• the truth tattoo

    Private Appointments Only!

  • The Truth Closed

    We are moving to Hawaii and will be open there soon.

  • Book Now!

    Peter is taking private appointments in the bay area until July 2016.

Our History

The Truth started back in 1991 when Peter Bogdanov set out to start a career as an artist. His best friend, biggest fan, and future wife, Donna Adelita invited him to an art class at SFCC, the rest would be an epic love story and artistic history that brought us to The Truth. Peter started tattooing in 1993 as the owner of Demented Again on Potrero Hill, shortly after he would open Beyond The Flesh in the SOMA area. The studio would move locations one more time in California to the Excelsior before opening up The Urban Soul in Portland. The Truth Tattoo was opened in Pacifica in 2012. We closed The Truth April 1st 2016. We will open in Hawaii in 2017.

25 years of tattooing

The Truth is all about history.

award winning

Best Color, Tribal, Unique, Back Piece

Innovation in art

Creating unique images is a gift.

talent for hire

Helping you see is what we do.

 

 

(415) 894-2787

 

 

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We closed our Pacifica studio.

Peter will be tattooing by private appointment only. Please reach out if you would like to finish off any current work. Peter is taking appointments.

 

We have appointment slots still open.

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Tattoo art should be awesome.

It's your body and you only get one time through.

Artist Portfolios

Please select the artist portfolio you would like to view.

The Truth is moving locations!

Watch The Truth Commercial

Take a look at the 2015 commercial for our sponsorship of the Warriors Championship season.

Comcast 2014/2015

The Truth had the pleasure of running our TV commercial during all Warrior home games in 2014/2015. We hope you enjoy the TV commercial made by our very own Peter Bogdanov to advertise The Truth. Make sure to click on the links to our other videos at the end of The Truth commercial.

You can see more videos on our Vimeo site, follow us on InstaGram and or FaceBook. We are always happy to hear what you have to say, so reach out and let us know what you think.

  • « Peter is a true artist! He took my vision to the next level and delivered a delicate, yet strong, emotional piece. I love my tattoo. »

    Karen

  • « Peter and The Truth rock. Insanely awesome artist that happen to also create some of the industries best ink work. »

    Tom Aurand

  • « Amazing attention to detail. Amazing ink. Amazing atmosphere. Pete makes you think about what you're getting on your skin. It's there forever and he takes pride and responsibility for putting that forever on you. »

    Charles Whitwam

  • « Peter is the best tattoo artist I've ever found. Although I live 500 miles away, I won't let anyone but him ink me.. Tremendous work by a skilled and qualified master.. It's always a pleasure. »

    Brad Pease

  • « Love....Love.....Love this place!!!! Best experience I ever had getting a tattoo! »

    Misty Giguere

  • « Personality is awesome! Flexibility, artistic knowledge and overall atmosphere was amazing! I felt very comfortable throughout! Would definitely recommend to friends! :) »

    Anne Baldwin

  • « I don't even know where to start! You most def get what you pay for! :) »

    Chelsea R

  • « He designed a beautiful cover up and made me fall in love with tattoos again. I'm glad I waited 21 years for Peter. He is worth it. He and his staff and very professional and kind. He's an extraordinary artist. :) »

    Dr. Karri C

  • « I've gotten a few pieces from Peter and am always blown away by the quality of his work. He recently did a few flowers for me and I'm beyond thrilled with how it turned out. »

    Sheena G