Ah yes, the shoulder is a wonderful location of the human body for tattoo design, an area which is often the starting point of a sleeve tattoo, whether it be a quarter, half or full design.
However the shoulder is a fabulous area for a single tattoo as well, and some of the most popular designs for this location includes tribal artwork, animals/fish, and perhaps a flowery masterpiece for the ladies.
Have a gander at these pictures and uncover some helpful ideas for your impending masterpiece.
Tribal on mans left shoulder.
Intertwined hooks on right arm.
Galaxy of colorful stars.
Beautiful 3D flower power.
Voodoo skull idea.
Rose with city woman.
Koi fish picture.