60 Best Angel Tattoos – Meanings, Ideas and Designs for 2019

ANGEL OF JUSTICE BACK TATTOO

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This angel tattoo design play with the natural lines of the back by lining up the figure all along the man’s spine creating a perfect symmetry with which to balance the scales of justice. It’s also a creative mixture of two iconic symbols: a holy angel with lady justice.

PHOTO REALISTIC PRAYING ANGEL TATTOO

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Using photo references make for great tattoo ideas such as when taking a child or a loved one and transposing their face on to a benevolent angel body. The praying hands position of the angel and the look in its eyes insure the man always has a loved one looking out.

ART DECO STYLE FOREARM ANGEL TATTOO

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The soft features of this female angel’s face as well as the stained glass style window that forms a halo behind her head owe credit to the art deco style popular during of the first half of the 20th century while the billowy fabrics accentuate the female figure.

INCREDIBLE DETAIL IN CROUCHING ANGEL BACK TATTOO

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The amount of detail in this angel tattoo idea boggles the mind. One can only imagine how long it took to get the perfect amount of shading on this long and slender figure. The play of shadow and light make the angel almost seem 3D on the model’s back.

SUPER DETAILED FULL SLEEVE ANGEL TATTOO

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Just as the eye at the top of this sleeve pops out at you, ones own eyes can’t help but follow the intricate images down the entire length of the man’s arm. Mixing iconic images of life, death and the ephemeral state of time the angel at the center of this piece is the perfect compliment.

ANGEL RISING FROM THE FLAMES ON THIS KILLER BACK TATTOO

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The wings of the angel in this tattoo perfectly follow the natural line of the man’s back and shoulders and taper down in an organic triangle type shape. The subtle use of red ink lends the perfect amount of detail to the flames at the bottom of the tattoo.

SEXY PRAYING ANGEL

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There are lots of tattoo ideas that mix up the idea of holy and sexy and this one does it perfectly with a praying angel with not only wings but a rosary in her hand, both of which juxtapose her naked but tastefully covered torso and come hither eyes.

GRIM REAPER STYLE ANGEL OF DEATH TATTOO

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Death has never looked more peaceful than this grim reaper like avenging angel back tattoo. With a resigned physical expression and a massive wing span that emerges out of a smoky background it’s a powerful reminder that death is right behind all of us

Cute and Simple Angel Tattoo Inked On Woman’s Upper Back

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Inset is a tattoo of a fallen angel with its head tucked between its knees in a sitting position- a pose that intimates shame. Why shame? Well, fallen angels are believed to have been banished from heaven or never made it in.

A Highly Detailed Fallen Angel Tattoo on Man’s Back

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The fallen angel tattoo design symbolizes the fact that both good and bad reside in every human being. Notice how the angel’s pose- head tucked between knees- brings out an element of dismay or shame. A dark ink is used to bring out the details more clearly.

A 3-D Angel tattoo For Men

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This is a beautifully composed 2-dimensional tattoo that gives you a 3-dimensional optical illusion. The angel is drawn falling through the ground, perhaps a representation of banishment. Notice that the angel is also looking upwards for a chance of redemption.

A Compelling Fallen Angel Tattoo For Men

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Representing loss, pain or a troubled past, this impressive tattoo shows the fallen angel on one knee with its head down. However, it is important to mention that fallen angel tattoos do not always represent something negative. As a matter of fact, angel tattoos change meaning depending on the wearer.

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