Different Traditional Roses

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This is a new school traditional rose. it mixes neo traditional with a classic American Traditional feel with the smooth faded red shading.

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This is a classic red Traditional rose shaded solid but done with fine lines instead of the classic bold lines you’ll see in the American Traditional.

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Here we have Neo-Traditional, its a classic take on the diamond in rose tattoo but done smooth shading and fine lines.

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This is a kind of in-between classic traditional and new school. This blue ink did not exist until the 70s

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Same as the image on the right. you see the fine lines. the artist tried to keep it traditional with leaving some areas skin tone.

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This is a classic American traditional rose tattoo design but the colors are not classic. you’ll beaver see these colors back in the day because they didn’t exist.

Traditional Rose Ideas

Picking a rose design can be a daunting task, lets start with styles.

American Traditional

Neo Traditional

old school

new school.


Below we will show you ideas and the difference.

Traditional Rose

Traditional Rose
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