25 Horrible Tattoos You Don’t Want To Have

Fashion defines “attention seeking”. Otherwise just a sack cloth and gray color would have been enough as clothing. So whether someone finds something weird is not an issue. As long as the wearer likes something and carries it off with élan; be it an outfit, a hairdo, accessories or a tattoo, it will still serve the same purpose of drawing attention to the person wearing it. Even horrible tattoos with creepy designs have a strong effect on people who see it. There are designs ranging from horrific to blood and gore, so there is no dearth of choices.

Why worry about accessories and fancy outfits when you have a brilliantly designed, artistically created tattoo with a horrific or weird theme? It will serve the purpose of drawing the attention of friends, family and passersby with unerring precision that even a weird hairdo or outfit cannot match. So you want to show off and be radical, just go ahead and get one of these horrible tattoos that actually challenge description. As an art form, they are superlative in their form and creativity.

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Bad Tattoos, Ugly Tattoos, Face Tattoos and Lip Tattoos.

A Rarity

You really want to be noticed? This horrible tattoo does take the first prize! A design on the foot tattooed to look like a cancerous patch has to be the most unique. There is no limit to the artistic imagination, it seems, but it does get you the attention.

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A Rarity

Bloody Eyeball

There is nothing creepier than a bloody eyeball and this horrible tattoo surely has that effect. As tattoo art the eye seems to reflect light making it very realistic and more effective in seeking attention.

Bloody Eyeball

Bloody Eyeball

Comic Figures

A line of comic looking figures with funny expressions is a very imaginative theme as far as tattoo art goes. The realistic expressions of the men belie the simplicity of the design making it a very creative theme.

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Comic Figures

Gargoyle Effect

This head tattoo is a superb art form. The theme is horrific with a face that has blood-shot eyes and huge canines that spell doom. But the artistic lines and the fire-breathing creatures at the bottom all add up to show a superb talent.

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Gargoyle Effect

Viking Menace

The death-mask like Viking tattoo is an artistic marvel. The vivid colors combine with the dragon to give a menacing effect that speaks of power, strength and intimidation.

Viking Menace

Viking Menace

More is Fun

There is a message of dark barrenness and loss in this weird tattoo. Yet, is draws attention to the artistic simplicity of the glossy leaves that seem to reflect light. The oil-painting effect of the tattoo looks great.

More is Fun

More is Fun

Going Overboard

There is no limit to attention seeking. This tattoo with wavy lines on the undercut going right up to the eyebrow just adds to the confusion of a lot of piercing, pink-blonde funky hairstyle. But if you like the effect, who cares? It is artistic anyways.

Going Overboard

Going Overboard

Shoot At Sight!

At first glance this tattoo seems like a colorful face, till you see the guns on either side of the face. The concept of the man being shot in the head with blood bursting out is a scary theme for a tattoo. The use of bright colors has in fact enhanced the effect with superb artistic style.

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Shoot At Sight!

Paradise Lost!

The snake and an apple are the paradise lost theme. But you replace the apple with a rose and it’s not that different. This tattoo has classic lines and colors and despite its theme is very appealing as a design because of the vivid colors and the 3D effect.

Paradise Lost!

Paradise Lost!

Truly Unsure

Whenever in doubt copy this tattoo. It is a surefire attention grabber for two reasons. Some will wonder about the face like design hidden behind clouds maybe! And some will call you a sport for letting an amateur practice on you. But attention you will definitely get.

Truly Unsure

Truly Unsure

Blended Power

The sheer strength of the man in this snap is accentuated by the artistic tattoo on his shoulders, neck and face. The simple geometric shapes get a special meaning of power and invincibility when designed in such a lovely 3D pattern.

Blended Power

Blended Power

Mariner

Fish and jellyfish or is that an octopus? Whichever it may be, the wearer is a sea lover for sure. The colors have been used very artistically to create a superb piece of art with a bright design, bring the fish to life.

Mariner

Mariner

Doomsday!

There is no more horrifically interesting topic for tattoos than death and destruction. It has the highest ability to get attention. This tattoo so different that one wonders…is it a werewolf that is planning something bad for us or is it dying! As a tattoo it is very imaginative and designed well.

Doomsday!

Doomsday!

Canvas

Using your face as a canvas for a tattoo artist is very generous. This man is very proud of the bold lines and perfect symmetry of his face tattoo that is a great attention seeker.

Canvas

Canvas

Entrails

Is this a bloody image of animal entrails or of beautiful pink mushrooms glowing in the sunlight? Take your pick. As tattoo art the shading and use of different colors has made it an art piece worth noticing.

Entrails

Entrails

Barbed Wired Face

A portrait like face for a tattoo is an common theme. But when the image has barbed-wire like hair one wonders! Is this a demon that punishes and hurts or is he a tortured victim who has no escape from bondage?

Barbed Wired Face

Barbed Wired Face

Skyscraper and More

This tattoo is very unusual in its concept. The building that has been drawn in perfect proportions looking almost realistic seems harmless, till you notice the little skull-like faces along one column of the structure. A surefire attention seeker!

Skyscraper and More

Skyscraper and More

Every Inch

A tattoo like this one is really different and unique. No part of the head or back is left bare without a tattoo. There is a myriad of colors and themes…a ogre like being with bats flying around him, red lips kissing everyone who sees the tattoos, a yellowish rose, a princess-like face, etc. that is a superb collage.

Every Inch

Every Inch

Bam Bam

Could this be a cowboy comic? The two pistols going bang, the half funny half evil face of the creature, the flame-like tail, all combine to make a very unusual design of God knows what. But hats off to the tattoo artist and the wearer for creativity!

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Bam Bam

Gets Attention

A horribly designed doll-like face with weeping eyes would definitely catch the eyes of everyone around. This horrible tattoo surely has that effect. The face of the doll is huge so the effect of horror is doubled.

Gets Attention

Gets Attention

Blood and Gore

Some of us may find blood and gore fascinating. Tattoo art is so advanced with its bright colors can even a horrific theme can be tattooed to perfection. This tattoo, with the face vomiting blood at the top and the gargoyle like face at the bottom is tattoo art with a dark theme at its best.

Blood and Gore

Blood and Gore

Geometric Surface

A surface tattooed in geometric shapes is a good style. This is definitely a great way to show off tattoos having them on the entire face. Anyone looking at you cannot miss them, can they? As tattoo art this is a fantastic display of even and symmetric designs.

Geometric Surface

Geometric Surface

Razzmatazz

When you are unsure of what you want tattooed, just do anything you want. Although this tattoo has a semblance of a bird, the wings, claws and the eye have a twisted look that seems weird. This is definitely an attention grabbing tattoo.

Razzmatazz

Razzmatazz

Cut and Bleeding

Can you imagine a tattoo with a bleeding cut? Here’s one that is an artistic marvel as a design despite its horrible theme. The gaping wound looks almost real and the blood streaming down has a repulsive effect…but grabs attention like nothing else can.

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Cut and Bleeding

Eyereola

Why worry about the tattoos that are covered with clothes when you have a superb tattoo on the face. And then having such an artistic design of swirls and stars around an eye makes it chic and trendy. Kudos!

Eyereola

Eyereola

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