We see a lot of lion tattoos on people. This fearful beast makes for a great piece that can cover a lot of space, or maybe it is your favorite animal that you want near and dear to you forever. Lion tattoos typically help represent courage and bravery as well. It can show the wearer has overcome a challenge through courage and shows fearlessness.

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Lion tattoos look amazing, and you might be considering getting one for yourself. Here are a few lion tattoos that can help spark a little creativity for you.

1. Full Face

A lion roar is a powerful tattoo.
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A lion roar is a powerful tattoo.

2. Lines

You can create a beautiful lion with just lion work.
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You can create a beautiful lion with just lion work.

3. Shading

Shading can make a lot of difference in your tattoo.
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Shading can make a lot of difference in your tattoo.

4. Flowers

Flowers covering your lions face makes it look daintier.
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Flowers covering your lions face makes it look daintier.

5. Geometric

Adding a geometric element makes you lion pop.
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Adding a geometric element makes you lion pop.

6. Realistic 

This realistic lion piece looks stunning.
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This realistic lion piece looks stunning.

7. Feminine

You can make your lion be a lioness.
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You can make your lion be a lioness.

8. Cub

You can make your lion be a lioness.
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Let the cub show what it can truly become.

9. Sun

A lion peaking through the sun creates a stunning piece.
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A lion peaking through the sun creates a stunning piece.

10. King

Be the king of your own world.
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Be the king of your own world.

11. Pop of Color

You can add your favorite color for a little pop.
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You can add your favorite color for a little pop.

12. Hand Tattoo

Your hand is great for a smaller tattoo.
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Your hand is great for a smaller tattoo.

13. Scar

Maybe your lion is from a favorite movie.
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Maybe your lion is from a favorite movie.

14. Half Lion

You don’t need a full lion to have a great tattoo.
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You don’t need a full lion to have a great tattoo.

15. Floral

Floral elements can really make a great piece.
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Floral elements can really make a great piece.

16. Color

Step out of the traditional lion look.
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Step out of the traditional lion look.

17. Unique

Your lion doesn’t have to be on the traditional side, try something a little different.
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Your lion doesn’t have to be on the traditional side, try something a little different.

18. Outline

Create an outline of your lion.
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Create an outline of your lion.

19. Watercolor

 Watercolors can make your tattoo.
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Watercolors can make your tattoo.

20. Full Leg

Commit to a full leg tattoo featuring a lion.
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Commit to a full leg tattoo featuring a lion.

21. Texture

Wrap texture through your tattoo to add a lot of details.
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Wrap texture through your tattoo to add a lot of details.

22. Messy

Your lion can have a messy element to it with a lot of designs wrapped throughout it.
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Your lion can have a messy element to it with a lot of designs wrapped throughout it.

23. Hunting

Let your lion hunt.
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Let your lion hunt.

24. Duo

Add more than one lion to your piece.
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Add more than one lion to your piece.

25. Glass

See your lion through broken glass.
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See your lion through broken glass.

26. Flower Crown

Have fun with your lion, it can wear a flower crown.
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Have fun with your lion, it can wear a flower crown.

27. Warm Colors

Pairing warmer colors with your lion will make it pop.
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Pairing warmer colors with your lion will make it pop.

28. Full Chest

Let your lion roar with a massive chest piece.
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Let your lion roar with a massive chest piece.

29. Drip

You can add a drip element to your tattoo.
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You can add a drip element to your tattoo.

30. Scale

Pair your lions with scales.
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Pair your lions with scales.

31. Medium

Choose a tattoo with a medium size to look amazing.
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Choose a tattoo with a medium size to look amazing.

32. Shape

Your lion within a triangle is incredible.
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Your lion within a triangle is incredible.

33. Leo

Choose a lion tattoo to show your zodiac sign.
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Choose a lion tattoo to show your zodiac sign.

34. Family

Your lions can represent your family.
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Your lions can represent your family.

35. Feather

Feathers may have a great meaning to you.
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Feathers may have a great meaning to you.

36. Mandala 

Mandalas create beautiful backdrop for your beautiful lion tattoo.
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Mandalas create beautiful backdrop for your beautiful lion tattoo.

37. Colorful

Why don't you color your lion tattoo like the one above?
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Why don’t you color your lion tattoo like the one above?

38. Triple

One lion is not always enough. How about getting a tattoo of three of them?
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One lion is not always enough. How about getting a tattoo of three of them?

39. Vibrant

Choose vibrant tones of colors to make your tattoo look alive.
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Choose vibrant tones of colors to make your tattoo look alive.

40. Queen

Your lioness can be a queen.
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Your lioness can be a queen.

41. Lightning Bolt

Your lion can be represented through a lightning bolt.
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Your lion can be represented through a lightning bolt.

42. Arrows

Some arrows with your lion tattoo is quite perfect.
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Some arrows with your lion tattoo is quite perfect.

43. Simba

Simba can become a cute and stunning tattoo.
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Simba can become a cute and stunning tattoo.

44. Framework

Frame your lion.
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Frame your lion.

45. Rainbows

Run hues of rainbows through your piece.
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Run hues of rainbows through your piece.

46. Celestial 

 Have a celestial element to your tattoo.
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Have a celestial element to your tattoo.

47. Cartoon

 A little cartoon lion is an adorable tattoo.
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A little cartoon lion is an adorable tattoo.

48. Merlion

 Go a little different with your lion.
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Go a little different with your lion.

49. Flow

Have a beautifully flowing lion tattoo.
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Have a beautifully flowing lion tattoo.

50. Africa

Represent Africa in the best way.
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Represent Africa in the best way.

51. Sunflower

Harmonize sunflower with a lion to look amazing.
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Harmonize sunflower with a lion to look amazing.

52. Savage

Get a savage lion tattoo on your body to rock.
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Get a savage lion tattoo on your body to rock.

53. Diamond Shape

A lion with blue eyes in a diamond shape is extraordinary.
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A lion with blue eyes in a diamond shape is extraordinary.

54. Cub with Crown

Adorable tiny lion cub with a crown will suit on your body.
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Adorable tiny lion cub with a crown will suit on your body.

55. Roses

Roses are red, violets are blue This lion tattoo will suit on you
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Roses are red, violets are blue
This lion tattoo will suit on you

56. Dignity

You deserve a pure noble of the forest on your body.
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You deserve a pure noble of the forest on your body.

57. Cub and Mother

A mother lion with her tiny darling is heart-warming.
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A mother lion with her tiny darling is heart-warming.

58. Elegance

Why don't you get a tattoo of an elegant lioness with flowers?
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Why don’t you get a tattoo of an elegant lioness with flowers?

59. Isometric

Get an isometrically designed lion tattoo and turn your body into a piece of art.
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Get an isometrically designed lion tattoo and turn your body into a piece of art.

60. Nala & Simba

Nala and Simba will be good companions on your body.
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Nala and Simba will be good companions on your body.

61. Roar

A cool roaring lion tattoo, without doubt, will look amazing on your body.
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A cool roaring lion tattoo, without doubt, will look amazing on your body.

62. Butterflies 

Such an amazing work... A detailed lion with colorful butterflies.
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Such an amazing work… A detailed lion with colorful butterflies.

63. Cross

Here is a splendid lion with a cross. If you are a religious person, you will love this.
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Here is a splendid lion with a cross. If you are a religious person, you will love this.

64. Lioness and Cubs

A lion mother with her two cubs is all you need to smile.
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A lion mother with her two cubs is all you need to smile.

65. Fierceness

You should try this amazing lion tattoo with a startling look.
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You should try this amazing lion tattoo with a startling look.

66. Colourful Lion

 A competent tattooist can turn your arm into an art piece with this colourful lion.
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A competent tattooist can turn your arm into an art piece with this colourful lion.

67. Prettiness

Everyone will notice your pretty lion cub tattoo.
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Everyone will notice your pretty lion cub tattoo.

68. Warrior

A spartan and lion, both of them are the true warriors of the world.
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A spartan and lion, both of them are the true warriors of the world.

69. Triangles and Circles

You should have a tattoo of a perfect lion in circles and triangles.
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You should have a tattoo of a perfect lion in circles and triangles.

70. Sacred

Give this wonderfully designed blessed lion a shot.
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Give this wonderfully designed blessed lion a shot.

71. Half-Face Lion

This magnificent lion will look great on your back.
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This magnificent lion will look great on your back.

72. Art Piece

A lion is an art piece. But having two of them on your arm will make you an art piece.
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A lion is an art piece. But having two of them on your arm will make you an art piece.

73. Detailed

A detailed lion tattoo with gorgeous curves is all you need.
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A detailed lion tattoo with gorgeous curves is all you need.

74. Vividness

This lion tattoo will show everyone that you have a good taste.
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This lion tattoo will show everyone that you have a good taste.

75. Linework

A linework design that is harmonized with a lion and pulse indicator is a nice tattoo to get.
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A linework design that is harmonized with a lion and pulse indicator is a nice tattoo to get.

76. Lion and Eagle

Lion and eagle will be in coherence on your arm to create a bold look.
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Lion and eagle will be in coherence on your arm to create a bold look.

77. Plants 

You can match your lion tattoo with some colorful plants.
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You can match your lion tattoo with some colorful plants.

78. Tiny Cub

If you want a small cute tattoo, this adorable lion is definitely for you.
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If you want a small cute tattoo, this adorable lion is definitely for you.

79. Old King

Thanks to this elder lion with bright blue eyes, you will stand out in every place.
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Thanks to this elder lion with bright blue eyes, you will stand out in every place.

80. Shadow Technique 

This tattoo may look like a small one, but it is a well-made tattoo.
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This tattoo may look like a small one, but it is a well-made tattoo.

Lion tattoos look incredible and you can do a lot to make the lion tattoo uniquely your own. Which one of the lion tattoos above did you like the most? We’re are looking forward to reading your comments!

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