you can see it for yourself in our list of the best Native American tattoos.
15. Lupus Constellation
Wolves have their own constellation and this tattoo shows you its appearance.
16. Half Sleeve Wolf Tattoo
this is a ridiculously gorgeous tattoo of a wolf with great details on the hair and a few elements that stick to the background. Great as a half sleeve tattoo.
17. Half Face Wolf Tattoo
This could easily be a part of a set of matching tattoos.
18. Couple of Watercolor Wolves
Amazing colors and technique in this design.
19. She-Wolf on Front Thigh
Girls love the she-wolf/thigh kit. This design goes the extra mile with the cute blue detail.
20. Deconstructing a Wolf’s Face
This interesting design shows part wolf, part woman and what looks like part fox.
21. Wolf and Forest Tattoo Sleeve
What makes this design amazing is the depth of layers that can be seen.
22. Wolf Behind Branches
The serious face of this wolf barely hides behind a few branches that can be seen by the lack of ink.
23. One Line Wolf Tattoo
One line tattoos are amazing and the wolf take on it is no exception. Great for a clear, simple and elegant wolf tattoo.
24. Wolf and Roses Tattoo
You can also see a few mandalas in this gorgeous design.
25. Mandala an Wolf Side Tattoo
This design has a lot of Native American elements like the feathers and headpiece of the wolf.
26. Inner Bicep Wolf Tattoo
This tattoo has a lot of movement and shows a calm wolf walking.
27. Behind Ear Wolf Tattoo
A great design, simple and minimal, for a spot that’s special for discreet tattoos.
28. One Line and Watercolor Wolf Tattoo
This is a very colorful design with an angle of the wolf that we almost never see. The movement can be seen on his legs.
29. Growling Wolf Tattoo
Growling wolf tattoos can be seen commonly in guys. This particular design looks aggressive and has a lot of background elements that completes them.
30. Serious Wolf Tattoo on Back
This design makes the wolf look majestic and powerful, and the technique gives it a more magical look.
31. Half Mandala Half Realistic Wolf Tattoo
You can almost see a smile on the wolf’s face, which gives it a sassy twist to the design and placement.
32. Heartbeat and Wolf
Some people take this spirit animal and life thing very seriously.
33. Paws of Wolf Tattoo
This is a very interesting take on wolf tattoos, because the wearer made a couple of paws in her feet, which gives it a whole new level of identifying yourself as your spirit animal.
34. Moon Wolf Tattoo
This is a very feminine tattoo of a she-wolf. Curls and details give it a magical twist.
35. Howling at the Moon
Wolves and the moon seem to have an awesome marriage and when they come together in a tattoo that’s both well designed and executed, it’s just amazing.
36. Rage of the Wolf Tattoo
This one is a little weird but the symbolism is great, as you can transform into a wolf when you need to.
37. Beauty and a Beast
Don’t mess with a wolf and don’t be tricked by the delicate flowers.
38. Tribal Wolf Tattoo
This design kinda looks like the Polynesian masks, but not quite. It has a few elements and tribal inspiration but keeps the spirit of the wolf whole.
39. Wolf Cub Tattoo
This looks like a cub that’s becoming and turning into a fierce wolf.
40. Crystal Howling Wolf
This one has the biggest mouth on the list and declares “back off” in a way that’s just very hard to say “no” to.
There are plenty more wolf tattoos for you to choose from, but these were the ones that made out heads spin and we hope they have the same effect on you. Let us know if you figures out which one you like and became the leader of the pack with your very own amazing wolf tattoo.
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