Floral tattoos are a popular thing, they show delicacy and sweetness, make any tattoo softer, even if these are skulls. We’ve already told you of the most popular tattoo flower, the rose, and today I’d like to continue the theme with lilies, which are the second popular flowers. The lily has been popular material in art, poem and literature.
Lily tattoos are usually colorful and feminine. Realistic tattoos are popular representation for lily tattoos, watercolor and dark, old school styles are also loved by tattoo artists. Lilies could be integrated to a tattoo subject with another object while most of lily tattoos are independent lilies proudly standing on the bodies.
As for placement, many of lily tattoos are seen to be inked on upper arms, upper backs. It’s perfect for large lily tattoos to be inked on rib, or lower back. If like to find more inspirations, here is a list of showcase of awesome lily tattoos.
Colorful Lily Tattoos To Make A Statement
The most popular option is a colorful lily, it can be white, orange, pink, fuchsia, blue or purple or all mixed. Lilies show you as a delicate flower, so choose your favorite colors. Lilies are often inked on backs, sides, upper arms and shoulders but of course you can choose any placement you want. Colorful lilies definitely stand out and you can add bold bugs, dragonflies and hummingbirds to create a bold combo.
Subtle Blackwork Lily Tattoos
Blackwork lilies are not so popular but still brilliant. Placed on sides, backs, arms and hands, they will give you a subtle look. There are also realistic and delicate black and white tattoos that look like real lilies; you can pair black lilies with skulls or pocket watches to create a philosophical look.
Lily Tattoo Sleeves
Lilies are ideal for inking a tattoo sleeve, such a sleeve will look delicate and soft, and if you go for a bold tropical sleeve with bugs and birds, you’ll love it!