OSRS vs IRL: Gnome Child tattoos

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The gnome child is one of the most well known NPCs in Old School RuneScape, a meme, and a beloved icon within the game’s culture. Its impact is so strong that it made into various reinterpretations, including tattoos.

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Simple gnome child tattoo

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This gnome child tattoo is a simple black ink tattoo located on the forearm, and it appears to be about two to three inches tall. The execution is minimalist, with clean, precise lines that accurately capture the Gnome Child’s quirky expression and pointed hat.

Pleae gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo features the Gnome Child from Old School RuneScape, accompanied by the word “Pleae” in a simple font. It’s rendered in black ink and located on the calf, measuring about three inches tall. The execution includes bold outlines with a slight shading that gives depth to the gnome’s face. The style is minimalist and iconic, capturing a humorous and cult-favorite character from the game.

Slayer gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo showcases the Gnome Child character from Old School RuneScape displayed on the upper arm. It’s characterized by vibrant colors, including a multi-toned green hat and a richly shaded face. The execution is sophisticated, with detailed shading and bold outlines that give depth and dimension to the character. This style is distinctly American Traditional, noted for its bold lines, stark coloration, and classic shading. The tattoo also contains the word Slayer under the gnome child to remind of one of the earliest re-iterations of the gnome child meme. If you wanna see real slayer tattoos check these out:

Tiny gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo of the Gnome Child is positioned on the lower leg. It’s a medium-sized tattoo, primarily in black ink with gray shading that gives depth to the image. The tattoo style appears to be a blend of traditional and illustrative, emphasizing clear, bold outlines with subtle shading inside. Above the image, a phrase, which I can’t type “out loud” because of google, is inked in a simple, flowing script.

Colourful gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo features the Gnome Child with the exact expression from the original meme, positioned on the calf. It uses a minimalistic style with basic line work and limited shading, that reproduce a very close copy of the original meme.

Buying gf gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo, depicting the Gnome Child character from OSRS, is located on the lower leg. It features bold, clean lines with a fill of solid colors. The style is illustrative, reminiscent of classic cartoon drawings, with added humor in the phrase “Buying gf” written below. This tattoo ultimately combines two of the most iconic OSRS memes: the gnome child meme and the buying gf meme.

Tired gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo showcases the Gnome Child in vibrant colors, including a multi-toned green hat and a richly shaded face. The execution is sophisticated, with detailed shading and bold outlines that give depth and dimension to the character. This style is distinctly American Traditional, noted for its bold lines, stark coloration, and classic shading. While the tattoo doesn’t copy the in game gnome child, the artist added a huge layer of subtlety by making the gnome child’s face as expressive as the original meme.

Sad gnome child tattoo

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This tattoo of the Gnome Child is inked on the upper arm using a minimalistic and slightly naive art style. The tattoo features basic colors with a solid green for the hat and a simple flesh tone for the face. The lines are thin and precise, creating a clean outline around the character, and small red blush marks on the cheeks add a touch of whimsy. This style is more akin to a simplistic illustration, offering a unique representation of the gnome child.

Caricature gnome child tattoo

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This minimalist tattoo of the Gnome Child features a very simple caricature design. It is located on a subtly textured area of skin, likely the upper arm. The tattoo uses only black ink for a basic outline. As small and simple as this tattoo might be it fully captures the half innocent half mischievous expression on the gnome child’s face in the original meme, revealing that the tattoo artist is a master in caricatures, with a lot of expertise in capturing the most representative elements and exaggerating other elements to display an often humorous but recognizable reinterpretation of something. The untrained eye could however class this tattoo as a “bad” one, failing to understand just how good it actually is since it’s a caricature.

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