This weekend marks the 8th annual International London Tattoo Convention. One of the most highly regarded tattoo gatherings, the event draws talented artists from all corners of the world and allows those who attend the opportunity to get inked by folks they might never normally meet. 

With London on the mind, we've compiled a fresh list of tattooers you should (if you don't already) know. Tattooing is now a broad medium, with a range of specialities, and knowing who offers what (and where) is invaluable when considering your first (or next) tattoo.

50 Great Tattoo Artists You (Probably) Haven't Heard Of in alphabetical order. 

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