The dragon with its great wings and long tongue is a popular mythical symbol across cultures. The Chinese regard the dragon as a symbol of good fortune. You often see the dragon inked with graceful curves, much like a snake. The sensuous curves of the dragon inspire many beautiful tattoos. The bold lines and geometrical patterns of tribal art enhance the rich look of dragon tattoos. Many people get a tribal dragon inked on their upper arm, back, foot, or the side of their body.
The shape of the dragon often depends on the location of the tattoo. On the upper arm, a vertical design dragon or the one that is coiled looks graceful. Broad ink strokes in a tribal pattern, give a powerful look to the spine of the dragon. Artistic curves often add an intricate touch to the wings of a flying dragon tattoo. You also find the dragon inked in long curvy designs on the upper back. Dragons with symmetrically inked wings are popular in back tattoos. The lower foot looks graceful with tiny dragon tattoos. Dragons inspired by tribal patterns, usually feature rich flowy designs in black. A flash of red on the eyes and tongue looks fiery in a tribal dragon tattoo.
Flat areas with highlights, give a shiny weapon like feel to this dragon.
Artistic horizontal design wings, give a rich feel to the tattoo.
The mauve dragon emerges out of flames, in this two color tribal design tattoo.
The thick black surfaces add grace to this dancing dragon tattoo on the sleeve.
Curves of different thicknesses make a sensuous tribal design forearm tattoo.
Hard-edged spikes in a curvy pattern make up the tribal dragon. A rose adds color to the design.
Fine lined curves with spikes, create the elegant form of a dragon on the upper back.
Deep red and black hues combine to create a gorgeous back dragon.
Fine lines and broader strokes play together, creating a graceful tribal dragon design.
Symmetrical patterns add to the rich look of the wings, in this flying dragon tattoo.
Fine patterns enhance the beauty of the lines, in this cleverly inked dragon lady tattoo.
Stylized strokes make up the gracefully arching spine of this dragon.
Sharply curved surfaces give a menacing look to this tattoo design.
The middle body of this dragon loops like a snake. An interesting arm tattoo idea.
Sharp strokes sit within the bold lined patterns, in this tribal design tattoo.
The bright blue strokes give a stunning look to this side dragon tattoo.
The bold sinuous form combines with the fiery red patterns, in this dragon tattoo.
White lines slice the black surfaces, in this stylized dragon tattoo on the sleeve.
A tiny dragon with spirals and curves is inked below the neck in bold black.
The wide curve is emphasized by spiky lines, in this crouching dragon tattoo.
Curvy patterns along the front of the chest, give a fiery look to the dragon.
Four strokes create a dynamic feel of wings, in this stylish dragon tattoo.
The broad black areas look magnificent in this curvy dragon motif.
The spiky dragon flicks out a long tongue, in this tribal design tattoo.
The triangular loops along with the red-eye and tongue look arresting.
The traditional pattern Chinese dragon looks graceful on the lower leg.
Spikes on either side highlight the curves of this Chinese dragon tattoo.
Hard angles contrast with the curvy form of this S-shaped dragon.
The long curvy tail adds a dynamic artistic touch to this dragon.
Diamond patterns dot the upper body of this artistic foot dragon tattoo.
The densely inked head ends in a fine lined form, in this lower leg dragon tattoo.