3D tattoos: 10 inspiring designs for both sexes

3D tattoos for men and women

Tattoos are one of the most popular forms of body modification. 3D tattoos have received a lot of attention from tattoo enthusiasts lately. As the name suggests, these tattoos are three-dimensional images.

These types of tattoos create an optical illusion that looks really great. To achieve this effect, the tattoo artist usually highlights both the object and the skin and adds shadows. Because of their realistic appeal, 3D tattoos have become extremely popular. Here are 10 cool designs for men and women to check out.

3D tattoos for men & Women: realistic sleeve tattoos

3D tattoos cool design ideas

The sleeve 3D tattoos are popular with men. Biomechanical tattoos, like the one in the picture above, have become a popular option for sleeve tattoos recently. The elaborate details convey a realistic feeling. 3D sleeve tattoos are stylish and have bold meanings. Plus, these tattoos have the extraordinary ability to transform your skin into a world of its own.

 3D black lace ribbon tattoo for the ladies

3D tattoos for women

These 3D tattoos are popular with women and symbolize memory or sadness. There is no ideal position to get this tattoo. However, you can have it stung on the forearm or back. This 3D tattoo complements a backless dress well when placed on the upper back.

Three-dimensional clock tattoo

3D tattoos clock forearm

A 3D clock tattoo can be designed to include a variety of symbolic and meaningful elements. It is usually comparatively large to accommodate the details and shades in the watch and its mechanism. Anyone can wear this tattoo as it can look masculine, feminine, or neutral. Besides, it can also have a variety of meanings, the most obvious being time. But it could also symbolize a special moment in your life, or even your views on life or mortality. Another popular symbolism of this tattoo is endless love.

3D tattoos: star

Star tattoo meaning

3D star tattoos are one of the most common 3D tattoos. The pentagram shape represents the five elements, namely earth, water, air, fire and spirit. They also symbolize the five senses, the five wounds of Jesus Christ, the forces of nature and the devil.

While some prefer intricate pattern and color combinations, others use it as an inlay effect for text or other images, as shown in the picture above.

3D colored sleeve tattoo

3D tattoos for men and women

3D sleeve tattoos have a deep meaning and symbolism. They usually tell a story. Flowers are often a common choice in full sleeve 3D tattoos for women. The colors add a lot of vibrancy to this intricate design and make it look absolutely stunning.

Three-dimensional forearm tattoo

Tattoo raven man arm

This 3D forearm tattoo of a raven looks really great. The raven is associated with both good guys and bad guys. It can mean death, darkness and pain, but it can also symbolize the future, magic, mystery, intelligence, protection and wisdom.

3D rose and skull sleeve tattoo

3D tattoos very realistic skull roses

The 3D rose and skull sleeve tattoo has several contrasting meanings. Together as a sleeve tattoo, however, it indicates the only truth about existence, life and death. It also denotes the duality of human nature in the form of good and bad.

3D roses with rainwater tattoo

3D tattoos roses with rainwater

These tattoos have different meanings and symbolisms. They stand for attractiveness and are a symbol of external and internal beauty. Red roses are considered a sign of true love. However, they also represent a memorial or sacrifice.

3D bear tattoo on arm

Tattoo bear meaning

If you are planning on getting a 3D tattoo on your arm, a 3D bear tattoo can be a wonderful option. The grizzly bear represents strength, power, confidence, spirituality and resurrection (appearance of the bear after hibernation).

3D flowers tattoo on back

3D tattoos motifs for women

3D flower tattoos on the back are a popular symbol of femininity. This can include flowers such as hibiscus, rose, lotus, and sunflower. A rose symbolizes love, balance, hope, promise and sacrifice forever. A lotus represents awakening or transformation, while a sunflower symbolizes energy, happiness, hope and warmth.

3D tattoos for women on the back

Tattoo rose in rain

3D tattoos for women rose

3D tattoos for men lion

Tribal tattoo arm

3D tattoos forearm biomechanics

3D tattoos clock meaning

Original tattoo ideas skull with roses

Tattoo star forearm

3D tattoos for women lace ribbon back

Tattoo lace ribbon meaning

3D tattoos with Japanese motifs

Tattoo ribbon black very realistic

Tattoo skull colorful

3D tattoos for women flowers back

3D tattoos bear colored

Star tattoo dot pattern

3D tattoos for men skull

Lotus flower tattoo woman back

3D tattoos biomechanics

3D tattoos bear arm

colorful sleeve tattoos ideas and suggestions

3D tattoos for women designs

Sleeve tattoo Halloween colored

3D tattoos colored sleeve tatoos

Sleeve tattoo 3D very cool

Tattoo black bow woman

3D tattoos shoulder skull with roses

3D tattoos sleeves attractive