The old school tattoo comes from the American tradition. It is characterized by drawings made with thick strokes, generally blacks or solid blue. The colors are flat with few shadows. One of the founders of the old school culture was Norman Keith Collins, known worldwide as Sailor Jerry. These tattoos were very common especially among sailors, but their beauty has made them popular in all environments. In fact, today it has become a characteristic style, easily recognizable and very popular. The most popular subjects depict cherries, nautical stars, pin ups, jellyfish, swallows, hearts, anchors, roses, galleons and eagles.

Snake Old School Women tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Chest Old School Wolf Dagger tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Old School Hand Owl tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Chest Old School Flower Anchor Ship tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Old School Tiger Thigh tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Old School Face Flame tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Arm Old School Wolf tattoo by Fontecha Iron
Shoulder Old School Flower tattoo by Solid Heart Tattoo
Chest Old School Eagle tattoo by Solid Heart Tattoo
Arm Old School Rose Compass tattoo by Solid Heart Tattoo
Snake Old School Leg Dagger tattoo by Parliament Tattoo
Snake Old School Belly Dagger tattoo by Parliament Tattoo
Old School Tiger Thigh tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Skull Rose Thigh tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Jesus Religious Thigh tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Eagle Thigh tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Flower Thigh Deer tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Snake Old School Side tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Side Death tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Shoulder Old School Devil Woman tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Shoulder Chest Old School Bear Rose tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Chest Old School Lion tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Calf Old School Wizard tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Calf Old School Devil tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Snake Chest Old School Tiger Belly tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Back Tiger Dagger tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Arm Old School Skull Sword tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Arm Old School Flower Woman tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Arm Old School Eagle Lamp tattoo by California Electric Tattoo Parlour
Old School Anchor Woman tattoo by Tattoo-77
Old School Foot Sparrow tattoo by Tattoo-77
Old School Sparrow tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Old School Religious tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Portrait Old School tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Old School Horse tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Shoulder Old School Eagle tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Old School Hand Butterfly tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Old School Face Dagger tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Chest Old School Eagle tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Calf Old School Gorilla tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Old School Back tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo
Arm Old School Dagger Woman tattoo by Cloak and Dagger Tattoo

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