35 Astounding Mexican Tattoos

Colors and drama come together with beautiful symbolic patterns in Mexican tattoos. The world of old Mexican culture is a treasure-trove of rich patterns and intricate designs that make for cool body art. For tattoo artists Mexican art and culture are a constant inspiration for rich and colorful tattoo designs. There are many profound themes that continue to occur in Mexican culture, such as life, death, and nature. All of these themes are beautifully expressed by Mexico inspired tattoos.

Whether it be a cute and colorful owl, or a dramatic skull shape with elaborate flowers, or a word tattoo with ‘Mexico’, bright colors or intricate details are the high points of Mexican Tattoos. Even the designs that are done in a single color have rich shading to bring out the beauty of the artwork. The motifs of Mexican architecture and shapes of buildings also form a part of beautiful tattoo designs. The patterns of ancient Mexican artwork can often be seen in tattoo designs for the neck that look just like an elaborate neck-piece. The colors of a rainbow, starting from red and green and ending at pink, yellow, and blue are used in the design, while black often outlines the strong edges and gives the design a powerful form. Enjoy these colorful and beautifully varied tattoos inspired by Mexican art and culture.

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Colorful Tattoo

Huge and colorful roses come together with a skull motif in this classical Mexican tattoo that celebrates life and death.

Colorful Tattoo

Colorful Tattoo

Nightbird Colors

Here you see a cute owl inked in bright colors sitting on a branch as the tattoo design. Check out the Mexican hat the owl wears.

Nightbird Colors

Nightbird Colors

Mexican Shaded Tattoo

The skull man with a typical Mexican style hat on his head comes to life in this dark shaded Mexican tattoo.

Mexican Shaded Tattoo

Mexican Shaded Tattoo

Mexican Dog Tattoo

Dense shading marks the lines of this realistic looking Mexican dog tattoo on the leg.

Mexican Dog Tattoo

Mexican Dog Tattoo

Skull On My Side

Check out this intricate skull design with large and colorful flower motifs on the side of the woman’s body.

Skull On My Side

Skull On My Side

Bicep Skull

The powerful skull design inked in bright colors makes for a great bicep tattoo.

Bicep Skull

Bicep Skull

Orange Mexican Skull

Bright orange is the color of the lively skull in this richly detailed Mexico death theme tattoo.

Orange Mexican Skull

Orange Mexican Skull

Mexico On My Back

An eagle eats a snake below a huge Mexico script design in this intricately shaded back tattoo.

Mexico On My Back

Mexico On My Back

Green Sugar Skulls

The Day of the Dead sugar skulls come to life in green with flower decorations in this colorful tattoo.

Green Sugar Skulls

Green Sugar Skulls

Mexico Theme Tattoo

This shaded design is inspired by ancient Mexican architecture with its graceful decorative motifs and strong lines.

Mexico Theme Tattoo

Mexico Theme Tattoo

My Chest Tattoo

Styled with strong flowing lines in black ink this elaborate chest tattoo of a skull with wings is inspired by Mexican death theme designs.

My Chest Tattoo

My Chest Tattoo

Mexican Gangster

The typical Mexican motifs of colorful flowers and leaves come together with a pistol in this dramatic tattoo.

Mexican Gangster

Mexican Gangster

Velveteen Skull

Rich red and yellow shaded roses form an elaborate border for the Mexican skull in this tattoo design.

Velveteen Skull

Velveteen Skull

Religious Mexican Tattoo

Hands folded in prayer sit just above a script tattoo with the word ‘Virgin’ in this religious Mexican tattoo.

Religious Mexican Tattoo

Religious Mexican Tattoo

Single Color Mexican Tattoo

This skull and roses Mexican tattoo is inked in artistic shades for a rich and detailed look.

Single Color Mexican Tattoo

Single Color Mexican Tattoo

Death Celebration Tattoo

The Virgin Mary fuses with a skull design in this remarkable Mexican life and death theme tattoo design.

Death Celebration Tattoo

Death Celebration Tattoo

Flower Mexican Skull

Colorful flowers, the Cross, and a skull come together in this vividly detailed Mexican tattoo design.

Flower Mexican Skull

Flower Mexican Skull

Mexican Motif

Pale blue combines with red patterns in this Mexican mask inspired design. Note the elaborate flowers that continue the Mexico theme.

Mexican Motif

Mexican Motif

Jewel Skull

Set with jewels for eyes this elaborate Mexican skull design looks great on the leg.

Jewel Skull

Jewel Skull

My Neckpiece Tattoo

This really cool piece of body art inspired by Mexican jewelry motifs curves across the chest forming an artistic neckpiece.

My Neckpiece Tattoo

My Neckpiece Tattoo

My Purple Mexican Tattoo

A rich shade of purple marks this colorful Mexican skull theme tattoo design with plenty of roses and other flowers thrown in for decoration.

My Purple Mexican Tattoo

My Purple Mexican Tattoo

Awe-inspiring Tattoo

This absolutely amazing Mexican tattoo details the face of a girl with elaborate red roses in such realistic shades that it’s difficult to believe it’s a leg tattoo design.

Awe-inspiring Tattoo

Awe-inspiring Tattoo

Ancient Culture Theme Tattoo

This intricate tattoo design on the upper arm showcases an Inca warrior in the full glory of his costume. Check out the shield patterns framing the warrior in the design.

Ancient Culture Theme Tattoo

Ancient Culture Theme Tattoo

Gang Of Mexico

Take a look at the decorative motifs studding the gun handle in this Mexican gangster tattoo design.

Gang Of Mexico

Gang Of Mexico

Colorful Body Ink

A bright splash of colors marks this doll theme cute tattoo design with lively red shades.

Colorful Body Ink

Colorful Body Ink

Mexican Mermaid

Styled in neat lines and flowing patterns this beautiful forearm tattoo shows a mermaid inked in black.

Mexican Mermaid

Mexican Mermaid

My Mexican Tattoo

This graphic design style tattoo combines the word ‘Mexico’ with the Mexican eagle motif in a powerful black design.

My Mexican Tattoo

My Mexican Tattoo

Mexican Blues

Mysterious blue shades the face of the dead girl in this powerful death theme Mexican tattoo design. Check out the elaborate patterns around the eyes.

Mexican Blues

Mexican Blues

All Things Mexican

The love of all things Mexican shines in this tattoo that celebrates the architecture, patterns, and symbols of the nation in a grand back design.

All Things Mexican

All Things Mexican

Mexican Spirit

The rich colors of Mexico come to life through elaborate tattoos decorating the body of a beautiful woman.

Mexican Spirit

Mexican Spirit

Girl Tattoo Design

Check out this gorgeous colorful tattoo design that shows a Mexican country girl’s face in profile.

Girl Tattoo Design

Girl Tattoo Design

Mexican National

This tattoo celebrates the Mexican flag through the colorful design that shows an eagle wrestling with a serpent.

Mexican National

Mexican National

Praying Figure Tattoo

The upper arm is an ideal place for this graceful single colored tattoo design showing a figure in prayer.

Praying Figure Tattoo

Praying Figure Tattoo

Sleeve Arm Tattoo

A dragon inked in rich single colored shades makes for a great Mexico theme sleeve arm tattoo design.

Sleeve Arm Tattoo

Sleeve Arm Tattoo

My Sweet Angel

This tattoo design of an angel with praying hands looks really cute a little below the ear on the side of the neck.

My Sweet Angel

My Sweet Angel

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  • http://www.satyathakur.com Satya Thakur

    The neck-piece tattoo is the best of the lot. Other tattoos are also great though.

  • Jai

    An outstanding Mexican tattoo design. The Mexican Shaded Tattoo, that very cool looking tattoo design. Very nice collection!

  • Tarun Jaitely

    Awesome collection of mexican tattoos. I liked ‘Mexico Theme Tattoo’ the most.

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