25 Tattoo Lettering Styles That Will Take Your Breath Away

Text tattoos are greatly popular. These tattoos are done in various fonts and they are very powerful mediums of expressions. There are various kinds of Tattoo Lettering Styles, all expressing something. These are all great fonts, very expressive and showing the different ideas in texts that have been inked by people.

Texts have conveyed human emotion since they were invented. In fact, the derivation of texts was possible for the urge to communicate with each other. Taking this communication one level further, many people ink text tattoos on their bodies. However, finding the appropriate font for the text can be a problem, as there are so many fonts. Most of us follow the policy of going through numerous fonts before discovering the appropriate lettering. To that end, many of us scrounge through the internet in search of sample lettering that would be appropriate to suit our fascination of decorating our bodies. Text tattoos can be a line from a song, they can be just a statement or they can even be a single word summarizing the emotions of the person wearing the tattoo. Whatever is the nature of the text tattoo, finding the appropriate font for the tattoo is of paramount importance. There are various types of lettering. Some are plain, some are elaborate and some are calligraphic lettering. Some represent the branches of a tree and some other represent stony walls. Therefore, it is up to you to choose the appropriate text for your tattoo.

Thin Lines Lettering Style

Done in a color of a dollar, the tattoo on the forearm here reads ‘Cash Money’. The S in cash has been done in the dollar style as well.

Thin Lines Lettering Style

Thin Lines Lettering Style

Bold Font With Thick And Thin Lines

This bold font is all in Capital characters and is written with a combination of thick and thin lines. The letters, however, are not slanted.

Bold Font With Thick And Thin Lines

Bold Font With Thick And Thin Lines

Calligraphic Lettering Style

A very beautiful calligraphic lettering written over a peacock plume. It feels as if the tattoo has been done with the plume itself. The tattoo reads hakuna matata.

Calligraphic Lettering Style

Calligraphic Lettering Style

Her Name With A Rose

In this amazing tattoo, the name of the wearer is written with a very beautiful font. There is also a rose added with the name.

Her Name With A Rose

Her Name With A Rose

Artistic Tattoo Lettering

The artistic lettering here reads ‘with every heartbeat’. A perfect lettering style for a poetic statement.

Artistic Tattoo Lettering

Artistic Tattoo Lettering

Plain Tattoo Lettering

Written in a plain font, this tattoo reads a single word, with a full stop. The word is Always.

Plain Tattoo Lettering

Plain Tattoo Lettering

Strong Lettering Tattoo

The strong lettering of the tattoo shows the deep faith the wearer of the tattoo has with the text. The text reads ‘ENDURE’.

Strong Lettering Tattoo

Strong Lettering Tattoo

Dark Bold Lettering Style

The dark tattoo here reads ‘Fortuna’. There is a white streak gone through the characters. Impressions of black fumes are seen rising from the text.

Dark Bold Lettering Style

Dark Bold Lettering Style

Simple Capital Lettering

This simple font shows the tattoo in two fingers of a person. The tattoos are all in capital and they read ‘Believe’ and ‘Faith’.

Simple Capital Lettering

Simple Capital Lettering

Goth Tattoo Lettering

The goth lettering here takes us to a strong religious feeling, as the full back tattoo reads ‘Bishop’.

Goth Tattoo Lettering

Goth Tattoo Lettering

Branches Tattoo Lettering

The green text tattoo done on the neck region reads a statement, ‘knee deep in the hoopla’. The text is done in a branching style.

Branches Tattoo Lettering

Branches Tattoo Lettering

Ancient Tattoo Lettering Style

The tattoo here is done in a full back manner. It is done in an ancient lettering style, like you find in very old books. The tattoo reads ‘Thomas’.

Ancient Tattoo Lettering Style

Ancient Tattoo Lettering Style

Sharp Tattoo Lettering Style

Here the tattoo is done in a sharp manner with sharp edges in every alphabet. The tattoo reads, ‘Death Before Dishonor’.

Sharp Tattoo Lettering Style

Sharp Tattoo Lettering Style

Pointed Edge Lettering Tattoo

What this tattoo reads is unclear, but there are several pointed edges in the tattoo lettering.

Pointed Edge Lettering Tattoo

Pointed Edge Lettering Tattoo

Old Text Lettering Tattoo

The old text lettering of this full back tattoo reads, ‘In my arms, you are safe’. There is also a little bird and a broken heart with angel wings in this tattoo.

Old Text Lettering Tattoo

Old Text Lettering Tattoo

Princely Lettering Tattoo

The lettering here has a distinct princely style, like the style used in old european courts and palaces. The tattoo reads ‘Prince’. Two princely crowns can also be seen on both sides of the text.

Princely Lettering Tattoo

Princely Lettering Tattoo

Strong Lettering Style

The strong lettering style in this tattoo also represents the strength of character of the wearer of the tattoo. The tattoo reads the statement, ‘Never Give Up’.

Strong Lettering Style

Strong Lettering Style

Dotted Lettering Style

The tattoo here has a unique dotted style. The numerous dots along the letters create a 3 dimensional feel.

Dotted Lettering Style

Dotted Lettering Style

Broken Flowy Lettering

This tattoo has a distinct flowy style with the letters broken at places. This broken style adds to the charm of the tattoo.

Broken Flowy Lettering

Broken Flowy Lettering

Curvy Lettering Style

The curvy tattoo here reads an intense statement with a biblical reference. The tattoo reads, ‘Crucified With Christ’.

Curvy Lettering Style

Curvy Lettering Style

Tendril Lettering Style

The tattoo here has a tendril lettering style. Numerous tendrils can be seen coming out from the letters. The tattoo reads, ‘Only God Can Judge Me’.

Tendril Lettering Style

Tendril Lettering Style

Designer Tattoo Lettering Style

The text plus images tattoo here has a fine design. The tattoo has two black roses holding between them the beautiful words, ‘Hold Fast Hope’.

Designer Tattoo Lettering Style

Designer Tattoo Lettering Style

Slanted Lettering Style

The slightly slanted tattoo here reads ‘Warrior’. The tattoo is in the abdomen region.

Slanted Lettering Style

Slanted Lettering Style

Old English Lettering Style

Written in old english lettering style in the neck region, the tattoo here reads ‘Mama Ning’. The lettering is not slanted.

Old English Lettering Style

Old English Lettering Style

Beautiful Lettering Style

The tattoos done on both hands together make a statement. Done in a stylish lettering, the tattoo reads, forever faithful.

Beautiful Lettering Style

Beautiful Lettering Style

 

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  • Prabha

    Plain Tattoo Lettering is the simple and the beautiful one.

  • http://www.stuffblogged.wordpress.com Ben Suart

    Wow, some very bold and interesting styles on these word tattoos

  • Ajay

    Thin Lines Lettering Style is looking so awesome and the coloring of the tattoo is also very good.

  • Marie

    Calligraphic Lettering Style is the best for me in this collection. ^^

  • Marie

    I like the Calligraphic Lettering Style. It’s very interesting and colorful. ^^

  • https://www.facebook.com/nikhil.sharma.982845 Nikhil Sharma

    These are all great fonts, very expressive and showing the different ideas in texts that have been inked by people.