Pixelated Tattoos: In Style, Out of Focus

Pixelation has largely been associated with the digital realm, but it’s slowly and surely making its way into the tattoo world too. You’ve probably seen some sick retro video game tattoos done with a pixelated style (think Super Mario Bros.) but more recently, this technique is being used alongside other kinds of designs. Pixelated art is gaining popularity outside of the traditionally used gaming motifs, so we wanted to look at some of the potential meanings that pixelated tattoos can hold. There are a surprising number of applicable meanings for pixel tattoos, so we’re laying out some of the more popular ones right here.