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50 Stylish Gangster Tattoos Ideas and Designs (2017)

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Gangster tattoos are popular only among people who like such lifestyle. Although I would not suggest such tattoo design but many people like such tattoos because they look good as temporary tattoos. Here are 50 stylish gangster tattoos designs for men and women –

Gangster Tattoos Ideas And Designs

1. People often admire powerful women so you can have a lady gangster tattoo design on your shoulder or arm.
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2. One very important part of gangster tattoos is guns and you can make any portrait tattoo design holding guns.
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3. Shoulder is the second best place to get gangster tattoos. You have to pick up small to medium size gangsta tattoos for this.
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4. Another popular modification asked in gangster tattoos is to add the skull jaw bone design in the portrait of the gangster.
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5. This gangster tattoo design seems to be inspired from the famous Batman villain –Catwoman. She looks like Mila Kunis.
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6. I don’t think head is an ideal place to have any kind of tattoos but then again gangster tattoos need to stand out of the crowd.
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7. If you want to pick up any popular movie gangster for your tattoo design then I would recommend you to opt for Bill the Butcher Cutting (Daniel Day Lewis) tattoo from the film Gangs of New York.
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8. Is it Real? Am I imagining stuff or is it American president George Washington wearing gangsta attire? I guess such tattoo designs will be offensive.
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9. Gangster term was coined in the 1800s but people were involved in organized crime in early centuries too.
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10. This is a modern day take on gangster tattoos where the young man is seen wearing an undercut hairstyle and smoking.
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11. Gangsters are often imagined wearing strange masks and face covers. So you should add it to your tattoo to give it a realistic look.
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12. You will be surprised to know that there are certain quotes popular within the organized crime community. You can get gangster quote tattoos on your body.
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13. If you pick up a female gangster tattoo design then make sure the eyes of the tattooed girl are looking beautiful.
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14. Female gangster are often imagined wearing caps too so you should add it to your tattoo design too.
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15. Gangsters often have hideous scars on their body. You can either show it in your tattoo or can ignore it.
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16. You can re-imagine various film villains in gangster attire. I bet the resulting tattoo design will look amazing.
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17. Another important feature of gangster tattoos is the smile. You should show a grinning gangster in your tattoo design.
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18. Instead of going for gangsta tattoos you can pick up your favourite rapper and have his portrait as your tattoo design.
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19. Al capone is cited as the most infamous gangster of all time. You can have an al capone tattoo but surely then people will give weird looks.
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20. Each hood and gang has their own dress code. If you wish you can have a gangster tattoo design wearing a unique kind of dress.
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21. I would not advise you to go for a full back gangster tattoo design because it will not suit your personality.
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22. Shoulder and bicep is the best place to have gangster tattoos and in my opinion one should have such tattoos on bicep only.
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23. Calf is also a good option for gangster tattoos but don’t have a female gangster tattoo design on calf.
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24. Instead of opting for gangster portrait tattoos or gangster memorial tattoos you can opt for gun tattoos and they will look equally amusing.
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25. Gangster tattoo design are often inspired from 1930s criminals such as Al Capone and John Dillinger.
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26. You can even opt for peaceful tattoos instead of gangster tattoos and I think they will look better instead of gangsta tattoos.
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27. A creative tattoo artist can come up with a brilliant gangsta tattoo idea like this where the hood of the girl is inked on the fingers thus giving the tattoo a unique look.
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28. How about imagining pirates in Gangsta look? Ever thought of Gangsta Hook instead of Captain Hook? (From Peter Pan Stories)
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29. Rockstar games produced the bestselling video game Grand Theft Auto and you can have gangsta tattoos inspired from the same game.
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30. I don’t know why all female gangster tattoos are shown wearing face painting but I think It will distinguish your gangsta tattoo from other female tattoos.
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31. If you really want to add face painting to your female gangster tattoo design then you should opt for spider web painting as it will give a realistic look.
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32. If you have seen sin city then I bet you might be attracted to the character of Jessica alba and you can have gangster tattoo design inspired from that character.
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33. Face structure of the tattoo design matters a lot and you surely don’t want people to laugh at your gangster tattoos.
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34. Charlize theorn rocked in many negative roles and you can have a tattoo that reimagine the actress in a gangsta role.
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35. Gangsters are not just known for their illegal activities but also for their lavish and flamboyant lifestyle. You can show gangster cars in your tattoo design.
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36. Here is another portrait of famous gangster Al Capone who is widely cited as the most feared gangster of all time.
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37. What’s it with boys getting attracted to girls who like danger and risks? If you are one such dude then you can send out a clear message through your tattoo design.
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38. This tattoo design seems to be inspired from the movies of Guy Ritchie who is famous for making dark comedy movies on gangster theme.
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39. Many rappers and rap groups became hugely popular in pop culture due to their lyrics depicting gangster lifestyle. You can have tattoo of NWA or Notorious B.I.G.
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40. Gangster tattoo designs are ideal as cover up tattoos and they can be used to hide tattoo that went wrong or birth marks.
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41. One really cool gangster cover up tattoo idea would be to show the scar on the body part of the gangster.
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42. There are many artistic illustrations of gangster lifestyle that are available on image sharing sites like tumblr, pinterest and deviant art. You can pick up your gangsta tattoo design from those images.
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43. Many guys are attracted towards Korean female gangsters and this is because of the success of crime Korean movies.
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44. This gangsta tattoo design seems to be inspired from the film Mad Max or probably from ‘Escape from new York’. Either way it is beautiful design.
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45. I don’t think teenage boys or girls should have gangster tattoos as it will send wrong signals to the society.
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46. Eye patches are usually considered to be important attire part of pirates but gangster too can be imagined with eye patches.
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47. One of the most recommended gangster tattoo design would be that of Harley Quinn, especially one that is inspired from the portrayal of Margot Robbie in suicide squad.
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48. Coloring is important in gangster tattoos so you must add dark colors in gangsta tattoos.
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49. Moustache and beard are also important part of gangster tattoos and that is why one should add them.
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50. Gangster portrait tattoo design will not look good on foot or palm.
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Which gangster tattoo design you loved the most?