10 Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas: Top Dinosaur Tattoos

Tyler Martina

10 Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas Top Dinosaur Tattoos

10 Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas: Top Dinosaur Tattoos

Dinosaurs have always captured our imaginations. Giant reptiles that were kings of our world, until they mysteriously disappeared in a cosmic blink of eye. Now, all we have are their fossils combined with our imaginations as tools to paint a picture of what dinosaurs may have looked and acted like.

That is why we put together our list of the 10 Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas, a  tattoo list to honor the kings and queens of the cretaceous. This list will prove that even though humans and dinosaurs are separated by millions of years, these blooded beasts are perfectly at home on our warm flesh.

So book your flight to the The Muertes Archipelago, don’t forget your satellite phone, and enjoy this tattoo list that was 65 Million years in the making… welcome to, “Jurassic Art!”! 


#10: Stegosaurus Dinosaur Tattoo

Built for battle the Stegosaurus was the tank of the late Jurassic period. Although they appear fierce with their armor and spikes tail, the Stegosaurus was a lover not a fighter. Making them perfect for someone who has a hard outer shell, but is really sweet on the inside.

stegosaurus tattoo Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Cambria


#9: Sauropod Dinosaur Tattoo

The genital sauropod has always held a spot in our hearts. We can imagine riding them across the plains, sliding down their long necks, or using them as dinosaur elevators to bring us high above the trees. From little foot to the herds of Sauropods in Jurassic Park, these ancient giraffes have always put a smile on our face, making them perfect for tattoos.

Mini sauropod Brachiosaurus tattoo Best Dinosaur Tattoos

Tattoo done by Devon


#8: Triceratops Dinosaur Tattoo

Another iconic dinosaur tattoo, the Triceratops is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs of all time. Triceratops literally translates to "three horned face", meaning even their name gets straight to the "point".

triceratops tattoo colorful Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Cambria


#7: T-Rex Arm Dinosaur Tattoo

Even the fiercest of the dinosaurs can be sad sometimes. This tattoo shows a heartbreaking scene, as a single T-Rex try's to decorative his tree for holiday. It starts well, but he is unable to place the star because of his tiny T-Rex arms.

T Rex Tattoo Can't Put Star on Tree Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon


#6: Raptor Claw Dinosaur Tattoo

Lucky rabbits feet are for suckers, the only real lucky charm is a raptors foot.  The only problem is getting an authentic raptors foot, luckily here is your how to guide: Find a site dig, find a good crew to help, get a billionaire to fund your excavation, find raptors claw, preserve raptors claw and attach to fancy rope, BOOM done. Or you can skip all that and get an amazing raptors foot tattoo like the one below.

Raptor Claw Tattoo Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon


#5: T-Rex Skull Dinosaur Tattoo

When dinosaur fossils were found in medieval times they thought they were the remains of the dragons of myth. And their bones still fascinate us today, that is why a T-Rex skull tattoo is an awesome dinosaur tattoo idea.

T Rex Skull Tattoo Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Eddie


#4: Triceratops Dinosaur Tattoo

Triceratops are big, dinosaurs in general are big, except Compsognathus, they are small, but big by lizard standards today, unless you compare them to komodo dragons, you know what... whatever. Point is, a good way to get a dinosaur tattoo is to get the bust, just like the Triceratops tattoo below. Not only that, but framed bust tattoos like the one below make the dinosaur look very distinguished, like a philosopher or professor. Paging Doctor Dino!

traditional triceratops tattoo Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Cambria


#3: T-Rex Seahorse Dinosaur Tattoo

The legendary Sea-Rex, the T-Horse, the whatever you call this hybrid monstrosity. Dinosaur combo tattoos are a great idea for those looking to get something original and mix their love for dinosaurs with other things they like. The possibilities are endless....

T Rex Mixed with Seahorse Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Ryan


#2: T-Rex Crystallized Skull Tattoo

Move over Dr. Jones, this is the crystal skull real archaeologists want to get their hands on. The double miracle of nature in this dinosaur tattoo, this preserved T-Rex skull has grown bright and colorful crystals like a crown worthy of the king of the dinosaurs.

T Rex Skull With Crystals Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Cambria


#1: Velociraptor Dinosaur Tattoo

They weren't the biggest, they weren't the fastest, but they were the smartest. Had they not been destroyed 65 million years ago, maybe they would be at the top of the food chain today. We can only speculate, but what is not up for debate is how amazing this velociraptor tattoo looks. When you look into its eye you can almost see him looking at you... plotting. 

realistic raptor tattoo Best Dinosaur Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Steve



We hope you enjoyed our list of the 10 Best Dinosaur Tattoos. What were some of your favorite dinosaur tattoos? Were there any dinosaur tattoo ideas that weren’t on the list that you would have liked to see? Let us know in the comments below.

Did this dinosaur tattoo list make you want a prehistoric tattoo of your own ? Then make sure to book your tattoo at Mr. Inkwells tattoo shop, where one of our amazing artists can give you a truly dino-mite dinosaur tattoo.

See you soon!

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