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Megan Martin Prisco
· March 22, 2018
I have quite a few tats and they range from home tats� to quality work. And when I eventually vowed to only go to one artist...I vowed to NEVER leave him. I have stood by this vow for a very long time.... Only problem...takes MONTHS to get a booking date and is a DRIVE for me. So I decided to go to Raining Ink for a small tat. Brandon did my work. And I just have to break my vow to my Original artist and give it to Brandon. His work is clean and he has such a light hand. I am so impressed!!!!!! Time for the big jobs Brandon :) Am sending work your way (have already put the word out) plus I have ALOT of jobs myself to come. Thank you! I'm a happy camper.#Loyalty See More
Valerie McCarty
· April 16, 2018
Raining Ink is a great place to go. Derrick fixed my messed up tattoo I had and Brandon did two new ones for me. Great work and great guys. Derrick also did 2 for my husband and they are amazing. I wi...ll definitely be going back for more. See More
Mandy Tew Sumner
· January 27, 2018
I have gotten two tattoos and by two different people at the shop and love them both. I have also gotten a piercing done and bought jewelry. Everyone in the shop and beyond nice and very helpful. I mo...ved here from out of state and am so happy I found this place. I won’t go anywhere else for my tattoos. My husband has also been tattooed here and the work is wonderful. Derek is a great tattoo artist and recommend him to everyone. He is friendly and his work is wonderful! See More
Tianna Skye Stipp
· December 6, 2017
Rude & unprofessional when a young woman asks a simple question, there is no need to bully her OR belittle her! She was misinformed & at least asked before coming in if it was true or not! You never what that person is going through behind the scenes, or how sensitive they are. And then to put her on blast?! For asking a question.. a simple "no," would have sufficed. See More
Jamie Pankow
· December 6, 2017
I received a tattoo from Chad recently and am extremely satisfied with how it turned out. I moved here from New York and was in need of a new artist to work with and not only did he have a mellow atti...tude that I could respect, I absolutely loved the setup of the shop itself and the atmosphere. I waited for my piece to heal before leaving a review and I am more than floored with how well this came out. I will definitely be returning and would recommend him to someone looking for black and grey work specifically realistic pieces. See More
Jenny Cheatham
· March 3, 2018
Derrick was complete gentleman and did wonderful art work. I wasn't the best at being still but he was patient and kind. I will be returning and would recommend to anyone.
Heather Yerkey
· November 9, 2017
I had my tattoo done there and i love it when I go get my other tattoo done it will be with them they are good and are really good and the best in town and good price too
Holly Crafton
· March 3, 2018
I could not have asked for a better experience for my first tattoo The staff was so professional and kind and our tattoo artists Derrick was amazing thank you so much
Ashley Brooke
· November 25, 2017
I have got my lip piercings here in the past,and my tattoo about 6 years ago.Very pleased.Came back few days ago to get my lip piercing redone where it grew up.Derek done a great job.Can't wait to come back!
Wade Jackson
· December 29, 2017
Fu** flipping ink and the cocky twat running it. Hit Derrick Blake up and get your work done right the first time bros on point and does better work than anywhere close. Light handed and chill asf def...f. Will be back for more. See More
Earnest Woodard
· February 15, 2018
I went in about 2 weeks ago and got a small tattoo done. The guy that did my tat seemed to be high on coke at the time, messed up on a few of the lines in it and it looks like shit now. Sadly I'm gonn...a have to look into getting it laser removed cause of how bad it looks. Would not recommend this place. The artist that hit me up was Derrek. See More
Shelley Messersmith
· November 24, 2017
Great, clean facility with amazing, helpful and friendly staff. Went without an appointment for piercing but was still done and out of there in 15 minutes. Love this place, I'll be back! :)
Jessica Ingram
· November 9, 2017
Derrick Blake did my tattoo. He work with me to meet my budget plus he gave me 1 sick Ass tattoo I'm treasure 4 life. I also got my septum pierced. Every one there is very helpful, respectful, gene...rous, n sweet. I am beyond happy with everything service, work, price, general attitude. Thank for an excellent day.
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Nikki-Nick Drewry
· February 27, 2018
I just got a tattoo from Derrick, absolutely loved it! Extremely professional and quick. Had an extremely enjoyable experience as did my wife. Prices super cheap, definitely recommending Derrick to my... friends. Come to columbia and see raining ink!! See More
Melanie Lee Curll
· March 1, 2018
Brandon was absolutely awesome!! He took a drawing i drew and turned it into a matching tattoo for me and my boyfriend!! He is great to work with and does great work!!
Elisha Lowery
· January 21, 2018
I got my first tattoo last night from Rene and he was amazing! Super patient and explained everything to me! And it looks fantastic!
Brandi Nicole Ingram
· January 5, 2018
I've gotten both my tattoos here and they have done a great job on both! My latest tattoo was done by Jim, and I am so happy with it! Thanks Raining Ink I'll be back!!
DestrynAshley Boyd
· January 7, 2018
Great environment! Great people. Jim was awesome with my nose piercing and very personable and professional. I highly recommend. They beat any other tattoo shop I've ever been to, especially the ones Columbia. See More
Melanie Land
· about an hour ago
Derrick is awesome! :) Patient through indecision and had great ideas and suggestions! Does amazing work! Will go back anytime:)
Lisa Warren Robinson
· October 22, 2017
Best tattoo shop in town . They have the best people !! The owner is awesome love him !!!Rena just did a great job on my hand he does awesome work !!! They all do awesome work !!!
Laura May Russell
· July 1, 2017
I called to get matching ink done on me and my cousin visiting from California, got a basic quote (shop minimum) for small simple tattoos. Was told by the rep lady, Bruno would be happy to do it. Now ...mind you Raining Ink was not my first choice in shops, not because lack of talent but my lack of knowledge of their artists' work. I was given the run around at my first choice shop. So i decided to check out Raining Ink. Glad i did too! Bruno heard what we wanted, drew it up better then the pictures we had seen online of something similar. All in all we are both very happy with the work and they have healed up nicely!! Work was done on June 23rd. Thanks again Bruno.
I recomend Rainging Ink for ink and percings.
(Got my tounge done few yrs back by Raining Ink)
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Chad Perkinson
· September 14, 2017
Rene did an awesome job on my samurai. The level of detail he put in it is crazy. The next one I get Rene will definitely be the one that does it.
That artist there are all great. They are super fr...iendly and easy to talk to. Raining Ink is the place to go! See More
Hunter Moffett
· January 5, 2018
Jim did a great job. On my cross on my forearm. I'll will be back for sure.
Vee Reyes
· February 17, 2018
Derrick is absolutely the best!!! My brother, boyfriend, roommate and myself have all gotten tattoos done by him and are extremely satisfied with his work. He takes his time but also gets the job done... in a timely manner. We definitely will continue coming here :) See More
Mike Ervin
· April 18, 2018
Huge shout out to Rene for the work he put in on my shoulder. I'll definitely be back again! Best shop around!
Mike Kuzawinski
· July 17, 2017
Got my first tat from someone before Jim came to town and was disappointed. Jim has since done 2 pieces for me as well 1 for my wife. We have been nothing less than 100% satisfied. The friendliness, p...rofessionalism and QUALITY are 2nd to none. When it comes to ink, quality is a major part of my decision.
Raining Ink is the only place I will go. In fact we are trying to get in tomorrow for another piece for my wife
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Jenny Chandler
· December 24, 2017
Derrick Blake is an amazing Artist and was VERY professional.... I will use no one else and will refer him to everyone I know .
Falyn Smith
· February 26, 2018
My tattoo turned out so beautiful!! Thank you so much Rene for doing an amazing job!!
Shaconna Thompson
· December 1, 2017
Shout out to Derrick! Thank you! Love my initials and rose shading. Great artists with great attitudes!!
Jana Jones
· August 17, 2017
My girlfriend & I got matching tattoos & they both turned out great. Our daughters both got piercings the same day & they were also well done. The service is top notch & the artist are very friendly. ...They will definitely be doing my next tattoo. See More
Ben Myers
· December 6, 2017
They are rude fucking prick and they have no real talent... if they don't like you they will humiliate you on fb after you leave
Austin Schafer
· February 10, 2018
Just got my 3rd tattoo done here yesterday. Brandon did a great job on the tattoo and he was really cool. I'll definitely be back soon.
Crystal Lynn Waller
· October 14, 2017
This place is great and I am/was very partial to Jason and his work! I love my tats ♥
Kenzie Ketch
· October 1, 2017
I got my first tattoo last night from Garrett and h did an amazing job , I am so in love with it � definitely a great tattoo shop !!
Amy Vondrak
· April 28, 2017
This was my 5th tattoo but the most important one to date. I honestly have to say it was also the best experience I have ever had. I have been tattooed in Florida, Alaska and South Carolina and would ...truly travel right back here for some ink by Nick. Such a professional and personable time. My tat is beautiful and EXACTLY what I wanted to the point I even cried.... yeah I know looooser lol. JAM UP!!!!!!! See More
Destaney Renee Smith
· October 13, 2017
Derek did my first tattoo and I couldn’t have asked for anything better it looks so amazing!!
Shawn Sickles
· April 11, 2017
Honestly the only tattoo place I've ever been to, so I don't know how they compare to other places. I have gotten a total of five piercings (three in my lips, two in my ear), and one tattoo. Every tim...e I have been there they have been nothing but nice, and patient with me. I didn't get my tattoo artiest's name, but he was very patient explaining why the tattoo I wanted wouldn't work the way I wanted it, and we came up with a solution that worked. The tattoo are song lyrics I had brought a friend with me to show the print I was going for despite the few letters showing the print I wanted he got it exactly the way I wanted it.

Another thing I really like every time I get a new piercing the one doing it always gives me a quick run down on how to treat it despite seeing I clearly having a few. It may come off as a annoyance to some, but I think it's a good thing just to give a reminder in case you've forgotten how to help it heal.
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Alison Smith Riley
· December 21, 2017
Thanks for a great coverup Rene! Awesome job!!! Love it!!!!
Kaitlyn McConnell-Tankersley
· August 19, 2017
Dude who did my daith, was professional. I got in there and out maybe 20 minutes (only cause someone was in front of me. I will definitely go back if i ever get another piercing, they will be my go to.... Thanks guys! See More
Carrie Elizabeth
· August 31, 2017
Me and my husband went in for our anniversary to get tattoos. We had an idea and Rene ran with both of them. Put his own touch to what we had and were amazed with the outcome! Fabulous job!!
Tattooed by Rene Arellano

Tattooed by Rene Arellano

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