In a city where there are tattoo shops on every corner, Black Spade Tattoo & Permanent Makeup is comfortably situated in the downtown Las Vegas area where we strive to stand out from the crowds. Here at Black Spade Tattoo & Permanent Makeup we offer a unique tattooing experience. A calm and smooth vibe, with an intense energy of creativity that flows through the shop. We are a custom tattoo and Permanent Cosmetics studio where we do everything we can to make your experience a positive one. Black Spade Tattoo & Permanent Makeup is definitely one of the premier shops in Las Vegas, but without the exhausting high prices of some others. We attract clients searching for quality tattoos, from a one inch tattoo all the way to a full body suit and we are happy to do it ALL. Our expert services in Permanent Makeup are also the BEST IN TOWN...HANDS DOWN! We pride ourselves on our quality work and reasonable prices. Thank you for taking the time to check us out we hope to see you in a chair SOON.
Having the understanding of our process and policies are very important to us.
It allows us to do what we love to do everyday smoothly which is create artwork and a great experience for you.
Publications and Networks that have featured our work:
• SpikeTV Inkmaster Season 4 - King Ruck/Tattoo
• The Sunday Magazine - Jennifer 3-D Brows/Microblading
• Spike TV Inkmaster Redemption - King Ruck/Tattoo
• Spike TV Inkmaster Shop Wars - Black Spade Tattoo shop
• Seven Magazine - King Ruck/Tattoo
• Animal Planet TANKED - Black Spade Tattoo shop
King Ruck is a former graffiti artist who has made a smooth transition to tattooing. He went from bombing and painting on walls and building his reputation as a respected graffiti artist, to owning the premiere tattoo shop in Las Vegas. King Ruck is known for his fine lines, smooth grays and attention to detail but really enjoys the bold lines and bright colors as we and jumps at every chance he gets to do so.
Jenn was born in Texas with bigger ambition than the small town of El Paso had to offer, she moved to the 24 hour city of Las Vegas and quickly adapted to the demand here. With an extensive background in the medical field she combined her love for art and beauty with the passion for helping others and is now one of the most sought after eyebrow artists in Las Vegas. With her unparalleled training, patience, great attention to detail and 5 years experience in the cosmetic tattooing industry, she stays up to date with the latest products, techniques and trends.
After art school Reesa came to Black Spade Tattoo where she learned under the owner King Ruck. Her background is in oil painting and traditional mediums. Now that tattooing has become her life she loves line work and has a special touch with anything feminine.
Kyla Oyamot has always been very involved in the art community. She became interested in tattoos as a teenager. Her mother made her a deal; if she didn’t tattoo herself, her mom would pay for her first tattoo. Kyla’s mom made good on that deal, and on her 18th birthday she got her first tattoo. After graduating high school she set off to the Art Institute of Seattle. In 2010 she moved from her hometown of Maui, HI to Orange County, California. Once there, she was immediately presented the opportunity to apprentice at a shop based out of Stanton, CA. When her apprenticeship was over, she decided it was time to move on yet again to her current home, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Brandon Anderson of Las Vegas, Nevada began his journey of the art realm inside the Music Studio, Gracing the stage with artists such as E-40, Keak da Sneak and many more. He has always been drawn to the gritty, Raw and unfiltered inspiration behind the music. From the blasted murals around the world to the tattooed skin that tell the storylines of the people. Brandon began his apprenticeship and smooth transition under the supervision of his friend and mentor King Ruck and hasn't looked back since. Brandon's ultimate goal is to be a creative juggernaut and with the guidance of his mentor that goal is coming into fruition.
Oscar is the newest addition to the Black Spade family, apprenticing under King Ruck. Oscar graduated from CSN with an art degree and is now eager to continue expanding his abilities. Tattooing is something he has always wanted to learn and create a career out of art and has always been a big part in his life, whether it’s music or drawing art will always define Oscar as a character.
Alyssa Escobar was born in Fort Bragg, NC but raised here in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alyssa is a student aspiring to become a psychologist. She is very detailed oriented and helps keep all the artists organized and in place. She is the first face you see when walking through the doors.
Will Wright is a multimedia artist and marketing analyst. As a digital content creator Will has partnered with King Ruck to market and showcase Black Spade Tattoo as a brand. Will's skillsets include: photography, video production, web design, and application development.