30 Marvelous Shoulder Tattoos For Guys

Shoulder tattoos are a great way for men to express their tough personality. A cool shoulder piece enhances the masculine physique, while also giving you a desirable style statement. Shoulder tattoos for guys offer a wide range of ideas to choose from. This is one of the most popular areas on the male body that men tend to get tattoos on. That is why you see so many men walks around out there that have shoulder tattoos. Also, these tattoos are in areas that are easy to show off, because they’re on the muscles, but they’re also fairly easy to hide if you want to.

Aliens, skulls and Grim Reaper style Gothic concepts appeal to most of the guys out there, and these designs look fabulous as a shoulder tattoo. However, if you want to add a sensitive angle to your tough personality, a tribal tattoo on your shoulder can just do that. You can also sport a patriotic-themed tattoo on your shoulder, where it comes out making you look like you’re a really tough person both physically and mentally. If you’re looking for some ideas for a shoulder tattoo, you will find plenty examples below of some awesome shoulder tattoos for guys.

 

Left Shoulder Tattoo

Cool star with a distinguished vector steez on the front shoulder.

Left Shoulder Tattoo

Left Shoulder Tattoo

Dark Dragon Tattoo

Mythology-inspired tribal dragon and other mystic symbols flashed on shoulder.

Dark Dragon Tattoo

Dark Dragon Tattoo

Dragon Snake Arm and Shoulder Tattoo

Shoulder sleeve tattoo of a dragon displaying fabulous shade work.

Dragon Snake Arm and Shoulder Tattoo

Dragon Snake Arm and Shoulder Tattoo

Tribal Shoulder

Popular tribal design inked across the shoulder and upper back.

Tribal Shoulder

Tribal Shoulder

Chest and Shoulder Dragon

Awesome and very intricate work displayed through this big tribal dragon shoulder and sleeve tattoo.

Chest and Shoulder Dragon

Chest and Shoulder Dragon

Shoulder Armor

Shoulder armor piece featuring terrific shade work and color on flag and Paratrooper Airborne logo in the centre.

Shoulder Armor

Shoulder Armor

Skullthing On Shoulder

Petrifying skull piece with horrific head details and perfect shade work.

Skullthing On Shoulder

Skullthing On Shoulder

Tribal Shoulder Tattoo

Bold tribal piece on shoulder designed in great masculine fashion.

Tribal Shoulder Tattoo

Tribal Shoulder Tattoo

Shoulder Cap

Yet another artful tribal design for shoulders featuring bold black print.

Shoulder Cap

Shoulder Cap

Tree Tattoo

Great tattoo signifying hazards of deforestation with a tree on fire and blown-away birds.

Tree Tattoo

Tree Tattoo

Shoulder Roses

Glossy vivid roses with grey and black outlines to make them look different from typical feminine roses.

Shoulder Roses

Shoulder Roses

Spider Web Shoulder Tattoos

Spider web piece on each shoulder cap, paired with several cool tattoos on arms and chest.

Spider Web Shoulder Tattoos

Spider Web Shoulder Tattoos

Rip Right Shoulder

Ripped of lettering piece on shoulder and sleeve. The script is a prayer from the Boondock Saints.

Rip Right Shoulder

Rip Right Shoulder

Cool Shoulder Tattoo

A cool fighter’s piece for shoulder. It’s a gun point with human figures and several other elements.

Cool Shoulder Tattoo

Cool Shoulder Tattoo

Boondock Saints Tattoo

Guns tattoo inspired from the Boondock Saints’ Aequitas and Veritas with a dark shaded clouds background.

Boondock Saints Tattoo

Boondock Saints Tattoo

Chip On My Shoulder

Cool geek stuff inspired 6502 chip tattoo on shoulder.

Chip On My Shoulder

Chip On My Shoulder

Tucan Jungle on My Shoulder

Beautiful green Tucan Jungle shoulder tattoo displaying vibrant colors and a delightful concept.

Tucan Jungle on My Shoulder

Tucan Jungle on My Shoulder

Polynesian Style Tribal

Amazing freehand rendition of a Polynesian style tribal design.

Polynesian Style Tribal

Polynesian Style Tribal

American Eagle Tattoo

Great powerful Bald Eagle on shoulder to express pride for the nation with its national bird.

American Eagle Tattoo

American Eagle Tattoo

Phoenix Tale Over

Massive Phoenix feathers falling on shoulder in hippy blue and red colors.

Phoenix Tale Over

Phoenix Tale Over

Scorpion Tattoo

Deadly Scorpion piece on shoulder expressing the killer disposition of the wearer.

Scorpion Tattoo

Scorpion Tattoo

Shoulder Bat Toast

Little purple bats curving round a cool colorful sci-fi-inspired piece. Partly visible 3D-style lettering below says, “One Love”.

Shoulder Bat Toast

Shoulder Bat Toast

Unique Dragon Tattoo

Unique shoulder armour piece in black which displays red abstract dragon and moon piece.

Unique Dragon Tattoo

Unique Dragon Tattoo

Cool Right Shoulder

Impressive shoulder tattoo showing Samoan culture and symbols.

Cool Right Shoulder

Cool Right Shoulder

Shoulder Plate Tattoo

Shoulder plate tattoo rendered in skin shade, also showing its tit-bits scattered apart.

Shoulder Plate Tattoo

Shoulder Plate Tattoo

Dragon Right Shoulder

Raging dragon shown with deep green, blood red and fiery flame pattern.

Dragon Right Shoulder

Dragon Right Shoulder

Shoulder Tribal

Classic tribal design tattoo, which has come out very clean to look impressive.

Shoulder Tribal

Shoulder Tribal

Smile Now Cry Later

Crying face with popular phrase, “Smile Now Cry Later”.

Smile Now Cry Later

Smile Now Cry Later

Flying Dragon Tattoo

Cool flying tribal dragon with wings, looking just awesome.

Flying Dragon Tattoo

Flying Dragon Tattoo

As you can see, a man has a ton of options when it comes to getting a tattoo on his shoulder. It’s a really cool area to get a tattoo and it’s an area that is easy to work on for the tattoo artist. If you’re thinking about getting a shoulder tattoo I hope this article has helped you out. I hope you found a design that you would like to get tattooed on you. If so, you should print out a picture of the design you want and take it to a tattoo artist.

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  • Erik Kleiser

    There is too much tribal and dragons tattoos. But all look very nice to the eyes. :)

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

    Tribal tattoos look awesome in a shoulder, specially the Polynesian Style Tribal one.

  • Prabha

    Skullthing On Shoulder is a very scary tattoo design. Its looking so cool.

  • Jai

    The American Eagle Tattoo is one very marvelous tattoo design in the collection. I like it very much. Thanks!

  • Mphela

    These are honestly some of the worst tattoos I’ve ever seen. All these are poorly done. Some look like they were done by a blind retarded tattoo artist! Tribal is horrible and the worst tattoo you can get.