All of these incredible tattoo artists have different styles and specialities, but they are all guaranteed to give you some ink you'll be proud to show off. When it comes to get a tattoo, it's definitely worth it to spend the extra money to get the best in the business since you'll be sporting your tat for the rest of your life. So while some of these incredible tattoo artists may not be cheap or easy to get an appointment with, it's definitely worth it to try!
1. Nikko Hurtado
Believe it or not, the photo above is not a picture of Steve Jobs, but a tattoo by one of the most incredible tattoo artists around, Nikko Hurtado. Nikko began tattooing in 2002 and quickly became a household name. If you are looking to get a portrait tattoo of someone close to you or your favorite celebrity, look no further than Nikko. His speciality is colored portraiture. He has been featured on the tv shows LA Ink and Tattoo Wars, and has also appeared on many instructional DVDs. In 2012, he had the honor of being a jury member for the Chaudesaigues Award - an award that recognizes the career and the artistic choices of a tattoo artist. He works in his own tattoo parlor, The Black Anchor Collective in Hesperia, CA. You can request an appointment with him online at nikkohurtado.com