When you think of mountains the picture that comes to your mind are those of steep ridges, cliffs, narrow crevasses, snow-capped tips and the difficult terrain. You often relate mountains with difficult situations and isolation in life. This is the general view of the Mid-Asian nations like India or China. Europeans, on the other hand, relate mountains to the spiritual enlightenment and rising to new heights in life. It also symbolizes stability in life because the water you drink and thus survive comes from the rivers which originate in the mountains.
Due to the tough nature, ability to make us attain spiritual enlightenment and their stability mountain tattoos are the new trends in the tattoo shops and because it can be blended with a variety of techniques like the dotting technique to create beautiful and imaginative tattoos. Here are pictures of the latest mountain tattoo styles-
#1. This is a very basic tattoo centred on its deep bordering jagged lines which have been used to depict the mountains, its ridges and cliffs. This one is definitely for the women, young boys and girls. Have it on your wrists, neck, backside of shoulders and biceps.
#2. In these two tattoos, you see a valley one on the backdrop of sunrise and cool night. The dotting technique used for the sun and the moon is brilliant and gives a new look. The ideal place is the chest and biceps.
#3. A tattoo made using fine bold lines. Dots have been used to show light effects. It depicts the coldness, lifelessness and strength of the mountains. If you are a tough guy, use it on your wrists and elbows.
#4. In this tattoo, you can see a few mountains, trees and a lake. In the feeble light of the moon, you can see the reflection of the mountains and trees. It gives a peaceful and soothing sensation to your mind. This tattoo is meant especially for peace-lovers.
#5. Here two mountains can be seen which gives a feel of spine chilling cold wind (represented by the crystals made by simple lines and dots) of the mountains. You can also see a compass.
#6. This one is for adventure loving people which are depicted by the sunrise on the backdrop of the mountain. This is further shown by the message below the picture. The sunrise symbolises new challenges and adventures in life.
#7. This water colour style tattoo shows a way that leads to the mountains. The splashes of green smoothen the image overall and show the beauty of nature. Go for this if you are a nature-lover.
#8. The use of deep bold ink in some parts of the mountains shows its deep crevasses and ridges and relates to masculine features. Ideal place includes biceps and forearms. It looks grand on ripped and muscular men when placed on the wide arms.
#9. This wristband like tattoo looks great especially if you have ripped hands. The ideal place is between the elbow and the wrist or the biceps. The tattoo is that of a mountain range that seems to have been hammered from the top and bottom section.
#10. It is a basic mountain tattoo not immaculately drawn. It is generally for women, boys and girls. You can have this one in different places like ankles, knees, wrists, backside of shoulders and neck as well.
#11. This tattoo has been made using simple straight lines to form mountains and trees. To show contrast in the mountains and the snow-capped tips black colour has been used alternately. This one is a very basic level tattoo preferably for the children and ladies.
#12. This is a diamond-shaped tattoo. A mountain is shown from which a river generates. To show the light effects the shades have been used very creatively which gives a three-dimensional look to the tattoo. You can have it on your hands.
#13. The tattoo shows a beautiful sunrise in the mountains. You can also see a forest below. Here the creasing technique has been used. The tattoo has been applied in very well suited place in between the elbow and the wrists.
#14. This abstract style tattoo makes use of the triangle shape to show the mountains. There are also a few trees and a few characters (a dog and birds). Not very unique, you can have this one on your thighs, biceps and backside of shoulders.
#15. This one is very creatively drawn to give it a very unique look. Dots have been used to make the sun and the hills have been slightly shaded using ink. A very classic style look is imposed it naturally. Have it on your elbows, the back side of shoulder.