The magical universe of Harry Potter has also penetrated the world of tattooing. So if you are a fan, think about a Harry Potter tattoo. This story is an endless treasure trove of inspiration for amazing and unique tattoos.
To make a long story short Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling. The novels chronicle the lives of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley. They all are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry’s struggle against Lord Voldemort. He is a dark wizard who intends to become immortal. Moreover he want to overthrow the wizard overning body known as the Ministry of Magic and subjugate all wizards and Muggles (non-magical people).
Since the release of the first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, on 26 June 1997, the books have found immense popularity, positive reviews, and commercial success worldwide. They have attracted a wide adult audience as well as younger readers and are often considered cornerstones of modern young adult literature.
The success of the series has contributed to a $15 billion brand. First of all, the most important part of it is the series of eight film adaptations produced in Great Britain and the United States by Warner Bros. and presented between 2001 and 2011. With $7.7 billion, it was the most profitable film series in history. Moreover, every single part ranks among the top box office grossing productions of all time. Other brand elements include computer games, audiobooks, and two theme parks.
When it comes to tattoo design set in the world of Harry Potter, the possibilities are endless. You can create your amazing tattoo of all shapes, sizes, colors and styles.
You can tattoo specific characters. These may be realistic portraits of wizards or fantastic beasts or other characters such as the Sorting Hat, Patronus, Dementor or Dobby. You can show distinctive scenes from the story.
An interesting idea is to use your favorite quote. You can also use symbols related to the Harry Potter series like:
- three stars (like the symbol at the top of every page)
- a wand or a hand holding a wand
- the Hogwart and the Houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin
- a vial of potion
- the Golden Snitch
- a deathly hallows symbol
- a Marauder’s Map
- a line of footprints (as seen on the Marauder’s Map)
- 9¾ (the Hogwart’s train platform number)
- a flying key
- Harry’s glasses and lightning bolt scar
Whatever you can think of with the help of a good tattoo artist you can create a unique design. It will be associated with a magical world and your favorite characters and will undoubtedly impress other people. Check out our gallery for inspiration.