Ocean Tattoo

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An ocean tattoo is a substitute for this enormous force of nature. Wave and ocean tattoo is very aesthetic, especially because of its elegancy. This kind of tattoo is quite symbolic and represents something mighty.

What a power of nature! An ocean is a large area of salty water between all continents. Oceans are very big and they join smaller seas together. Together, the oceans are like one “ocean”, because all the “oceans” are joined. Oceans covers most of the earth’s surface. The largest ocean is the Pacific Ocean.


An ocean tattoo is a symbol of mystery because of the least information about the ocean. There might be more than thousands of animals and plants that are mysterious. Moreover, an ocean tattoo can also symbolize infinity. As the ocean itself is infinite, any tattoo about it can resemble it.

The ocean is the beginning of life on Earth, and symbolizes formlessness, the unfathomable, and chaos. The ocean can also be seen as a symbol of stability, as it can exist largely unchanged for centuries.

Meaning of wave and ocean is usually the soul, the subconsciousness, emotion, nature, a primal state, nature, the “good” parts of existence, dreams, fantasy and more. But also, it can be a symbol for independence, love, rebelity.


There are several choices when it comes to getting or picking up among ocean tattoos. You can choose a designs of waves, landscapes or ocean creatures. Really popular form of ocean tattoo is a woodblock print The Great Wave off Kanagawa also known as The Great Wave  by the Japanese artist Hokusai. This image is known all arount the world.

Ocean tattoo can take many forms. It can be small and minimalist, only one line draw of wave. Or take the form of a Fibonacci spiral. Also it can have full of colours design. Watercolor tattoo with some blue, teal or white water effect is an application that works well. See our gallery to know some of them.

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