Large Stomach Tattoos to Turn Your Body Into a Work of Art
What’s sleek and sexy and so now? Stomach tattoos for men, stomach tattoos for girls, and plenty of flesh-tastic tattoos that can be hidden beneath your clothes but bared on the beach or even in the bedroom – ooo! In this post we cover some awesome tattoos to consider – and some that aren’t so awesome either. Whether its lower stomach tattoos, side stomach tattoos, small or big, a rose tattoo on stomach or a fierce dragon, for females, women, guy tattoos, whatever, we have something here to cover you. And if you’re worried about stomach tattoo pain? It’s not as bad as some other places, so get ready to rock.
1. Fierce tiger and bearded man stomach tattoos
This tattoo has obviously been started with the bearded man over there on the right and the tiger added at a later date.
2. Foo dog and fish tattoo
This foo dog has captured an interesting looking fish within its sharp teeth. What do you think the symbolism is?
3. A locked heart with angel wings
Sometimes we just want to lock up our heart and throw away the key. Sometimes we just want to let our heart soar.
Another heart that’s been locked up. This might mean that this girl’s heart belongs to one person, and one person only.
5. Outline of an owl in flight
This tattoo is still unfinished – it lacks coloring as yet. However the owl is very intricate and would’ve taken some time to outline.
This is one of the coolest spider designs that we’ve seen in a long time. It makes an impact, it’s simple, and not too busy.
7. A pair of colorful flowers in bloom
Many people are attracted to the beautiful colors and patterns of nature – such as this gorgeous pair of flowers in bloom.
8. Mandala in bright orange
There’s plenty of mandala designs floating about, but this is a good one to indicate simple use of color that can create a real impact.
9. The princess tigress
Who knew tigers could be so pretty? This princess tigress is a great way to make the fierce tiger more girly in design – perfect for a female.
10. Pierced wild boar design
This style of tattooing is quite popular at the moment with the red and black. This one is a wild boar pierced with arrows.
While dreamcatcher tattoos are nothing new, this one has a unique spin on the tried and tested design.
This lower stomach tattoo reminds us a lot of Cheryl Cole’s lower back tattoo with full, colorful blood red roses.
Tragedy and comedy? Comedy and tragedy? Ah, that is life is it not? Don’t get caught in the spiderwebs of life too much.
This tattoo has a trio of galloping horses over a vibrant trio of roses. Notice the brilliant red of this well-executed design.
The Indian skull design is a popular one but may be culturally insensitive if you do not have Indian heritage.
Gobble gobble gobble! This trio are on the move looking to cause some ruckus! Get out the way before they get you!
Sailor tattoos are always in, whether you’ve been in the Navy or not. This lighthouse design is well though out and stylish.
This tattoo is a tribute to this fella’s taste in music. Wasted Youth is over here cranking on the boombox!
Sometimes you’re not sure what to get – in which case, an intricate geometrical design is a great choice.
This is another Indian skull design, this time in profile with some bright red and green to make the design really pop.
Arrrr me hearties! This could really be the artwork for the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie – it’s a true work of art.
Another lighthouse design for the sailor in all of us. This one features some pretty flowers and a steering wheel.
The scarab beetle is scared among many different cultures around the globe. It doesn’t have to look scary or ugly in tattoo form – as you can see here.
24. Full chest and stomach dedicated to the ocean
There’s something so calming about the ocean. It’s like an escape. This person obviously thinks so too!
Big tattoos don’t have to be scary looking! Check out this pair of super cute deer around the belly button.
Take it all the way to the top by making your tattoo as colorful as possible. This is amazing color work – so very fitting peacocks are involved.
Here are another trio of horses galloping across the belly. They are inset into a gorgeous wreath of flowers.
This black and white moth is at once simple but also intricate. Did you notice the tiny skull lurking just beyond the moth’s head?
Want to look fierce and fearless? This tattoo certainly does the trick if that’s the goal you are after. Scare lovers away or will they love it?
The elephant is one of the most majestic animals on the planet and certainly one of the biggest! This is a tribute to this grand animal.
A bird circling through the flowers feels a little like a metaphor for life, that we are in perpetual motion.
While there are plenty of flowers that you can choose to tattoo, make sure that you take the time to pick out your favorite blooms for your design.
Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? This is one of the coolest dino designs that we’ve seen going around. Why not spice yours up like this?
Ah yes, the old Aussie tradition, kanga boxing. This guy is obviously born to fight – but hopefully not against this fierce fauna!
Moths are one of the most interestingly designed creatures in the animal kingdom which makes them a popular subject for tattoos.
Ah, the Grim Reaper. He will come for all one day. Make your Death tattoo really pop with color and elements like a third eye.
The use of shading in this piece makes a real impact without having to rely on the use of color to carry the style of the tattoo across to the viewer.
Add to your tattoo collection with sparrows. This oft tattooed design always look sleek and sexy.
Do you identify as a bit of a maverick? This girl obviously does! Make an impact and wear your personality across your stomach.
Another boss b*tch, this female has been known to make tyrants tremble apparently! We love the old school feel to this stomach tattoo.
Shine a light on you! This candle that never dies is presently unfinished but the outline here is an expert job.
Love Asian styled tattoos? This emperor riding a tiger is a typical depiction of Asian styled tattoo design.
You don’t need to go literal with your tattoos. We all love bunnies but this one has been done in Indian styling for maximum effect.
Skull designs aren’t anything new. So what can make your different? Well, an excellent tattoo artist with an artistic idea, for a start.
It helps if you’ve got an amazing rig to pull off a design so fierce and intricate as this one across the whole front of your body.
Shark fever! If you have an affinity with these lords of the ocean then why not have a shark inked on you for good?
Angels will forever be popular tattoo designs among the religious among us.
This skull is another new take on an old favorite. The blood red behind the eyes and nose hole makes for a stunning design.
This is one of the most awesome snake designs that we’ve seen in a long time! We like how they haven’t gone overboard with shading.
Is that Popeye we spy? Well, maybe a fierce Popeye. Guide your ship anywhere by getting a stomach tattoo like this one.
Time stops for no man. This tattoo is a reminder that all our time on Earth is fleeting – so make the most of it.
Another killer moth stomach tattoo to consider. This one also has that little skull built in behind the moth’s head.
Love dragons? Love butterflies? Can’t decide between the two for your tattoo? Neither could this girl – why not both?
This is a wonderful tribute tattoo, perhaps to his actual brother, or to someone that feels as close to him as a brother.
This is a popular style of tattoo, seeing what’s beneath the surface of the skin – tendons and cogs for the most part!
We’ve tried to decipher what exactly this word is for hours – to no avail. However the font is super cool and makes for a rad looking design.
Other religions make an appearance in our list of stomach tattoos, too. We love this dot and line design of the elephant god.
Snakes ahoy! These intertwined snakes are a metaphor for life. Add to your tattoo collection with a new snake tatt.
Battle scenes are great if you are working on a large design across either the front of our body or on your back – like this panther and eagle.
While we can’t read that Russian up there – this message is all about forgiveness. Extend an olive branch to those you are in conflict with.
Tribal tattoos are almost as popular as flower tattoos. This side stomach tattoo covers both of them.
If you are a fan of Rihanna’s tattoo but looking for something a little different, then a design like this one that goes up to the breast plate could be for you.
This tattoo is about being in God’s hands, and perhaps welcoming to heaven. An interesting one to consider for Christians.
Well, this guy isn’t finished yet, but the devil with horns is going to be a little terrifying when finished – which is the aim!
This is another of those fierce designs that incorporates feminine elements to make it a bit less scary and is more popular for females.
Hate your belly button? You can always cover it up with a flower!
Designs don’t necessarily need to be of a “real” subject or drawn realistically. Take this stylized mythical beast as an example belly tattoo.
This is a wonderful tribute tattoo to Indian culture, blending the old and the new into something beautiful.
Diamond tattoos are popular. Angel wing tattoos are popular. A flying diamond? Ummmm, ok.
This tattoo of a wolf that’s been beaten down but is still fighting is perhaps an analogy for this guy’s struggles in life.
Choosing talented tattoo artists means that you can get intricate tattoo designs with very fine lines that actually look great. Check out the fine dot work here – amazing!
We really like how this upside down cross fits all the stylings of the rest of this guy’s tattoos – perhaps they are all done by the same artist.
When you are really dedicated to tattooing, it’s often the case that you whole body tells a congruent story. This guy has the key.
Gang affiliated or not? Some people just really love their guns! These love and hope weapons are locked and loaded.
This tattoo is a different take on the monkeys that do the see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil thing.
This tattoo looks almost like a painting. To do a similar tattoo you should hunt for a tattoo artist with a painting-like style.
Love birds? Or even just love what they represent? This pair of birds are exquisitely executed.
This is one of our favorite designs in this stomach tattoo list. Scared geometry looks amazing tattooed – and across the whole body? Just wow!
This wolf is on the attack, ready to protect his master from any harm that comes his wear. Bear your protector on your skin.
This design looks almost Egyptian in its execution. We love the super bold outline complemented by very fine stippling for shading.
Usually when we see bird designs, it’s them with their wings spread. This owl design rocks the boat and looks great as a side stomach tattoo.
Even if you’ve never sailed on a pirate ship, it doesn’t mean that you can’t dream of it – or think about it ever time you look in the mirror!
We all have the saint side of our personality inside us, as well as that sinner side. For some, it’s a struggle, for others, maybe easier.
Another saint and sinner style design, this one depicts evil as Death with his sickle, and an angel seeking your heart.
There’s a lot going on in this tattoo. First that bloody red heart, then the alluring Medusa below, with snakes creeping up around her.
More beautiful women abound on this full front tattoo where they have released their feathered friends. Perhaps this guy too has been set free by a beautiful woman.
This elephant has seen a lot in its time! And as we all know, an elephant never forgets. Don’t forget either, with an elephant tattoo to remind you.
Foo dog tattoos are a particularly popular Asian design. This one has been completed by a master tattooist – you can tell by the brilliant design.
Watercolor tattoos can be combined with regular-styled tattoos for an amazing effect. This tattoo is dedicated to the fallen soldiers.
This wolf has just a few eyes, right? He’s also chomped and splintered the cross. Perhaps this person has given up their religion for some other purpose.
Here we see the full design of the see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil tableau. The mummy depiction is particularly interesting.
This enchantress or sorceress design is unique in that her crystal ball is actually a skull. Does that mean that death is the future?
Release the Kraken! Since we now know that giant squid are a real thing, we’re not surprised sailors thought the Kraken was real.
More tigers! This one is leaping across the man’s belly ready to pounce on any enemies that come his way.
This is one fierce eagle who’s ready to grab his prey in his talons, then gobble it all up. Beware!
You don’t need to use color to make your entire body a work of art. This is a great example of a stylized skull that remains cool without being scary.
There are moments in life that remind us of our mortality. This full front tattoo has perhaps been designed after a near death experience.
Sayings, quotes, and religious passages are always a popular tattoo choice, particularly on the side of the stomach, like this Psalm.