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Interview by: Monday 10 September 2018
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Tattoo Competition: Meet The Judges

Meet the legendary tattooers on our judging panel for 2018's highly anticipated Tattoo Competition.

This September, we are thrilled to be joined by none other than Filip Leu, Mark Mahoney, Luke Atkinson and Tin Tin - four of the world's finest artists who have truly shaped modern tattooing.

Competition categories are as follows:


  • Best Black and Grey
  • Best Ornamental
  • Best of Day (for tattoos completed Friday & Saturday at the convention)


  • Best Backpiece/Coverage
  • Best Colour
  • Best Realism
  • Best of Show (for tattoos completed Friday, Saturday or Sunday at the convention)
  • Mark Mahoney’s ‘Best Booth’ Award – Winner Announced
  • The People’s Choice – Winner Announced

Our special handmade awards by El Rana will be handed out to winners live on stage by the sensational Fuel Girls.

And for the first time, our brand new People's Choice Award lets YOU be the judge; vote now for your favourite tattoo and the winner will be announced live on stage at The London Tattoo Convention!

With such an outstanding line-up, this is a spectacle you won't want to miss. Advance Tickets are available now

The Tattoo Competition is proudly sponsored by Unigloves and Tattoo Life Magazine.