35 Adventurous Octopus Tattoo Ideas

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A funny mollusk with eight arms is the best description of the octopus. Yet it is a matter of curiosity for biologists and tourists alike. Many large aquariums display octopuses in their full glory. Known for its relentless power and ability to vanquish its victims, the octopus represents strength. It is often a suitable topic in art forms because of its bulbous body, eight arms and nodes that look like suction cups. Even tattoo art has some very interesting forms of the creature. So here are some examples of an octopus tattoo that you will agree are worth copying.

Living among smaller sea creatures the octopus reigns supreme. With its eight arms, nodes that look like suction cups and bulbous eyes, it may look a little weird. But it represents power and strength when it is in pursuit of its victim. It is always the most sought after exhibit at any marine park attracting tourists to see this strange and unique mollusk. This curiosity also extends to depicting the octopus in art forms which includes tattoo art. So if you are looking for a tattoo of an octopus you don’t need to seek further. Just go through this collection and you will find amazing choices.

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Realistic Octopus

This octopus tattoo has been designed so beautifully that it looks almost real, as if it is going to move.

Realistic Octopus

Realistic Octopus

Shaded Octopus

With such fantastic shading in brown and black this octopus tattoo is bound to look very attractive.

Shaded Octopus

Shaded Octopus

Deep Sea Octopus

This is a bright and artistic octopus tattoo with the blue sea in the background providing a superb contrast.

Deep Sea Octopus

Deep Sea Octopus

Striking A Pose

Knowing it looks good with orange body and blue nodes this octopus tattoo strikes a pose for the camera.

Striking A Pose

Striking A Pose

Artistic Octopus

This hand tattoo with the octopus designed in lovely brown shading is a tattoo that’s really worth showing off.

Artistic Octopus

Artistic Octopus

Bulbous Octopus

With one bulbous eye this artistically tattooed octopus watches the world in wonder.

Bulbous Octopus

Bulbous Octopus

Blue Octopus

This is a lovely octopus tattoo drawn in marine colors of blue and green that draws attention instantly.

Blue Octopus

Blue Octopus

Ugly Bloke

Even with a slightly ugly appearance the octopus looks striking when tattooed in such intricate detail.

Ugly Bloke

Ugly Bloke

Nodal Octopus

When you want an octopus tattoo that is artistically designed with all its tentacles and nodes this is just perfect.

Nodal Octopus

Nodal Octopus

Almost Alive

This octopus tattoo looks almost alive with its vibrant red color and the superb 3D effect.

Almost Alive

Almost Alive

Disney Octopus

With its lovely blue eyes and pink body this octopus tattoo looks like a very cute Disney character.

Disney Octopus

Disney Octopus

Menacing Octopus

The black and grey shading of this artistic octopus tattoo gives it a slightly menacing and striking look.

Menacing Octopus

Menacing Octopus

Adorable Octopus

Can an octopus tattoo look adorable? When you see this baby octopus you will definitely say “yes”.

Adorable Octopus

Adorable Octopus

Vibrant Octopus

If you want to create a splash with a powerful theme and vibrant colors this octopus tattoo is just perfect.

Vibrant Octopus

Vibrant Octopus

Sea Battle

This striking tattoo depicts a sea battle between the octopus and a bright-colored snake.

Sea Battle

Sea Battle

Imaginative Octopus

With shading in brown and embellishment of bright blue spots this is a very imaginative octopus tattoo.

Imaginative Octopus

Imaginative Octopus

Octopus In Repose

This octopus tattoo is so well designed that you know the deceptively hidden menace in its repose.

Octopus In Repose

Octopus In Repose

Beautiful Strokes

This octopus tattoo has been crafted with beautiful strokes and perfect colors that are worth imitating.

Beautiful Strokes

Beautiful Strokes

Simply Scary

The simple design of this octopus tattoo still manages to show how scary and powerful the creature can be.

Simply Scary

Simply Scary

Beach Lover’s Style

A little octopus tattoo on the foot like this one makes a cute beach lover’s style quotient.

Beach Lover’s Style

Beach Lover’s Style

Lord Octopus

His Lordship Octopus is having afternoon cup of tea with one of his beautifully tattooed tentacles.

Lord Octopus

Lord Octopus

Scaly Pattern

The scaly pattern and bulbous eyes makes this octopus tattoo look partly scary and partly attractive.

Scaly Pattern

Scaly Pattern

Simple Octopus

Designed just in light blue with black outlines this is a cute octopus tattoo.

Simple Octopus

Simple Octopus

Appreciative Audience

This artistic octopus tattoo has appreciative audience in the form of small jellyfish.

Appreciative Audience

Appreciative Audience

Fearsome Octopus

When you want to create a powerful effect this octopus tattoo with its fearsome eyes is a great idea.

Fearsome Octopus

Fearsome Octopus

Intricate Octopus

This is an intricate design for the octopus tattoo that looks beautiful even when it is designed in only black color.

Intricate Octopus

Intricate Octopus

Bold Tribal Pattern

The use of bold tribal tattoo style has made this a fantastic octopus tattoo that is worth copying.

Bold Tribal Pattern

Bold Tribal Pattern

Noticeable Tattoo

Even when designed in just black with brown shading this octopus tattoo on the forehand is very noticeable.

Noticeable Tattoo

Noticeable Tattoo

Twin Octopuses

This man is very proud of his twin octopus tattoos that have been designed so artistically.

Twin Octopuses

Twin Octopuses

Brown Octopus

A brown octopus with menacing red eyes makes a very striking and attention grabbing tattoo.

Brown Octopus

Brown Octopus

Marine Colors

Keeping up with the marine theme this octopus tattoo in sea green and blue colors looks really lovely.

Marine Colors

Marine Colors

Purple Octopus

This octopus tattoo has been designed in great artistic detail in an attractive purple shade.

Purple Octopus

Purple Octopus

Worthy Of Attention

This is an octopus tattoo with its black and brown shading designed artistically is worthy of attention.

Worthy Of Attention

Worthy Of Attention

Shaded Purple Octopus

Two shades of purple give this octopus tattoo a very artistic and attractive look that’s worth copying.

Shaded Purple Octopus

Shaded Purple Octopus

Clash Of The Titans

This octopus is ready to battle with the Poseidon, the lord of the oceans in a colorful fight for supremacy.

Clash Of The Titans

Clash Of The Titans

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