Blood, Sweat, & Tears Tattoo opened in Charlotte in 2008. The professional artists specialize in custom tattoos and are experienced in a range of tattoo styles including traditional, Japanese, and neo-traditional. Past clients compliment the talent of the artists in custom drawings and cover-ups. In 2013, artist Dave Scearce was awarded "Best Local Tattoo Artist" by Creative Loafing's "Best of Charlotte". Blood, Sweat, & Tears Tattoo accepts walk-ins.