Empire Inks

Fine Art First

Our Inks

Made for tattoo artists by tattoo artists

It's time to set a new standard. In our industry's long history, a lot has changed. Machines have more powerful motors than ever before. Stencils can be printed to photographic quality. Cartridge needles took the industry by storm. Ink caps are even advancing.

So much time, money and energy are spent on the products we use, yet the inks have remained the same. The ink industry hasn’t deviated from the original formula. Empire has raised the standard and brought the fundamentals of art into the industry. Combining knowledge of art and tattooing with the best chemists in the field, we bring you a safe and consistent ink to work with.

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  • Featured Product

    Ivory Black


    Ivory Black is Empire's darkest black. Expect a clean and even darker representation of our classic black formula ideal for packing black with excellent saturation. Ivory Black's smooth consistent blend maintains a medium viscosity and contrasts well with warm skin tones.

    $30 View Item

  • Featured Product

    4-Stage Set


    Our new White Wash system allows artists to achieve a smoother gray value with less effort. Many artists add a few drops of white into their graywash. This helps us get a more deliberate value, without needing to build it up through layers. You can expect consistent ink that heals similar to an opaque gray but goes into the skin like a graywash.

    $100 View Item

  • Featured Product

    Austin Fields Lining Black


    We've been in the lab with our signature artist Austin Fields to bring you his signature Lining Black.

    $30 View Item

Sponsored Artists

Our Team

With a new standard of ink comes a new standard for sponsorship.

We expect more so that we can give more.

The Empire Inks Sponsored team is comprised of a wide array of artists from across the country, driven by an insatiable desire to master their craft. We represent experienced artists who portray themselves professionally, respectfully, and encompass the same values we expect in our studio.

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The Studio

The Empire Inks studio is a private space that gives sponsored artists the opportunity to grow with us.

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Visiting Artists

In order to grant our clients access to a wide array of artists, we frequently host tattoo artists from around the world.

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