You are driving through a mighty forest, narrow curvy road ahead, the sun shimmering through the occasional oak branch. You glance aside and you see it – a deer, barely visible through the autumn leaves and moldy trunks. You get just a glimpse of it and already holding your breath; but not from distress or even excitement, your eyes are eagerly peering for the majestic horns but they’re already part of the maze of dry branches, criss-crossing the forest. It’s already gone.
The deer is a noble animal, often associated with grace, beauty and benevolence. Deer and doe tattoos show kind nature and graciousness, often combined with a thick forest as a background. Of course, these days we can see many variations and different meanings implemented by some tattoo artists.
Realistic deer tattoo in its natural habitat.
A black and white deer piece with some added colors.
Amazing back piece
Elegantly hidden doe
Beautiful piece from Timscraft
Space deer piece by Aydan from Tattoo Alien – look at those details!
Watercolor abstract piece
Thigh tattoo by Mocho at Siha Tattoo
Traditional deer tattoo
The forearm is also a great place for some stag art
Subtle, yet majestic deer horns
Epic geometric piece by Lukas Zglenicki
Deer skull, with all the tiny details
Watercolor outline of a doe
Epic chest piece, wouldn’t you be honored to bear such tattoo
New school deer and owl tattoos
Another traditional chest piece of art
Geometric work by Kel Tait
Pink and purple doe, symbolizing all the kindness in its tiny heart
Cute watercolor abstract deer art, what’s not to love
Proudly bearing those horns on your back
Stag skull and flowers by Kati Berinkey
Traditional stag and moon
Maple leaf art
Stag finger tattoo
Shy watercolor doe
Geometric stag at its finest moment – its majestic jump
Abstract doe tattoo