While there are thousands of talented and deserving tattoo artists that will likely kill it in 2019, today we're bringing forward a select 10 who truly have something special. From television stars to global innovators, this list is comprised of a diverse group of artists from around the world. Take a look at 2019's finest tattooers in the gallery below, then let us know your thoughts on our master list in the comments section on Facebook.
Ata is a color realism tattoo artist who works primarily in Kuta, Indonesia. With bold color blends and a seemingly endless imagination, tattoo enthusiasts better keep their eye of for Ata.
Based in Morgantown, West Virgina, Jake Gordon is bringing gold into the tattoo game and we're all about the glitz n glamour.
Our followers on social media were completely blown away by this UK artist's Disney motifs and we cannot wait to see what they'll bring to the table in 2019.
This Italian innovator is bringing graphic design into tattooing like we've never seen done before. With bulletproof color saturation and black outlines out the wazoo, we're hooked.
Based out of Chieti, Italy, Giangualano is one of the biggest names in color realism these days. And while his color portraits of Marvel stars are remarkable, we love the creativity he brings to his original concepts.
One of the leaders in the mixed media take over, this Russian tattooer came to play. Pulling together pieces of realism, illustration and typography—Pirojenko is a global powerhouse.
This bicoastal tattooer splits his time between Los Angeles and NYC, however, he's known around the world as one of the talented artists from MTV's How Far is Tattoo Far. But that's not the only project Ross has up his tattooed sleeves for 2019.
Graffiti meets glamour with this Russian ink slinger, who has beautifully bridged street art with stunning color portraiture. His collaborations have truly done a number on us and we cannot wait to see what's next.
Over the years, Miami's Tatu Baby has made appearances on Ink Master and Black Ink Crew, however, the talented tattooer finally has her own show. Premiering January 7th on VH1, Baby assumes the spotlight in Cartel Crew.
What do you think about our list of tattooers to watch in 2019? Which artists have made it onto your radar recently? Let us know your thoughts, opinions and questions in the comments section on Facebook.