110+ Awesome Forearm Tattoos

When it comes to get a tattoo, the placement is an important consideration. Different body parts have different visibility and the size of canvas. If you want freedom to flaunt or hide your body art, forearm is a nice option. Therefore forearm tattoos are loved and practiced by both men and women. Despite smaller area, there are numerous design ideas and creations out there.

A frequent asked question is – does forearm tattoos hurt or is more painful? Different people have different ability to stand the pain. Generally, it’s less painful than wrist or ankle. Never let the pain stop you from getting the tattoo if it’s important to you.

In this post, I consolidated the collection of 55+ awesome forearm tattoos. Each tattoo has meaning or story for the person to get the tattoo.

Cuded has published a number of similar posts on arm tattoos or sleeve tattoos, you can also find some of the awesome designs in the following links.

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Photorealistic portrait tattoo in 3D style on forearm

Photorealistic portrait tattoo in 3D style

Most photorealistic tattoos are rendered in gray wash for their use of gray and black ink. But this colored piece is unique as if a real face comes out on the arm. The hyper realistic effect was achieved by making use of the natural color of skin with just right lighting and smooth transitions.

Abstract blackwork tattoo with raven and woman face on forearm

Blackwork with raven and half female face

This forearm piece portrays a female face with her eyes covered as if it is in a mysterious hole. Despite the monochromatic color, the tone is emphasized by appearing of the crow. The crow is often associated with bad luck and death, but it also signifies life and mysteries. So if you love adventures or magic life, this is good idea to let the world know.

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Romantic Collage tattoo for lovers

Romantic collage tattoo kissing lovers

This tattoo reminds me of the iconic photograph “Kissing Sailor” after the end of World War II. Afterwards, photographers captured similar pictures to express romantic love. This design is amazing in that it the romance is fueled with aesthetic beauty by the collage of vintage photos.

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Realistic tattoos on arms and hands mimicking human face

Double arms tattoos

Two-faced is something that one could encounter or behave in the real world. It must not be interpreted as totally insincere but human instinct. With that in mind, it’s easy to hide your face just like the double arms ink. The matching tattoos are inked from elbows down to the fingers. When the arms are raised up, a gloomy face appears that is mimicked by the double arms tattoos.

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Black and white rose outlines inked like pencil drawing

Black and white rose outlines inked like pencil drawing

3D enchanting woman forearm Tattoo

Beautiful portrait of enchanting woman

This piece depicts a beautiful portrait of enchanting woman with curly hair style on forearm. The hue of metallic gray makes the tattoo look very impressive and amazing. If you wonder what her relationship with the wearer is, you may find some clue by the rose on the bottom.

Glimpse of forest tattoo on inner forearm

Glimpse of forest tattoo

This black and white ink offers a glimpse of forest natural scenery on inner forearm. If someone is passionate about nature, this tattoo is surely addressing the aspiration. A picture is worth a thousand words.

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Castle forearm tattoo

Castle forearm tattoo

Disneyland features bright and colorful castle that is the centerpiece of the paradise. Everyone has a delightful memory in their childhood. However, this piece pays less attention on its original colors, but renders the park in black and white with twinkle stars.

Colored Native American Woman Tattoo on forearm

Colored Native American Woman Tattoo

It is a great honor to To wear a headdress among Native American people as it stands for strength and bravery in Native American culture. Historically, women don’t wear the headdress. However nowadays the the imagery of women wearing headdress is everywhere. It seems a new icon of fashion. It’s absolutely cool to get the Native American tattoo.
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Cartoon landscape armband tattoo

Cartoon landscape armband

Typically, armband reminds us of sportsman or outdoor life. But this cartoon tattoo brings fresh new air with the beautiful landscape inked in the circumference of the forearm. The cute bunny and little house evoke memory of joyful childhood.

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Colorful stylized roses tattoo on forearm

Colorful stylized roses on forearm

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Cool blackwork tattoo on foreatm

Cool blackwork on foreatm

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Cool forearm tattoo idea

Cool forearm tattoo idea

Black and gray Dragon tattoo on forearm

Black and gray Dragon ink on forearm

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Flower and skull matching tattoo on forearms

Flower and skull matching tattoos

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Vibrant sunflower forearm tattoo for women

Vibrant sunflower forearm tattoo for women

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Flower forearm tattoo

Flower forearm tattoo

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Dotwork tattoo peony flowers on frearm

Dotwork peony flowers

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Floral armband dotwork tattoo on wrist and arm

Floral wristband

It’s popular for sportsmen to wear wristband when playing tennis or badminton. If you live with an athletic lifestyle, a wristband tattoo is a good idea to let the world know. This tattoo is depicted as if the flowers are inserted in the wristband, which celebrates cheerful life every day.

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Armband with roses decorations outline

Armband with roses decorations outline

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Cheshire Cat with peony tattoo

Cheshire Cat with peony tattoo

This design features a cartoon character surrounded by the sketch work of peony flowers, which is the best tattoo idea for girls. The Cheshire Cat is sometimes regarded as a guiding spirit for Alice. For a girl, you wouldn’t make any mistake if there’s such mentor Inseparable from you.

Flower with mandana forearm tattoo

Flower with mandana forearm tattoo

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Insane script lettering tattoo

Insane script lettering tattoo

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Fire walk with me calligraphy tattoo on forearm

Fire walk with me

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Stylish font tattoo with roses on arm

Font script tattoo with roses on arm

A lot of people use graphic symbols as motifs to express themselves. However, you may opt to ink some meaning words in certain designs. For example, this one features name in stylish font with the date She was born. In the middle of the flower is inked her Capricorn sign that is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac out of twelve total zodiac signs.

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Abstract geometric ink on forearmfor man

Abstract geometric ink on forearmfor man

Clean armband dortwork for men

Clean armband dortwork for men

Black linework on forearm

Black linework on forearm

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Stars and planets

Stars and planets

Space tattoos are often portrayed in colorful style so as to create stunning 3D effect. However, if you don’t belong to those with exaggerated taste, black and gray may be your consideration. Using the unique dotwork technique the artist created dynamic scenery blending ocean and stars.

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Nature armband tattoo

Nature armband

You can’t miss the armband tattoo with mountain and all the nature icons. If you are a nature advocate, this is the best idea to remind people how close we are to the environment. And it’s also extremely cool with the shading of dotwork.

Forest forearm tattoo

Forest forearm tattoo

Illustration style forearm tattoo

Illustration style forearm tattoo

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A little boy and the moon

A little boy and the moon

Curiosity is the nature of every boy. And everyone has the experience. This black and white tattoo seems to rewind time and let us see what happened in our childhood. Why does the moon not fall? Why does the moon shine in nighttime?

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Mandala line work on inner forearm

Mandala line work on inner forearm

Black Mandala dotwork wristband for men

Black Mandala dotwork wristband for men

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Mandala dotwork tattoo

Mandala dotwork tattoo for women

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Symmetrical mandala inspired dotwork tattoo extending from elbow to hand

Symmetrical mandala inspired dotwork tattoo extending from elbow to hand

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Matching mandala

Matching mandala tattoo

People get tattoo to express themselves. Tattoo is personal. Not only does it express oneself, but also the bond of relationship with others, the beloved one. With the identical mandala inked on the both forearms, no one could replace each other in their minds.

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Matching forearm tattoo

Matching forearm tattoo

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Painterly style forearm

Painterly style forearm

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Pink rose sketch tattoo on forearm

Pink rose sketch tattoo on forearm

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Pine leaves forearm tattoo

Pine leaves forearm tattoo

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Portrait and spider web forearm tattoo

Portrait and spider web forearm tattoo

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Romantic forearm tattoo

Romantic forearm tattoo

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Rose and diamond forearm tattoo

Rose and diamond forearm tattoo

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Stylized Roses in red with grey shade on forearm

Stylized Roses in red with grey shade on forearm

Sketchy rose outline for girl

Sketchy rose outline for girl

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Colored rose with leaves

Colored rose with leaves

Sun armband tattoo in black and grey

Sun armband tattoo in black and grey

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Surreal forearm tattoo

Surreal forearm tattoo

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Math formula

Math formula

If you are obsessed with mathematics, this tattoo is a nice idea to connect the body art to the hobby. First of all, make a tattoo stencil on watercolor background. And then, ink the formula line by line. The outcome is fascinating, which lets us feel the beauty of math.

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Abstract forearm tattoo

Abstract forearm tattoo

Mandala inspired pattern with convergence circles

Mandala inspired pattern with convergence circles

Dotwork with a man running towards moon

Dotwork with a man running towards moon

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Colored epitome of a girl playing piano

Colored epitome of a girl playing piano

Patchwork forearm tattoo

Patchwork

This piece features repeating patterns built up with floral and geometric shapes around the circumference of the forearm. These shapes are carefully measured and make one wonder the amount of meticulous work for the tattoo.

Knitting pattern

Knitting pattern

This tattoo draws two circular patterns but in different layer of shading. Their style looks identical to the knitting pattern of the wearer’s sweater. On the palm is a hexagon star of similar style that connects to upper block by a line piece.

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Blackwork intergrating geometric and mandala patterns

Blackwork intergrating geometric and mandala patterns

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Miniature of Vincent Van Gogh’s painting

Miniature of Vincent Van Gogh’s painting

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Miniature for tribute to parents

Miniature for tribute to parents

Forearm Tattoo for Girl

Forearm Tattoo for Girl

Rose Tattoo

Rose Tattoo

Flowers have meanings, so do the tattoos. This forearm piece draws a red rose with dark sahdes on as background. This expressive rose tattoo could be worn by both men and women.

Owl and love

Owl and love

Beautiful hibiscus tattoo women

Beautiful hibiscus tattoo women

Stylish font scrip

Stylish font script

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Elephants Forearm Tattoo

Cherry blossom tattoo

Cherry blossom tattoo

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Realistic tattoo with an ink bottle and a quill pen on a piece of paper

Realistic tattoo with an ink bottle and a quill pen on a piece of paper

Roses tangled ribbon with quotes

Roses tangled ribbon with quotes – life is not rehearsal

Pink peony

Pink peony

Carving biomechanical tattoo in 3D effect for men

Carving biomechanical tattoo in 3D effect for men

Blue Flower Forearm Tattoo

Blue Flower Forearm Tattoo

A woman in the rain

A woman in the rain

Brush stroke forearm tattoo

Brush stroke forearm tattoo

Big Black Feather Tattoo

Big Black Feather Tattoo

Cool Deer forearm Tattoo

Cool Deer Tattoo

Raven and clock

Raven and clock

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Owl Forearm Tattoo

Owl princess

Pear and blossom Forearm Tattoo

Pear and blossom

Don't give up this ship

Don’t give up this ship

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Hummingbird watercolor blossom tattoo

Hummingbird watercolor blossom tattoo

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Compass, magnifier and map

Compass, magnifier and map

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Pine tree landscape painting

Beautiful Portrait Forearm Tattoo

Beautiful Portrait Forearm Tattoo

Moon Forearm Tattoo

Moon Forearm Tattoo

3D Portrait Forearm Tattoo

3D Portrait Forearm Tattoo

3D Skull Forearm Tattoo

3D Skull Forearm Tattoo

Eye and Rose Forearm Tattoo

Eye and Rose Forearm Tattoo

Lettering with rose tattoo

Lettering with rose tattoo

Skull and Flower Forearm Tattoo

Skull and Flower Forearm Tattoo

Lip and rose in 3D effect

Lip and rose in 3D effect

Black and white tattoo with woman portrait and clock on forarm

Black and white tattoo with woman portrait and clock on forarm

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Sad face

Sad face

A tattoo always tells a story. That makes it unique for the wearer. This forearm ink depicts a sad face of a woman whose emotion is complemented by the crow below. Are they crying or screaming? Whonder what story is behind the art.

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Portait tattoo with girl, rose and dove in 3D effect

Portait tattoo with girl, rose and dove in 3D effect

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Colored tattoo with sugar skulls and roses

Colored tattoo with sugar skulls and roses

Butterfly Watercolor Forearm Tattoo

Butterfly Watercolor Forearm Tattoo

White ink flower blossom tattoo

White ink flower blossom tattoo

Watercolor butterfly blossom tattoo

Watercolor butterfly blossom tattoo

Gun Forearm Tattoo

Gun Forearm Tattoo

3D Rose Forearm Tattoo

3D Rose Forearm Tattoo

3D Rose Forearm Tattoo

Butterfly Forearm Tattoo

Butterfly Forearm Tattoo

Skull Forearm Tattoo

Skull Forearm Tattoo

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Bird Forearm Tattoo

Bird Forearm Tattoo

Forest and bear

Forest and bear

With heavy human activities, our planet is becoming warmer. The glacier is melting, and the forest is shrinking. How to wake up people around us? This forest tattoo is the perfect idea to call for awareness and protection of the environment.

Sheet music rose Forearm Tattoo

Sheet music rose Forearm Tattoo

Double forearm matching tattoos for women

Double forearm matching tattoos for women

Clock Dotwork on inner forearm for men

Clock Dotwork on inner forearm for men

Dream Catcher sleeve tattoo in pastel style for women

Dream Catcher sleeve tattoo in pastel style for women

Stop - photorealistic picture with bokeh effect

Stop – photorealistic picture with bokeh effect.

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