26 Very Impressive Optical Illusion Tattoo Designs

Pixel Pete 18 January, 2014 Comments Off

If you are going to get a tattoo then you might as well get one that turns heads and will make people question just exactly what they are looking at when viewing your tattoo. Get some tattoo ideas fro these very cool and extremely impressive optical illusion tattoo designs.

Can’t afford a new pair of Converse All Stars every year? No worries, just get the tennis shoes tattooed on your feet. Okay, this isn’t real,but it is a cool optical illusion tattoo.

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This tattoo will last longer if you take a picture. A tattoo of a camera is eye-catching.

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People don’t like spiders, for the most part, but this women loves here black widow tattoo, so realistic and creepy.

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Three nails impaling a shoulder make a very stupid tattoo. But as an optical illusion it is a winner.

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A lace tattoo with realistic shadows is impressive.

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Cracked skin tattoos are impressive but adding the 3-D shadows of the birds is really nice.

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A boa snake as a 3-D tattoo is not my cup of tea, but the skill and artistry to make it look real is yet another impressive 3-D tattoo.

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This is creepy, but very realistic. The doll baby head look very realistic and the eyes are a 3-D marvel of tattoo craftsmanship.

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Sometime tattoos online are not real. I hope this woman’s breasts weren’t really tattooed with a baby. Let’s hope this is Photoshop work.

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Clever idea to tattoo a pen behind your ear. Looks totally real and totally 3-D. This optical illusion works great.

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Ugh, what’s with the snakes on skin or under your skin. Bad tattoo, bad.

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The hidden illusion of a skull within an idealistic scene tattoo. We’ll be seeing this again.

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The 3-D effect in this tattooed paw print is well done.  This tattoo will definitely turn heads.

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Another depressed tattoo design with cracked skin. The art is jaw-droppingly good.

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A tattoo of two women at a table or is it a skull. Hey, its both, that is why it is an optical illusion tattoo.

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This illusion tattoo is a bit harder to see. I see a woman’s face, but then I see a man playing the saxophone. Great optical illusion I hadn’t seen before.

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What lies beneath the skin? This tattoo shows the mechanical workings in this woman’s body. 3-D Optical illusion at its finest.

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This optical illusion tattoo is very subtle which is also why is it very cool and very impressive. Nice.

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This M.C. Escher tattoo will impress your art friends and this design will make Qbert fans happy as well.

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This tattoo looks like a Mayan temple carving with 3-D depth.

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Two-face tattoo. One face upside down, the other right side up. Both illusions.

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This tattoo of the the Crucifixion is an optical illusion that also shows us the face of Jesus if you look at it right.

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Ambigram tattoos probably need their own post, but I included two in case I never get to it. Just in case, it reads ART & SCIENCE. Flip it over and you can read PHILOSOPHY. VERY COOL.

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This puzzle piece tattoo shows the true skin under this foot. He is an alien.

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Another ambigram tattoo with the words Saint and Sinner. Clever and ironic.

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Why do humans want to be robots or bionic? This tattoo gets you a bit closer without the surgery.

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Got any other cool optical illusion tattoos to share? Leave a comment below.