I guess a lot of people would ask the question why on on earth would you want a Santa tattoo on your arm, leg, back, or anywhere else for that matter? Not that Father Christmas is anything but an exceedingly cool and generous guy, he is of course. Santa tattoos are only really relevant for six or seven weeks of the calendar year across the festive season really. Unless you are a serious Santa tattoo fan.
Still maybe I am looking at it all wrong. I mean for some people who just love Santa tattoos and Father Christmas body art; literally everyday is like Christmas right? Sporting a well inked Santa tattoo is probably comparable to having a tattoo of a favorite band, singer or movie star inked onto your body but it goes the distance a little further.
Santa Tattoo Designs Are Enduring
Unlike singers and films stars who fade with time a Santa tattoo or a Christmas tattoo design is enduring. Long after Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus have sold their last record Santa will still be there. He will be there on your leg, neck, back or arm like clockwork every December until the end of time. Like a pirate tattoo or a famous icon, these festive tattoo designs never ever go out of fashion.
On the other hand you will probably look a bit silly with a Justin Bieber tattoo in twenty years time. So celebrities come and go and fashions and trends fade with time. Yet a Santa tattoo will last a lifetime even if you only reap the benefits for part of the calendar year.
Plus for those who believe in Santa Claus ( hush, we all know that he is real ) owning a Santa tattoo is an awesome way to gain some extra love and affectionfrom his little helpers each and every Christmas time.
12 Santa Claus Tattoos and Christmas Tattoo Designs
So enough discussion on the merits of owning a Santa tattoo, what about the Santa Claus tattoo designs? You will be amazed at the choice of Father Christmas art and range of designs that are available.
It seems that with Santa tattoos in particular, creativity and expression have few design boundaries and limitations. If you are on the hunt for Christmas tattoo ideas this holiday season then look no further than these amazing santa tattoos for design and inspiration.
Santa in His Sleigh With Gifts
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This santa tattoo design features an arm tattoo design of Father Christmas on his sleigh. In this Santa tattoo design the image depicts Santa flying through the sky. Presumably this is on Christmas Eve. Santa is on his way to deliver his presents and gifts to a world full of expectant young children (and adults.)
The Nightmare Before Christmas
This Nightmare Before Christmas themed tattoo is a scary way to celebrate the festive season. This a double set leg Christmas tattoo design depicting popular characters from The Nightmare Before Christmas. Strong colors and contrasting characters are a signature of this particular Christmas themed leg tattoo design.
The Last Supper Tattoo Art
This amazing piece of religious body art depicts the famous scene of the Last Supper. The Last Supper tattoo being a landscape orientation runs from one end of the forearm to the other. This is an incredible religious tattoo design. Even though the tattoo artist would have been able to copy from source the level of detail in this Christmas tattoo design is astonishing.
Christmas Reindeer Tattoo Design
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer himself would be proud to know that reindeers are not forgotten when it comes to Christmas tattoo designs. This example of festive body art pays homage to the reindeer of Christmas time. Rudolph as we all know has a very important task to fulfil on Christmas Eve. This reindeer tattoo ensures that his efforts are properly appreciated.
The Grinch Tattoo
Who could forget the Grinch at Christmas time. This marvellous leg tattoo depicts one of the festive seasons most popular characters, namely the Grinch. The Grinch tattoo is a full leg inking and employs the strong green inks and colors that we associate with the Grinch. A striking piece of festive body art.
Christmas Lights Body Art
The Christmas lights are an important part of the Christmas holiday season. Whether the lights be decorating the Christmas tree or decorating a leg or arm. As is the case here with this expressive festive lights tattoo design. Christmas lights require colorful body art and this decorative tattoo is no exception.
Jesus and Santa Claus
Both Jesus and Santa get a look in with this wonderful religious tattoo that combines Jesus Christ body art with a tattoo of Father Christmas himself. I guess this is a holy tattoo with a fun festive twist. Rich, bold colors depict Santa Claus and Jesus in this amazing example of festive body art.
Christmas Tree Tattoo
It just wouldn’t be Christmas unless the tree got a look in also. This festive tattoo illustrates a brightly lit Christmas tree complete with lights, gifts and Christmas treats. Obviously this tattoo design uses a lot of strong green colors. Anyone sporting a Christmas tree tattoo such as this cannot be afraid of stand out body art which this most certainly is.
Coca Cola Santa Tattoo
In this Santa tattoo the tattoo artist takes inspiration from the famous Coca Cola christmas advert that depicts Santa Claus delivering his favorite soft drink, Coca Cola of course. This is a large bold Santa tattoo design that is certain to attract much attention across the holiday season.
Yoda Santa Tattoo
Take a slice of christmas spirit, a little green man and the force and you get this Star Wars themed Christmas Yoda tattoo. Just like Santa, the Jedi Master is also depicted bringing gifts to expectant children this Christmas time. This is the perfect Santa tattoo design if you have a desire to combine Christmas and Star Wars body art.
Black and White Santa Tattoos
This large arm tattoo of Santa Claus is unique as the colors are entirely black and white. There is not a hint of Santa’s traditional red to be seen. The tattoo artist has depicted a more traditional image of Father Christmas as opposed to the cartoony styles seen on some designs. This Santa tattoo is a design for the more serious fan of festive body art.
For the Tattoo Guy Who Wants it All
For some people one santa tattoo is simply not enough. I mean why have one Father Christmas tattoo on your body when instead you can cover it in head to toe good will. This guy has plenty of reasons to be merry this Christmas having opted for all over festive body art. A unique style of Christmas cheer to be sure. One that I suspect maybe not for everyone this Christmas time, Merry Christmas!
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