Are you looking for tattoo designs for your upper back? The large surface of the upper back lends itself to many colorful designs for men and women. Elaborate tribal motifs, symmetrical designs and winged patterns look great on the upper back of men. Women can get a neat floral tattoo to pattern their back. Angels or butterflies also look sensuous in back tattoo art for women. Tattoo designs starting at the shoulders and ending at the back are also popular.
The upper back can be decorated with designs of different kinds. If you have a favorite saying, you can get it inked in bold lettering on the upper back. The broad area of the upper back is also great for vividly colored designs. Romantic themes with multiple elements look attractive in upper back tattoos. Lovebirds and gorgeous red roses often combine in permanent ink designs. Religious tattoos such as the cross can also be inked on the upper back. The arms of the cross can be inked parallel to the broad shoulders. Angel wings can also be inked, molding to the curvy contours of the back. The upper back can be your canvas for magnificent scenes such as a cityscape. Here are some ideas.
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Sensuous Floral Back Tattoo
Stunning blue flowers and green leaves adorn one side of the back, in this tattoo for women.
Winged Heart Back Tattoo
A red heart is flanked by stunning black wings, in this back tattoo.
Upper Back Floral Tattoo
Dainty pink and brown hues combine in this pretty upper back floral tattoo.
Brown Nature Back Tattoo
Brown floral patterns and leaves make a neat ring in this symmetrical back tattoo.
Text Back Tattoo
The powerfully inked upper back tattoo shows the text, ‘Never Give Up’.
Three Skulls Tattoo
A sinister looking three-headed skull and roses combine this back tattoo.
Upper Back Checkpost Tattoo
The upper back tattoo displays two checkered flags placed in a criss-cross.
Tribal V Back Tattoo
Strongly inked spikes make up this tribal ‘V’ tattoo on the upper back.
Tiger Eyes Back Tattoo
The blue eyes of a tiger stare out at the viewer, in this upper back tattoo for women.
Firebird Sexy Back Tattoo
A colorful firebird curves along the back of the woman, in this sensuous tattoo.
Cross Back Tattoo
The simple Cross inked in flowing lines has the text ‘Blessed’ above the design.
Wings Twining Back Tattoo
Magnificent wings, sun rays, and intertwining vines combine in this powerful back tattoo.
Star Back Tattoo
The stunning five pointed star is surrounded by a ribbon saying, ‘What you give is what you get’.
Heart With Wings Back Tattoo
Powerfully drawn wings add a horizontal feel to this heart tattoo on the upper back.
Cityscape Back Tattoo
The upper back is inked with the cityscape and the text, ‘There is no place like home’.
Flowery Decor Back Tattoo
Graceful curves and flowery patterns combine in this decorative back tattoo.
Tribal Winged Back Tattoo
An intricate tribal design is framed by wings, in this back tattoo design.
Geometrical Back Tattoo
Triangular shapes overlap in concentric circles, in this stunning geometrical tattoo.
Goddess Wings Back Tattoo
Traditionally patterned wings form a neat symmetry on the upper back.
Colorful Back Tattoo
Gorgeous flowers, a heart and a cross combine in this monochromatic back tattoo.
Angel Knots Back Tattoo
Intricate knots combine in this sensuous angel tattoo on the back.
Magic Flowers Back Tattoo
Pale blue blossoms make magic among the Celtic patterns, in this upper back tattoo.
Ropes Cross Back Tattoo
Sturdy ropes twist and turn to make the form of a cross, in this stunning back tattoo.
Shaded Eagle Back Tattoo
A pencil sketch style victorious eagle is inked on the upper back.
Glasgow Rangers Back Tattoo
Three cute and colorful animals celebrate with music, in this Glasgow Rangers fan tattoo.
Tribal Design Back Tattoo
Stunning angular tribal designs combine in this upper back tattoo.
Three Lilies Back Tattoo
In this three lilies tattoo, the violet lily at the center adds the only splash of color.
Panoramic Back Tattoo
The softly shaded tattoo design shows an awesome panorama of houses and mountains.
Flowers and circular patterns make up this symmetrical red and black tattoo.
Powerful Winged Tattoo
The sharp angles give a powerful look to the wings, in this upper back tattoo.
Stormy Religious Tattoo
The realistically inked design depicts Christ on the Cross. Deep hued wings form the backdrop.
Big Cats Back Tattoo
Two big cats face off in this stunning Yin Yang patterned tattoo.
Love Back Tattoo
Lovebirds, red roses and a diamond combine in this romantic back tattoo.
Joker Fan Tattoo
The stunning monochromatic back tattoo shows the Joker played by Heath Ledger.