TatTales dot com

We just added a bunch more info on how to get the most out of our website. We organized the information and provided much more detail depending on if you are a tattoo artists that owns or manages a studio, a tattoo artist working independently or for a tattoo studio, or are like us - dedicated tattoo collectors/enthusiasts that just want to do our part to support the tattoo community and the art it represents. So click on the "Learn How to Use Our Website", the "About Us" link at the bottom of the page, or right here to Learn How to Use Our Website.

Welcome to TatTales.com

Welcome to Tattales.com, the original home for interesting tattoo stories, the most accurate tattoo studio directory, and direct links to some of the best tattoo resources on the web. There are so many reasons why people get tattooed, we want the stories behind the ink...

Tattoo enthusiasts, artists and shop owners alike are always passionate about their tattoos. Help spread the word and we will spread the stories. send us your tattoo story today.

Important Sections of TatTales

Our site is excellent on your mobile phone. We have designed it with that in mind so try it out.

Here are some of the most commonly accessed sections of our site.

We are now hosting more than 4200 tattoo shops in our directory! So browse the artist and shop directories and don't forget to sign up as a member which allows you to manage your favorites while you are looking for the best artist for your next tattoo!

Tattoo artist offer

Tattoo artists, we are looking for your tattoo story too! It can be a great way to promote the shop you own or work in, allow your potential customers to learn a bit more about their artist and help spread the ink - so to speak!

Read more about our offer for tattoo artists.

Tattoo conventions

Tattoo conventions are a great way to see the portfolios and many artists from all over in a short time. Take a peek at some of the tattoo events listed to see if any are hitting your town. You will get inspired for your next tattoo!

Read more about our tattoo shows.

Tattoo Articles

You can never have enough information to help you with your first or next tattoo. We have many articles on what to expect, how to choose a great design, and a choosing a great tattoo artist to apply it. So get reading!

Read our many articles all about tattoos.


You can now "like" us on facebook and follow along very easily to all of the updates we add into the site. There is no easier way to know when new stories are added or new features are added for our members! This is our primary use for facebook, so click the facebook icon to the right and put us in your facebook news feed today.