2012 Flash Competition.

The Tattoo Artists Guild (T.A.G.) 2012 Flash Competition is open to all T.A.G. members. All entries MUST be original designs submitted by the artist who created it. Artwork MUST be submitted in .jpg format. The resolution of the file must be 72dpi and Min. size is 5x7” Max size is 11” x 14”. Artists retains all original artwork rights; however TattooArtistsGuild.com also has publishing, print, marketing, promotional and commercial rights of all work submitted. Artwork may be done following forms, digital, graphite (pencil), color pencil, pen & ink, charcoal, pastel, oil, acrylic, water color, or airbrushing but must be submitted digitally according to the stated guidelines. You must submit your entries before Dec. 1st, 2012. Each entry MUST have your complete name address and zip code included in the email as well as your website address, if you have one. The winner MUST send in postage of $10, via PayPal, by January 1st, 2013 to have your Tattoo Artist Guild membership certificate mailed to you. Contest will be judged by the Tattoo Artists Guild. You may submit up to 5 entries. 1st entry is FREE. Additional entries require a $10 Registration fee each. Each artist may submit up to 5 entries and the total registration fee is only $50. The winner will also have a link to their website, if applicable, shown on the T.A.G. website with their winning entry but the winner must also place an approved banner ad from the Tattoo Artists Guild on their home page linking to http://www.tattooartistsguild.com. Winners will be notified by and/or E-mail, they will have 30 days to claim their prize(s) sending the postage fee of $10 via PayPal. Any unclaimed prizes may be reward, or not, at our sole digression. Winners and/or runner-ups agree that the Tattoo Artists Guild and/or their assignees have print, marketing, promotional and commercial rights to artwork submitted. Any person or shop not following the rules will be removed from the contest site and NOT be allowed to participate. NO REFUNDS for any reason what so ever will be given. The Tattoo Artists Guild its affiliates, sponsors or any of their employees are not responsible for lost or stolen artwork.  You must submit your artwork on line by Emailing it along with your COMPLETE Name, Age, Address city/state/zip and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and in the subject field enter “T.A.G. 2012 Flash Competition”. We will post the winning artwork once it is complete!


This contest will be awarding the following prizes:

1st Place: A free Tattoo Artists Guild Member certificate and your work will be showcased on the T.A.G. Website with a link to your website (e.g. yoursite.com), if provided. Social networking sites e.g. facebook, myspace, etc .or other second party sites are not eligible.


Yuriy Fialko was the winner of the 2011 competition.  Excellent job, heck out his work.