Fantastically geeky tattoos: inspiring ink work for your skin?
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(Pocket-lint) – Hats off to anyone with cojones and a pain threshold high enough to fuck for life, but a round of applause for those who do geek persuasion.
In this article, you’ll find some of the most techno-nerdy-gadget-tastic tattoos out there, ranging from amazing to witty, from inventive to nostalgic and those that just make you shake your head and wonder how long it’s been. had to regret having done them at all.
We know we’ve only scratched the surface, so send us a pic if you have your own geek tattoo, and any suggestions in the comments for some priceless artwork that just screams to do – aside from a pocket-lint tattoo. , of course.
We’re big fans of Groot and this mini take on him is super cute. Here, Groot makes an appearance on someone’s arm and is seen as he was in Guardians of the Galaxy 2, unsure of which button to press the bomb.
The tattoo that has it all
This tattoo has it all. It’s fantastic. The discerning viewer will spot a depiction of the original Linux mascot Tux the Penguin, sitting inside the Windows logo eating an apple. It is basically a merger of all major operating systems. But we love that here Tux looks more like Private from the Dreamwork movie Madagascar. Unbelievable.
Augmented reality tattoo
Tech and geek tattoos collide with a pretty special ink that plays an audio clip when you point your phone at it. It’s not the only one of its kind, but it’s a brilliant use of augmented reality technology. Watch the video to enjoy all of its glory.
Head body code tattoo
We’ve seen a few variations of this classic HTML code tattoo over the years. A simple but effective geek statement without going overboard.
Back in the days when games still shipped on cartridges, these Nintendo controllers were a mainstay in many homes. Hardcore fans love the classic tri-fold controller and the many hours spent on it. Young players might not even realize what this tattoo represents and it makes us sad.
Cookie Monster birthmark
This one isn’t just special enough, it’s smart too. This Cookie Monster tattoo is designed to simply look away from this owner’s birthmark. The brown spot now looks like a sweet snack that our favorite monster is watching.
His and hers Pokémon
Pokémon and Pokemon Go continue to be popular with nerds around the world. This couple are so enthusiastic that they have adorable tattoos to show their pride.
These styles of ripped skin tattoos are pretty weird, this one is incredibly geeky too. Outside, a normal human being, below, it’s Spiderman.
The Dark Knight makes a pretty impressive tattoo. This one is not only incredibly detailed, but also a brilliantly realistic likeness.
Han shot first
Ah, the classic Star Wars meme has turned into a tattoo. In the 1977 version of the Star Wars movie, it looked like Han Solo had shot Greedo first, but in the updated 1997 version, Greedo seemed to shoot first instead. This person obviously felt that it was fair that Han had the credit for it.
3d space tattoo
This super cool tattoo is a 3D design that appears to show the owner’s body parting to reveal the space below. A really chic design and maybe a view to another dimension via the human form?
Fornite is officially incredibly popular with gamers around the world. If you haven’t heard of it, chances are you don’t play games, don’t have children, or live under a rock.
This Battle Royale fan went so far as to get matching llama tattoos with his partner. At least when this gambling trend wears off, they’ll have a pretty cute tattoo, although explaining it to future generations might prove tricky.
Fear and hatred
Discerning moviegoers will instantly recognize this resemblance to Johnny Depp’s character in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The cult classic from 1998 adapted from the novel of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson.
Star Wars geeks will no doubt be swooning over this incredibly detailed Princess Leia tattoo. We are very impressed with the realism of it. Certainly looks like she’s watching you.
It’s good even
What could be more geek than turning a meme into a tattoo? The meme “It’s okay”, however, does a pretty good summary of the current state of the world.
Do not panic
This tattoo is not only wise life advice, but also the words engraved on The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the fictional space travel guide from the eponymous book series written by Douglas Adams.
Sonic the hedgehog
A colorful tribute to the legend of the Sonic the Hedgehog quest game. At 29 years and over, Sonic is doing a little bit, but he will live in style thanks to this appendix.
Super Scott! Time-traveling scientist Doc Brown saw something in the middle that deserves a wide-eyed gaze. As die-hard Back To The Future fans, we are also huge fans of this simple yet detailed tattoo.
Entropy is defined as a “lack of order or predictability; gradual decline towards disorder”. Knowing this, it is easy to see the brilliance of this tattoo and the appreciation of geeks all over the world.
Geeks come in many forms. Art geeks are just as likely to get a tattoo. This ink stood out for us as a tribute to the fantastic graffiti tagging robot that Banksy created in Coney Island, New York.
The tea geeks
We Brits are well known for our love of tea. So it’s no surprise that we fully endorse this tea lover’s tattoo. It’s also proof that there is a geek for everything.
Rick and Morty Green Screen
People love or hate Rick and Morty. There are certainly a lot of adoring fans out there and there is no shortage of tattoos either. Yet it is our favorite. The backdrop for this tattoo functions as a green screen allowing for Inception-type events as Rick and Morty watch their own TV show. Watch the accompanying YouTube video to see all the glory of this tattoo.
Another classic Star Wars themed tattoo. This one marked us by the delicate dotted line of the ink work. It’s as small as it is beautiful.
Groot and rocket
The cutest Guardians of the Galaxy characters apparently make a pretty impressive tattoo. We wonder where they are going.
Ryan Reynolds may have propelled Deadpool into mainstream audiences, but the Marvel character has been very popular among comic book geeks and nerds for a long time. This fan inked his forearm to show his fondness for the vulgar superhero.
The dream of a gasoline head
If you are a real car lover and can’t get enough of high speed thrills. Then this could be the tattoo for you. An under-the-skin view of a clever suspension system.
Another incredibly detailed Star Wars tattoo that caught our eye. This X-Wing is not only a versatile Rebel Alliance hunter, but also a cute geek tattoo.
Dot to dot tattoo
Why ask someone else to get you inked when you can create your own art. Potentially an interesting interactive tattoo that involves people who dare to ask what it is. “Here is a pen, join the dots and find out.”
Considering the popularity of the Mandalorian TV series, you will see some of these awesome tattoos popping up. But some Star Wars mega geeks have been wearing Mandalorian tattoos for years.
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Tom Sandys uses inking skills and smart planning to cover up the scars.
This one is a lovely use of a fun Star Trek image used to cover up an otherwise obvious surgical scar. Or maybe using art as a fun highlight of surgical marks.
Hellcock Tattooing is another tattoo artist using skills to help people cover their scars. Here, a mark has been turned into Darth Vader’s lightsaber. Attractive.
The Minish cap
Zelda has always been popular with gamers, even now with Breath of the Wild rejuvenating that love.
This Reddit user, however, turned his favorite game in the series into art – The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap as a tattoo.
With the appearance of the new movie The Matrix, it is likely that this person has decided to get some ink from Trinity which looks awesome.
We love this R2D2 ink job, not just because we love Star Wars, but because it looks like it was sketched with a pencil rather than carefully inked to be perfect.
I’m looking at you kid. A wonderfully detailed and fun Joker design if we’ve ever seen one.
Harley Quin by Antonio Ragone
Some of these tattoos are not only wonderfully geeky, they are also very impressive. This Harley Quinn / Margot Robbie likeness is magnificent.
This gamer obviously loves his console. We really like the shadow effect on this tattoo which gives the buttons a 3D look.
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