Ed comes to us from a local shop in Elizabethtown. His tattoo career started in 1993 at Queen of Hearts Tattoo in Radcliff, Ky. Ed is a very accomplished artist in many mediums. Ed enjoys doing all styles of tattooing but especially excels at bright color work.
Mike joins us from Canton, OH. He is a veteran of the United States Army and has been tattooing for just under 5 years. He really enjoys doing American traditional inspired tattoos.
We are excited to announce that we will be opening an additional location in Hogenville, KY. We are expecting to be open towards the middle of February 2016. We will be located at 201 N. Lincoln Blvd. Suite 1. Construction has already began. Here is a little sneak peak. Be sure to check back often for updates on our grand opening.
Halloween Specials All Month
We have a lot of exciting things going on in the month of October. Todd Yoder will be back tattooing here the 14th-18th. He only has a couple spots left this trip but if you can't get in this time don't worry he will be back the first of next year. We are really excited to have Todd regularly guest spotting.
20% OFF any HORROR/HALLOWEEN THEMED TATTOO all of OCT.
$31 TATTOOS & $20 BODY PIERCINGS all day HALLOWEEN DAY
Merchandise & Gift Cards
We now have Gift Cards available for purchase. These are nice plastic gift cards branded with our logo. They make a great gift anytime of year. Be on the look out this Holiday Season for some special offers on our Gift Cards.
We also have a growing selection of printed items available for purchase in the shop. Such as custom prints of designs created by our artists and custom designed t-shirts. Below is a breakdown of prices on some of our items. In the very near future we will be adding an online store for purchases. In the meantime feel free to contact us about any merchandise you are interested in by phone. (270)351-8288
T-Shirts - $15
Limited Edition T-Shirts - $25
Drawstring Back Packs - $5
Prints - $10
Signed & Numbered Prints - $20
Framed Prints - $20+
Die Cut Vinyl Stickers - $5
We our continually printing new items. We also have a lot of FREE promotional items as well. Stop by the shop and see us today.
Syracuse, New York's very own "Beard King" Todd Yoder is here tattooing. Come help us welcome him to Kentucky by getting a bold new traditional time. He is only in town for 1 week so spots are limited.
ONLINE BOOKING NOW AVAILABLE
You will now have the ability to book free tattoo consultations, tattoo appointments, and body piercings directly from our website or Facebook, all you need is a mobile phone, tablet or computer. Artists availability will automatically generate on the calendar. You just have to find the time that works best for you. Feel free to book a free consultation or body piercing at any time. Please speak to the artist of your choice before booking a tattoo appointment.
Current business hours are as follows.
Sunday 11AM - 10PM
Friday & Saturday 11AM-12AM
We would like to welcome the newest member of our team Casey Bennett aboard. He has over 10yrs of experience tattooing and loves doing custom one of a kind tattoos. You can view his work here.
Tattoos By Casey Bennett
First and foremost we would like to welcome our newest artist to the team. We are excited to announce that Chris Morehouse will now be tattooing full time at Artistic Body Tattoo. You can view his tattoo work here. We will now open be open considerably more. We will open 7 days a week at 11am and be open until 12am for your convenience. Appointments are preferred but walk ins are always welcome. We are now offering body piercing. We also have a growing selection of body jewelry for sale. Below you will find each artists current schedule.
This schedule starts Monday May 11, 2015.
Zak- Will be off until June 5, 2015. Guest spotting in Minnesota.
Tuesday - Sunday 6pm - 12am
Thursday - Sunday 11am - 8pm
Getting a tattoo is a big step. You want a specific image; maybe of a character or of a person, but you want it. You have certain expectations for the appearance and style, too. Whether the tattoo is realistic or abstract, you have to have a good artist. A good artist can meet your expectations and standards easily. They will give you an idea of what you want, help you to feel at ease, give you the chance to see what is possible, and do the tattoo well. To get all of this, you have to know how to pick the right artist when shopping around.
The first step is to look at the art. Typically, tattoo artists will have their previous work readily available to show you. These days, most will have their work available online. You can see this work by looking at their in person or digital portfolio. When looking, keep two things in mind. First, does the art style match what you want? Some artists are better at certain types of styles. They may do a phenomenal abstract piece, but they may not do realism well. You also want to look into the quality, obviously. Make sure that the work looks good and that it meets your standards. How the tattoo will look is important, but it is not the entire picture.
Once everything is done, you want to enjoy the tattoo and you want to be happy. You want to go about your life loving your ink. Even with exceptionally done pieces, though, this is not always possible. If the shop is not clean and does not sanitize their equipment properly, you may come away with a blood borne pathogen. These will affect the quality of your life. Check to make sure the shop is clean, look online to see what people are saying, and check out the shop before making a final decision.
Prices matter, too, of course. You want a good tattoo at a price that you can afford. Sadly, this is not always so easy. Some artists are expensive and most of the cheaper artists do not have the quality that you expect. Do a price comparison before choosing. Look at the different artists in your area, or around your area if you are willing to travel, to see who has the best work at the most affordable prices. If you are willing to pay a little more, consider the benefits of a higher end artist. If you ever find yourself in the Kentucky area we would be honored to have the opportunity to earn your trust.
Animal tattoos have become increasingly popular over the years. These tattoos are suitable for both men and women. If you are an animal lover, dolphin tattoo can be a viable option. This tattoo design is used when other tribal designs to create a smooth and calm look. There are other animals such as elephant and lion that can be tattooed. These tattoos can be black or some natural colors can be added to it.
----Portrait of favorite Person or TV Character
Tattoo artists can create a beautiful image of your favourite television and film characters. One of the most popular portraits of the last couple of years has been Thor and Sherlock. If you contact a good tattoo shop the tattoo can be done with utmost accuracy and precision.
There have been variations made to the old designs over the years. For instance, optical ilsslusion tattoos are a recent trend among tattoo enthusiasts. These tattoos can have a special character such as Bart from the Simpsons tattooed or a simple message with coloured hearts. However, it is important that arm tattoo designs are chosen keeping in mind the customer’s preference and the tattoo shop’s expertise. Some shops excel in word tattoos. There are many such shops in Radcliff that can be contacted for this purpose.
Tattoo trends over the years have changed significantly. There is a recent trend to have cherry blossom and animal tattoos done on the neck or shoulder. These tattoos need to be done by a professional and experienced tattoo artist to achieve the required results. Additionally, a hygienic tattoo shop can help you stay away from any skin infection due to the tattoo. We would love to be your choice of tattoo shop.
Many people are apprehensive about getting a tattoo done. They can be concerned about the tattoo artist’s ability to do the tattoo desired. If you are looking for a tattoo artist, there are many shops in Radcliff that can be visited. One of the most popular tattoo shops in the area is Artistic Body Tattoo. You can decide on the tattoo you want, based on the top tattoo trends mentioned below.
----Cherry Blossom Tattoo
Research has shown that flower tattoos are more popular among women. Cherry blossom tattoos signify a deeper meaning apart from colourful imagery. It signifies purity and start of a new life. You can get a single cherry blossom flower as a tattoo or get a bunch of them tattooed. These tattoos are mostly done around the ankles or the neck due to the flower’s miniature size.
If you are looking for the best way to express your creativity and individuality, a tattoo is a good choice that you might want to consider. However, because your tattoo will be technically a part of you for the rest of your life, it is important that you choose something that you like and will continue to like in the future. But the million dollar question now is, how do you really choose the right tattoo for you?
First and most important of all, you have to choose a unique tattoo that will best express who you are and holds a special meaning in your life. When you do this, you can settle for one with greater significance and it is not just the result of a hasty decision that you might just end up regretting in the long run. You have to pick something that you can still show to other people with great pride in the coming years. There are some people who make the mistake of just picking a random tattoo but this is a not a good way to go. In fact, looking for the best image that suits you will take a lot of time, effort and careful research.
To get better ideas, it can be a wise decision if you look through the different tattoo databases. Here, you will be able to find an extensive selection of tattoos where you can choose the one for you. You just have to choose that one image that you love the most, take this to your chosen tattoo artist and get the design inked on your skin. If you like your tattoo to have a more personal touch, you also have the option of designing your own tattoo or you can also expand a tattoo design that you found in the databases. This way, you can use your imagination to perfect conjure your very own creation or you can expand on an existing design and watch this transform into a brilliant masterpiece that no one else in the world will have. This way, you can be sure that the tattoo is yours and yours alone, making it the right tattoo for you.
When picking a tattoo design, you can look for the things that you are passionate about. It can be a talent or gift that you have, a tattoo that commemorates the memory of your loved one, a hobby or it can also be something that caught your interest. You also have to make sure that you will look for the best and more reputable artist to make sure that your tattoo will look exactly the way that you envision it to. Even the greatest designs can become a major fail when your tattoo artist was not able to conjure the right image. There are actually a lot of choices as far as tattoos are concerned but in the end, it all boils down to what you want to have with you for the rest of the years in your life.
Artistic Body Tattoo
Artistic Body Tattoo is a veteran owned tattoo & piecing studio offering high quality tattooing at a fair price.Our staff consists of talented, and professional tattoo artists that are familiar with all areas of tattooing. As tattoo artists, we pride ourselves on creating unique pieces that capture the desires of our clients.
Feel free to contact us with your ideas. We promise you'll find us easy to talk to! That beings said, at Artistic Body Tattoo, our staff will do everything possible to make your visit a memorable one. Rest assured that your tattoos will be done in a sanitary environment by highly skilled artists. We have a location in Hodgenville and Radcliff, KY near Elizabethtown — just outside of Fort Knox and only 30 miles south of Louisville.