Christmas Tattoo from

December 24th, 2014

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The team at would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. 2014 has been a remarkable year for our community. We reached 21,000 talented tattoo designers, saw our 140,000th tattoo design created, and launched several new website features. As our way of saying thanks to our loyal customers, we are offering this special holiday promotion:

25% Off Your Next Custom Tattoo Design
Promo Code: holidayink14

Terms of use: Up to $50 off. Must be used by Dec 31, 2014. Enter promo code on payment page. 25% discount is paid by and does not reduce the contest prize amount paid to the artist.

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Featured Tattoo Designer: Hector Guma Jr.

October 9th, 2013

Custom Tattoo Design by Hector Guma

Custom Tattoo Design by Hector Guma Jr.

This week our spotlight is on one of our many talented artists, Hector Guma Jr.

Hector is a professional artist who was born and raised in New York city. According to Hector, he fell in love with drawing when he was only 6 years old. His grandfather was a well known painter from Puerto Rico and a left-hand artist just like Hector. As a teenager, Hector  attended an art school for gifted teenagers called Art and design H.S in New York and continued his passion in art in many mediums from acrylic oil to water colors. Hector’s favorite style that he enjoys doing the most is photo realism and fantasy art. Hector loves challenges!

As a young adult, he attended the art college called F.I.T(Fashion Institute of Technology) from where he received a degree in illustration. At the age of 24, he met a local tattooist from Brooklyn New York by the name of Larry Rotundo who was a tattoo veteran with almost 30 years of experience. Hector trained under him for about two years in tattooing and after his apprenticeship, Larry told Hector that he was a gifted artist and had a natural flair for tattooing.

Inspired, Hector moved on in his tattooing career and created his own collection of flash designs and more. He now has 17 years of tattooing experience and his work was featured in Urban Ink magazine’s tattoo revue, skin art, envy, and more. He insists that his true passion is art and making his clients happy with every unique drawing he creates for them.

Hector currently owns a reputable tattoo shop in Cartersville, Georgia for 12 years now and is still going strong due to the support of his loyal clients and friends.

If you would like to be a featured artist, please contact our customer support for more information.

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Tattoo Artist’s Bonuses

July 17th, 2013

Tattoo Artist's Bonuses

Tattoo Artist’s Bonuses

It is that time of the year again when we, at, recognize and reward our most talented artists. As we continue to grow and make more and more customers happy, we wish to let you know how much we appreciate all your hard work.

Just like the last year, we have selected the top ten designers who have made the largest contribution towards the success and growth of The names of the winners will be posted on our Facebook page and blog on Aug 2nd. Here is how the reward money shall be distributed.

1st Place: $400.00
2nd Place: $300.00
3rd Place: $200.00
4th Place: $100.00
5th Place: $50.00
6th Place: $50.00
7th Place: $50.00
8th Place: $25.00
9th Place: $25.00
10th Place: $25.00

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CreateMyTattoo Reaches 10,000 Custom Tattoo Designers!

November 15th, 2012

10000 Custom Tattoo Designer

10000 Custom Tattoo Designers


It gives us immense pleasure to announce that is now a thriving community of over 10,000 talented tattoo designers. Starting from a mere five in 2008, we have reached 10K today and we would like to thank you for this achievement. It has been a long and rewarding journey for us as we are sure, it has been for our talented and hard working community of designers.

At, we have always said and reiterated time and again that our designers are our heart and soul. They are the ones who’ve built this community and through their amazing talent and designs, allowed customers to come back to us for multiple tattoo designs. The long list of testimonials bears proof to the fact that we are loved and appreciated by our thousands of customers served across the globe.  Congratulations and thank you for all your support.

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2012 Tattoo Designer’s Bonuses have been PAID!!!

August 5th, 2012

Back in May this year, we promised recognition for the top ten Tattoo Designers of our community who made the maximum contribution towards the success and growth of and delighted the customers with their amazing custom tattoo designs.

In tune with that promise, we are pleased to announce the names of the top ten Tattoo Designers and the bonus money that they have earned.

We extend our heartiest Congratulations to each one of you. We wish to let you know that we appreciate your immense contribution to the success and growth of and hope that you will continue to provide great designs to our esteemed customers.

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2012 Tattoo Designer Bonuses!

May 29th, 2012

Tattoo Designers Bonus

As you know, has always been at the forefront when it comes to rewarding tattoo designers for their amazing commitment to our community.  In keeping with this tradition, we recognize the top ten designers every year who have made the maximum contribution towards the success and growth of and delighted the customers with their amazing custom tattoo designs.

This year we are pleased to announce the 2012 tattoo designer bonuses that will be paid on Aug 1, 2012.  The winners will be posted on our facebook page and on our blog.  Following is how the reward money shall be distributed:

1st Place:       $400.00
2nd Place:      $300.00
3rd Place:       $200.00
4th Place:       $100.00
5th Place:       $50.00
6th Place:       $50.00
7th Place:       $50.00
8th Place:       $25.00
9th Place:       $25.00
10th Place:     $25.00

Through this small exercise, we wish to reiterate our commitment to serve the tattoo community.  Whether you are a tattoo enthusiast who wants the perfect custom tattoo designed or a passionate tattoo designer, CreateMyTattoo truly appreciates your participation.   A complete list of the current top 1500 tattoo designers can be found here:  Tattoo Designers Ranking

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Carrie Steffensen Wins The ICE Award

February 9th, 2012

We are pleased to announce that one of our tattoo design artists, Carrie Steffensen has won the prestigious ICE Award (International Crowdsourcing Excellence).

The ICE Award is Daily Crowdsource’s highest honor, and was created to recognize the individual workers that have made an impact in the crowdsourcing world based on creativity and impressive work. She won the award for her contribution in the “Best Project Submission” category and was titled “Valkyrie, fallen soldier’s rifle”.

Congratulations Carrie. You’ve made us all proud.

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Design a Tattoo for American Cancer Society!

November 12th, 2011


CreateMyTattoo is honored to be asked to help The American Cancer Society with a very special tattoo design request.The winning design will be used by The American Cancer Society to raise money and awareness for a cure. They are looking for a hip, cool design for their 2010 Cattle Baron’s Ball collateral and marketing. Please show your support by submitting a design for this excellent cause.Full details can be found here:

Design a cool tattoo for a great cause!

Thank you to our partner for their help with this promotion.

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Tattoo Marketplace is now OPEN!

June 21st, 2011

Tattoo Marketplace

Tattoo Marketplace

We are very excited to announce that the new Tattoo Marketplace is now OPEN!  Here customers can browse and instantly purchase your custom tattoo designs. The best part is, you get paid a 75% commission on every sale!  In addition, we have a special $150.00 promotion to get things kicked off.  Here are the details…

How the Tattoo Marketplace Works:

  1. Submit any original tattoo designs you have created.
  2. Set a sale price for each design.
  3. Sit back and get paid every time a design is sold!

Tattoo Marketplace Artist Benefits:

  • 100% FREE to join and submit designs!
  • Receive a 75% commission on every sale!
  • Sell as many designs as you have including non-winning designs from the contests!
  • Your original designs are YOUR property and can be removed at anytime.
  • Each design can be sold multiple times (there is no limit).
  • You set the sale price of each design.
  • Instantly see how many times your designs are viewed and purchased.
  • Receive an email notification every time your design is sold.
  • Get paid on the first of every month for designs sold the month prior ($25.00 min payout).
  • CreateMyTattoo pays all the artist PayPal payment fees so you get the full 75% commission.
  • CreateMyTattoo takes care of the customer payment processing and delivery of designs.

To Submit a Marketplace Design:

  1. Login and click on “My Account”
  2. Click on the new Marketplace Tab
  3. Click “submit a design”

Marketplace $150 Promotion:

We have a very special promotion now through July 15th.  On July 15th we will randomly select 3 designs from the Marketplace and pay each of these artists $50.00 just for having submitted a design!  The winners will be announced on our Facebook fan page.  All designs must be submitted and approved prior to the 15th.  Please allow up to 48 hrs for designs to be approved.

Thank you again for your help making this community such a success.  We greatly appreciate the support.  Please check out the new marketplace and let us know what you think.   Thanks to and Tattoo Aftercare for supporting this promotion.

Thanks & Best Regards,

The CreateMyTattoo Team

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Tattoo Pride for Tattoo Artistry

November 15th, 2009

Singapore Tattoo Show Tat2 2010

Tattoo Lovers will descend upon Singapore in 2010 … seeking creativity,  education in responsible tattooing, observe fusion of east and west Tattoo Artistry … and 3 days of massive entertainment.


With the intention of not only providing a show for tattoo lovers, both in Singapore and Asia, but also wanting to ensure sufficient education in responsible tattooing amongst teenagers and young adults; the Singapore tattoo show is coming back for the 2nd time, bringing more entertainment and exposure to people through this unique form of art. Organized by Debra Tan and Kirby Lian from Utopia Studios, the show is to be held at the Singapore Expo, Hall 6B from 8 to 10 January 2010, starting from 12pm to 10pm on the 8th and 9th, and 12pm to 8pm on the 10th.


Tat2 2010 Event Invitation: Mingle with over 10,300 Tattoo Fans & Artists


With guest appearance by Kim Saigh (LA ink), Tim Hendricks (Gold Rush tattoo), Michelle Myles (Daredevil tattoo and winner of TLC’s Tattoo War Competition at the 6th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention), Shige (Yellow Blaze Tattoo, Japan) and returning to this show again will be Chris Garver (Miami ink) and Bob Tyrell (Night Gallery). Also attending the show will be VIP guest, Matt Booth, celebrity jewellery designer and owner of Room101 who is also the guest judge for this upcoming year’s tattoo show with Room101 being the major sponsor for this event.


People attending Tat2 2010 can be prepared for a wide variety of visual feasts with a line up that includes Rubberboy’s performance, Best male and female tattoo competition, and the first of its kind in Asia – Miss Tattoo Asia, alongside with over 300 internationally regarded artists coming together to showcase their talent in full view of audiences who are fans or just mere curious. This is the place to be if you are an avid tattoo collector or  people who are interested to see what Tattoo today is all about, a culture that used to be taboo but is so widely welcomed in recent times. 


The newest addition to this coming year’s show is the Miss Tattoo Asia segment. Probably the first of its kind, it attempts to open the minds of the general public that beauty comes in all forms, especially in recent times where people are exposed to so many different things and the form of beauty is somewhat subjective. Trying to break away from the stereotypical female beauty, it aims to address a form of liberalism and modernist way of perceiving beauty.


Apart from this unique beauty contest, there is also the best male and female tattoo competition where proud owners of beautiful masterpieces on their bodies get to flaunt and compete to stand a chance to win the top prize. You’d be surprised to see how realistic and beautiful a tattoo can get, as the standard and works of tattoo artists are getting better and better, especially with quite a handful of artists who already have a history of doing fine arts before they ventured into tattooing.

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