50 Best Tattoos of January 2015

The first month of 2015 has been great, we have several tattoo ideas that created a lot of buzz. Here are some of those that performed best in our analytics. Here are the 50 best tattoo designs and ideas from January 2015.

Brand new minimalist buck by Ben Volt at Scholar Tattoo in San Francisco

Brand new minimalist buck by Ben Volt at Scholar Tattoo in San Francisco

May as well get with the program. Rocky, by Tini at Hello Sailor, Blackpool, UK.

May as well get with the program. Rocky, by Tini at Hello Sailor, Blackpool, UK.

My new Graphic Sketch Style Stag by Steve Oker at Fat Kats Artistry in Ocala Fl

My new Graphic Sketch Style Stag by Steve Oker at Fat Kats Artistry in Ocala Fl

Handwriting from my mother who passed last May. Done by Herb Buyak in Hemet, CA.

Handwriting from my mother who passed last May. Done by Herb Buyak in Hemet, CA.

My lil spaceship- Done by Chris from Rising Phoenix in Addison, IL

My lil spaceship- Done by Chris from Rising Phoenix in Addison, IL

Mandala/geo/dot work sleeve by me, Logan Bramlett Wanderlust Tattoo Society Akron Ohio

Mandala geo dot work sleeve by me, Logan Bramlett Wanderlust Tattoo Society Akron Ohio

Joining the handpoked fad with the platonic solids. Done by Nano in Ponto a Ponto, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Joining the handpoked fad with the platonic solids. Done by Nano in Ponto a Ponto, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Skull plus landscape from apprentice Dale Sarok at Vida Loca Tattoo, Botlon, UK

Skull plus landscape from apprentice Dale Sarok at Vida Loca Tattoo, Botlon, UK

My Starry Night WIP, by Jeremy B, at All Star Tattoo St. Louis, MO

My Starry Night WIP, by Jeremy B, at All Star Tattoo St. Louis, MO

I posted this when it was still in progress, but since people seemed to like it, here she is finished! My dog, Walter White (the girl), by Lainy Winther of Endurance Tattoo in Greenwood IN.

I posted this when it was still in progress, but since people seemed to like it, here she is finished! My dog, Walter White (the girl), by Lainy Winther of Endurance Tattoo in Greenwood IN.

Sleeve in progress by Robert Alleyne @ Charmed Life Tattoo, Lexington KY

Sleeve in progress by Robert Alleyne @ Charmed Life Tattoo, Lexington KY

Healed and hairy dot work cat, by Lauren Sutton. Redwood tattoo studio, Manchester, UK.

Healed and hairy dot work cat, by Lauren Sutton. Redwood tattoo studio, Manchester, UK.

Live slow, die… whenever – Joe Kelly, Moth & Dagger, San Francisco

Live slow, die... whenever - Joe Kelly, Moth & Dagger, San Francisco

All Animals Are Equal by Toby Gawler – Salon Serpent, Amsterdam

All Animals Are Equal by Toby Gawler - Salon Serpent, Amsterdam

Rose and hummingbird done by Phil Wilkinson @ One Day Gallery, Manchester, UK.

Rose and hummingbird done by Phil Wilkinson @ One Day Gallery, Manchester, UK.

The first part of a sleeve I’m getting. Jozsef Toroq of Raw Ink. He’s amazing, I love it.

The first part of a sleeve I'm getting. Jozsef Toroq of Raw Ink. He's amazing, I love it.

Mark Ryden’s “The Grinch” by Josh Reynolds at Mind Bender Tattoos in Oklahoma City

Mark Ryden's the Grinch by Josh Reynolds at Mind Bender Tattoos in Oklahoma City

Go big or go home! Outline done on my first tattoo!! Dylan @ eternal image Calgary, Alberta Canada.

Go big or go home! Outline done on my first tattoo!! Dylan  eternal image Calgary, Alberta Canada.

I’ve just had the best 21st birthday ever. Classic/wood cut style tattoo done by Dan Andersen from Sacred in Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand.

I've just had the best 21st birthday ever. Classic wood cut style tattoo done by Dan Andersen from Sacred in Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Finished piece by Joey Gonyea at Big Top Tattoo. Utica, Michigan.

Finished piece by Joey Gonyea at Big Top Tattoo. Utica, Michigan.

An in progress shot of a sugar skull half sleeve I’m currently tattooing. I, Kyle Giffen am the artist. Austin TX at Little Pricks Tattoo

An in progress shot of a sugar skull half sleeve I'm currently tattooing. I, Kyle Giffen am the artist. Austin TX at Little Pricks Tattoo

My newest tattoo by Casper Macabre at Adorned Precision Body Arts in Vancouver, B.C.

My newest tattoo by Casper Macabre at Adorned Precision Body Arts in Vancouver, B.C.

woodcut stag and wild flower (super fresh) By Josh Dix @ At Peace Body Arts in Rochester NH

woodcut stag and wild flower (super fresh) By Josh Dix @ At Peace Body Arts in Rochester NH

Paid a man to poke holes in me for 3 hours. Jayse at Atomic tattoo, Hollywood.

Paid a man to poke holes in me for 3 hours. Jayse at Atomic tattoo, Hollywood.

Coverup of shitty ink from teenage years (the amazing Mike at Hidden Hand in Fremont, Seattle)

Coverup of shitty ink from teenage years (the amazing Mike at Hidden Hand in Fremont, Seattle)

Chest Piece – Anna Day – Westside / Brisbane Australia

Chest Piece - Anna Day - Westside  Brisbane Australia

Freehand wolf and trees done by Dave at Seventh Son Tattoos in San Francisco

Freehand wolf and trees done by Dave at Seventh Son Tattoos in San Francisco

Fresh stag from last year. Done at Dark Arts Tattoo by Rob, amazing place even better tattooist!

Fresh stag from last year. Done at Dark Arts Tattoo by Rob, amazing place even better tattooist!

My first tattoo! My grandfather’s artwork and handwriting. Huge thank you to Max at Auroras Tattoo and Gallery in Eugene, OR

My first tattoo! My grandfather's artwork and handwriting. Huge thank you to Max at Auroras Tattoo and Gallery in Eugene, OR

Mikey from Ninja Turtles done by Uriel Rangel Fernández from Ciudad Juárez, México.

Mikey from Ninja Turtles done by Uriel Rangel Fernández from Ciudad Juárez, México.

First tattoo: Thai style lineart by JET @ Blue Flame Tattoo, Raleigh NC

First tattoo: Thai style lineart by JET @ Blue Flame Tattoo, Raleigh NC

My chest done by javi at tattooedtheory in miami.

My chest done by javi at tattooedtheory in miami.

David Lynch by Max @ the Inkwell, Oxton, UK

David Lynch by Max @ the Inkwell, Oxton, UK

Abby Lusk, Diversified Ink, Bangor, Maine

Abby Lusk, Diversified Ink, Bangor, Maine

Courage the Cowardly Dog by Shannon Young in Tallahassee, FL

Courage the Cowardly Dog by Shannon Young in Tallahassee, FL

First Tattoo – an abstract piece by London Reese, Vatican Studios, Lake Forest CA

First Tattoo - an abstract piece by London Reese, Vatican Studios, Lake Forest CA

Art nouveau style raven w/ ‘Nevermore’ by Daniel Innes @ Pearl Habor Gift Shop in Toronto – killed it!

Art nouveau style raven w 'Nevermore' by Daniel Innes @ Pearl Habor Gift Shop in Toronto - killed it!

Freddy’s Glove Making Scar (finished!) by Mike Tidwell at Hidden Hand, Seattle

Freddy's Glove Making Scar (finished!) by Mike Tidwell at Hidden Hand, Seattle

M.C. Escher “Stars” by Lynn Buckner at Main Line in Chattanooga. Not healed

M.C. Escher Stars by Lynn Buckner at Main Line in Chattanooga. Not healed

Got this done a little while back 🙂 Done by Simon at D4L Liverpool UK

Got this done a little while back :) Done by Simon at D4L Liverpool UK

Hazards Of Love by Katie Shocrylas – Rain City Tattoo in Vancouver, BC – 1 on 4 sessions

Hazards Of Love by Katie Shocrylas - Rain City Tattoo in Vancouver, BC - 1 on 4 sessions

Gnarly tree/roots and anatomical heart- John Embry. BroadWing Tattoo. Bowling Green, OH

Gnarly tree roots and anatomical heart- John Embry. BroadWing Tattoo. Bowling Green, OH

Work in Progress, koi and floral sleeve. By DJ Auld at Burnt Tiger, Chicago IL

Work in Progress, koi and floral sleeve. By DJ Auld at Burnt Tiger, Chicago IL

Gandalf the grey, done by Kyle Proia from Tymeless Tattoo in Baldwinsville, NY. Done at the Syracuse tattoo expo, Am-Jam.

Gandalf the grey, done by Kyle Proia from Tymeless Tattoo in Baldwinsville, NY. Done at the Syracuse tattoo expo, Am-Jam.

My first tattoo! Done by Rick Levenchuck at Born this Way Body Arts in Knoxville, TN.

My first tattoo! Done by Rick Levenchuck at Born this Way Body Arts in Knoxville, TN.

new ink. done by mirja fenris, berlin.

new ink. done by mirja fenris, berlin.

Moby-Dick woodcut {by Ryan Rumsey at Twisted Images in Louisville, Kentucky}

Moby-Dick woodcut {by Ryan Rumsey at Twisted Images in Louisville, Kentucky}

I have a Streetlight Manifesto Smoking Man too! Karlos at Suicide Kings, Canton, MI.

I have a Streetlight Manifesto Smoking Man too! Karlos at Suicide Kings, Canton, MI.

Royalty by Priscila Zamora, The Rock Spot, Panama City, Central America

Royalty by Priscila Zamora, The Rock Spot, Panama City, Central America

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