The Valley’s Top Tattoo Shops

When it comes to tattoos, you probably already know that you have a ton of different options available to you. While the particular artist doing the work should be important, you also need a shop with a reputation of doing quality work.

Whether you’re new to the world of tattoos or you’ve already got a dozen, finding the right shop is important. Use this guide to help you find the right tattoo shop in the Valley of the Sun for your next bit of ink.

Golden RuleJason Anthony of Golden Rule Tattoo

If you’re looking to correct some ink, have a new design inked after having a tattoo removed at Delete Tattoo, or you’re just ready for a new piece, Golden Rule is one of the best bets in the valley. Owned and operated by the talented Jason Anthony, Golden Rule features an amazing staff of artists with many different guys and girls doing the work, so you’ll always be comfortable in the chair. They specialize in all manner of “nerdy” tattoos, from Legend of Zelda to epic sci-fi pieces.

With locations in Downtown Phoenix and on Central Ave. and Camelback Road, you can easily find a Golden Rule near you. Both locations do killer work, too. Whatever tattoo you need, Golden Rule can take care of it for you.

Gypsy Rose

Referring to their business as “the hidden gem of Arizona,” Gypsy Rose is well-known to locals who love great ink, especially eclectic souls. From vintage flash to contemporary designs that really speak to your individuality, Gypsy Rose is one of the best spots in the Valley to have some work done. Lexi Mosh is just one of many great artists at Gypsy Rose and she’s especially skilled at fantastic cover-up pieces.

Black Lotus

With a variety of unique artists on staff and an eye for truly cutting-edge tattoos, Black Lotus is one of the top tattoo shops in the Valley for ink connoisseurs. It was started in 2006 by a modern traditionalist, Byron Winkleman, who has more than 20 years of experience in the tattoo business. No matter what you’re looking for, Black Lotus can help you design and execute it. Among their talented staff, Tyler Nealeigh is a licensed Lucas Films tattooer. Delete Tattoo Removal often partners with Black Lotus on cover-up/tattoo fade pieces.

Living Canvas

Located in Tempe, Living Canvas is a shop that does a ton of custom work and has been around since 1993. It is a staple for generations of ASU students, bringing back the styles of Americana along with contemporary art work. Stop in at Living Canvas to check out all of the unique designs and see their artists’ portfolios. They also host a variety of regular events, so make sure Living Canvas is a regular destination for you if you’re an ink lover.

Delete Tattoo

When it comes to removing unwanted ink, consult with the professionals at Delete Tattoo. Whether you simply want to clear space for a new tattoo or wish to have ink removed permanently, we can help. Please contact us today.



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