John Griggs, an Arlington local, has spent most of his career in the DFW metroplex. He specializes in black and grey realism, horror, sacred geometry, fine line, neo-traditional, and traditional American tattoos. He accepts walk ins and appointments, contact him today!

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“I will not do any tattoos that won’t hold up over time. One thing you need to remember when getting tattooed is that black outline and shading are the heart and soul of the design. Without the black the color will have nothing to contrast with, leaving it weak and dull as it ages in the skin.”


Schedule Appointment

Joe is available by appointment only at our private studio Heart in Hand Arlington. Appointments and inquiries can be made by emailing

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Contact us with questions or to set up a consultation!


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