Anders Gran is the Instagram sensation with the following of nearly 282k. The famous model and the fashion influencer became famous when he walked at the Oslo Runway Show for the brand Tom Wood. Besides his fashion sense, Anders is well known for his heavily inked body. The plethora of tattoos on his body is the representation of his likes, love for his uniques activities, and ultimately the love for getting inked. Many of them have been inked by Anders himself. Let us explore his multiple tattoos and their meanings.
When asked about his craziness for tattooing, Anders said,
“M super self-taught. It’s a funny story. In my home town, I was probably the first guy to get tattoos. Whenever I got a tattoo I never told anybody, I just rocked up and I had tattoos and people were like, ‘damn I want a tattoo’. But they don’t want… they want just a tiny piece and they don’t want to pay like 100 pounds for it or whatever. So we just started like that. And in the beginning, the stuff that you are making is so horrendously ugly. But that’s how I started. the first tattoo I ever did was a stick and poke on my older brother. On his leg.”
“I have too many, I think. I’ve done so many tattoos at home drunk. Some of them turn out amazing. Some you have to double-check in the morning to see what you did.”
1. ‘PRISONER OF LOVE’ Tattoo
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Tattoo: On the upper portion of his left leg, Anders has got the tattoo of The “PRISONER OF LOVE” which shows the hand clasping the heart and is chained.
Meaning: The tattoo is the representation of the theme of Love and shows that Anders is the strong believer of Love and Love Stories.
2. Rose on Right Thigh
On his right thigh, there is a Rose inked which has words under it that say, ‘FOR’ you.
3. “TJOMMI” on Right Thigh Tattoo
‘TJOMMI’ is the Norwegian word for close friends and buddies. It is inked on the center of his right thigh.
4. Kitty Tattoo
There is a dark-colored kitty inked on the upper part of Anders’ left thigh.
5. Cruise in Sea Tattoo
Just below the kitty ink, Anders has got a cruise sailing in the sea inked. There are few birds flying in the sky inked along with the cruise. The tattoo represents the free spirit of Anders Gran.
6. Kissing Couple Tattoo
Right on the upper portion of his left leg, Anders has a tattoo of the couple kissing inked.
7. Lobster Tattoo on Right Thigh
8. ‘Black Heart and a Rope’ Tattoo
On his stomach, Anders Gran has a black heart along with the barbed wire inked. This is another representation of the fact that Anders believes too much in love and wants to be engrossed in his love life and relationships forever.
9. Anatomical Heart Tattoo
Towards the inner side of his right underarm, Anders has an anatomical heart inked.
10. Alphabets on Right side of his Chest
There are few alphabets which can be seen falling in free mode. These include, “s m b f e e k”.
11. Wine Bottle and Wine Glass Tattoo
Right above the falling alphabets, there is a wine bottle and a wine glass inked.
12. Tiger Face Tattoo
Towards the inner side of his right bicep, Anders has got a tiger face inked. The tiger tattoo represents power and strength.
13. Cruise on Stomach Tattoo
Another addition to his cruise tattoos, here is another one inked right on the center of Anders’ stomach.
14. Tattoos on Stomach
There are multiple tiny inks on Anders’ stomach. Spiderweb on the sides, rope with a heart, a small ‘no’, and a batch right on his lower abdomen.
15. Baby Angels’ Faces Tattoo
Right on the top of his back, Anders has two baby angel faces inked, which can be seen facing each other,
16. Milk box on the upper left side of his Back
17. Tattoo on Left Inner Bicep
Tattoo: Towards the inner side of his left bicep, Anders has a tattoo which seems to be some devil character from some cartoon series.
18. Left Knee Tattoos
Exactly on his left knee, Anders has few written words which are difficult to make out. Such as DIP IT, DU MEG.
19. Right Thigh Tattoos
There are multiple tiny tattoos inked on his right thigh such as a rose which says, rose FOR YOU, clasped shaking hands, s spider, and a tiny broken heart.
20. Dagger Tattoo
There is a dagger inked on his left arm, followed by the words, “PA FELGEN”.
21. Millipede Tattoo
There can be a Millipede tattooed seen on Anders’ left forearm.
22. Hissing Cobra Tattoo
There lies a huge cobra face tattooed near his right hand’s wrist. The cobra is seen hissing with his mouth opened.
23. Rose on Arm Tattoo
Anders’ arm is inked with a huge rose followed by a few stems surrounding it.
24. ‘love’ Tattoo
Towards the inner side of his left bicep, Anders has a word tattoo which can be read as, ‘love’.
25. Broken Heart Tattoo on Left Side of his Chest
26. Tattoos on Right Arm
On his right upper arm, there are tattoos of a devil’s face, a small wall-like structure, which has few alphabets like MW inked and have been crossed over with a line.
27. ‘Hissing Snake’ Tattoo
Another hissing snake is tattooed on Anders’ arm, however, this one seems to be more of the cartoonist character.
28. ‘Knife’ Tattoo
There can be a knife ink seen on the upper part of his chest towards his left inner arm.
29. Thrasher Symbol Tattoo
“I’d never been super into it. I didn’t even think about it until I was 18. I’ve been skateboarding my whole life, so my first tattoo was a Thrasher symbol.
30. ‘Anchor’ Tattoo
On the upper part of his right thigh, there is an anchor inked on him. The anchor is the symbol of hope in life.
31. ‘Astronaut’ Tattoo
Anders left pec is covered with the tattoo of an astronaut’s structured figure who is also seen holding a flag. And just above it, there is the tattoo of the word, “YITH” along with a small heart.
32. ‘Smiling Baby Face’ Tattoo
Above Anders’ left hand’s wrist, there is a smiling baby’s face inked.
33. Metallic Ball with Chain Tattoo
At the center of his back, there is a tattoo of a metal ball with a chain.
34. Multiple Hand Tattoos
Both of his hands are covered in multiple tiny inks such as small zig-zag lines, hand made multiple m’s, tiny stems, few crosses, and little flies.
35. Flower on the Side of Hand
On the corner of his left hand, Anders has an outlined flower inked.
36. IAN CURTIS Tattoo
There is a tattoo on Anders’ left forearm which shows us the name which says, IAN Curtis, who was an English singer had died due to Asphyxia.
37. Spiders and Spider Web Tattoo
There are multiple tiny spiders inked surrounding the spiderweb that is inked on Anders’ left elbow.
38. Street Light Poles Tattoo
On the upper center of his back, there are five street light poles inked.
39. Naked Girl with a Devil Tattoo
On the outer side of his left forearm, there is a naked girl and a devil inked who are hugging in the standing position. The devil is inked in red.
40. Naked Girl in Sitting Posture Tattoo
A little below towards the center of Anders’ back, there is a semi-naked girl inked, who is seen in the sitting posture with her legs high above her head. She is wearing high heels and seems to be more like a pole dancer.
41. ‘Dalmatian’ Tattoo
Right below the semi-naked girl tattoo, there is a tattoo of a Dalmatian inked.
42. Pokemon Ball Tattoo
On the backside of his right shoulder, Anders has got a pokemon ball inked.
43. Jacket Tattoo
Just below the astronaut’s tattoo, there is a designer jacket inked on the left side of Anders’ stomach.
44. Colorful Native Lady Tattoo
This is the most prominent colored tattoo inked on Anders’ left shoulder. It shows a beautiful dancing girl.
“I don’t know why I got that. The fifth one… on my left shoulder, it is based on a flash sheet, it’s a native lady… it is I think the only one I have with color.”
45. Chair Tattoo near his Upper Left Arm
46. Man in a Punching Pose Tattoo
Right above the smiling baby’s face tattoo, there is a portrait of the man inked who is seen standing in the punching posture.
47. Baby Face Tattoo
His left forearm is tattooed with an angry baby’s face.
48. Crab Tattoo
Anders’ thigh is inked with a crab with its clasps opened.
49. Cross and Shark Tattoo
There is a small cross and a shark inked on the outer side of Ander’s right forearm.
50. ‘Yacht’ on Left Thigh
The major portion of Anders’ left thigh is inked with a huge yacht.
51. ‘Skull and Bones’ Tattoo
Anders’ left upper arm carries a tattoo of a skull and bones in criss-cross under it.
52. ‘Swan and Rope’ Tattoo
Above his left pec, Anders has a tattoo of a swan and a rope inked right under it. Swans are considered to be a symbol of love and loyalty.
53. Skull and Ferocious Tiger Face on the top of his back
There is another skull inked right on the center of the backside of his neck. Just below the skull, we can also see a ferocious tiger ink. Tigers, as we know, are the symbol of power and strength.
54. Mummy and Tooth Tattoo
On the inner side of his left forearm, there is a small mummy inked. Just next to it is a tattoo of a tooth with some dots inked under it.
55. Leaf and Heart Tattoos
There are a tiny heart and a leaf inked on the inner side of Anders’ left forearm.
56. ‘SAD BOY’ Tattoo
Just below the cross, there is a sad boy’s face inked. The boy is wearing a hat and there are words written along with it which can be read as, ‘SAD’ and ‘BOY’ inked above and under the boy’s face.
57. Tiny Tattoos on left forearm
On the inner side of his left forearm, we can see a small leafy stem followed by another rope-like thing, few dots and another spiderweb inked on his wrist.
58. ‘Fire on Woods’ Tattoo
On the outer side of his left bicep, Anders has a flames tattoo inked. Wood on fire ink symbolizes the person’s temptation or lust for something.
59. ‘Flower and Fern Leaves’ Tattoo
Towards the left of his jacket tattoo on his stomach there lies a flower along the leafy stem.
60. Flower on Left Hand
Towards the corner of his left hand, there is an outline of a flower inked.
61. Flower on Right Thigh
On the slight left of his right knee, Anders has a huge rose inked.
62. Flowers on Left Arm Tattoo
The right arm contains two more flower inks, one on Anders’ bicep and other on the lower arm along with the leaf stems too.
63. Folding Hands Tattoo
His right thigh is inked with the tattoo of two folding hands and a sword.
64. ‘Girl with Ear Plugs’ Tattoo
65. Multiple Crosses, Broken Lines, and Heart Tattoo
On the side of his right hand, Anders has got tiny broken lines with crosses inked in between. There is a small faded heart inked on the palm of his hand.
66. ‘Penis’ Tattoo
On the upper side of his right thigh, he has got a banana penis inked.
67. Colorful Flower on Inner Thigh Tattoo
68. ‘Man Holding Phone’ Tattoo
On the slight left of the center of Anders’ stomach there lies a tattoo of a man holding the phone’s receiver over his ear.
69. ‘Snake and Barbed Wire’ Tattoo
There is a snake inked right on Anders’ left shoulder followed by another rope that is inked below it.
70. ‘Horse and Horseshoe’ Tattoo
On the top side of his back, there is a horse and horseshoe inked. These are considered to be a symbol of good luck apart from the fact that people get horse tattoos to show their love for horses.
71. Keychain Tattoo
Towards the left side of anchor tattoo on Anders’ right thigh, there is a keychain inked along with two keys in it.
72. ‘Table and Chair’ Tattoo
On the left side of his back, there is an oval table inked along with a single chair on its side.
73. ‘Cub Face’ Tattoo
On the top of Anders’ left hand, there is a cub’s face inked.
74. ‘STAY TRUE’ Tattoo
Anders’ fingers are inked with the word, “STAY TRUE” such that STAY and TRUE are inked on the fingers of his right and left hand, respectively.
75. ‘Iconic Ghost on Chest’ Tattoo
Anders claims this skull on his chest to be an iconic ghost tattoo.
“Yeah, I think I got my first one on a Saturday and by the next Sunday, I had five. My second one, was a candy skull, a sugar skull on my chest.”
76. ‘Knife and Handcuffs’ Tattoo
On the top of his right thigh, Anders has got a small knife and a handcuffs tattoo inked.
“hell yeah. I’m not going to cover it up. I think it’s dope even though it has become this lame fashion-thing.”
77. ‘HEIMEGUT’ Tattoo
”My third one was lettering on my stomach – it’s in my dialect, but it says ‘homeboy’ – it is also a song from a band from my home town. It represents where I’m from.”
78. Cloud on Right Arm Tattoo
”Um, ah, I’m going to try and remember. A cloud on my right arm. It’s kind of strange.”
Hell Yeah, I really love tattoos
79. Boy Sitting on Chair Tattoo
There is a boy sitting on the chair with his head in his hands inked near his right underarm.
“I got a boy, like sitting on a chair with his head in his hands. It was super dope. It is kind of me. We kind of wanted it to be me so it kind of looks like me. They’re super cool guys.”
“Pretty much everything on my legs. I actually do other people also. I’ve been doing that for about two and a half years also, but it is just for fun. It’s super legit though. My equipment is really good. But I just try and keep it as a hobby and I think it is super fun and some times the pieces turn out really cool.”
80. Right Thigh Tattoos
81. Tattoos on his stomach
82. Tattoos on the left side of his Stomach
83. Tattoo on Left Inner Arm
84. Left Hand Tattoos
Anders’ left-hand fingers are inked with tiny animals above his knuckles, such as a skull, reindeer, and needled fish.
85. Left Hand Tattoos