JUSTIN NORDINE TATTOOS

Justin Nordine Tattoos

Justin Nordine Tattoos

Justin Nordine is a watercolor tattoo artist at his studio, The Raw Canvas, in Grand Junction, Colorado.  His style has captured attention all over the world and has become a highly sought after artist.  His style is a mix of "chaos and structure" and uses the stories of his clients as his inspiration.  Justin's current artistic direction are series baed on flowers, birds, personal stories or complete abstraction.  Check out Justin's YouTube page to follow his day to day happenings as well as his current series, "This Is Me".

Justin Nordine was born and raised in Grand Junction, Co. In 2008, after 5 years of teaching fine art to urban city students in Denver, CO., Justin walked away from teaching to follow a dream of being a full time tattoo artist and fine art gallery owner. In October 2008, Justin opened The Raw Canvas Tattoo Studio and Art Gallery a new kind of tattoo studio that brought together not only the art of tattooing, but local fine artists into an urban styled art gallery where he put on major art and music events every other month. These events brought in 100's of 1000's of people into his studio and gallery. By showcasing local art, music and food, The Raw Canvas became a major point of interest in the grand valley. In addition to Justin's success as a self-taught tattoo artist, in which he creates vivid images of fine art on the skin using traditional tattoo techniques, his style has made Justin an award winning, respected tattoo artist in an ever growing industry.


Tattoo artist Justin Nordine is taking the tattoo industry high tech. At The Raw Canvas Tattoo Studio in Grand Junction, Colorado, Nordine uses an all-digital design process and new high tech tools from Apple to change the conventional process of getting "inked."

BEFORE submitting a request with Justin please read the following:

  • Justin is currently only booking ideas that are related to flowers, birds, life stories or pure abstraction
  • Justin does receive many request and is unable to tattoo each and every request that he receives    
  • Justin is currently taking on clients that allow him full artistic freedom with no restriction. 
  • Justin schedules each tattoo with a 5 hour minimum
  • Justin is not currently scheduling cover-ups, script work or working on other artists pieces.

Justin’s goal is to give you a custom piece of artwork that is unique and something you will cherish for a lifetime. Justin is very interested in your story, things that inspire you, move you, something that shares your soul. 

To fill out a request, please click here

Thank you so much for taking the time to look at Justin's work!  We look forward to working with you soon!

Equaliser Pro Team Artist Justin Nordine demonstrates how to use the Equaliser Proton Pen Tattoo Machine in this short video by Ultimate Tattoo Supply. Justin Nordine is popular for his water color tattoos. He believes this pen helps him achieve better lines as well as enhance the range of motion when tattooing.