19 Linework Tattoo Ideas for Women

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These linework tattoo ideas for women are cute, creative, and will help inspire your next tattoo.

If you’re new to linework-style tattoos and aren’t sure what they are, linework utilizes lines to create their imagery.

For example, when shading, fields of pigment are not used. Instead, the artists will use lines (they can be small, medium, or large) to produce the effect. Linework tattoos truly show us the power that a line can have.

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This simple cat linework tattoo is the cutest. I highly recommended checking out the artist. They have a really creative and unique art style.

Credit: tattooist_mim

This floral fan design is a part of a linework tattoo sleeve. Click the artist credit to see more of the sleeve design.

Credit: levelinkmangotsfield

The upper thigh is a great location for a tattoo like this. This design would also work well on the shoulder area.

Credit: mattooer

I love how you can really see the linework in this flower tattoo. The artist paid great attention to detail with this one.

Credit: mesz.art

Whether it’s a painting, drawing, or tattoo, I’ve always loved lighthouse art. I think that adding color to this tattoo would work really well.

Credit: sarahdoestattoos

I’ve become a fan of the linework tattoos that feature portraits. I find them to be so unique and beautiful.

Credit: tattoosbyrachelgrace

Tattoos covering the sternum area have become really popular. This linework tattoo features a giant bee with beautiful flowers.

Credit: dollheart.tattoos

If you’re searching for simple linework tattoo ideas, a simple flower outline like this one would be great.

Credit: courtney.m16

The artist behind this tattoo specializes in beautiful linework tattoos. This particular tattoo is part of a sleeve in progress.

Credit: ladylinework

Ornamental tattoos like this one look great on a large scale; however, small ornamental tattoos can look beautiful too.

Credit: emde_marek_donocik

Consider getting a tattoo as a tribute to a loved one. This particular tattoo is a tribute tattoo based on a photograph.

Credit: jerzi_ink

Roses are a popular floral tattoo design and are perfect for linework tattoos. If you don’t love roses, consider other flower options for your tattoo.

Credit: houstontattoo.bamboo

I absolutely love this floral ornamental-style tattoo. The linework that was done here looks amazing.

Credit: astarheckenliable

This tattoo has a woodland theme. The addition of the mushrooms gives this design a unique look.

Credit: astarheckenliable

I’ve always liked the thigh as a tattoo placement area. Tattoos located on the thigh stand out so nicely when wearing shorts or a swimsuit.

Credit: sweetneedlestattoo

This design features a carnation with butterflies. The addition of the moon, sun, and stars gives this tattoo a unique look.

Credit: small_magicsart

I’m loving the simplicity of this custom leopard tattoo. You could also choose another animal such as a lion or tiger.

Credit: readysteadypoke

I love the simplicity of this gorgeous tattoo. If you’re looking for a spiritual tattoo, this is a great design.

Credit: mirandaroseart

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