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THE BEST & MOST REALISTIC BNG | COLOR TATTOOS IN LAS VEGAS.

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The best color tattoos in Las Vegas are available here at Skin Design Tattoo. Our in house artists are not only award-winning, but the best when it comes to hyper realism, photorealism and life-like tattoos. At Skin Design there is  no hype and the proof is in the pudding. Please take a moment to view any one of our artists portfolio, and see for yourself why we’ve been called one of the best tattoo shops in Las Vegas and one of the top shops within North America.

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Collectively, our staff has over 50 years of experience in everything from black and grey to color tattoos, portraits,  lettering and custom script. We also pride ourselves in educating first time customers, and we have created an upbeat environment that was designed for comfort, sterility and pure enjoyment.

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Rated one of the best tattoo shops (and laser tattoo removal facilities) in Las Vegas, our studio has been televised on ABC, NBC and featured in national publications such as Inked Magazine, Tattoos, Lowrider and Bound By Ink.

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We do however recommend  making appointments far in advance as many of our artists are booked months on in. In short, our shop is all about quality over quantity, industry respect over Hollywood fame, and we make it our daily commitment to uphold and celebrate the art, the tradition and the history of tattoo culture.

In addition, Skin Design was started because of our passion for the art. Far before this became a lucrative industry, we were purveyors of the world’s finest tattoos and it our mission to carry on the tradition to ensure that the art, the culture and the magic is passed on from one generation to the next.

 

ROSE TATTOO BY MR. ANDRADE

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It’s been said that the devil is in the details, and here’s the proof. This latest black and grey tattoo by the legendary Fernie Andrade, shows off his remarkable skill in creating realistic tattoos that draws the viewers eyes into the details of this majestically orchestrated piece.

Done a few weeks ago, this is a prime example the work that comes out of Skin Design Tattoos. At Skin Design, we pride ourselves in being one of the best shops in the Las Vegas area so if you’re in or around town be sure to stop on by. Aside from Fernie Andrade, we have a house packed with award-winning and internationally published tattooists who specialize in everything from realism, color, black and grey, portraits and lettering. No job is too big or small, and we take great pride in giving all of our customers the ultimate tattoo experience.

JOAN SEBASTIAN TATTOO

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Joan Sebastian tattoo by Fernie Andrade. 

This memorial tattoo of Joan Sebastian was done by Las Vegas tattoo artist, Mr. Andrade. Mr. Sebastian was the fabled Mexican singer/songwriter who rose from the ranks of a poverty-stricken childhood in Mexico, and became one of the most recorded, acclaimed and best selling acts in Mexico.

Aside from being a musician, Joan Sebastian was an accomplished producer, actor on both television and film but set all those aside and he was known as being one of the best entertainers of our time. Some of his accomplishments include insane Billboard charts, up until his passing.

He charted 10 top 10 sets on Top Latin Albums, including two No. 1s: En Vivo: Desde La Plaza El Progreso De Guadalajara (2001) and 13 Celebrando El 13 (2013), his last studio album.

FERNIE ANDRADE TATTOO

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Another banger from tattoo artist Fernie Andrade

Here’s another tatt that’s in the works by Fernie. If you’re in or around the area be sure to stop by and check out the shop as well as all the other amazing artists on deck. We’ll have updated pictures of this incredible piece of work, and as always, thanks for stopping by the site. Stay tuned for more updates as well as some fresh editorial that’ll be dropping on some of our amazing artists.

GOLDEN STATE TATTOO EXPO: BEST SLEEVE CATEGORY

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Golden State Tattoo Expo 2016: 2nd Place Best Sleeve category.

Congrats to our bossman and Monte for taking home 2nd place for Best Sleeve at the Golden State Expo. The even went down in Pasadena, CA this past weekend and as we get to packing, to head back home, we’d like to thank everyone who stopped on by the booth. The event had a great turn out (and we’re exhausted) but it was well worth the trip. We’ll definitely be participating at the next Golden State Expo and we’d like to thank everyone who stopped on by.

Of course, all this wouldn’t haven’t been possible if Monte didn’t show up for all his sessions – as well as this show – so a big up to Monte for his constant dedication. He’s been at this for a while and we can’t thank him enough. In the end, the awards are cool and all but regardless if you take one home, our art would never have a platform to showcase on if we didn’t have loyal customers like Monte, so thanks again to all of you who trust us with your skin. It’s truly an honor.

GREEK THEMED/ STYLE TATTOOS.

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Zeus & Baby Dionysus

Tattoos, as with any art, have their themes and styles which change in trending ways. At one point, tribal tattoos were all the rage, and I remember a time when pit bulls were perhaps more common than lions. Yet throughout all the changes that we’ve seen, one thing remains certain, and that’s the fact that Greek culture and mythology will always remain a common denominator and a theme that will never go out of style.

There’s something engaging about Greek art. The lines, the simplicity, the ability to show off shading, gradients and shadows makes it a remarkable subject to tattoo and right above is a great example. In this latest piece by Fernie Andrade, he shows a great amount of detail in this portrait of Zeus holding baby Dionysus. It’s a great piece which is still fresh so we’ll have updated pictures once it all heals up.

To view more of Fernie’s work please click here.

JOHN CANDY TATTOO

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John Candy as “Uncle Buck” tattoo by Fernie Andrade. 

To honor an actor or comedian with a tattoo is the ultimate form of loyalty, and this is exactly what one of our clients did when they decided to pay tribute to comedian John Candy. This tattoo here was inspired by the movie “Uncle Buck”.

In this movie, John Candy stars in this John Hughes comedy as an idle, good-natured bachelor who’s left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon charms his younger relatives Miles and Maizy with his hefty cooking and his new way of doing the laundry. But his carefree style doesn’t impress everyone, including Tia (Jean Kelly), his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice (Amy Madigan), his impatient girlfriend. Uncle Buck is the last person you’d think of to watch the kids. But with a little luck and a lot of love, he manages to surprise everyone in this heartwarming family comedy.

TATTOOS BY FERNIE ANDRADE

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Black & Grey Tattoo sleeve by Fernie Andrade

Las Vegas has absolutely no shortage of tattoo artists, or tattoo shops. With hundreds of tattooists to choose from, there’s a huge selection of faces and places to choose from but we’re proud to staff some of the best artists in town. The creative geniuses on our staff deliver tattoos that are bar none some of the best not only in Vegas – but in the world – and the proof is in their portfolios.

The tattoo above, was done by resident SDT artist Fernie Andrade, and his work is some of the most sought after in the game. Typical booked months out, it is advised that you book far in advance and it comes as no surprise that his list continually gets longer. Fernie’s attention to detail and ability to seamlessly merge multiple images, makes him a world class artist and we’re proud to have him as part of the SDT Family.

If you would like to view more of his work then please visit his portfolio by clicking here.

RELIGIOUS TATTOOS BY ROBERT PHO.

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The finest tattoos in Vegas.

The improvement and progress of any tattoo artist is based on the acceleration of his skill, not the years he has spent in the game. But if you’re into counting years, then Las Vegas tattoo artist Robert Pho, has over 25 years of practice tucked under his belt. In addition to countless features and interviews, Robert has amassed an incredible portfolio of work that has won the industry over. Needless to say, the evolution of his skill, his work and his dedication to tattoo culture is unreal and it all becomes evident in the delivery of his work and final product.

The latest religious piece you see here is actually a cover up, and it’s still in progress so we’ll keep you posted on any new updates. If your’e looking to see more of Robert’s work then you can visit his gallery by clicking here.

BEST BABY PORTRAIT TATTOO.

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Baby portrait tattoo.

 After seeing the latest work from black and grey tattoo artist Andy Pho, it’s safe to say that excellence runs in the family. This latest baby portrait tattoo was done on a client (@barberdeef) just yesterday, and he flew in all the way from Ireland.

Take a close look at the details and the shading and it becomes pretty evident that Andy’s finesse and attention to detail is outrageously accurate. To tattoo a portrait of a loved one is a very sentimental experience and we’re glad to have been a part of this occasion. This also marks the second tattoo from two clients who flew in from Ireland to watch the UFC fight go down. 

If you’re looking for the best portrait tattoos in color or black and grey then be sure to stop on by Skin Design. We’re located a few miles from the Las Vegas strip and we’re open 7 days a week.