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Laurels

Best Tattoo Artists
in Greensboro
2019

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored tattoo artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best tattoo artists in Greensboro, NC.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 65 44 14

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Art Alive Tattoo Studio

Art Alive Tattoo Studio is a business in Archdale that puts masterpieces on human canvas. The artists provide custom tattoos, and most of their works involve pastoral scenes with elements of nature like mountains, streams, trees, flowers, birds, mammals, and the sun. Art Alive handles inquiries and bookings through e-mail and the online contact form, and it is open on a by-appointment basis to ensure a calm and relaxed environment for each client. Customers can also ask about the shop's policies and government-compliant procedures.

Archdale, NC 27263 (336) 431-2287

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Backwoods Tattoo

Backwoods Tattoo is an inking business in Whitsett that has more than 25 years of industry experience. The studio holds a state license to operate, and the local health department inspects its sterilization techniques on a regular basis. The studio's services involve custom tattoos from flash art, touch-ups, cover-ups, complete removal, cosmetic applications for the lips and lower eyelids, and body piercing. Backwoods Tattoo welcomes clients aged 18 to 80 years, and it offers a selection of fine jewelry to go with the body art.

Whitsett, NC 27377 (336) 697-8201

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Corrupted Arts Studio

Corrupted Arts Studio is a body art facility in Greensboro that offers custom designs so “no two tattoos will ever be alike. The business opened in 2011, and it has since added related services like piercing and suspension. A client says of the staff, “I told them what I wanted and told them how much I had to spend, and they came back with a stunning proposal. I won't go anywhere else.” Corrupted Arts has an elegant, spacious, and sterile studio that ensures customer safety and comfort.

Greensboro, NC 27403 (336) 275-0699

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Forsaken Art Tattoos

Forsaken Art Tattoos is a studio in Greensboro that provides inking and piercing in a calm and relaxed atmosphere. The artists create full and partial pieces in black-gray or vibrant color, and they apply sanitary techniques to execute their work. The featured pieces include realistic images of people and animals, picturesque beach scenes, and intricate lace patterns. Forsaken Art also offers titanium and pearl jewelry for the piercings, and clients can call to ask about the company's government-compliant safety procedures.

Greensboro, NC 27406 (336) 291-6447

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Inferno Ink Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio

Inferno Ink Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio is a company in Burlington that prioritizes customer satisfaction and safety. The facility offers a clean and sterile environment with an autoclave sterilization system conforms to government standards, and it creates fantastic art with the fresh, disposable needles. A client writes, “My husband and I were wanting to get full-sleeve tattoos, [and we] are so glad we stumbled upon Inferno Ink.” The studio accepts adult walk-ins, and it will only service minors who can present a valid written consent from their parents or legal guardians.

Burlington, NC 27215 (336) 229-2288

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Ink Lab Tattoo & Body Piercing

Ink Lab Tattoo & Body Piercing is a studio in Kernersville that uses state-of-the-art, sterile supplies for its services. The artists perform custom inking, and they handle everything from small pieces in black-gray to full sleeves in brilliant color. Some of the themes are skulls and flowers, American Indian men in ornate feathered war bonnets, and objects coming out of “ripped skin.” Ink Lab welcomes walk-ins, and its website provides useful information on aftercare and skin art myths. Clients can call to ask about the gift certificates and current specials.

Kernersville, NC 27284 (336) 497-4998

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Legacy Irons Tattoo

Legacy Irons Tattoo is a studio in Greensboro that creates unique yet classic inks. The artists have more than a decade of combined professional experience, and they participate in industry conventions within and outside of North Carolina. The themes range from realistic to whimsical, and the subjects include comical human faces, detailed flora and fauna, and mythical creatures. Legacy Irons now offers piercings, and one of the city's most experienced and knowledgeable artists performs the procedure. Clients are welcome to walk into the studio and get a body art done without an appointment.

Greensboro, NC 27401 (336) 373-1311

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Little John's Tattoo

Little John's Tattoo is a studio in Greensboro that offers body art services. The business carries the brand, “Tattoos by Gabe,” which is named after the founding artist, Gabe Sandy. The studio routinely creates human, animal, and horror-themed tattoos in black-grey or full color, but it will execute whatever idea the customer has. Little John's can only accommodate persons with appointments, and this is because of the artist's tight schedule. Clients can call for a consultation, and they can book the session weeks in advance.

Greensboro, NC 27403 (336) 275-7161

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Mad Stone Tattoo & Vape Shop

Mad Stone Tattoo & Vape Shop is a business in Greensboro that works on custom designs in a relaxed ambiance. The artists have more than 25 years of combined professional experience, and their market includes residents from other areas of North Carolina. The studio has a selection of styles that clients can choose from, and this includes American traditional that features dark and heavy strokes, Japanese traditional that is also known as “irezumi,” black and gray, and new school. Mad Stone also provides piercing services, and its website features aftercare information.

Greensboro, NC 27403 (336) 285-6919

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Seven Sagas Tattoo Studio

Seven Sagas Tattoo Studio is a body art business in Greensboro that offers fantastic inking and piercing services. The artists' featured works include a girl on roller skates, a La Scapigliata-influenced image of a woman, a portrait of Nefertiti, a portrait of Elvis Presley, a roaring tiger, and an ornate mandala. Seven Sagas has a jewelry boutique, and its studio is open from Monday to Sunday. The website provides aftercare information to help clients with their post-procedure concerns.

Greensboro, NC 27403 (336) 230-2016

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The Yellow Rose Tattoo Club

The Yellow Rose Tattoo Club is a tattoo parlor in Kernersville that was founded by John Brehm in 2012. John was a touring musician who was introduced to tattooing through friends who encouraged him to learn the trade when they noticed him scribbling his own designs on a scrap piece of paper. Now with nearly a decade of tattooing experience, John has mastered a wide variety of styles, while specializing in American Traditional. He and the other artists work out of The Yellow Rose's East Mountain Street parlor, which is open from Monday to Saturday, 12PM-9PM.

Kernersville, NC 27284 (336) 992-2200

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Tried and True Tattoo

Tried and True Tattoo is a studio in Greensboro that commits to delivering high-quality inks while “maintaining the highest standards of safety and sterility.” One of its founding partners deals with clients locally and abroad, and his works include a trio of dreamcatchers on the side of a thigh, a pair of stained-glass cathedral windows that fills the entire back, and an elaborate face piece that runs from the forehead to the base of the neck. Tried and True Tattoo is open Thursdays through Saturdays, and clients can call to inquire about the company's policies.

Greensboro, NC 27406 (336) 274-1010

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Twisted Ink Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio

Twisted Ink Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio is a business in Archdale that takes the utmost care “to maintain a hygienic environment.” The studio opened in 2004, and its artists have more than four decades of combined professional experience. Some of the works are portraits of people who are dear to the human canvases, such as their babies, and the routinely requested subjects include surreal sceneries and intricate renditions of flora and fauna. Twisted Ink also runs a boutique of high-quality jewelry, and it welcomes walk-ins.

Archdale, NC 27263 (336) 434-1471

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Wildfire Tattoo Studio

Wildfire Tattoo Studio is a company in Walnut Cove that has been around for more than 15 years. The shop offers a clean and comfortable “lounge experience” for its clients, and the artists perform custom inking, reworks on crudely done or old pieces, scar cover-up, nipple reconstruction, and piercing. Some of the subjects are landscapes, paisley patterns, and Biblical characters, and the artists can execute these in black-gray or color. Wildfire Tattoo Studio is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, and its website features information on how clients can care for their new tattoo.

Walnut Cove, NC 27052 (336) 591-5400

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